Social Distortion Roar at Roseland

Social Distortion play an energetic set full of material from throughout their career at Roseland Ballroom

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Social Distortion rip through a blistering set at Roseland Ballroom. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Opening the show was The Biters, who hail from Atlanta, GA. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Biters had a distinctive straight up rock sound blended with a bit of punk, the perfect mix to open for Social Distortion. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Biters' lead guitarist, Matt. The group was high on energy and warmed up the crowd nicely. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lead singer and guitarist Tuk shreds on his guitar from his knees. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up was Lindi Ortega, whose music could best be described as alternative folk. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The most interesting part of Lindi's set was a cover of "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Social Distortion brought a massive backdrop with them to drape the stage. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Mike Ness, singer and guitarist of Social Distortion. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Mike Ness is now the only original member of the band, however, they haven't lost a step, especially when it comes to live performances. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist Brent Harding, who has been with the band since 2004. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Social Distortion's set was a great mix of material new and old. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Early on in the night, the band played their massive hit "Bad Luck". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Guitarist Jonny Wickersham, who is the longest standing member of the band save for Mike Ness. Photos by Michel Dussack
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One notable exception from the band's set was "Story of My Life", which was curiously absent. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Drummer David Hidalgo Jr. only joined the band in 2010, however he didn't miss a beat, literally. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Throughout the night, Mike Ness asked the crowd to give him more and more energy. Photos by Michel Dussack
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After the band ended their set, they quickly returned for a five song encore that included a Mike Ness solo song, and their most famous cover. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band ended the night with that energetic cover - Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire". Photos by Michel Dussack
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