Hey Offspring Fans,
Today marks the 20th anniversary of SMASH - the album was a big deal for us ("Come Out and Play (Keep 'Em Separated)," "Self Esteem" and "Gotta Get Away," - it's the biggest selling indie release of all time). So, to commemorate the occasion, we have some special plans…
SMASH 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION CD/VINYL
- Available now for pre-order via store.offspring.com, this package will ship and be in stores in mid-August 2014 via Epitaph Records, the Smash 20th Anniversary Edition will include the following:
- LP version containing the original 14 album tracks newly remastered on 180-gram vinyl
- CD version containing the original 14 album tracks from the most recent remastering
- Restyled album package artwork
- Large format 24 page booklet featuring never before seen archive photos by Lisa Johnson
- Firsthand recollections and quotes from the band and others telling the story of that historic time
SMASH 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION CD/VINYL WITH COLLECTOR'S BOX
- Available now for pre-order exclusively via store.offspring.com, this will ship in mid-August 2014. This package includes both the Smash 20th Anniversary Edition CD/Vinyl and a curated collection of 20th anniversary commemorative items.
- Custom wooden box containing the Smash 20th Anniversary Edition CD and vinyl along with the following collectibles
- A 12" x 12" limited edition commemorative art print with certificate of authenticity by FIND Art Media artist Edward Frausto*
- Genuine black and white photo print of live vintage Smash-era concert photo by photographer Lisa Johnson
- A replica contact sheet of photos from a never-seen photo shoot
- 20th anniversary pin
- 20th anniversary patch
- Replica of Smash tour all-access pass
- 20th anniversary guitar pick
* For the first 250 ordered, the art print will be on fine art linen canvas, numbered and SIGNED by artist and band
* For all orders after the first 250 the art print will be on archival fine art paper
** All orders placed in first 24 hours will also receive a special hand-stamped first day of release card
***Advance conceptual image, actual finished product delivered may differ
- We'll be playing the entire Smash album live! The first date will be May 3 at the Groezrock Festival in Belgium, and the first US date will beJuly 11 at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, CA. We'll also be playing Smash on most of the upcoming European tour dates, as well as our shows in North America and possibly elsewhere this year. Of course we'll be playing songs from our other albums later in the set too. Check the offspring.com tour page to see which dates are designated Smash shows.
- New and exclusive Smash anniversary merchandise now available for pre-order via store.offspring.com. Including re-imagined album artwork in mens, womens and kids styles. Be sure to check out the limited edition Smash T-shirt with the original album artwork on a military green shirt. This special design will only be offered for one week and won't be made again!
Also, we've got some special North American tour plans brewing for late Summer, playing with just the right bands to celebrate the occasion!
See you on the road!
The Offspring will be performing at KPNT Pointfest 2014 in Maryland Heights, MO with AFI, The Airborne Toxic Event and more TBA on Saturday, May 10 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.