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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …