View Full Version : how many of u learn guitar becoz of the offspring?
11-15-2004, 08:01 AM
I did , how bout u? :)
Offspring was definitely one of the inspirations why I started to play the guitar.
11-15-2004, 08:19 AM
i started playing guitar only because of the offspring. even now, after 1 year, i can play a bunch of offspring songs, and very few of other bands.
11-15-2004, 08:29 AM
example me :)
by the way- a lot of offspring's guitar riffs are borning, it's strange beacouse Noodles is very good guitarist :cool:
11-15-2004, 08:32 AM
I'm learning, but yes it is because of the Offspring :p
11-15-2004, 01:29 PM
Yeah, it's mostly because of them. I also play drums but it's not because of them.
11-15-2004, 01:31 PM
yep, i did.... and im still playing piano coz of ben kweller :) and i play oboe coz of ..... :confused: i dunno,
11-15-2004, 01:42 PM
I started playing bass guitar because I liked it.
But I do know a couple of Offspring songs.
11-15-2004, 01:50 PM
I'm just learning some riffs... but I startes because Offspring...
11-15-2004, 01:50 PM
i definately started playin guitar because of the offspring especially the kids aren't alright, i just had to learn it
11-15-2004, 05:26 PM
kids arent alright made me wanna learn guitar it was a life goal, I can play it now :D ...all except for the solo..wich i havent tried it like 2 months....so Ill probly be able
11-15-2004, 05:27 PM
i wanted to learn guitar so i could be in a punk band :D
Now, I'm doing bass because everyone does guitar... but no one does bass :)
11-15-2004, 06:19 PM
The first song i played on my guitar was nitro
11-15-2004, 06:26 PM
I don't play guitar but if I started (which I probably will) it would be because of them.
11-16-2004, 12:35 AM
I started playing guitar 3 years ago because of Offspring. I used to have lessons but I know basic stuff so I just teach myself. Aren't the self taught ones the ones that turn out the best? :p (hey.. wasn't Dexter self-taught? hmmm.. thought so)
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11-16-2004, 01:47 AM
yeh i play bass guitar but that was cos of the offspring and some other bands too.
11-16-2004, 01:48 AM
i'm self-taught. haven't had a single lesson the entire time i've been playing. i find that self-taugh guitarists tend to be the most inovative because they're not influenced by the same old stuff everyone who takes lessons gets. i like to try to come up with my own stuff, so i kinda just sit down with my guitar and mess around with it till i get a real cool sounding riff. rarely do i get a good riff though. offspring was the determining factor in getting my guitar though. i actually acidentcially discovered power chords. i didn't realize it was called a powerchord for the longest time. i also figured out the penatonic scale before i knew what it was called, mainly in part because of the old school punk band Agent Orange. the better i get at it, the more i want to play guitar. a lot of people say it takes talent to play guitar, but really it takes a lot of patience and practice.
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