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!…

FREE DVD with purchase of Sex, Love and Rock’n’Roll

Hey everyone! If you purchase Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll from one of the following retailers you will receive a free DVD, featuring exclusive footage of the bands rehearsal studio (The Casbah), interview footage and a live performance of their latest single, “Reach For The Sky”! “Click here”:http://www.previewnewmusic.com/socialdistortion to see the list of where …

Johnny Ramone RIP

Like many others I am extremely saddened by the untimely passing of Johnny Ramone. We toured together and spent time together so his influence was personal as well as professional. The Ramones were the single greatest reason why I became a musician and formed a band. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.…

Are You Registered?

“If you don’t like the way things are and you want to make changes, then you gotta vote!” – Mike Ness October 3, the deadline to register to vote in many states, is fast approaching. Registering is easy and can be done at many locations including your local post office or city hall. You can …

Sex, Love and Rock’n’Roll

Is the title of what you’ve all been waiting for, the first studio album from Social Distortion in 8 years! To be released on September 28, 2004, Mike Ness reveals a more optimistic side on this record, including the emotional journey of love, loss and acceptance on “Don’t Take Me For Granted”, written for the …

Another State of Mind

Cult punk film Another State of Mind will be released on DVD for the time on August 24, 2004. Social Distortion and Youth Brigade take on six weeks and ten thousand miles in a broken down school bus to make their mark on North America. More than just concert footage, this film documents the rich …

Bassist John Maurer Exits Social Distortion Rancid bass player Matt Freeman comes aboard

After 20 years of serving as Social Distortion’s bass player John Maurer has decided to leave the band. Maurer completed the recording of “Sex, Love and Rock and Roll’, the new Social Distortion full length studio recording but has decided to forgo the usual extended promotion and touring in order to stay home and devote …

SOCIAL DISTORTION TO RELEASE FIRST EVER LIVE DVD

Social Distortion will be releasing their first ever full-length concert release entitled “Live In Orange County” on July 27, 2004, coming out on Time Bomb Recordings. This is only the second time (since Another State of Mind) that the group has been captured on film. This event was filmed on January 19, 2003, at the …

SOCIAL DISTORTION IN THE STUDIO MIXING

Cameron Webb and Mike Ness are currently in a Los Angeles studio mixing the songs recorded for the new record. Below is a list of song names that will be on the album. They’re not in the final sequence, but we wanted to give you the first glance at the songs you’ve been waiting for. …

20th ANNIVERSARY SCREENING OF ANOTHER STATE OF MIND

That’s right, it’s been 20 years since Another State of Mind debuted in the theater. Thanks in part to the Los Angeles Film Festival you have a chance to see it on the silver screen once again. Another State of Mind will be playing at 10:00pm on Saturday, June 19, 2004, at the Laemmle Sunset …

PHASE THREE COMPLETE AND TRACKING IS FINISHED

Hey gang! Tracking for the forthcoming untitled Social D record has come to an end. The guys have hit all their licks, and laid all the tracks that will make up the new record. Ness and the boys are now currently reviewing the songs, and taking notes before going in to have it mixed. The …

SOCIAL DISTORTION TO BE APART OF FAT WRECK CHORDS ROCK AGAINST BUSH COMPILATION

Look for Social D, Rise Against, Pennywise, Against Me!, NOFX, and many more to be included on Fat Wreck Chords forthcoming Rock Against Bush compilation. This compilation to be released on April 20th is the first of two volumes, and will feature a bonus DVD that has informative material and music videos from bands like …

THE PROOF

So after Phase Two was complete, Mike took a couple weeks off to finish writing lyrics. Mike finished writing ahead of schedule, and he’s currently in the studio recording vocals (Phase three). The recording process should be wrapped by April 1. Be sure to check back as Phase Three is almost complete, there will be …

PHASE TWO OF SD RECORDING COMPLETE!

Hey everyone! Social D have finished Phase Two of recording, and are currently in the middle of phase three. Phase Three is the final stage of recording for the guys, and it consists of vocals, backing vocals, and some last minute touches on guitar. Below are some new photos of what has been going on …