Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist based in metro Detroit. In addition to Loudwire, he contributes regularly to Billboard, Ultimate Classic Rock, Media News Group, the Cleveland Plain-Dealer/Cleveland.com, Consequence, Music Connection, VenuesNow, United Stations Radio Networks and others. He reports every Friday on music news with Bob & Brian in the Morning on WHQG-FM in Milwaukee and periodically with the Drew & Mike podcast out of Detroit. He is the co-founder and co-producer of the Emmy Award-winning Detroit Music Awards. He was the founding editor of the MusicHound Essential Album Guide series and has co-written and edited books about Neil Young, Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen, Rock & Roll Myths and, forthcoming, Alice Cooper.
Tom Petty’s 1997 Fillmore Residency Gets Box Set Treatment
Famed 20-date run with Heartbreakers included several cover songs and many guest appearances.
Carlos Santana Collapses Onstage Due to ‘Medical Emergency’
Guitarist passed out approximately an hour into his set.
Meat Loaf’s 13 Most Underappreciated Songs
We know his hits, of course, but the former Marvin Lee Aday gave us a great deal more.
‘It’s Not Journey!': CNN Hosts Debate Band’s New Year’s Eve Show
CNN became the unlikely location for a New Year's Eve debate about Journey.
How Steve Perry Started Believing in Christmas Again
Former Journey singer says recording new holiday music has put him back in the spirit after last year's socially distant season.
Underrated Cheap Trick: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
This band certainly knows what to do when the red light is on, as this deep dive into their catalog reveals.