SOCIAL DISTORTION’S Australian fans will finally get their moment in the sun after 31 grueling years!
SOCIAL DISTORTION are seminal punk torchbearers and is all that is right and pure about rock’n’roll. There’s always been genuine soul in the work of this Orange County crew, Mike Ness undoubtedly the closest musical descendant to Johnny Cash as you’ll find in the business.
Even more sweeter than performing at the Soundwave Festival, SOCIAL DISTORTION have announced a one off Melbourne club show with fellow American rockers THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM and FEEDER.
In five short years, New Jersey quartet THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM have gone from punk rock bruisers to one of the most celebrated & prolific modern rock acts on the scene. Their debut album ‘Sink or Swim’ turned a lot of heads upon its release, and the band became quickly singled out as one to watch for the future with Kerrang! pronouncing them as “The best new band you’ll hear in 2008″. Wearing their influences as badges of honour, it was the release of ‘The 59 Sound’ that saw them blasting out soulful punk rock, strewn with bittersweet memories of small-town blue-collar America. They had created a monster that would go down as “one of the greatest rock albums ever crafted.” – Sputnik Music
Not one to rest on their laurels THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM released ‘American Slang’ in June to a swathe of critical and fan acclaim. ”American Slang is one of the most exciting rock’n’roll records since global warming hit the headlines. Listening to it, you can almost hear the stadium roar that played live these songs will likely inspire.” – Uncut
SYDNEY SHOW JUST ADDED!! THE BRONX TO SUPPORT!
THE BRONX is the LA beast that cannot be tamed, neutered or sedated. Anyone that has seen the ultimate party mob live will testify to their blood pumping set, brutal punk’n’roll and unrivalled destruction with the conductor of carnage frontman Matt Caughtran. “If the spirit of punk and the brawn of US hardcore is to be found anywhere today then it is in The Bronx” – Mojo. THE BRONX are back in Australia, kicking ass and taking names.
Australian fans have waited what seems like an eternity for this; and we are thrilled to announce SOCIAL DISTORTION and THE BRONX will be performing a legendary sideshow at the Enmore Theatre on Tuesday 1 March.