Tag: Social Distortion

Video: Social Distortion plays ‘Machine Gun Blues,’ ‘Story of My Life’ on Kimmel

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.

Social Distortion to release ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’ on Epitaph in January

Social Distortion to release ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’ on Epitaph in January

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 plots 25-date North American tour with Lucero this October, November

Social Distortion plots 25-date North American tour with Lucero this October, November

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 announces U.S. tour to coincide with Lollapalooza slot

Social Distortion announces U.S. tour to coincide with Lollapalooza slot

L.A. punk vets Social Distortion — currently in the midst of their first-ever South American tour — today announced initial dates for a summer U.S. tour that includes a slot at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago’s Grant Park.

Social Distortion drummer Atom Willard quits to focus on Angels & Airwaves full time

Social Distortion drummer Atom Willard quits to focus on Angels & Airwaves full time

After just a year behind the kit, Social Distortion announced Monday that drummer Adam ‘Atom’ Willard — who also plays with blink-182’s Tom DeLonge in Angels & Airwaves — is leaving the long-running L.A. punk act.

Video: Social Distortion’s Mike Ness discusses new album with Hurley.com’s Davey Warsop

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.

Video: Social Distortion in the studio working on ‘Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll’ follow-up

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.

Social Distortion planning South American tour of Brazil and Argentina in April

Social Distortion planning South American tour of Brazil and Argentina in April

Tweet L.A. punk stalwarts Social Distortion today announced plans for the band’s first tour of South America in its 30-year history — or, more specifically, […]

Video: Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder joins Social Distortion for ‘Ball and Chain’ in Philadelphia

Video: Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder joins Social Distortion for ‘Ball and Chain’ in Philadelphia

Tweet L.A. punk vets Social Distortion wrapped up their two-night stint opening for Pearl Jam in Philadelphia last night, with the latter band’s Eddie Vedder […]

Mike Ness takes Social Distortion out for fall tour, plans to start recording new album

Mike Ness takes Social Distortion out for fall tour, plans to start recording new album

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 […]

Video: Social D’s Mike Ness joins Bruce Springsteen for ‘Bad Luck’

Video: Social D’s Mike Ness joins Bruce Springsteen for ‘Bad Luck’

In recent years, Bruce Springsteen’s influence on the indie-rock scene has grown increasingly evident, with acts like The Hold Steady and Arcade Fire not just […]