is an American rock
band formed in Huntington Beach, California
in 1984. The band is credited, along with fellow California punk
bands Green Day
, with reviving mainstream interest in punk rock
in the United States
during the mid-1990s. To date, The Offspring has released eight studio albums, one compilation, four EPs and three DVDs. They have sold over 34 million albums worldwide, making them one of the best-selling punk rock acts of all time. Each album since the release of their final Epitaph
has sold at least one million units each.