In 1990, they released their third album, which is self-titled, with the singles "Let It Be Me", "Ball and Chain", "Ring of Fire", "Sick Boy" and "Story of My Life" bringing the band exposure on the United States charts. Also during that time, a new drummer, Charlie Quintana, was hired. The album is said to be a return to their punk rock roots and will focus on the New York punk of the 70s and early 80s.[41]. performing Machine Gun Blues and Story of My Life.[45]. [30][31] Asked when the album was expected to be released, Ness stated that it would "probably be out" in the spring or summer of 2010. All of Social Distortion's songs are written and sung by Mike Ness. Social Distortion went on a temporary hiatus in the mid-1980s, due to Ness's drug addiction and troubles with the law which resulted in extended stints in various rehabilitation centers that lasted for two years. I'm really trying to be a little bit more disciplined. Formed in Fullerton, CA in 1978, Social Distortion were one of the original LA punk groups and their first single was released on legendary LA punk label Posh Boy. The album was released in early 1983 on their own label, 13th Floor Records. The band reformed in or around 1986, once Ness finished his drug rehabilitation program. We couldn't be more thrilled to announce that we're finally making it happen and we look forward to meeting our loyal fans in Brazil and Argentina for the first time. In a March 2017 interview with Las Vegas Review-Journal, Ness revealed that the band has about 20 new songs in various stages of completion, and said that they range from garage punk to the gospel-inspired. As of July 2010, Scott Reeder was replaced by David Hidalgo Jr., formerly of Suicidal Tendencies. Social Distortion was formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California by frontman Mike Ness and the original lineup consisted of Ness on lead guitar, Rikk Agnew on bass, Frank Agnew on … This line-up lasted only a short time until Christopher Reece joined on drums. It released its first (and only) live album, Live at the Roxy in 1998. After the release of the White Light, White Heat, White Trash album, Social Distortion took another hiatus and Ness pursued a solo career and released two albums (Cheating at Solitaire and Under the Influences) in 1999. It contains two versions of "1945" and "Playpen" from their two indie labels, 13th Floor, and Posh Boy, and also a cover of the Rolling Stones' "Under My Thumb". After Danell's death, the band continued touring semi-frequently, playing sold-out shows in the Los Angeles area around the New Year for three straight years. [58] Social Distortion have influenced bands such as Pennywise, Face to Face, Green Day, Rise Against, Blink-182, Pearl Jam, Rancid, the Offspring, Volbeat and Thrice. To commemorate our 40th Anniversary, we’re stoked to share a new collection of sunglasses that we partnered with Madson Of America to create. [1], To date, Social Distortion has released seven full-length studio albums, two compilations, one live album, and two DVDs. The album has a similar sound to the previous, eponymous, album, said to be a blend of "punk, blues, country and rockabilly". Social Distortion is het gelijknamige derde studioalbum van de Amerikaanse punkband Social Distortion.Het album werd uitgegeven op 27 maart 1990 via het platenlabel Epic Records en was het eerste album dat de band via dit label liet uitgeven. The album also included a re-recorded version of "Under My Thumb", a cover of the Rolling Stones, as a hidden track. [15] Before joining the Adolescents in 1980, Royer and Agnew played with Garrett in a separate band named Social Distortion consisting of Royer on vocals, Garrett on bass, Rikk Agnew on drums, and Frank Agnew and Tim Maag on guitars. A European tour together with the Gaslight Anthem followed in June 2009 as part of the band's 30th anniversary of underground Rock'n'Roll. Five years elapsed before Social Distortion's next major release, Prison Bound. [46], Asked in a January 2011 interview with Performer Magazine if Social Distortion intended to record more albums for Epitaph, Ness replied, "I would suspect so, yes. Their early music was composed by Ness with lyrics by Royer and sometimes Corvin, and many songs were retired after only a few performances. Social Distortion was named for my distortion pedal, which I gave to Mike to play 'cause back then he was no good."[14]. We’re stoked to announce Sounds From Behind The Orange Curtain happening on Saturday, October 26 at FivePoint Amphitheatre. [11], Social Distortion was formed in 1978 by Mike Ness, inspired by the Sex Pistols and many other British punk bands as well as rock acts such as the Rolling Stones. [56] The logo came from an invitation to a New Year's Eve party that a friend of Ness’ had designed. Even when the record's done, it doesn't mean the creativity of writing is. Ness also revealed plans for his next solo album, but he was not sure if it was going to be released before or after the follow-up to Sex, Love and Rock 'n' Roll or the acoustic album. While recording the album, Social Distortion announced in March 2010 that Adam Willard "...will no longer be able to continue on drums...", "...due to many foreseeable scheduling conflicts with his band Angels And Airwaves...". 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