The Offspring is an American rock band formed in Huntington Beach, California in 1984. Since its formation, the band's line-up has included Dexter Holland (lead vocals, guitar), Noodles (lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals) and Greg K.(bass, backing vocals). In 1987, Ron Welty would replace James Lilja as the drummer for The Offspring, completing the band's successful lineup that would last for 16 years. Their current drummer is Pete Parada, formerly of Face to Face, and Saves the Day, who has been with the band since 2007.The Offspring has been credited, along with fellow California punk bands Green Day and Rancid, with reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States during the mid-1990s. To date, The Offspring has released eight studio albums, one compilation, four EPs and three DVDs. They have sold over 34 million albums worldwide, making them one of the best-selling punk rock acts of all time.