Holly George-Warren is an award-winning writer, editor, producer and music consultant. She has contributed to more than two dozen books about music and has written for such publications as the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Village Voice, Entertainment Weekly and Time Out. In her wild youth, she played electric guitar in various bands on the legendary stages of CBGB, Max's Kansas City, Danceteria, Peppermint Lounge and the Pyramid. She lives in upstate New York. Richard Hell's first album was Blank Generation (Sire/Warner 1977) by Richard Hell and the Voidoids and his most recent is the career retrospective Spurts (Sire/Rhino 2005). He's the author of the novels Go Now and Godlike. He lives in New York and is working on a 'quasi-memoir'.