SOCIAL DISTORTION FINISHED WITH PHASE ONE OF RECORDING
Social D has closed the first chapter of recording for their forthcoming record. The guys have completed recording drums and bass, and after taking a short break last week for Thanksgiving, Mike and Jonny jumped back in yesterday to begin recording guitars. Danny will follow up next week with B3 organ to close out phase two of recording.
MIKE NESS A PART OF ANNIE LEIBOVITZ'S AMERICAN MUSIC COLLECTION
Back in March, 2003, Annie Leibovitz flew out to Los Angeles to photograph Mike for a forthcoming music edition of Vanity Fair. Coincidentally, Annie was also working on wrapping up her latest book entitled American Music. After a couple hours of shooting that afternoon, Annie thought Mike would be perfect for her American Music project. To name a few other artists included in this amazing collection of photographs are B.B. King, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Beck, Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Pete Seeger, Tom Waits, Green Day, Dr. Dre and many more.
SOCIAL DISTORTION GOING INTO THE STUDIO
You read it correctly… the rumors, myths, untruths, and all your wondering about the record can be put to rest. Social D have completed their demos, and have confirmed time next month in a Los Angeles studio to begin recording their follow up to White Light, White Heat, White Trash. There’s no scheduled release date at the moment, but stay tuned as we will keep you updated with the latest news, and photos from the studio.
Farewell To An Inspiration And Legend
Social Distortion wishes farewell to The Man In Black. Johnny Cash was an icon in country music and American culture and will be greatly missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Cash family.
Johnny Cash: 1932-2003
Social Distortion will be playing Hootenanny
Social Distortion will be playing Hootenanny on July 6th, 2003. SD will be sharing the stage with the following rockers… Little Richard, Jr. Brown, Rocket From The Crypt, Lee Rocker, Dave Vanian and his Phantom Chords, Dave Alvin, Nekromantix, Manic Hispanic, Tex & the Horseheads, Kingbees, Paladins, Jesse Dayton, Throw Rag, Blazing Haley, Deke Dickerson, Mike Martt and Hellbound Hayride.
Social D will be playing X-treme Radio's "Our Big Concert 6" in Las Vegas, NV
Social D will be playing X-treme Radio’s “Our Big Concert 6” in Las Vegas, NV on May 17th at the Sam Boyd Stadium. They will be performing with the Deftones, Fuel, Taproot, The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Mudvayne, Cold, Trapt, Blindside, Pacifier and Hed(pe).
Social D will be playing Channel 93.3's 10th Annual Big Adventure
Social D will be playing Channel 93.3’s 10th Annual Big Adventure on May 10th, 2003. Just a few of the other bands that SD will be performing with include Bad Religion, Pennywise and Unwritten Law. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through Ticketmaster.
Social Distortion and Vans have teamed up to produce the limited edition
Social Distortion and Vans have teamed up to produce the limited edition Sk8-Hi and Old Skool which will be coming soon to: http://store.socialdistortion.com
Mike Ness is featured in several chapters of a new book
Mike Ness is featured in several chapters of a new book called MOUTHING OFF- A Book of Rock & Roll Quotes. With funny and truthful observations from hundreds of rock, punk, and metal figures, this book was written with the music fan in mind. There’s also a great, full page photo of Mike taken by rock photographer Jason Homa.
Read reviews of "Concerts for Artists' Rights"
Read reviews of “Concerts for Artists’ Rights” – Mike Ness, Eddie Vedder & Beck @ the Wiltern on February 26th.
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