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.
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. By 1983, the band landed a record deal and the 'Mommy's Little Monster' album put them on the map...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over the last few years, we've seen a number of metal and classic rock acts have their music translated into lullabies for the kiddie crowd. Now it's time for some punk classics to get a much lighter treatment as well. The 'Punk Rock Baby Lullaby Arrangements' compilation will do just that.