Ted Templeman is an award-winning music producer who discovered Van Halen and The Doobie Brothers. Greg Renoff was born in the Bronx, grew up in New Jersey, and now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is the author of Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal. His writing has appeared in Guitar World, LA Weekly, and Vulture, and he and his work have been profiled in Salon, Maxim, and the Boston Herald.
"Classic rock fans will dig Templeman's insider view of the music
business." -- Publishers Weekly
"Templeman (via Renoff) comes off as an engaging and friendly narrator and tour guide behind the making of some of classic rock's greatest records." -- Houston Press