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.
Remembering Soundgarden’s Final Concert
Only a few hours passed between the end of the performance on May 17, 2017, and Chris Cornell's death.
Joe Walsh to Debut New Music at VetsAid 2021: Exclusive
Fifth annual benefit will be available virtually from Dec. 18-25.
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.
How Michael Nesmith’s Rejected Monkees Song Hit for Linda Ronstadt
Ronstadt's Stone Poneys scored a Top 20 hit with Nesmith's "Different Drum."
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.