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smashitup-
03-15-2005, 06:41 AM
Does anyone know what the album sales are for all The Offspring's albums?

I remember reading that Ixnay had about 4 million albums sold, Americana had 14 million and Smash had 13 million. Im not too sure about the others. Can someone post a link with the album sales please?

smashitup-
03-15-2005, 06:57 AM
I just read another thread on the forums and found this:

Self-Titled- 500,000
Ignition- 600,000
Smash- 13 to 14 million
Ixnay- 4 million
Americana- 13 to 14 million
Conspiracy Of One- 4 million
Splinter- 3 million (still selling)

This looks pretty accurate.

JohnnyNemesis
03-15-2005, 07:05 AM
That looks pretty accurate indeed. Thanks for sharing, as I was curious too!

scotishabbit
03-15-2005, 07:58 AM
wow i feel dissapointed cuz i though that CO1 had sold more than splinter

Jojan
03-15-2005, 08:05 AM
It has!

Conspiracy Of One- 4 million

Splinter- 3 million (still selling)

Chainsaw
03-15-2005, 08:14 AM
i thought that splinter did worse... it's not bad at all

HeadAroundU
03-15-2005, 08:26 AM
Nice numbers!! I like them so much but if they are right :confused:

BuddyHolly
03-15-2005, 09:53 AM
Splinter- 3 million (still selling)


so what the hell is everybody whining about? A lot of bands could only wish that they would sell that many records.

smashitup-
03-15-2005, 09:58 AM
so what the hell is everybody whining about? A lot of bands could only wish that they would sell that many records.

Your right. It's a damn good number, but you have to admit the CD wasnt advertised too much. Also, it deserves better for such a great album. But anyways, its still a good number.

Piedude
03-15-2005, 11:01 AM
Great album, but when the bands so pro mp3 and its half an hour long theres bound to be people who are only going to download it.
Did anyone else see the advert for splinter on the rock channels in the uk? nice little film of the head shashing and the plant growing out..

CommonRider
03-15-2005, 11:07 AM
Those numbers are waaay off, here are the US sales, and world wide sales tend to be double or a little over:

Ignition: 500,000 (Gold)
Smash: 6,000,000 (6 x Platinum)
Ixnay: 1,000,000 (Platinum)
Americana: 4,000,000 (4 x Platinum)
Co1: 1,000,000 (Platinum)
Splinter: 500,000 (Gold)

Source: http://www.rockonthenet.com/artists-o/offspring.htm

And trust me Splinter barley went Gold I was watching it on the billboard charts, also total WORLD sales are 33 million, total US sales are 13 million, so double that number for the US sales and you get the approximate world sales , hope this helps :).

smashitup-
03-15-2005, 11:15 AM
Those numbers are waaay off, here are the US sales, and world wide sales tend to be double or a little over:

Ignition: 500,000 (Gold)
Smash: 6,000,000 (6 x Platinum)
Ixnay: 1,000,000 (Platinum)
Americana: 4,000,000 (4 x Platinum)
Co1: 1,000,000 (Platinum)
Splinter: 500,000 (Gold)

Source: http://www.rockonthenet.com/artists-o/offspring.htm

And trust me Splinter barley went Gold I was watching it on the billboard charts, also total WORLD sales are 33 million, total US sales are 13 million, so double that number for the US sales and you get the approximate world sales , hope this helps :).

You forgot self titled. And maybe my numbers are off a little, but I can say that the Smash and Americana numbers a very close. Ixnay has 4 million and so does CO1 im pretty sure. Looking at your numbers, Ignition was way off and so was Splinter.

CommonRider
03-15-2005, 11:19 AM
did you go to that link tho? those are from the billboard charts, I watched SPlinter on the billb oard charts it started at 30 and never got higher, it did not go platinum. And I didnt put S/t because its sales are very low like 100,000, nothing significant.

If you dont believe that link:


www.riaa.com

go to "Gold and Platinum" and search for The Offspring, youll get the same numbers I put up there.

smashitup-
03-15-2005, 11:23 AM
Yeah, I believe your numbers, but im really curious to see the worldwide sales. Im pretty confident those are the true numbers (the ones you posted). But again, im curious to see worldwide.

smashitup-
03-15-2005, 11:25 AM
I searched riaa.com and these are my search results:

