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Social Distortion just earned all my respect.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Mike Money, Aug 27, 2004.


  1. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    So I went and saw Social Distortion tonight...

    It was their finale, and they were talking about the up coming election, yada yada...

    So I thought "Great, here comes the Bush-Bashing and why he is actually satan."

    Mike Ness:

    "To all you youngsters out there... the Election is coming up this November... Do me a favor. Don't listen to FOX. Don't listen to CNN... Get off your ass and read up on the issues for yourself, and then decide. Don't let anyone feed you your opinion."

    After that, I was like... "Whoa."

    The band before them, Against Me, was selling "Hey Bush, ____ you and your daddy" shirts that only kids my age were buying...

    Just goes to show the drastic maturity gap between these new "punk" bands and the old school guys.

    Oh ya, and the mix was awsome... You could actually hear/feel the bass.
     
  2. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Social Distortion is the best band ever--period. I have been a huge fan of SD/Mike Ness for many many years.
     
  3. Don W

    Don W

    Jan 30, 2004
    East Bay, CA.
    +1

    Also I think its great that they are still doing shows. I didn't think they had toured much in a while.

    *Checks to see if they are coming to the Bay Area*
     
  4. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Matt Freeman is with them on their current tour... Its awsome.
     
  5. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Yeah, I just checked their website and saw that they will be in Milwaukee, WI at the Rave. I am gonna have to go and see them again. It's a 9 hour drive there, but if that's the closest they are gonna get, I will have to do it I guess.
     
  6. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    Against Me is an incredible band and have created great music and are very intelligent people.

    But I'm biased.

    SD are a good band, been doing their thing for a long time for a good reason.
     
  7. Well, Fargo/Moorhead is about 8 hours! :D

    Give me a holler when you get here! I'll break my Rave boycott to hang out!

    PS. Social D is cool.
     
  8. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Yes, AM is pretty good...

    But there is a time and place. That show was not the time or place... so they just sorta sounded... stupid.
     
  9. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    So let me get this straight, if they said Kerry was satan you'd have even more respect for them and they would have sounded even smarter?


    ;)
     
  10. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I would have laughed... then though they were stupid for thinking Kerry had the brains to be Satan.
     
  11. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    I haven't been there in years, in fact I think it was in 96 when the Sex Pistols and Goldfinger were there. Interesting place.

    I'll keep in touch with you and let you know for sure when we are coming there.
     
  12. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Ha, you aren't allowed in the lobby.
     
  13. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Whoa, wait a second, if SD now has all your respect, this means, no more black sabbath threads!
     
  14. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    No, it means that social d has just as much respect.
     
  15. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    Social D is a great band that I have followed for many years.

    I have never seen them live yet, so i can't wait to see them in Philly on October 16th.

    Any other TBers gonna be there?
     
  16. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA


    Giving 100% of respect to more than one. Whore.
     
  17. srxplayer

    srxplayer

    May 19, 2004
    Highland, CA
    Always liked them. Mike Ness is a great song writer.

    Saw them back around '89. Would like to see them again.

    I heard Mike Ness say about 12 years ago that if Johnny Cash was born in 1966 he would have been leading Social Distortion. Thought was cool.
     
  18. JTbass

    JTbass

    Jul 2, 2004
    Asutin TX
    they are playing at Stubbs next month.


    im going :cool:
     
  19. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    how did that work out?

    i mean i know he could easily play their lines.. but did he add anything in?
     
  20. ApeIsHigh81

    ApeIsHigh81

    Aug 24, 2004
    CA
    So you're on their mushroom tip because he spit a bit of common sense? Did you see Donnybrook at Jerry's last Wednesday?