Keith Morris (Author) Keith Morris is a cofounding member of Black Flag, the most recognizable name in West Coast punk, and the Circle Jerks, which cemented his reputation at the forefront of hardcore vocalists. He has recorded over fifteen albums, appeared on countless albums and compilations, and has a half-dozen film credits to his name. The intensity of the music produced by his latest bands OFF! and FLAG are equal to his best work from the '70s, '80s, and '90s, and add to a legendary career that is still being carved out one gig at a time.Jim Ruland (Author) Jim Ruland caught the punk rock virus when his mom took him to see the Ramones when he was 15. He has been writing for punk rock zines like Flipside since the early '90s and has written for every issue of Razorcake, America's only non-profit independent music fanzine. He is the author of the award-winning novel Forest of Fortune and the short story collection Big Lonesome and is the curator of the irreverent reading series Vermin on the Mount.
"My Damage is characterized by sharp wit, abundant empathy,
and the wisdom of a man who has outrun his many demons."--MOJO
"A compelling, unexpectedly moving, and all-around badass memoir."--Esquire
"A portrait of a famed frontman that is complex but earnest"--PunkNews.org
"A winning memoir from a punk icon"--A.V. Club
"An insightful and expansive look at an unconventional life"--Men's Journal, 10/27/1
"[My Damage] delivers the behind-the-scenes kind of stuff we all love reading in rock autobiographies."
"A wild tell-all told in a no-holds-barred style, My Damage is an epic autobiography told with humor, honesty, and courage."
--The Good Men Project, 11/15/16
"Morris' book benefits from the same energetic, frenetically authentic style that makes his music so memorable. His description of the early punk scene and the inception of his two most famous bands is a fascinating read."--Under the Radar, 11/18/16