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.
Carlos Santana Collapses Onstage Due to ‘Medical Emergency’
Guitarist passed out approximately an hour into his set.
20 Years Ago: The Who Carries on Without John Entwistle
His death could have ended the band. Instead, it launched its next era.
Phil Collen Looks Back at 40 Years With Def Leppard
After decades of playing with the band, guitarist recalls how the journey began.
15 Years Ago: Sammy Hagar Sells Cabo Wabo Tequila for $80 Million
What started as a small endeavor became a massive success for the Red Rocker.
45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Shatter Attendance Records at the Silverdome
Rockers broke attendance record for single-act indoor concert.
John Mellencamp’s ‘American Fool': Beyond ‘Jack and Diane’
There's more to his only No. 1 album than its two massive singles.
Why Graham Nash Changed His Set List in Response to Ukraine War
"Humanity is either f---ed or glorious, and there's not a lot of in between."
‘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.
When Bill Murray Mistakenly Announced ‘World War III’ on ‘SNL’
40 years ago, the comedian earnestly announced that USSR had invaded Poland. Except it didn't happen.
Rolling Stones Shows Will Still Have Charlie Watts’ Stamp on Them
Band's longtime production director says there "is always a piece of Charlie in the show."