Social Distortion

Photo essay: Social Distortion @ the Boulder Theater

How old is Mike Ness anyway? Actually, it doesn't really matter; the Social Distortion singer-guitarist will always be cooler than you! Ness and company took over the Boulder Theater on Wednesday and the covered all the classics off "Mommy's Little Monster" and "White Light, White Heat, White Trash." Young and old, everyone in the theater seemed to be rocking out.

Steal This Track: Reno Divorce and Smoothbore

Welcome to another edition of Steal This Track, your weekly opportunity to download free music from some of Colorado's best musicians. This week, we've got the greaser punk of Reno Divorce and the dual-bass assault of Smoothbore.

Live review: Social Distortion @ the Aggie Theatre

Who needs a mediocre new album when you've got an excellent back catalog? Photos by Jennifer Cohen. Every veteran band's fans deserve a tour like the one Social Distortion gave its followers: One where there isn't a new album to pimp out, one that isn't hampered by the new, so-so material that just eats into a set list that should be chock full of classics, one that's a flesh-and-blood greatest hits set.

Mike Ness @ the Gothic Theatre

[photopress:ness4.jpg,full,pp_image] Mike Ness, looking mildly worse for the wear, rocked a packed Gothic Theatre last weekend. Photos by Brian Carney. "I love writing records as much as I love performing onstage," Social Distortion leader Mike Ness told The Denver Post a few months ago, which must be true, becuase he does an awful lot of both.