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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: 10 Cover Songs We Hope To Hear at Riot Fest Chicago

Nothing gets a festival crowd going like a good cover tune, so it’s no surprise that many of my favorite memories from Riot Fest 2013 involved covers. The festival opened on Friday afternoon with Hatebreed paying tribute to fallen Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman with their cover of “Ghosts of War,” during which Jamey Jasta made […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Chuck Ragan – ‘Till Midnight’

Hot Water Music fans have eagerly waited for Chuck Ragan‘s fourth solo LP, Till Midnight, to drop since it was announced back in January. However, not set to release until March 25 through SideOneDummy Records, the entire album is now available to stream online. The album, produced by Blind Melon guitarist Christopher Thorn, also boasts […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Release For The Week Of 1/12-1/18

Have you missed out on any important releases recently? You just might be in luck, since this week was chock full of reissues and repressings from indie labels like No Sleep Records and Run For Cover Records, as well as a few major artists, including David Bowie, Beth Orton, and Social Distortion. Can’t make a […]


Social Distortion Announce North American Tour Run

Social Distortion have released news of their North American tour and Under The Gun has the details through the jump! The band will be touring alongside Lindi Ortega and The Biters from October 11 (Illinois) through November 16 (San Antonio) so be sure to get out to a date or two later this year. Please […]


Blink-182 Headline KROQ Christmas Show

Blink-182 have confirmed that they will be headlining night one of the 22nd Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas show (December 10th-11th). Other performers confirmed for the first night are Bush, Incubus, New Found Glory, Chevelle, Social Distortion, 311 and Young The Giant. This is going to be one incredible show you don’t want to miss! […]


STREAM: H2O – California EP

H2O have put their entire three-song covers EP, entitled California, up on Youtube for your listening pleasure. The group cover some of punks most influential acts such as Social Distortion, Rancide and Circle Jerks. A great listen for any punk-rocker out their. Look below to find what tracks H2O actually covered from the bands. 01 […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Social Distortion – Machine Gun Blues

Social Distortion have premiered their music video for “Machine Gun Blues.” This single is off of the bands’ new album, Hard Times And Nursery Rhymes, through Epitaph Records. Tell us what you think of it by commenting.

Interview with Mike Ness of Social Distortion

Click here to read an interview with Social Distortion guitarist/vocalist, Mike Ness. In this exclusive interview, Ness talks about the band’s upcoming album release, how their logo came to fame, and gives a little advice on where to get tattooed.

Converge news update

A huge news update from Converge featuring tour dates with Trap Them, Burning Love, their upcoming split 7″ EP with Drop Dead and news on the progress of the DVD has been posted. Read the entire update by clicking on the link.

Casey Royer charged with Child Endangerment

Casey Royer, former drummer for Social Distortion, was charged with child endangerment after allegedly overdosing on heroin in front of his 12 year old son last week in Orange County, California.  Drug paraphernalia littered the scene when police arrived.  Royer was hospitalized, revived by doctors and later arrested.  On Monday he was charged with child endangerment and being under the […]

Interview: Chuck Ragan (Hot Water Music)

Chuck Ragan from Hot Water Music sat down with Punk Videos Rock in Hollywood for an acoustic session/interview with Robert Herrera. Check out the interview and performance of “Let It Rain” right here.

Sharks album details/tour news

Sharks upcoming release, The Joys of Living 2008 – 2010, has an official release date of April 5th off of Rise Records. They are also going on tour with Social Distortion and Chuck Ragan and the tour dates can be found after the jump. Sharks have been added to the entire run of Warped Tour as well.