SoCal icons and one of rock music’s best-selling bands of all time, THE OFFSPRING, have announced they will be doing a series of Tattoo Pop Up Events with Old Sarum Tattoo and Hard Rock Cafe. Old Sarum Tattoo will be offering an all-day fan experience at selected locations across the UK in conjunction with the bands headline dates through November 2022.
The band, along with Old Sarum tattoo, have designed a series of special custom Offspring Flash Sheets which fans will be able to book in and get inked. Full details can be found – HERE
All tattoos are via a first-come, first-served basis. This means to get in early to ensure your slot, your tattoo will require Photo-ID. They will be taking cash and card payments. No deposits can be taken to book time slots.
Selected Hard Rock venues with have a special menu featuring items made using a dash of Gringo Bandito (Dexters Hot Sauce) There will also be select merchandise items available only at these pop up events plus a limited number of stickers to giveaway. No ticket needed for entry.
The Offspring Tattoo and Merch Event dates are:
21st November – Hard Rock Cafe – Dublin
23rd November – Fuel Rock Club – Cardiff
24th November – The Victoria – Birmingham
26th November – Hard Rock Cafe Mayfair – London
27th November – Merch store – Hard Rock Cafe – Glasgow
27th November – Tattoo booth – Believer Tattoo – Glasgow
29th November – Hard Rock Cafe – Manchester
30th November – Revolution Electric Press – Leeds
All venues open at 12pm
PLEASE NOTE – You must be signed up to Old Sarum Tattoo newsletter to see the artwork in advance.
The band recently announced an extra UK headline arena show at the Hull Bonus Arena on Friday November 19th. This is an especially important show as it has been set up to be in support of all frontline workers and the NHS – with an allocation of free tickets available for local frontline workers AND proceeds from the sales of the show will go to the registered NHS charity – see more HERE
“If not for the hard work and successful rollout of the vaccine programs by the NHS there wouldn’t even be any live concerts to play! We’re so thrilled to be coming back, finally, to the UK and we’re looking forward to giving something back to those who have stepped up and given so much. Rock on!!!” – Dexter Holland from THE OFFSPRING
Frontman and guitarist Dexter Holland (who has a PHD in molecular biology) along with band mate and guitarist Noodles, reworked and reworded their classic ‘Come Out and Play’ so the chorus ran ‘You’ve Got To Go get Vaccinated’ – see HERE.
The band have already announced a full UK arena tour through November, with support from The Hives and Bob Vylan, this special show is a new addition to these dates with supports TBC.
ALL confirmed dates for the UK tour:
Friday 19th November – Hull Bonus Arena – NEWLY ADDED SHOW *SUPPORT TBC*
*SUPPORTS ON ALL BELOW FROM THE HIVES AND BOB VYLAN*
Sunday 21st November – 3 Arena, Dublin
Tuesday 23rd November – Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Wednesday 24th November – Resorts World Arena Birmingham
Friday 26th November – The SSE Wembley Arena London
Saturday 27th November – The SSE Hydro Glasgow
Monday 29th November – AO Arena Manchester
Tuesday 30th November – First Direct Arena Leeds
Tickets on sale now – HERE
The Offspring recently released new video for The Opioid Diaries. Watch it HERE or by clicking the image below.
The Offspring’s tenth studio album Let The Bad Times Roll debuted at number 3 in UK official album chart, their highest ever UK chart position. Elsewhere it landed at #1 on Billboard’s Alternative album chart, charted at #2 on Billboard Top Rock Albums and #27 on the Billboard Top 200. The album, which marks the band’s first in almost a decade, was released on April 16th via Concord Records. Previous to this album, the band have sold over 40 million albums worldwide, won countless awards and have toured consistently, playing more than 500 shows in the last decade alone.