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Red Kap Signs With Social Distortion Front Man Mike Ness

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - August 18, 2014) - Red Kap, the world's largest automotive apparel manufacturer, names Billboard-charting recording artist and Social Distortion front man Mike Ness as a brand ambassador. Red Kap will feature Ness in upcoming advertising and marketing programs in addition to future product collaboration.

"Ness' prolific career has spanned decades, establishing him as an American punk rock legend. His passion for car culture, clothing and all things vintage Americana make him an ideal fit for the Red Kap brand and where we are headed. We are excited to work with Mike Ness, and we know this will be a great partnership."
-Chris Holcombe, Vice President and General Manager of Distributor Brands, Red Kap

The band's storied history includes seven studio albums, countless sold-out world tours and an unrelenting determination to create something genuine and authentic.

"Everyone familiar with me knows that I'm no stranger to workwear, on or off the stage. I work hard and I play hard, so joining Red Kap as they take this step forward feels like a natural partnership. I'm looking forward to being a part of an American original that's been doing business for over 90 years."
-Mike Ness, Social Distortion

Visit www.redkapauto.com/Distributors for a complete list of Red Kap Distributors.

For more information on Red Kap, visit:
redkapauto.com
Facebook: redkap1923 
Instagram: @RedKap
Twitter: @Red_Kap
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ABOUT RED KAP
Red Kap manufactures comfortable, durable apparel for more than 16 million hardworking professionals and offers unmatched service to approximately 8,000 distributors. For over 90 years, the company has provided everything from work shirts and pants to jackets and coveralls for a variety of industries like manufacturing, transportation and construction while specializing in performance workwear for the automotive industry. Red Kap is a division of VF Imagewear, Inc., which is part of VF Corporation, the world's largest apparel manufacturer.

Visit http://www.redkapauto.com for more information.

ABOUT MIKE NESS & SOCIAL DISTORTION
Staying strong for three decades on their own terms, on their own time and by their own rules, Mike Ness along with Social Distortion have solidified themselves as the godfathers of punk with a growing influence. Their latest musical offering, Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200, and as the #1 Independent Album and #2 Modern Rock/Alternative Album. Now in their fourth decade, Ness and Social Distortion have officially achieved one of the most non-punk things possible: They've failed to burn out. Visit www.socialdistortion.com for more information. 

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