Go ahead, call us a bunch of culture-less, lily-white suburbanites with a partiality to flip-flops and right-wing politics. Those kind of labels never cease to amuse us. Because one thing that instantly dooms most of the tired cliches ascribed to OC is the music--the one-of-a-kind frustration, aggre ... More >>
5. Thrice Most teenagers who strapped on a guitar during the beginning of the second Bush administration could can easily call out Thrice as an inspiration for the angry, distorted racket they created in their parent's garage. Knowing what concrete influence their music had on scores of current l ... More >>
Mike Ness and crew embark on a new chapter in the story of their lives
Mommys Little Monster, making believe theyre Social Distortion
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Before there was Mike Ness, there was Tom Corvin, now a TV guy
Mike Ness and the importance of roots
Great gigs of '00
What the hell are you listening to?
What's humming through the skulls of Orange County?
William Wegman, his dogs and his talking belly
Mike Ness remembers Dennis Danell