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Social Distortion Performing on Guitar Center Show, Sessions Aug. 6th, 2011 at 10:00 P.M. on DIRECTV

Courtesy of  Social Distortion: Social Distortion will be appearing on the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions this coming Saturday, August 6th at 10:00pm ET/PT on DIRECTV’S Audience Network (channel 239). Tune-in and catch the guys perform some of their classics as well as songs from their latest release Hard Times And Nursery Rhymes. You won’t want to miss Mike Ness in a very candid one on one interview with host Nic Harcourt; discussing three decades of Social Distortion. If you’re not familiar with the series, Guitar Center Sessions features exclusive performances and intimate conversations conducted by musical tastemaker Nic Harcourt. Click HERE to see an exclusive clip of Social D’s performance of “California (Hustle and Flow)” from their forthcoming episode…

Mike Ness Interview: Tattoo Artist Magazine Issue #23

“If you don’t have roots, you don’t have shit…” -Mike Ness
By Crash and Jimmy Perlman.
Photos by Rose Riot.

Crash: All right Mike- You’ve been getting tattooed for a long time, so this isn’t a fad thing for you…and one thing I’ve noticed about younger bands is that they tend to just pop up fully tattooed- it’s like ‘instant street cred’ or something… (more…)


Social Distortion Short Film (VIDEO)

Art by Crash

By Crash

Hey! If you haven’t seen this new short film video from our friends Mike Ness and Social Distortion, CHECK IT OUT!

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Mike Ness: Tattoo Artist Magazine Interview from Social Distortion, Lucero and Frank Turner Fall Tour (Photos)

By Crash

At the start of last week I got a call from Jimmy Perlman, a tattooer comrade of mine that some of you probably know as a tour manager for various rock bands.

Social Distortion live in ATL at the Tabernacle (All Photos by Brook Hewitt)

Currently he’s working with the band Lucero who, along with Frank Turner are opening up for Social Distortion this fall.

It seemed they were coming into Atlanta on Nov. 9 and (as is Jimmy’s custom no matter what city he’s in) he invited a few tattooers to a fuckin’ awesome VIP experience with the bands. (more…)