Into the Great Wide Opening

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers circa 1977.

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 5, 2017

   On October 2, 2017, American musician Tom Petty, 66, suffered cardiac arrest at his Malibu home and was transferred to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital where he was put on life support. Petty was declared dead at 8:40 p.m. the same day.   The musician, born in Gainesville, Florida found a safe hav...

Social Distortion at Fox Theatre Pomona

Social Distortion composed of Mike Ness, Jonny Wickersham, Brent Harding, David Hidalgo Jr., and David Kalish.

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

April 7, 2017

   Social Distortion is a folk punk band formed by Mike “Sick Boy” Ness in Fullerton, California in 1978. The band along with the Adolescents and Agent Orange shaped the punk scene in Orange County during the late 1970s into the mid 1990s, while influencing bands in the paralleling Los Angeles...

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