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The Offspring and Bad Religion announce trio of UK shows (2016)

The Offspring

Story by Jack Foley

TWO of rocks most exciting and enduring bands, The Offspring and Bad Religion, have announced three UK shows for June 2016, including a date at London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.

The Offspring’s Dexter Holland (vocals, guitar), Noodles (guitar), Greg K (bass) and Pete Parada (drums) have performed over 1,100 shows across the globe and sold more than 40 million albums worldwide.

Their 1994 release Smash remains the highest-selling album of all-time on an independent label. Among the band’s best-known hits are the rock anthems Self Esteem, Come Out And Play (Keep ‘Em Separated), The Kids Aren’t Alright and You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid.

Pre-eminent LA punk band Bad Religion returned to the UK live arena last summer and have just announced a limited vinyl LP 30 Years Live, which will be released on February 26.

The LP features songs spanning their three decades as a band and was recorded over four shows in 2010. Preceding the dates Bad Religion will also be appearing at Belgium’s Graspop Metal Meeting Festival and Hellfest in France.

The Offspring and Bad Religion will be coming to the following cities below along with more special guests to be announced soon (all dates are June 2016).

19 – Birmingham O2 Academy
20 – Glasgow O2 Academy
22 – London Eventim Apollo

Tickets go on sale on Friday, February 19 at 9am.