MIKE NESS WRITES FORWARD FOR NEW BOOK: THE ELECTROLINE DIARIES

Mike Ness has recently written the Forward for a new book titled The Electroline Diaries: A Journey With The Burbank Choppers Car Club. Writer Laurent Bagnard follows the Choppers through Southern California, Las Vegas, and Yokohama, Japan. He captures the Choppers in their element ­ hanging out with fellow hot rodders, catching their favorite bands, …

SOCIAL DISTORTION GREATEST HITS PRE-ORDER

The FIRST EVER career spanning collection from Social Distortion hits stores on June 26. Time Bomb Recordings will release the Greatest Hits on CD and limited edition vinyl with interview bonus track. Classic songs from every classic album are represented in this definitive retrospective (track-listing below). From the early So-Cal punk track “Mommy’s Little Monster,” …

YOUR CHANCE TO WIN MIKE NESS’ CUSTOM TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLE

Listen to KROQ all this week for your chance to win tickets to The Hootenanny on July 7th at Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine, CA. Everybody who wins tickets goes into Friday morning’s drawing to ride home from the show with Mike’s custom ’68 Triumph Bonneville motorcycle. So listen to KROQ to be caller 20 …

SOCIAL DISTORTION TO RELEASE GREATEST HITS JUNE 26

Social Distortion are set to release their FIRST EVER career spanning collection on June 26. Time Bomb Recordings will release the Greatest Hits on CD and limited edition vinyl. Classic songs from every classic album are represented in this definitive retrospective (track-listing below). From the early So-Cal punk track “Mommy’s Little Monster,” that put them …

BRENT LILES R.I.P. (1963-2007)

BRENT LILES R.I.P. (1963-2007)…

MIKE NESS DONATES GUITAR STRINGS FOR CHARITY BRACELET

“Relix Magazine”:http://www.relix.com/ and Azu Studio have teamed up to produce unique jewelry handcrafted from authentic guitar strings donated by many different musicians with the profits going to a variety of charities around the world. Some of the artists involved are Keith Richards, Death Cab For Cutie, Elvis Costello, Wolfmother and more! Mike Ness has donated …

MIKE NESS ON THE COVER OF MY FREEDAMN! 5

Mike will be on the cover and featured in the forthcoming book My Freedamn! 5, the latest vintage fashion book from author Rin Tanaka. My Freedamn! 5 will be released the first week in January, 2007. The book includes over 500 American fashion items before Elvis Presley; “Pre Wild Ones” motorcycle uniforms, engineer boots and …

THANKS TO ALL WHO CAME OUT TO THE BOOK SIGNING AT THE PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM

With over 300 people in attendance the signing was a great success. Thanks to all of you that came out to say hello and have your books signed, it was great to see everyone. Overall, the day couldn’t have been better with a long table of people signing including… Big Slice (Snoop’s personal car customizer); …

PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM TO HOST ROCKIN’ DOWN THE HIGHWAY BOOK SIGNING WITH MIKE NESS

In celebration of the longstanding relationship between the car and all genres of popular music, The Petersen Automotive Museum will host a special book signing of Rockin’ Down The Highway: The Cars and People That Made Rock Roll with esteemed author/historian Paul Grushkin. Mike Ness, author of the book’s forward, will join Grushkin and other …

MIKE NESS TO PERFORM AT ROCK TO ROLL HOLIDAY BASH 2006

A who’s who of punk rockers have come together for the “2006 Rock to Roll Bash,” a benefit concert for the non-profit organization Wheels For Humanity (WFH), to take place Thursday, Dec. 14 at the Key Club, Hollywood. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, Nov. 18 for $15 ($17 at the door) through all Ticketmaster …

MIKE NESS WRITES FORWARD FOR NEW BOOK: ROCKIN’ DOWN THE HIGHWAY

Mike Ness has recently written the Forward for a new book titled Rockin’ Down The Highway: The Cars and People That Made Rock Roll. Music writer Paul Grushkin draws on renowned photographers, lauded poster artists and top private archives to present a thematic illustrated examination of the remarkable 50-plus-year synergy between rock music and motoring, …

