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KROQ NOMINATES MIKE NESS AS A TOP 25 GUITARIST

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KROQ has nominated Mike Ness as one of the Top 25 Greatest Guitarists of today. If you’d like to vote for Mike as your favorite, you can vote by clicking HERE.

KROQ will announce the top 11 guitarists on Monday, September 25.…

NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR FALL AND WINTER TOURS

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Shows in Cincinnati and Huntington, NY have been added to Social Distortion’s fall tour. In addition, stops at San Diego’s House of Blues has been added to this winter’s shows in Anaheim, West Hollywood, and Las Vegas.

For the complete schedule of shows, CLICK HERE.

ROLLING STONE PREMIERES NEW VIDEO

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Rolling Stone has Social Distortion’s newest video, “Gimme the Sweet and Lowdown.” Watch it here.

Working with Olya & Vira Ishchuk (known as “The Mad Twins”) was a great experience,” says Mike Ness. “Olya & Vira created this animated piece on their own time as a gift to us, and they nailed it – …

WISHING ANTHONY ERVIN & THE US OLYMPIC TEAM OUR BEST

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Social Distortion would like to wish Anthony Ervin and all of our U.S. Olympians our very best!

RIP KITTY WELLS

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Doing “Making Believe” has always been a big highlight for me in our set. It’s actually one of my favorite songs to do — one we share with Kitty, as she performed this Jimmy Work number herself. Thank you, Kitty Wells, for shakin’ up the boys club, and for all of your great music.

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HOUSE OF BLUES SHOWS IN OC, LA, AND VEGAS ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 13 AT 10 AM PDT

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Social Distortion will return to the Houses of Blues in Anaheim, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas this December.

Tickets for these dates will be on sale Friday, July 13.

Click here to see all the band’s tour dates. Stay tuned for more updates.…

EASTERN US/CANADA TOUR DATES JUST ANNOUNCED

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Social Distortion looks forward to seeing those of you in eastern Canada and the US midwest, southeast, East Coast, and south Texas this October and November. Lindi Ortega will support the band on all dates, and all shows will feature special guests The Biters.

Tickets for all shows will be on sale on June …

JONNY TWO BAGS FEATURED IN NEW MUSIC SHOW ‘DOWN THE HIGHWAY’

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Jonny Two Bags is the first to be featured in the new monthly video series Down the Highway. The episode discusses Jonny’s history in US Bombs, Cadillac Tramps, and Social Distortion, as well as profiles Echopark Guitars‘ new signature model for Jonny.

For Down the Highway, musician Ian Harrower rides his vintage Triumph …

ROLLING STONE BRINGS BACK TOUR PHOTO DIARY

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By popular demand, Social Distortion is once again sending behind the scenes photos to Rolling Stone as a tour diary.

To view Rolling Stone’s gallery of those photos, click HERE.

Be sure to keep checking the link for updates.

RIP ADAM YAUCH

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Although, our paths never crossed, we’ve always had great respect for the Beastie Boys. Adam Yauch was a pioneer and a visionary who helped shape the world of music as we know it today. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Adam’s family and friends. You’ll be missed, but never forgotten.

– Social Distortion…