Barney Hoskyns is one of rock music's most respected journalists. His most recent books include Mellow Gold: Songs, Drugs & Money in the L.A. Canyons and The Sound and the Fury: A Rock's Backpages Reader. He has written for GQ, Spin, Mojo, and Uncut. He is also editorial director of the online library Rock's Backpages. After living in the U.S. for several years, Hoskyns currently resides in London.