Kevin John Wasserman, best known by his stage name Noodles is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for The Offspring. The Offspring is an American rock band from Garden Grove, California, formed in 1984. Originally formed under the name Manic Subsidal. Over the course of their 36-year career, they have released nine studio albums. The Offspring is often credited—alongside fellow California punk bands Green Day, Rancid, Bad Religion, NOFX and Pennywise — for reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the 1990s.They have sold over 40 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling punk rock bands in history.