Mike Ness From Social Distortion Talks Sobriety


By David Konow

Original Source: thefix.com

“I hit an emotional bottom early on, and I’m grateful. I was lucky,” said the lead singer.

Los Angeles-based punk band Social Distortion hit their 40-year anniversary, and lead singer/founder Mike Ness is lucky to be here to enjoy it.

Ness had his battles with addiction and hardship as a young punk—tough experiences that he chronicled in his music—but he cleaned up his act when he was 23, and has been sober for 34 years.

As Ness tells Alternative Press, he left home when he was a teenager, and was not on…click here to continue reading