Social Distortion performing “Ring of Fire” at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on May 20, 2011.
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Mike Ness and Social Distortion throw a terrific 40th anniversary party in Irvine
A pair of new songs, “Over You” and “Born To Kill” — from the as-yet-untitled album Ness announced is coming next year, prompting cheers from the crowd — sounded great played live ... just before ...
Social Distortion Bring 40 Years of Pain and Pleasure to Anniversary Show
Mike Ness has lived ups and downs as Social Distortion’s front man. (Michelle Alvarez/Green-Eyed Blonde Photography) Life is funny, we learn from it and live through it ... Life” and a cover of Cash’s ...
Doing it his way: Mike Ness of Social Distortion keeps the band as original as he can
Mike Ness does music his own way. The 55-year-old punk rock vocalist for Social Distortion also doesn’t see himself slowing down – even after nearly 40 years in the industry. “‘I’m going to live until ...
Social Distortion, Flogging Molly co-headline night of punk rock at Canalside
"Festivals here, festivals there – all you need are four great bands," said Mike Ness, lead singer-songwriter and supreme guitarist for punk rock stalwarts Social Distortion ... even as a recording of ...
Social Distortion's On Tour to Houston and Mike Ness Says A New Record is Next
While Ness is stoked for the live sets, he admits he’s a ... In 1990, the band released its eponymous, signature album Social Distortion. Songs like “Story of My Life” and the Johnny Cash cover “Ring ...
Mike Ness takes on Social Distortion’s past and future
Social Distortion turns 40 this year ... I’ve been talking about it every night when I introduce “Ring of Fire,” because I remember people, some of my peers, just like, “Why are you gonna do that? Why ...
Chris Janson’s country anthem for the #MeToo age, ‘Drunk Girl,’ highlights powerful Stagecoach set
including Billy Joel’s “Piano Man,” Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Gimme Three Steps,” Sublime’s “What I Got,” and the Social Distortion version of “Ring of Fire.” And those two themes — drinking songs and cover ...
The 30 Best Punk Cover Songs
As heard in future live show recordings, The Slits further evolved the song from their studio-recorded B-side to include more jungle tom drumming and to highlight its danceable nature even more. 5.
Why Social Distortion is Still Standing After Four Decades
So it’s almost surreal that Social Distortion, OC’s first breakout punk band ... Some of their covers include Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire,” “Up Around the Bend” by Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Under ...
Social Distortion has triumphal homecoming in Santa Ana
On “Social Distortion,” Ness trusted his heart and his gut and wrote and recorded classic songs such as “Story of My Life” and “Ball and Chain,” as well as a cover of Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire ...
Social Distortion packs Marquee for sold-out anniversary
Sure, it's doubtful that Social D have ever done a gig in the intervening 25 years that has excluded "Story of My Life," "Ball and Chain," "Ring of Fire," "So Far ... album in its entirety live. And ...
Social Distortion’s Album Tour
Launching in Arizona in late July, look for Mike Ness & Co. in Houston, Denver, Pittsburgh, Nashville ... “Ring Of Fire” received lots of love from alt-rock radio stations while the album became the ...