Earlier today, it was announced that The Offspring have been confirmed as one of the performers for next year’s Rock am Park and Rock am Ring Festivals in Germany, set to take place from June 1–3, 2012. Festival passes are on sale now and information is available at www.rock-im-park.com and www.rock-am-ring.com. Also playing are Linkin Park, Opeth, Metallica, As I Lay Dying, Enter Shikari, the reunited grunge legends Soundgarden and many other artists. You can view the rest of the lineups on both of the festivals websites.
In addition, The Offspring announced on their website this morning that they have more European tour dates in the works. Before their visit to Europe, The Offspring will headline the PunkSpring Festival in Japan, on March 31, 2012 in Tokyo and on April 1, 2012, in Osaka, with Sum 41, New Found Glory, Suicidal Tendencies and All Time Low.
The Offspring expect to release their new album sometime next year and it will be their first since 2008’s Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace.