The Offspring Unveil Video for New Single ‘Behind Your Walls;’ From Their Tenth Studio Album ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ Out via Concord Records.

    Today, The Offspring unveil the video for their new single ‘Behind Your Walls.’ The eerily beautiful animated short depicts a couple trying to navigate a desolate post-apocalyptic landscape riddled with seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Director and animator Jeb Hardwick worked closely with lead singer and songwriter Dexter Holland to create a visual accompaniment to the song’s lyrics.

    “The song evoked a sense of a couple trying to connect through emotional barriers that had been building over time,” explains Hardwick. “I wanted to take that prompt and turn it into a dark fairytale, a sort of dystopian take on the classical storytelling structure of writers like the Brothers Grimm. I wanted the video to have an ambiguous dreamlike aesthetic to it, so I was keen to take away some of the sharpness and crispness usually associated with CGI and give a sense of it being somewhere between a moving painting and a 1920s German Expressionist film.” 

    Guitarist Noodles offers further insight. “‘Behind Your Walls’ is about trying to reach somebody who is feeling isolated, alone, or depressed. How do you reach out and get through the emotional chasm that exists? Sometimes it feels impossible to grab a hold of that person and pull them back to ‘safety,’ emotionally and mentally. The song is about that struggle.”

    The Offspring are currently on tour in support of their most recent album, Let the Bad Times Roll. Stops along the US portion of the tour include Baltimore, Atlanta, New York City, Boston, Detroit, Chicago, and Milwaukee. The band has also confirmed appearances at summer festivals throughout Europe, Japan, and Brazil. A full list of shows below. For ticket and further information, visit HERE.

    The Offspring – 2022 Tour

    May 6 Tampa, FL, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

    May 8 Atlanta, GA, The Tabernacle

    May 10 Raleigh, NC, Red Hat Amphitheater

    May 11 Baltimore, MD, Pier Six Pavillion

    May 12 Asbury Park, NJ, Stony Pony Summerstage

    May 15 Boston, MA, House of Blues

    May 17 New York, NY, The Rooftop at Pier 17

    May 18 Pittsburgh, PA, Stage AE

    May 20 Detroit, MI, The Fillmore

    May 21 Chicago, IL, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom

    May 22 Milwaukee, WI, The Rave/Eagles Club – Eagles Ballroom

    June 3 Nürburgring, Nüburg, Germany, Rock Am Ring

    June 4 Nürnberg, Germany, Rock Im Park

    June 7 Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Rockhal

    June 9 Interlaken, Switzerland, Greenfield Festival

    June 11 Nickelsdorf, Austria, Nova Rock Festival

    June 12 Prague, Czech Republic, A-Park, Ledárny Bránik, Prague Summer Festival

    June 15 Crans-près-Céligny, Switzerland, Caribana Festival

    June 16 Vitoria-Gastiez, Spain, Azkena Rock Festival

    June 17 Clisson, France, Hellfest 2022

    June 19 Dessel, Belgium, Graspop Metal Meeting

    June 21 Milano, Italy, Carroponte

    June 22 Padova, Italy, Sherwood Festival

    June 24 Ysselsteyn, Netherlands, Jera On Air Festival

    June 25 Münster, Germany, Vaintream Rockfest

    June 26 Evreux, France, Rock in Evreux

    July 13 Calgary, AB Roundup Festival

    July 28 Costa Mesa, CA, Pacific Amphitheatre

    July 29 Paso Robles, CA, Vino Robles Amphitheatre

    July 30 Sacramento, CA, Hard Rock Live

    Aug 4 Sherbrooke, QUE Palais Des Sports

    Aug 6 Rimouski, QUE Les Grandes Fetes

    August 20 Tokyo, Japan, Japan Summer Sonic 2022

    August 21 Osaka, Japan, Japan Summer Sonic 2022

    September 8, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rock in Rio

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