GAC Album Review: Gary Allan’s Set You Free

Singer/songwriter Gary Allan can’t escape the dark corners of his past, nor has he ever tried to run from the haunting tragedy of his wife Angela’s 2004 suicide. While somber tones filled even his earliest hits like 1999’s “Smoke Rings In the Dark,” Gary’s sound grew darker in the latter half of the 2000s as [...] Read More

Gary Allan’s Latest Single Soars Up the Charts

Gary Allan’s latest smash hit, “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain),” jumped from No. 9 to No. 5 on the country charts this week and sold over 112,000 downloads this week alone. The track’s immediate success has moved up the release of his new album, Set You Free, by a few months. The project will [...] Read More

Gary Allan Puts It Back Together

Gary Allan has had one very difficult decade. During that time, there’ve been some critical accolades and some hit records in his career. But there’s also been a series of tough episodes in his personal life. His wife committed suicide in 2004 while Gary was in the house. His father died in 2008. And an obsessed fan vandalized his house in 2009. Gary never did a lot of interviews before that, but he pulled back even more as he went through those hard times, keeping to himself while he healed. Fortunately, Gary is pretty much back on track, a message he tried to send to his fans through a song on his current album, Get Off On The Pain. Read More