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.
When Sting and Phil Collins Went Solo at the Secret Policeman’s Ball
The 1981 charity shows marked significant steps in their respective careers.
Paul Stanley Explains the Evolution of Kiss’ ‘Detroit Rock City’
Track "started off as just a song to sing the praises of this rock 'n' roll city" before gaining a deeper meaning.
Bob Seger Calls Silver Bullet Bassist’s Lawsuit ‘Frivolous’
Recording royalties, as well as payments from three different tours, are at the core of the dispute.