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Social Distortion (music group)

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  • Blink-182, Bush, 311 tapped for KROQ's Acoustic Christmas

     
    Recently reunited acts Blink-182 and Bush are among the initial names unveiled for the annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert presented by KROQ-FM (106.7). The '90s-era survivors will headline the first night of the two-day event, which is set for the...
  • Foo Fighters turn City of Brotherly Love into Brotherly Rock

     
    The Foo Fighters are big all over the world. But last night they were huge in Philadelphia. Those were the words of Dave Grohl as he had a heart to heart with the sold-out crowd at Wells Fargo Center. This......
  • Social Distortion keeps punk spirit alive and kicking at Sherman Theater

     
    Social Distortion didn’t invent punk rock -- that was The Ramones, just a couple of years before Social D came around. But Social D. clearly influenced a whole generation of second-wave punkers. And the fact that it’s not only is......
  • Weezer goes indie, inks deal with Silver Lake's Epitaph Records

     
    No press release, and no further comments from the Weezer or Epitaph camps, but the band has announced that it has signed with the local indie label. The punk-leaning, Silver Lake Lounge-adjacent Sunset Boulevard fortress that Bad Religion and Offspring.....
  • Social Distortion hits TV at last on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

     
    It’s hard to believe that with everything Social Distortion has been through during the veteran O.C. punk band’s 30-plus year career, a national TV appearance never happened before Monday night’s performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Social D...
  • Live review: Night 1 of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas

     
    The holiday season is a time for traditions. Be it the dog-chewed Frosty the Snowman ornament or a rarely used broccoli casserole recipe, customs often waft between nostalgic comfort and forced ritual. Saturday night at the Gibson Amphitheatre was no........
  • Live review: KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas, Night 2 [Updated]

     
     Ignoring the physics of his own rigid mohawk for a moment, Tyler Glenn of the Neon Trees dispensed with some advice for the crowd at night number two of the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas show. “I know it’s hipster......
  • Exclusive: Social Distortion premieres new song, 'California (Hustle and Flow)'

     
    This winter marks the long-gestating return of O.C. punk stalwarts Social Distortion, which begins 2011 with a string of shows around the Southwest and Southern California that will culminate in a three-night stint at the Palladium in Hollywood on Jan.......
  • Social Distortion to appear on 'Conan' on Tuesday night

     
    Social Distortion’s new album, “Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes,” officially surfaces Tuesday, and longtime followers of the veteran O.C. punk rock band probably have noticed the group’s profile surfacing in ways they might never had expected. For...
  • Album review: Social Distortion's 'Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes'

     
    “Life gets hard and then it gets good, like I always knew it would,” Mike Ness declares on Social Distortion’s new album. Old-school fans of this long-running Orange County punk band might have trouble accepting the latter half of that......
  • Exclusive: Wilco forms own label, aligns with Silver Lake's Anti- Records

     
    Chicago's rock 'n' roll shape-shifters Wilco have formed their own label, dBpm Records, whose releases will be distributed and marketed by eclectic Silver Lake independent Anti- Records. A full announcement is expected soon. "This is an idea we've...
  • Tonight's music pick: Monotonix, Ty Segall @ Echoplex

     
    Monotonix, a raucous three piece group from Tel Aviv, brings the noise, with a straightforward rollicking gargage sound and proclivity for wall-shaking, sweat-drenched live shows. Although their records are enjoyable slices of distorted guitar, loud drums...