Bumbershoot

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

Tickets are available now.

SOCIAL DISTORTION TO CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF SELF-TITLED ALBUM

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

RIP Jay Adams

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Skateboarding and surfing were an integral part of the punk movement — rebellion and self expression. Jay Adams and his friends were there in the beginning and made their own history. Love and respect, my friend. Z-Boys forever.

– Mike Ness…

Schedule announced for Riot Fest Chicago

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Social Distortion will play Riot Fest Chicago on Sunday, September 14.

View the entire schedule:…

Riot Fest Denver: New venue announced

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Riot Fest has had to move the Denver festival from its inaugural home in Byers, CO, and have just announced the new venue is Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in downtown Denver on Sept. 19-21st. All tickets will be honored at the new location and refunds will be issued to people who bought …

RIP Tommy Ramone

I’m sorry to hear about Tommy Ramone’s passing. I feel very fortunate I’ve been able to play these great songs with CJ Ramone on a couple tours. The Ramones were such a huge influence on Social Distortion.

I know Tommy didn’t play on this record, but the year ‘Halfway to Sanity’ came out was a …

Schedule announced for Riot Fest & Sideshow Denver

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Social Distortion will perform at Riot Fest & Sideshow in Byers, CO on Saturday, September 20.

Single day tickets are now on sale. Weekend passes and layaway options are also available.

Playing Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver, and Toronto this fall

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Social Distortion will play Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver, and Toronto this year.

Toronto’s Riot Fest and Expo is September 6-7 at Downsview Park. The 10th Anniversary Riot Fest and Carnival in Chicago’s Humboldt Park is September 12-14. Denver’s Riot Fest and Sideshow is at May Farms September 19-21.

Tickets are on sale now.

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Jonny Two Bags single on iTunes now

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Jonny Two Bags’ single “One Foot In The Gutter” is available on iTunes now. Buy it here.

The song is from his upcoming solo album Salvation Town, out April 1.…

RIP Pete Seeger

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Pete Seeger was not satisfied just having spectators. He believed that getting people to sing with him would bring them together, bringing more awareness to social injustice.

RIP Pete Seeger.

– Mike Ness…