NEW STREET DATE FOR CAR KULTURE DELUXE INTERVIEW WITH MIKE NESS

Mike Ness’ interview with CK Deluxe will now be hitting the streets Tuesday, September 5th, 2006 in issue #18. If you’re not familiar with CK Deluxe, or you want to get a jump on the next issue then click “HERE”:http://www.ckdeluxe.com/ to check out the latest.…

“STORY OF MY LIFE (LIVE)” IN THE BREAK-UP

“Story Of My Life (Live)” will be in the new movie The Break-Up starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston which hits theatres tomorrow Friday, June 2nd. The song will also be included on the soundtrack for the film that will be released on Tuesday, June 13, and also includes songs from T.Rex, Dwight Yoakam, Old …

CAR KULTURE DELUXE INTERVIEWS MIKE NESS

Mike Ness’ interview with the lovely Melinda Miles of CK Deluxe will be be published in issue #17 which is due to hit news stands on July 11th. Melinda takes a look inside Black Kat Kustoms to see what’s new and to find out how life on the road in support of Sex, Love and …

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT IN SUPPORT

We would like to thank ALL of you who came out in support of our final tour for Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA and Las Vegas, NV. As most of you know, Mike broke his wrist in the process of …

MIKE NESS BREAKS HIS WRIST BUT SHOW GOES ON!

In case you’ve heard anything in the rumor mill about Mike Ness breaking his wrist then we’re confirming that this is true. Never the less, the show must go on and Mike has reached out to friend Ron Emory of T.S.O.L. to step in and help out on guitar for this tour. We’re excited to …

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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We hope everyone had a safe and happy Holiday Season and best wishes to you all in 2006!…

SOCIAL DISTORTION INTERVIEW ON FUSE TV

Tune in to Fuse this Friday, October 21, at 10pm EST to catch an interview with Mike Ness and Jonny 2Bags on Steven’s Untitled Rock Show. If you’re not available Friday night, you can catch this episode again on Monday, October 24 at 4pm EST. Click “HERE”:http://www.fuse.tv/swf/?bandwidth=LOW&search=null for more information on the Steven’s Untitled Rock …

MEST LEAVE SOCIAL D TOUR – BULLETS AND OCTANE REJOIN

Drummer Nick Gigler of Mest has been suffering from Carpel Tunnel Syndrome and has been drumming in pain since the tour began. Therefore Mest has decided to pull off to let Nick’s wrist heal before they start touring for the release of their new album. Bullets And Octane will be making their way back to …

CHECK OUT KERRANG MAGAZINE’S REVIEW OF SOCIAL DISTORTION’S SHOW IN ASTORIA, LONDON

Check out Kerrang Magazine’s “review”:http://www.socialdistortion.com/kerrang.htm of Social Distortion’s show in Astoria, London.…

WIN A LES PAUL AND MUSIC FROM SOCIAL DISTORTION

“Click here”:http://www2.fanscape.com/contests/socialdtour/sociald/signup.aspx for your chance to win an Epiphone Les Paul plus Social D’s latest CD, Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll. Enter now and be sure to check out the tour dates for your chance to catch the guys on the road with the Street Dogs.…

SOCIAL D WELCOMES BRENT HARDING ON BASS GUITAR

As the Fall tour came to an end, bass player Matt Freeman became a Father for the first time. Deciding to stay home with his family, Brent Harding took over for Matt on bass. Brent toured with Mike on his 1999 solo outing supporting Cheating at Solitaire and played bass on Mike’s second solo album, …

Mommy’s Little Monster Limited Edition Picture Disc

Social D has released a limited edition Mommy’s Little Monster 12″ picture disc that is ONLY available through Hot Topic. The 12″ disc has images on both sides and includes classics like the album titie track as well as “Another State of Mind”, “The Creeps” and “Telling Them.”…

Social D In Store Appearance

The guys will be making a rare in store appearance at the NEW Tower Records in Seattle on Friday, November 12 at 3:00PM to sign autographs – limited to one item per person. The new Tower Records is located at 701 5th Avenue North. Hope to see you there!…