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Social Distortion to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Self-Titled Album on Tour This Summer

Social Distortion will play their classic self-titled 1990 album in its entirety on tour this summer.

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Mastodon, Social Distortion + Clutch to Rock 2015 Shaky Knees Festival

Mastodon, Social Distortion and Clutch are among the band's heading to Atlanta for the 2015 Shaky Knees Festival.

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2014 Denver Riot Fest Moves to Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Organizers of the 2014 Riot Fest in Denver have moved the event to Sports Authority Field after being denied a permit at Byers' May Farms.

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Rise Against, Social Distortion, Bring Me the Horizon + More Lead 2014 Toronto Riot Fest

Rise AgainstSocial Distortion and Bring Me the Horizon are among the bands leading the lineup at the 2014 Riot Fest and Expo that's taking place in Toronto this September.

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Mike Ness Reflects on Social Distortion’s Legacy

Mike Ness is the epitome of rock 'n' roll. He formed Social Distortion back in 1978 and is still going strong as frontman of the legendary punk act. As the band works on a new album and as Ness prepares to release an autobiography, aptly titled 'Story of My Life' after one of Social D's biggest hits, we caught up with the veteran rocker to discuss the band's legacy and more.

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Mike Ness – Iron Men of Rock

Orange County, Calif. is known for its punk scene, and one of the pioneers of that movement is Mike Ness. The SoCal rocker founded Social Distortion in 1978 and hasn't looked back since...

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Social Distortion Frontman Mike Ness Penning Autobiography ‘Story of My Life’

Social Distortion's Mike Ness is penning an autobiography aptly titled after the band's hit song 'Story of My Life.' The punk-rock legend revealed during an interview with Los Angeles radio station KROQ at Coachella that he's been working on a new book that's expected to arrive in 2014.

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Punk + Metal Luminaries Donate Items to Auction Aiding Guitarist Frank Ruffino’s Liver Transplant

Members of Social Distortion, Pennywise, Rancid, Bad Religion, Black Flag and more are teaming up to donate items in hopes of raising money to assist China White guitarist Frank Ruffino get the liver surgery that will save his life.

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2013 Coachella Fest Boasts Red Hot Chili Peppers, How to Destroy Angels, Social Distortion + More

After months of anticipation and many fictitious rumors, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival has revealed its official 2013 lineup. The diverse group of performers run the creative gamut from rock to indie to electronica and more, all while mixing the best of new artists on the rise with veteran artists in their prime.

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Social Distortion Bring Traveling Punk Show to New York City – Exclusive Photo Gallery

For more than 30 years, Social Distortion have been delivering their own unique brand of punk rock to music fans, and they show no sign of slowing down. Frontman Mike Ness and company hit New York City's Roseland Ballroom on Friday, Oct. 26, for a no-nonsense 90-minute set.

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