The Offspring guitarist Noodles revealed in a recent interview with Q103’s Candace that the band is not only in the process of finishing their long-awaited new album, but will likely debut a new song when they go on tour this summer with 311. Here’s what he had to say:
“The record is almost done — legitimately almost done. I think we have 10 songs done and a couple of more we’re working… just writing lyrics for. And then we might do one or two more on top of that.”
As for when fans can expect to see the release of the record, Noodles said: “It looks like it’s gonna be fall. We were hoping to have it out this summer. I was recently informed it looks more like fall now.”
And lastly, he said that fans may get a chance to hear a new Offspring track during the band’s live shows this summer, “We’ve got one of the new songs already ready to go. It’s one of the upbeat ones. The working title is ‘Ripping’. So it kind of gives you an idea of what the song is about. And I think that we’ll be playing that over the summer.”
You can listen to the interview below.
The new record will be The Offspring’s first one since 2012’s Days Go By.