Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
Dimebag Darrell Remembered by Judas Priest’s Rob Halford
It was nine years ago today that Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed onstage in Columbus, Ohio. His passing left the world of rock devastated. All these years later, we still mourn his tragic death and the hole his passing left in rock music.
Marshall Tucker Band to Perform at 2012 Vice Presidential Debate
The Marshall Tucker Band are gearing up to head to the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate tonight (Thursday, Oct. 11), where the rock legends will perform at the face-off between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan, when the two political figures go head-to-head.
The Outlaws, ‘It’s About Pride’ – Album Review
If there's one thing the Outlaws know when it comes to their music, it's exactly what their fans have come to expect. With over 40 years of being one of Southern Rock's most beloved and respected bands under their belts, the group has defined and refined their sound with great ease.
Styx Extends 2012 ‘Grand Illusion’ / ‘Pieces of Eight’ Tour
After a highly successful run with their 'Grand Illusion' / 'Pieces of Eight' tour, Styx has decided to extend the U.S. leg with a handful of additional shows that will keep them on the road throughout the end of the year.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Headed to ‘Fox & Friends’ TV Show
The members of Lynyrd Skynyrd are heading to the Fox network this week. They will appear on 'Fox & Friends,' as part of their All American Concert Series, live from New York City this Friday, Aug. 17.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Southern Surroundings’ CD/DVD Set Coming to Walmart
Courtesy of Webster and Associates, LLC This week (Tuesday, Aug. 7), Lynyrd Skynyrd fans are in for a special treat with a new CD/DVD set titled 'Southern Surroundings,' exclusively hitting Walmart shelves nationwide.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Chosen for Salute at Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards
Lynyrd Skynyrd's guitarist, Gary Rossington, will join a roster of fellow distinguished Georgian performing artists and industry leaders in being honored on Sunday, Oct. 14 during the 34th Annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Concert.
The Outlaws to Release ‘It’s About Pride’ Album on September 25
Fans of the Outlaws better mark their calendars because long awaited new music is on its way! On Sept. 25, the band will release their first studio album in 18 years titled 'It's About Pride,' on Rocket Science Ventures. 'It's About Pride' is an album that the band spen…
Damn Yankees Reunited: Ted Nugent Joins Styx Guitarist Tommy Shaw on Stage
Fans who flocked to the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine this past weekend (Sunday, July 8) were in for an added bonus when Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw reunited on stage with his former Damn Yankees bandmate Ted Nugent as part of the Midwest Rock 'N' Roll Express Tour.
‘General Hospital’ Soap Stars Rock Doobie Brothers, Aerosmith + More on New CD
After a highly-successful first album as Port Chuck, 'General Hospital' soap stars Steve Burton, Scott Reeves, Brandon Barash and Bradford Anderson are back at it with 'Volume 2,' this time featuring classic '80s hits from Aerosmith, Duran Duran, Doobie Brothers and many mor…