Dexter Holland, Noodles, Brett Gurewitz (Bad Religion) and Rick Sims (Didjits) talk about The Offspring’s “Smash”

Yesterday marked exactly 20 years since The Offspring released Smash. On the day of its anniversary, The Offspring members Dexter Holland and Noodles, along with Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz, spoke with Rolling Stone and shared what they remembered about the recording sessions and unexpected success of Smash, which has sold approximately 20 million copies worldwide. Former Didjits singer and guitarist Rick Sims also appeared in the interview, talking about about The Offspring’s cover version of “Killboy Powerhead”, which is the tenth track on Smash.

You can read the interview here.

As previously reported, The Offspring will release a special edition of Smash in mid-August on their former label Epitaph Records. More details are available here, and you can pre-order the reissue on The Offspring’s official website.

The Offspring, who are now unsigned, released their last album Days Go By in June 2012. Since last summer, the band has been working on new material with producer Bob Rock.


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