Greg Renoff

Greg Renoff is a historian and the author of “Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal” and “Ted Templeman: A Platinum Producer’s Life in Music,” the authorized autobiography of the Grammy-winning record producer. His writing has appeared in LA Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, Vulture, Guitar World, Los Angeles Magazine, Noisey and Ultimate Classic Rock. His work has been covered by Spin, Salon, Maxim, Rolling Stone, Oklahoma Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, the Associated Press, Tulsa World, and Boston Herald.  He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.