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.
How Jimmy Buffett Sailed to Fame With ‘Changes in Latitudes’
His first platinum album was home to "Margaritaville," a signature Top 10 hit.
Not Wasting Away: Quotes From Over 40 Years With Jimmy Buffett
"I feel very proud of surviving," he said not too long ago. "I'm still out there — where would I go?"
Aerosmith Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Seven concert collections capture the band at various stages of their career roller-coaster ride.
Why Robbie Robertson Never Reunited With the Band
"I wanted to get a little, uh, normal ... and being in a band is anything but normal."
Rock ‘n’ Roll Hiatuses: 48 Bands That Returned From Long Breaks
Sometimes, you just need to pause.
Bret Michaels Kicks Off Parti-Gras Tour in Detroit
Evening included covers of Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd and plenty of Poison hits.
45 Years Ago: Why Kansas Became an Opening Act at the Peak of Fame
Guitarist Rich Williams discussed a pair of 1978 support gigs with the Rolling Stones in an exclusive interview.
The Two Things Carlos Santana Demanded for a New Documentary
Guitarist refuses any victim mentality story line: "I think we have enough of that."
Eric Church Pays Tribute to Bob Seger With Eight-Song Cover Set
Medley of songs lasted for 12 whole minutes.
Stewart Copeland, ‘Police Deranged for Orchestra': Album Review
Drummer reinvents his old band's songs with strings and more.