New Addiction

Justin Linn: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | Roland Ware: undetermined | Tony Danger: undetermined

Genre: Punk, Rock

RIYL: Just in Case, Homeless Sexuals, Blink 182, the Penetrators, the Zeros, Cardiac Kidz, Fugazi

No shows scheduled | Post a show | View show history


Inception: San Diego, 2005

Influences: The Living End, Alkaline Trio, The Descendents, Face To Face, Goldfinger, Against Me, The Police, The Replacements, The Clash, Ramones, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Van Halen, Thin Lizzy, Everly Brothers, The Crickets, Ventures, Booker T & The MGs, Beach Boys, Beatles, Stones, Fugazi, Nirvana, RFTC, The Bronx, Failure, Far, Jawbreaker, Peter Gabriel, Michael Jackson, Television, Joy Division, The Cure, The Smiths, U2, The Producers, Tears For Fears, Mr. Mister, Simple Minds, Duran Duran, Genesis


New Addiction has featured Justin Linn (Vinyl Film), Roland Ware, and Tony Danger. all of whom played together in an earlier band which split after taking part in the 2005 Vans Warped Tour. Their debut full-length as New Addiction, No Progress Without Change, was released in Japan in 2006 and in the U.S. the following year.

After landing songs on various TV show on MTV and the CW Network, the New Addiction disbanded in early 2008 while on tour in Hollywood with Pour Habit, later finishing off remaining dates in Southern California. In October 2011 the band reunited in their hometown of San Diego for a sold out show, with more dates following suit.

In 2014, they released their first new studio recording of a new song, "Receiver," featured on the La Escalera Records Compilation, Without Each Other, We Have Nothing! Vol. 1. Former keyboardist Carson White joined Sculpins in 2015.

Their album Filters was released in summer 2016.

(Photo: Matt Wenhardt)


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