Patrick O’Neil is the author of the memoir HOLD-UP (13e Note Editions, Paris, France). He is currently in the process of writing his second book chronicling his former career as roadie/road manager for several major punk bands during the ’80′s (Dead Kennedys, Flipper, TSOL, Subhumans). His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including: Fourteen Hills, New Plains Review, Weave Magazine, Razorcake, and Word Riot.
As a filmmaker Patrick has made two documentaries: GIRLS ON GIRLS and THE YAA GIRLZ AND THE DEADLY SPARKS. A new untitled film project is currently in production.
His former band: ON-X – a collaboration that produced the CD: It Just Get’s Darker… – unraveled in 2008. Another music endeavor is in the works.
Patrick lives in Hollywood California, holds an MFA from Antioch University Los Angeles, and teaches at a local community college.
All photographs/videos (unless otherwise noted) © Patrick O’Neil 2012
Author Photos (middle/lower): Jennifer Courtney