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.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sevendust’s Lajon Witherspoon
Happy birthday to Sevendust frontman Lajon Witherspoon, who turns 39 today (Oct. 3)! The husband and father of two has fronted the band for several years, and has been the driving force behind Sevendust's success. So, to honor the Sevendust singer, Loudwire has compiled a list of 10 Things You Didn'…
Alter Bridge Give Webisode Update From the Road
Alter Bridge gave their fans a little behind-the-scenes glimpse into life on the road during their 2011 Carnival of Madness tour through an exclusive webisode posted to the band's website last week.
Disturbed, ‘Hell’ – Song Review
Disturbed are getting ready to blow the faces off rock radio with the song 'Hell.' The tune is the band's debut single from their forthcoming album, 'The Lost Children' -- their first ever collection of B-sides and rarities.
While 'Hell' isn't set to hit radio …
While 'Hell' isn't set to hit radio …
Watch Full Red Hot Chili Peppers + Stone Sour Sets at 2011 Rock in Rio Fest
On Saturday (Sept. 24), Red Hot Chili Peppers and Stone Sour took to the Rock in Rio 2011 Festival in Brazil, entertaining the masses that came out for the highly anticipated headlining performances. And now, you can watch their full performances below.
Gavin Rossdale Made New Bush Album a Family Affair
When you've got two little kids and a loving wife, it's hard to ever think of anything else. So when it came time for Bush to record their recently released new album, 'The Sea of Memories,' the band's frontman, Gavin Rossdale, kept his family -- wife Gwen Stefani and sons K…
Black Stone Cherry Release NSFW Video for ‘Blame It on the Boom Boom’
Black Stone Cherry are giving their fans a little treat this week with the premiere of their brand new video for their tune 'Blame It on the Boom Boom' on ARTISTdirect.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dave Mustaine
Happy birthday to Dave Mustaine, who turns 50 today (Sept. 13). The veteran rocker has been a popular figure in the metal world for 30 years. His notorious ousting from Metallica resulted in his formation of his own legendary metal act, Megadeth...
William Shatner Joined by Zakk Wylde and Mike Inez on Covers Album
After months of rumors, actor William Shatner has confirmed the news of his concept album that includes contributions from some of music's most iconic metal and rock musicians. 'Searching for Major Tom' is set to hit stores next month, and features the likes of guitar great Zakk Wylde…
Bush Rocking With New Album and New Lineup
Ten years since the release of their last album, Bush are gearing up for the release of 'The Sea of Memories,' set to hit stores Sept. 13. The disc will be the first release on the group's own label, Zuma Rock Records, which is in a partnership with eOne Music.
P.O.D. Frontman Sonny Sandoval Talks Faith and Future of Band
P.O.D. just hit the road as part of the 2011 Rock Allegiance Tour, which also features Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Puddle of Mudd, Crossfade, RED and Drive A. The trek will continue on through a Sept. 25 in Sacramento, Calif. For P.O.D.'s singer Sonny Sandoval, the tour is more than just a handful …