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.
Alan Parsons, ‘From the New World': Album Review
Studio legend lines up friends and associates for sixth solo album.
Carlos Santana Collapses Onstage Due to ‘Medical Emergency’
Guitarist passed out approximately an hour into his set.
How ‘Stevie Wonder’s Original Musiquarium I’ Swept the Charts
Legend saw an opportunity to break new ground with a compilation.
Kevin Cronin Looks Back at 50 Years With REO Speedwagon
Frontman is also prepping a memoir about his life with the band.
How Timothy B. Schmit Crafted His New Solo Album ‘Day by Day’
"Honestly, I don't have a clue as to how I do this. I just sit down and I see what happens."
Five Reasons Lionel Richie Should Be in the Rock Hall
"All Night Long" singer is an eyebrow-raising nominee for purists, but he deserves induction.
Scorpions, ‘Rock Believer': Album Review
More than a half-century on, German band still rocks like a hurricane.
John Mellencamp, ‘Strictly a One-Eyed Jack': Album Review
Singer-songwriter gets reflective, with a little help from Bruce Springsteen, on latest LP.
‘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.
Joe Walsh to Debut New Music at VetsAid 2021: Exclusive
Fifth annual benefit will be available virtually from Dec. 18-25.