The Offspring Adds Special “Ignition” Club Shows To 2012 European Tour

In celebration of "Ignition", The Offspring’s first release on Epitaph Records, the band has added five special club shows to the upcoming European Tour. At each show the band will perform the album in its entirety along with new and classic songs. The Offspring “Ignition” tour dates are below:

June 5  – London (UK) – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire  - 
June 6 – London (UK) – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire 
June 11 – Paris (FR) – Bataclan 
June 17 – Brussels (BE) – Ancienne Belgique
June 18 – Amsterdam (NL) – Melkweg Max 

Featuring singer Dexter Holland, guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman, bassist Greg Kriesel, and drummer Ron Welty, The Offspring released “Ignition” in October of 1992. This album marked their first release on Epitaph Records, setting the stage for the across-the-board success of 1994’s “Smash”.  “Ignition” was reissued in 2008, remastered and repackaged from the original master tapes. Fans can order it by going to:

“Ignition” Tracklisting:

We Are One
Kick Him When He’s Down
Take It Like a Man
Get It Right
Dirty Magic
Burn It Up
No Hero
Nothing from Something
Forever and a Day
The Offspring is currently gearing up for the release of their new studio album “Days Go By”, due out on June 26 in the USA.  International release dates will be announced as soon they are available. In addition to the “Ignition” shows, the band will be appearing at several European key festivals May and June this year. The full list is below.
                                            May 25 – Madrid (ES) – Sonisphere Festival
                                            May 26 – Lisbon (PT) – Rock In Rio
                                            May 29 – Hamburg (DE) – Stadtpark
                                            May 30 – Strandtangen (DK) – Skive Festival
                                            June 2 – Nuremburg (DE) -  Rock im Park
                                            June 3 – Nurburg (DE) – Rock am Ring
                                            June 8 – Nickelsdorf (A) – Nova Rock 2012
                                            June 10 – Marmande (FR) – Garorock Festival
                                            June 13 – Milan (IT) – Rock in IdRho                   
                                            June 16 – Interlaken (CH) – Greenfield Festival
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