Mike Ness – Limited Edition Prints On Wood


Mike Ness and legendary punk photographer Edward Colver have come together to release one of Edward’s classic photos of Mike as a fine art wood print.

This limited edition piece is numbered, signed by Mike and Edward, and printed on 1/2” thick sustainable birch wood with archival, UV protected ink. It measures 12 x 15.5 …

Love Ride 32 announced


We’ll see you in Castaic Lake for the final Love Ride on October 18, with the Foo Fighters.

“We’ve wanted to be a part of the Love Ride for years now, so we are stoked that our friends the Foo Fighters asked us to be involved for the final ride; which makes it bitter …

Mike Ness interviewed on Chris Shiflett’s Walking the Floor podcast


Listen to Mike Ness’ interview on Chris Shiflett’s Walking the Floor podcast: click here to listen

Listen on iTunes here

Rolling Stone interview about 25 years of ‘Social Distortion’


Mike spoke with Rolling Stone about the 25th anniversary of the self-titled album. U.S. tour to celebrate starts on Sunday. See you on the road.

Read the full interview here.

Show added at The Observatory Orange County


We couldn’t forget you, Orange County. See you at The Observatory on September 13 with Nikki Lane and Drag the River.

Tickets on sale Friday, July 24 at 10 AM Pacific.…

Limited edition S/T LPs in stock now


Just added limited edition 180 gram LPs of the self-titled album to our online store. They’ll also be along for the ride on this summer’s 25th anniversary tour.

Pick one up now

Join us in saying goodbye to House of Blues Sunset Strip


Please join us for our 49th and 50th final shows at House of Blues Sunset Strip on July 26th with Jonny Two Bags and July 27th with The Jade Jackson Band, to say goodbye to this legendary venue. Tickets on sale Friday, July 17th…

Support Eddie Spaghetti’s cancer fight now


I was shocked and saddened to hear Eddie Spaghetti of the Supersuckers has been diagnosed with cancer. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Eddie for many years, and he is an incredibly solid and beyond talented human being. Through friends who have beaten cancer I’ve learned that it’s not only emotionally challenging, but it’s financially …



Social Distortion will play Bumbershoot in Seattle, WA on September 6.

Tickets are available now.



In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the self-titled album, Social Distortion have announced a 2015 North American tour. Beginning in Tempe, AZ on July 28, Social Distortion will embark on a six-week tour where they will perform the self-titled album in its entirety. In addition to performing Social Distortion front to back, the band …

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 75th Anniversary

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See you in Sturgis, SD for the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Social Distortion will perform at the Buffalo Chip on August 5.

Admission to the show is open to patrons of Buffalo Chip Campground. For more info, visit http://www.rallytickets.com

Support American shoe manufacturing


Our friends over at Nicora Johns Shoes need your help with a great campaign that is helping American shoe manufacturing. Unlike so many companies today, Nicora Johns Shoes make their products at a factory in Los Angeles, CA. We would appreciate your support by joining their campaign to help keep these jobs in the U.S.A.: …

The Self-Titled Album Turns 25 Today


Released March 27, 1990 – Happy 25th Anniversary!

“This was a very pivotal moment in our young career.” – Mike Ness

Lost Highway Motorcycle Show and Concert


LOST HIGHWAY Motorcycle Show & Concert with weekend-long camping is Friday, May 29 & Saturday, May 30 at San Manuel Amphitheater and the picturesque Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, CA.  www.LostHighwayFest.com

Social Distortion, Reverend Horton Heat, Lucero, Lindi Oretga and others will play live on the Quaid Harley-Davidson Stage on May 30. There …

Playing Shaky Knees Music Festival


Social Distortion will play the Shaky Knees Music Festival in Atlanta, GA May 8-10. Tickets are on sale January 16 at 10 AM Eastern. For more information and tickets, visit shakykneesfestival.com.

Also appearing at Shaky Knees Music Festival are the Avett Brothers, Wilco, Beck and The Pixies.

The band has additional tour dates planned …

European tour dates announced

See you in Europe this spring for three weeks, including an appearance at Groezrock in Meerhout, Belgium. These dates are in addition to the already announced New Year’s Eve show in Pomona, CA and a March 25, 2015 appearance at Arizona Bike Week.

Tickets for these shows are on sale Friday, 19 December, except Milan …

See you at Arizona Bike Week in 2015

See you at Arizona Bike Week on March 25, 2015.

For tickets and info, click here

New items in web store


Our online store is stocked and ready for the Holidays! There’s nineteen new items, including a custom cut ‘n’ sew Eisenhower Speedway Jacket, men’s and women’s t-shirts, hoodies, hats and accessories.

All of the t-shirts are printed on high quality, incredibly soft and comfortable 100% cotton. Be sure to get your holiday orders in now …

Playing Groezrock in May 2015


Social Distortion will play Groezrock in Meerhout, Belgium.

Tickets will be on sale soon at http://www.groezrock.be/tickets


New Year’s Eve in Pomona on sale Friday

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Join us for New Year’s Eve at the Fox Theater Pomona! We’re looking forward to spending our last night of 2014 at home with family and friends. Kicking the night off will be the incredible duo from Austin, TX, The Mastersons followed by the fabulous Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas from Detroit, MI. It’s going …

Watch Mike Ness’ video for Red Kap

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Take a tour of Mike’s studio, one of his favorite vintage cars, and his Northern California ranch in this video from Red Kap

Mike to pay tribute to Joan Jett at Little Kids Rock benefit


Mike is looking forward to honoring Joan Jett at Little Kids Rock’s benefit on October 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom at Manhattan Center in NYC. The event will raise money to help low-income public school districts expand their music programs for children.

More info: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cheap-trick-kathleen-hanna-with-ad-rock-mike-ness-all-added-to-little-kids-rock-charity-benefit-honoring-joan-jett-on-october-23-279023881.html

Tickets: www.littlekidsrock.org/2014benefit/reservations/ or call 973-746-8248…

Sweet Relief signed guitar auction


Auction proceeds of this Epiphone Les Paul signed by Social Distortion will benefit Sweet Relief.

View the auction and place your bid here.

Mike Ness in Noisey’s Made In America

That sympathetic look

In this installment of Noisey‘s Made in America series, Watch Mike talk about what the LA and OC punk scenes were like when Social Distortion started.

Watch the full episode here