Birth nameBrent Douglas Harding RoleBass player NameBrent Harding
Years active1986–present Occupation(s)Musician
BornMarch 3, 1967 (age 48) (1967-03-03) InstrumentsBass guitar, double bass, vocals Associated actsThe Lucky Stars
Deke Dickerson and the Eccofonics
The Hollywood Combo
The Steeplejacks Music groupSocial Distortion (Since 2004) GenresPunk rock, Bluegrass, Alternative country AlbumsHard Times and Nursery, Sex - Love and Rock 'n' Roll, Greatest Hits, Original Album Classics Similar PeopleDavid Hidalgo - Jr, Jonny Wickersham, Dennis Danell, Charlie Quintana, John Maurer
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Brent Harding (born March 3, 1967) is the current bass player for the California punk group Social Distortion, which he joined in late 2004.
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Harding joined Social Distortion in November 2004 and replaced temporary bass player, Matt Freeman, who is best known for working as the bass player of Rancid. His first recording with the band was re-recordings of their older material and "Far Behind", which appear on their 2007 Greatest Hits album. He also appeared on the band's seventh studio album Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, which was released in January 2011. This would be the band's first proper studio album with Harding.
Prior to joining Social Distortion, Harding was the bass player for Mike Ness during his Cheating at Solitaire tour and recorded with Ness on his second solo offering Under the Influences. His previous bands include Deke Dickerson And The Ecco-Fonics, The Eugene Edwards Band, The Lucky Stars, The Sleepwalkers and The What-Me Worry? Jug Band. He also plays stand up bass for an insurgent bluegrass band called [http://www.whiskeychimpband.com Whiskey Chimp in his home town of Ventura, CA. He appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien while playing bass with Mike Ness Band.
Summer of 2007 saw the birth of Harding's newest project, The Steeplejacks. Along with Harding, the band consists of Jonny Wickersham (Social Distortion, U.S. Bombs and Youth Brigade) on guitar, Sam Bolle (Fear, Dick Dale, Agent Orange) on stand up bass, Toby Emery (Raging Arb and the Redheads, Jackass) on mandolin and guitar and Bill Flores (The Rincon Ramblers, Louie Ortega) on pedal steel, fiddle and accordion. Harding plays guitar and drums with the Steeplejacks.