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Dan Ozzi is a Los Angeles-based writer.

He is the author of the bestselling book SELLOUT: The Major Label Feeding Frenzy That Swept Punk, Emo, and Hardcore (1994-2007), published in 2021 by Dey Street Books at HarperCollins.

Along with Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace, he is the co-author of TRANNY: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout (Hachette, 2016), which was listed on Billboard’s list of The 100 Greatest Music Books of All Time.

For over five years, he served as a staff writer and editor at VICE’s music site, Noisey, and has contributed to Billboard, SPIN, The Fader, The Guardian, The AV Club, and others. He has also been a host on SiriusXM. 




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