Date Label Award Desc. Format Category Type
OFFSPRING SMASH 08/08/94 EPITAPH P ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING SMASH 08/08/94 EPITAPH G ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING SMASH 12/05/94 EPITAPH M (3) ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING SMASH 03/31/95 EPITAPH M (4) ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING SMASH 07/10/95 EPITAPH M (5) ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING IGNITION 01/22/96 EPITAPH G ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING IXNAY ON THE HOMBRE 04/22/97 COLUMBIA P ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING IXNAY ON THE HOMBRE 04/22/97 COLUMBIA G ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING AMERICANA 12/16/98 COLUMBIA P ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING AMERICANA 12/16/98 COLUMBIA G ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING AMERICANA 01/21/99 COLUMBIA M (2) ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING AMERICANA 02/26/99 COLUMBIA M (3) ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING AMERICANA 05/13/99 COLUMBIA M (4) ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING SMASH 05/03/00 EPITAPH M (6) ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING CONSPIRACY OF ONE 12/14/00 COLUMBIA P ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING CONSPIRACY OF ONE 12/14/00 COLUMBIA G ALBUM GROUP Std
OFFSPRING SPLINTER 02/12/04 COLUMBIA G ALBUM GROUP Std

Jimbob2005
03-15-2005, 02:59 PM
nice - interstin figures

Skate Rat 19
03-15-2005, 03:38 PM
Its shocking that splinter sold so little, Hit That brought me to recognizing this band(i've listened to them my entire life but didn't know it them) and besides that splinter is fucking insane, maybe a few not 5 star songs but fuck the only flaw i see is the cd extra, when ur in prison and the length.

ForsakenProdigy
03-15-2005, 06:22 PM
Splinter was/is marketed so little, (2 singles, cgmhay has done nothing) Didnt even have music video ready for the release of the album! Surprises me not that Splinter has sold so little. Not to mention its very short and 2 of the tracks arent even real songs. I figure itll reach 1.5mil, wont go higher.

dirtybird
03-15-2005, 07:30 PM
Does Smash still have the record for most sales on an independent label?

Obie2trice
03-15-2005, 11:52 PM
Damn that`s a whole lot of albums they sold

CommonRider
03-15-2005, 11:59 PM
Does Smash still have the record for most sales on an independent label?


Smash still has the record by far, the closest is like Gold, maybe Platinum I forget, but not even close to Smashs 6 platinum. Taking Back Sunday sold like 500,000 on an independent label and that got alot of news.

billiejoe87_greenday
03-16-2005, 01:12 AM
SMash still holds the record for most sales on an independant label cos it's one of the best breakthrough albums ever. And is a style of music that had been forgotten. PURE CLASSIC!!

voodoomagik
03-16-2005, 07:41 AM
here's what i know.i wont try to play with ya mind:
self titled-i dont know 4 sure
ignition-over 1 million(very sure);
ixnay-i heared about 2 million(not so sure)..maybe 2 mil in the us.
smash-over 14 million(very sure);
americana(10-11 million)very sure-it was in the top ten in 99 if u remember with 10 million albums sold and counting(it was on the 9th position and i remember that everyone was amazed---it was the only punk-rock album in the top ten ...with all the hip-hop and pop albums..);
co1-i dont know 4 sure
splinter-i wud like to find out

Floyd the Barber
03-16-2005, 11:15 AM
Splinter- 3 million (still selling)


I assume these are worldwide sales figures, since I'm pretty sure Splinter only went gold in the U.S.

bouncingcoles
03-16-2005, 01:49 PM
Does Smash still have the record for most sales on an independent label?

yes im probobly for a long time.

bouncingcoles
03-16-2005, 01:51 PM
Smash still has the record by far, the closest is like Gold, maybe Platinum I forget, but not even close to Smashs 6 platinum. Taking Back Sunday sold like 500,000 on an independent label and that got alot of news.
ya but taking back sunday suck.

ruroken
03-16-2005, 06:11 PM
Alls Iz knowz iz me avatarz a hot seller *puke*

ruroken
03-16-2005, 06:12 PM
ya but taking back sunday suck.



No shit. I could list 50 sucky bands but I'm too lazy and etc.

RageAndLov
03-23-2009, 01:47 PM
I thought I rather revive this thread than make a new one.
I just saw on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignition_(album) that it sold 1 million copies at the time of its release, and that sounds very suspicious. BR's Suffer sold 50'000 or something at its time, and it is very wierd that the rather unknown band would sell 1 million copies at the very beginning.
What do you think?

jacknife737
03-23-2009, 01:56 PM
It didn't. The band stated that it sold like 50 000 during its first year, and they were really surprised/happy that it did that well.

It wasn't until after Smash that it began to sell. I have no idea what the current numbers are, though.

RageAndLov
03-23-2009, 02:00 PM
It didn't. The band stated that it sold like 50 000 during its first year, and they were really surprised/happy that it did that well.

It wasn't until after Smash that it began to sell. I have no idea what the current numbers are, though.

Yeah, that was what I thought :P
Do you remember where they said that? Was it on the GH extras?

andrewdewald
03-23-2009, 09:03 PM
Yeah, that was what I thought :P
Do you remember where they said that? Was it on the GH extras?

It was on the dual-disc version of Greatest Hits, yes. I believe they said they sold like 12,000 in the first year, and then once Smash was released it all blew up and went crazy and everyone was like "Omfg I luv Teh Offspring@!"