" Ness also stated in the same interview that "we may follow this up with something that is more essential Social D. – songs that are the band's favorites.". He stayed until late 2004, and was replaced by current bassist Brent Harding. As of July 2010, Scott Reeder was replaced by David Hidalgo Jr., formerly of Suicidal Tendencies. He explained, "It's funny – the record reminds me very much of Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell, but also I'm bringing elements of early New York '70s punk, influences that maybe haven't come out as prominently in my writing in the past. 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The album also included a re-recorded version of "Under My Thumb", a cover of the Rolling Stones, as a hidden track.  The logo came from an invitation to a New Year's Eve party that a friend of Ness’ had designed. 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That's the pressure I put on myself. If you've been a fan of Social Distortion for any time at all, you know that Mike Ness is into authenticity: authentic sounds, authentic images, authentic tales of outlaws, cars and guitars — things that endure, things that the passage of time only serves to make more real. He also hinted at the band entering the studio in about six months. 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...". Ness stated in an interview that this Greatest Hits technically means "what was good with radio. Once I get out of that mode, I'm out of that mode completely. Then of course, it's hard to get back and write a record. Prior to the release of that album, longtime bassist John Maurer, who had remained with the band for 20 years, decided to leave Social Distortion and Rancid's Matt Freeman replaced him on tour for a few months and then the band hired their current bassist Brent Harding. Single. Since 2001, due to the band's ongoing tour schedule, the album's release was put on hold several times. The long-standing Social Distortion get a warm welcome as they play Ireland for the first time in their career. Garrett was succeeded by Rikk Agnew. The band began playing with fellow Orange County, California bands such as the Adolescents, China White, Shattered Faith and T.S.O.L.. In June 1994, the band began demoing songs for the fifth album, then returned to the studio in 1995 to record White Light, White Heat, White Trash, which was released in 1996. 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. 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 band reformed in or around 1986, once Ness finished his drug rehabilitation program.  The album was released in early 1983 on their own label, 13th Floor Records. Bad TV that Social Distortion was planning to enter the studio in December 2009 or the beginning of 2010 to begin recording a follow-up to Sex, Love and Rock 'n' Roll.  Many of their later albums, including their second gold record Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell (1992), were also well received. Social Distortion, an Album by Social Distortion. The album has a similar sound to the previous, eponymous, album, said to be a blend of "punk, blues, country and rockabilly". The Adolescents song "Kids of the Black Hole" and Social Distortion song "The Playpen" chronicled this period of the band's history. He was replaced by former U.S. , On May 11, 2010, Epitaph Records officially announced that they have signed Social Distortion. They released two albums — Mommy's Little Monster (1983) and Prison Bound (1988) — before signing a three-album contract with Epic Records in 1989. 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 … Said Ness in an April 2011 interview with Rolling Stone: "At the time, I saw that, and it just felt like, ‘That's it right there. , Social Distortion released its first Greatest Hits compilation on June 26, 2007. This would be the band's first recording with Harding. It released its second album, Prison Bound, two years later in 1988—over five years after their debut.  Ness's drug habit continued throughout 1984 and 1985 as the band continued to gain success with Another State of Mind appearing as one of the punk rarities on MTV, and touring in California and Arizona. Find Social Distortion discography, albums and singles on AllMusic In April 2009 the band announced that longtime drummer Charlie Quintana was leaving the band: After ten amazing years behind the drum kit for Social Distortion, Charlie "Chalo" Quintana has announced he's moving on to explore other musical opportunities. He details how he plunged headfirst into serious drug addiction and ended up being strung out on heroin for weeks at a time. Former Danzig drummer Chuck Biscuits joined the band between the recording and release of the album, and is credited in the liner notes although this album actually features one time Journey drummer Deen Castronovo. Some of the early first wave of punk was very blues-based rock 'n' roll, but it had this urban snottiness to it." 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. On the origins of the band's name, Royer recalled "Mike was like 15, trying to play guitar but he couldn't. But yeah, once we stop touring in November, we'll be ready. punk", "Social Distortion Import Bonus Tracks by Social Distortion @ARTISTdirect", "Social Distortion Biography – ARTISTdirect Music", "Review: White Light, White Heat, White Trash", "Social Distortion: White Light White Heat White Trash", "Early Social Distortion bassist ID'd in wreck", "News > Features – Mike Ness wants to have a few words with you", "Thank You Charlie Quintana for Ten Great Years! There is a common theme in most of his lyrics about "impulsiveness, its consequences and the hard struggle to overcome". This was the album that "gained the band a national name in punk circles".. While the band still failed to break into the mainstream success at the time of its release, critical praise given to Prison Bound garnered attention from major labels, including Epic Records, with whom Social Distortion would eventually sign in 1989.  Rodney Bingenheimer of KROQ-FM was responsible for much of the radio play in Orange County, California, that punk received in the early 80s, and took a liking to Social Distortion, releasing the single "1945" on his 1981 compilation album, Rodney on the ROQ, Blood on the ROQ in 1983, and The Best Of Rodney on the ROQ in 1989. EK 46055; CD). From 2001 to 2004, the band had been touring semi-frequently, playing sold-out shows in the Los Angeles, California area and other cities. 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