Noodles Wasserman

  • Music

    April 3, 2014

    The Offspring Are Still Smashing

    A look back at the making of the OC band's accidentally influential record, 20 years later

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Ink N Iron - Queen Mary - June 9, 2013

    By: Alex Distefano Ink N Iron Queen Mary Jun 9 , 2013 Sunday marked the third and final day of this year's Ink N Iron festival, a weekend event full of classic cars/ hot rods, tattoo artists, models and tons of punk and rockabilly bands. This year, closing the tenth annual event, were headliners ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Wandering Around the Noisy World of NAMM

    NAMM Show Anaheim Convention Center January 24, 2013 If you hear a loud buzzing sound echoing from Anaheim, it would be the thousands of exhibitors and merchants checking out the latest musical gear at the National Association of Music Merchants or NAMM in short. Closed to the public, It isn't unc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    The Offspring - Alex's Bar - 5/3/12

    The OffspringMay 3, 2012Alex's BarOne of my first punk shows happened to be The Offspring, Quicksand, The Vandals and Wax at the Cal State Dominguez Hills Velodrome back in 1995. I was transported back to those energetic punk rock days by witnessing a ferocious set by The Offspring last night at Ale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    311 and The Offspring at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Over The Weekend

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Check out our slideshow here!311 and The OffspringJuly 24, 2010Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterIt was surprising to see the Offspring open for 311 in their own backyard. Given these financial times, packaging 311 and The Offspring on Unity tour would surely fill amphitheaters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Thank God It's Friday: Shows You Don't Want To Miss

    What are you up to this weekend? There's a whole slew of shows for you to watch the next few days--here's a few you must see.​July 23, FridayTonight Ziggy Marley appears at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, bringing his easy-going take on life and love across the board to the OC Fair crowd ... More >>

  • Music

    July 22, 2010

    The Offspring Spring Forth

    Memories of growing up in OC mean no nostalgia from front man Bryan "Dexter" Holland

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Friday Night: The Offspring at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    (Placeholder image to soon be replaced by live photo by Robert Fayette!)BY DAVID J. NICOLASFriday Night: The Offspring, Alkaline Trio at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine; June 5, 2009.Say what you will about the Offspring. Yes, their heavy punk-pop distortion seems to be a better fit in a diffe ... More >>

  • Features

    September 27, 2001


    Almost became a sewage farm

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    Hot and Throbbing

    The Dickies can still shoot their wad

  • Unknown

    November 30, 2000
  • Features

    November 23, 2000

    Were Bad, Were Worldwide

    The Offsprings weird, weird realm

  • Features

    October 28, 1999
  • Music

    April 8, 1999

    Straight Outta Stanton

    Can the Pocket Clowns Save the World?

  • Columns

    December 3, 1998
  • Music

    November 19, 1998

    Play That Punky Music, White Boy

    The Offspring vs. the unbearable being of liked-ness