The Offspring (Band)

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    May 9, 2014

    The Ten Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: May 9 to 11

    Happy Friday! Get out and enjoy another week of spring before summertime weather completely invades our climes. Head to Cicero's to grab Nite Owl's latest release, get sunburnt at Pointfest, witness some real-life juggalo action as ICP hosts wrestling at Pop's or do something completely different. H ... More >>

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    May 8, 2014

    Win Tickets to Pointfest This Saturday at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    These year's Pointfest -- number 32 if you are keeping score -- features performances by Queens of the Stone age, the Offspring, AFI, the Head and the Heart, Neon Trees and many more, and we have four lawn tickets to give away!

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    April 4, 2014

    Guttermouth Front Man Mark Adkins Loves Playing Punk and Talking Shit

    On a Tuesday afternoon, Guttermouth front man Mark Adkins is laying in bed, slurping down a bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats, and talking about how boring it is living in San Juan Capistrano, how he's itching to get the band back on the road at the end of this month. "There's a sense of normalcy being ... More >>

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    March 4, 2014

    St. Louis' Hilariously Varied Reactions to this Year's Pointfest Lineup

    You know, we here at RFT Music get a little jaded sometimes. We're so used to concert announcements clogging our inboxes that we just yawn when embargoes are up and we're finally allowed to tell you about all the secret information we've been hoarding. That's why instead of reading stuff in black an ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    Why I Still Love Green Day's Dookie, 20 Years Later

    By Steve Steward Song associations are strange, because when I hear "Longview" by Green Day, I think of Rosemarie Sandoval's hair. We were both sophomores, sharing a table in Mr. Nardinelli's 3rd period art class. I think she was almost a year older, and if she wasn't taller than me anyway, her bang ... More >>

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    December 3, 2013

    R.I.P. Andrew Youssef: In Appreciation of a Life Well Lived

    [This article originally appeared in our sister paper, the OC Weekly, where Youssef was based. Point your internet in that direction for more remembrances and tributes to the much-loved music photographer.] Andrew Youssef died at his home on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at approximately 8: 30 a.m. ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    For Photojournalist Andrew Youssef, Life Was Music. Then Came Cancer

    [Editor's note: This article was orginally printed by our sister paper, OC Weekly, where Andrew Youssef is based. Youssef is the author of the Last Shot column that we have been running, which chronicles his struggle against cancer in his own words.] Sneakers squeaking on white tiles, Andrew Yousse ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Punk/Hardcore Shows: October 2013

    Are you sick of being responsible? Does it annoy you to have to follow rules or be pro-social? Do you like basements? Well, if you are a goofy, degenerate weirdo who doesn't quite fit in anywhere else, you might consider our city's hardcore/punk shows.Your underlying anger problems can be brought ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    My Girlfriend's Breasts Are Too Small. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! TWO SIDES TO A FRIENDSHIP Dear Willie D: The other day I decided to call an old friend to catch up. From the moment s ... More >>

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    April 3, 2013

    Adrenaline Boost: Favorite Songs for Getting Shit Done

    In this week's music feature for the print edition of the Riverfront Times, we address the link between music and adrenaline in the sports world. Chemists and biologists have proven that music and other stimuli can have a major effect on sparking adrenaline, which in turn may boost both athleticism ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    Ten Bands You Never Would Have Thought Used to Be Good

    It's a common cliché by now: Some snobby, balding guy with glasses in every bar across America rants and raves about how he only likes "the old stuff" by every band. "I liked the first record," is his creed. This character floats around, bumming everyone out and sucking all the fun out of a karaoke ... More >>

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    July 20, 2012

    The Ten Best Shows In St. Louis This Weekend: July 20 to 22

    Happy Friday, St. Louis! Before we get to the festivities, it's been a little while since we've explained our shows-pickin' blog-postin' strategy, so here it is again for the uninitiated and the forgetful: Every Monday we do a blog post called "Out Every Night" that lists shows the RFT Music staff p ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012
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    May 10, 2012

    Bobby Conn, Neon Tree, MarchFourth Marching Band and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded Youtube videos with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: Friday, July 2 to Sunday, July 4

    sliminny.wordpress.comThe B-52s play for free on Sunday​Friday, July 2 *311/The Offspring, Verizon Wireless Ampitheater *Whole Wheat Bread/Chase Long beach, Fubar *Mad Titans, Lemmon's *Eric Moeller And The Strummalongs/Equal Squeeze/Andy Hyland, Firebird *Dave Stone Trio, Mangia Italiano *Via ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2010

    The Offspring/311

    7 p.m. Friday, July 2. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

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    June 28, 2010

    More Cheap Tickets Available Today! Plus, Yes, That Cults Show is Confirmed

    Livenation/Ticketmaster's cheap tickets promotion rolls on this week: Today, you can snag 311 and the Offspring lawn seats for $10. Reserved tickets for the show start at just $19 for the July 2 show, so it's a good deal all around. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers lawn tickets for July 18 are also a ... More >>

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    April 20, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of April 20

    Canadian indie rockers Metric will grace St. Louis with their presence not once, but twice in the coming months; with Muse on November 5 and Lilith Fair on July 16. GET EXCITED. ​ Antarctica *Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk, May 13 BB's Jazz Blues and Soups *Eli Cook, June 9 Beale On Broadway * ... More >>

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    May 22, 2009

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: May 22 to 25, Memorial Day Edition

    Happy Memorial Day! Get off the Internet and go outside. Friday, May 22 *Arizona/Dive Poets/Old Lights/Big Heart Slide, Firebird *Rib America Fest, featuring Healing Sixes/Shooting Star/Night Ranger, Soldier's Memorial Plaza *Educated Guess/Northwoods/Dear Vincent/Goldbugs, Off Broadway *Hot Lixx, ... More >>

  • Music

    May 20, 2009


    10 a.m., Saturday, May 23. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141

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    April 15, 2009


    7 p.m. Sunday, April 19. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.

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    June 21, 2000
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    July 7, 1999


    Christian rock combines the Lord's message with the devil's beat. Sometimes the result is exhilaration. Sometimes it's god-awful confusion.