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.
‘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.
Why Guns N’ Roses Covered Bob Dylan’s ‘Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door’
Band made song a live staple before recording studio version.
10 Classic Rock Acts That Benefited From MTV’s Launch
Some of music's biggest artists were smart to embrace the network when it began.
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.