Legs McNeil is the co-author of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk (with Gillian McCain) and of the forthcoming memoir, Live Through This...; A True Story of Love & Trauma.


The former Sex Pistol’s memoir ‘Anger Is an Energy’ proves that he still knows how to howl and rant, but who knew he was such a beguiling storyteller?

Velvet Revolution

Punk old-timer Legs McNeil on how, despite his best efforts at acting like a grump, Lou Reed died a beloved legend.

Richard Hell

Legs McNeil, co-founder of Punk magazine, on the time rocker Richard Hell shot up heroin right in front of him and why Hell is the best—and laziest—writer in rock and roll.