Tim Grierson


  • Has covered rock music for publications such as Rolling Stone, Blender, Revolver, L.A. Weekly, and Detroit Metro Times since 1993
  • Author of book-length biographies of the bands Public Enemy, Wilco, and Eels


Tim Grierson is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles about rock music for five years. He has written articles and album and concert reviews for publications such as Rolling Stone, the former Blender magazine, Revolver, L.A. Weekly, and Detroit Metro Times. He has written book-length biographies on the bands Public Enemy, Wilco, and Eels, and he spoke at the 2009 EMP Pop Music Conference about the impact on his adolescence of George Michael's "Father Figure."



  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Southern California
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A Message from Tim Grierson

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