Marc Spitz was born on October 2, 1969, in Far Rockaway, Queens, and died on February 4, 2017.
He was an American music journalist, author, and playwright.
His writings on rock and roll and popular culture appeared in Spin (where he was a Senior Writer) as well as The New York Times, Maxim, Blender, Harp, Nylon and the New York Post.
Spitz was a contributing music writer for Vanity Fair.
He was the author of the novels, How Soon Is Never, and Too Much, Too Late and the biographies We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of LA Punk (with Brendan Mullen), Nobody Likes You: Inside the Turbulent Life, Times and Music of Green Day, Bowie: A Biography and Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue.
Marc Spitz appears in the anthologies: The Encyclopedia of Ex-es, Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit and Rock N’ Roll Cage Match: Music’s Greatest Rivalries Decided.
Marc’s books have been translated and published in French, Danish, German and Dutch.
He died in NewYork city.
Marc Spitz passed away at 47 years old.