For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we drop in on a “120 X-Ray” segment from 1990 on SoCal punk mainstays Social Distortion that’s narrated by the MTV News godfather himself: Kurt Loder. Bandleader Mike Ness is interviewed about Social D’s new self-titled album and more.
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Social Distortion epitomize Southern California, so it’s good to see Mike Ness and Co. bring their pure rock to Coachella this weekend. You can now watch the band’s full 40-minute set — which closes, naturally, with run through Johnny Cash’s classic “Ring of Fire” — right here via this ripped-from-the-webcast footage.
Two years after the release of ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes,’ Los Angeles punk warriors Social Distortion are still on the road — and they managed a nice surprise for fans at a Dec. 15 show in Los Angeles, when bearded guitar legend Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top joined the Mike Ness and Co. on stage to play “Drug Train.”
The Social Distortion gang goes gangster in this new music video for ‘Machine Gun Blues,’ the lead-off single for the band’s 2011 album ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes.’
It’s SoCal punk icon Mike Ness’ birthday today — he’s 49 — so to mark the occasion, here’s some vintage Social Distortion footage that captures most of the band’s March 22, 1986, concert at The Ritz in New York City.
With its new album ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’ arriving in stores yesterday, Social Distortion dropped by ‘Conan’ last night to rip through the record’s lead single ‘Machine Gun Blues.’
Fans of Social Distortion today got another taste of the L.A. punk warriors’ forthcoming ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’ this week with the premiere of the track ‘California (Hustle and Flow)’ on the L.A. Times’ Pop & Hiss blog.
After 30 years, Social Distortion finally made their TV debut last night on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,’ performing new single ‘Machine Gun Blues’ and the classic ‘Story of My Life.’ Watch ’em here.
Los Angeles punk icons Social Distortion today announced that their seventh album — ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’ — will be released Jan. 18 on Epitaph Records and preceded by the release of first single “Machine Gun Blues” via iTunes on Nov. 9.
Social Distortion’s summer tour isn’t even underway yet and the L.A. rockers already are looking forward to fall, today announcing a 25-date U.S. tour in October and November with cowpunk act Lucero in support of the band’s forthcoming seventh album.
Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness recently took a break from recording the band’s follow-up to 2004’s ‘Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll’ at Hurley Studios in Costa Mesa, Calif., to chat with Hurley’s in-house musician/model Davey Warsop.
With Social Distortion at work on its follow-up to 2004’s Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll, drummer Adam “Atom” Willard (ex-Rocket From the Crypt) has posted a two-minute clip of footage he filmed of the L.A. punk vets doing a bit of pre-studio rehearsal.
Ever the road warrior, L.A. punk survivor Mike Ness is taking his latest incarnation of Social Distortion back out on tour this fall, playing more […]