To Black Kat Kustoms
Black Kat Kustoms was founded by Mike Ness, leader
of the legendary Social Distortion, in 2003 to extend his creative
passion and counter culture attitude to the world
of clothes, cars and bikes. Ness is known for his music but his day to day life
has long centered around hot rods, customs, bikes and choppers. Black
the same dissatisfaction with the mainstream that drew Ness to the likes of Johnny
Cash, The Rolling Stones and the punk rock movement with the hard work and sweat
he's been putting into his garage for years. This is not a hobby, it's a way
When Ness was attending Troy High School in Fullerton, CA, there was one
thing that kept him in class and that was the chance to do graphic arts -
everything else. Now when it comes to designing and building, the Black
Kat Kustomsapproach is just like he writes a song - totally self indulgent.
of a Black
Kat product reflects his personal ideals and rebellious spirit.