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.
Christine McVie’s ‘Weird Chemistry’ With Lindsey Buckingham
Duo found success collaborating both inside and out of Fleetwood Mac.
How Loggins and Messina’s ‘Your Mama Don’t Dance’ Hit Big Twice
Original record and then a Poison cover made the Top 10 nearly two decades apart.
John Mellencamp’s ‘American Fool': Beyond ‘Jack and Diane’
There's more to his only No. 1 album than its two massive singles.
How Bryan Adams Stretched His Songwriting on ‘Into the Fire’
Singer-songwriter aimed for a new approach on the follow-up to hit 'Reckless.'
Eagles Pay Tribute to Late Glenn Frey at Detroit Performance
"It's always a little bittersweet to come play here, but we are forever connected with you," Don Henley told the audience.
How Huey Lewis Scored a Surprise Hit With ‘Jacob’s Ladder’
"It wasn't meant to be a single," frontman admits.
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.
Jonathan Cain Says Journey ‘Step Out a Little Bit’ on New Album
He says 'Freedom' will have some "surprises," but don’t expect to hear the songs on band's current tour.
How ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ Solidified Bon Jovi’s Rock Chart Success
"No. 1 was great, don't get me wrong. But a No. 1 rock song - we were a rock band, ya know?"
‘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.