Lzzy Hale

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Lzzy Hale
Hale performing with Halestorm in 2019
Hale performing with Halestorm in 2019
Background information
Birth nameElizabeth Mae Hale
Born (1983-10-10) October 10, 1983 (age 37)
Red Lion, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • musician
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • keyboards
Years active1997–present
LabelsAtlantic
Associated actsHalestorm

Elizabeth Mae "Lzzy" Hale[5] (born October 10, 1983)[6] is an American singer, musician, and songwriter. She is best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of hard rock band Halestorm, which she co-founded with her brother Arejay Hale in 1997.

Career[edit]

Hale began writing and performing music in 1997. She has since gained success as Halestorm's lead singer, and with guest appearances alongside artists such as Eric Church, Lindsey Stirling, Shinedown, Machine Gun Kelly, Black Stone Cherry, Seether, Adrenaline Mob, The Hu, and Stone Sour.[7][8]

Revolver appearances[edit]

In the December 2009 issue of Revolver magazine, Hale appeared on the cover alongside former Landmine Marathon vocalist Grace Perry as one of the "Hottest Chicks in Metal".[9] For most years since, Hale has been listed as one of the magazine's "Hottest" either in the magazine and/or in its Hottest Chicks calendar. For the magazine's February/March 2015 issue, Hale appeared alone on the cover for both a feature article and once more as one of Revolver's "25 hottest chicks in hard rock and metal".[10]

Hale has also written the advice column "Ask Lzzy" for Revolver.[11]

Guest appearances[edit]

As a musical artist Hale has collaborated with a number of other notable bands. Some of the songs she has lent vocals to include:

Personal life[edit]

Hale is the fourth Elizabeth Mae in her family, she said in an interview for Loudwire's "Fact or Fiction".[28]

On October 11, 2014, Hale said she is bisexual on her personal Twitter account.[29] On October 30, 2015, bandmate Josh Smith confirmed that Hale has been in an on-and-off relationship with fellow guitarist Joe Hottinger.[30]

On February 29, 2020, Hale performed at Nashville SC's inaugural Major League Soccer match at Nissan Stadium.[31]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Grierson. "Halestorm". About.com Entertainment. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "Discs: Halestorm, 1032K, Willie Nelson, Joshua Bell and Friends". The Buffalo News. October 24, 2013. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  3. ^ "Lindsey Stirling". Billboard. November 4, 2014. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  4. ^ Marisa Brown. "Halestorm – Biography – AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  5. ^ Hale, Elizabeth Mae. "Songwriter/Composer: HALE ELIZABETH MAE". Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI). Archived from the original on October 5, 2015. Retrieved June 9, 2015.
  6. ^ Rose, Rustyn (May 24, 2011). "Metalholic's Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2011". Metalholic. Retrieved October 13, 2015.
  7. ^ Tree Riddle (May 11, 2012). "Halestorm's Lzzy Hale Unveils Signature Gibson Guitar Via Twitter". Loudwire.
  8. ^ "Halestorm on The Tonight Show". The Patriot News. September 4, 2007. Retrieved March 7, 2012.
  9. ^ "Revolver's hottest chicks in metal of all time issue on stands now!!!". Revolver Magazine. NewBay Media. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  10. ^ "New Issue Preview: Revolver February/March 2015". Revolver Magazine. NewBay Media. Archived from the original on March 31, 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  11. ^ Hale, Lzzy. "Ask Lzzy". Revolver Magazine. NewBay Media. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015.
  12. ^ "Letters From The Labyrinth". Live Nation Entertainment. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  13. ^ "Lindsey Stirling's Shatter Me Video featuring Lzzy Hale on vocals". Archived from the original on July 25, 2018. Retrieved March 28, 2015.
  14. ^ "Lzzy Hale Guests on Dada Life's New Song, 'Tic Tic Tic'". Loudwire.
  15. ^ "Lzzy Hale Guests on Dream Theater Song 'Our New World'". Loudwire.
  16. ^ "New Years Day covers Pantera, Linkin Park, Garbage classics on 'Diary of a Creep' EP". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  17. ^ "New Years Day salute influences With 'Diary of a Creep' EP, Prep for January Tour". Loudwire. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  18. ^ "Cane Hill + Lzzy Hale Intro Ember Moon at WWE NXT: Takeover". Loudwire.
  19. ^ "Tom Keifer - The Way Life Goes". Discogs.
  20. ^ "Alice Cooper, Lzzy Hale & Chris Robertson join Planet Rock All Stars charity single". Planet Rock. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  21. ^ "Hear Lzzy Hale, Howard Jones Join Lamb of God's Mark Morton on New Acoustic EP". Revolver. January 17, 2020.
  22. ^ "TAYLOR MOMSEN Says Covering QUEEN With MARIA BRINK And LZZY HALE 'Felt Like A Very Natural Collaboration'". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. June 27, 2020.
  23. ^ "The HU Joins Forces with Halestorm's Lzzy Hale for "Song Of Women"". Music Mayhem. May 1, 2020. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  24. ^ "Watch HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Duet With Country Rocker CORY MARKS In 'Out In The Rain' Video". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. August 8, 2020.
  25. ^ "Evanescence Debut 'Use My Voice' Feat. Lzzy Hale + Taylor Momsen". Loudwire.
  26. ^ "APOCALYPTICA Taps HALESTORM's LZZY HALE For New Single, 'Talk To Me'". Blabbermouth.
  27. ^ "Watch Official Music Video For DEE SNIDER And LZZY HALE's New Version Of 'The Magic Of Christmas Day'". Blabbermouth.
  28. ^ "Halestorm's Lzzy Hale Plays 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?'". Loudwire. Retrieved November 14, 2019.
  29. ^ Lzzy Hale [@LZZYHALE] (October 11, 2014). "@JayxMichaels ha! Well, kinda ... I am bi, also secure and in my feminine/sexuality" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  30. ^ "HALESTORM Bassist Confirms LZZY HALE And JOE HOTTINGER Have Had An 'On-And-Off' Relationship". blabbermouth.net. October 30, 2015. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  31. ^ "Pause Mute Current Time 0:04 / Duration 0:38 Share Fullscreen Nashville SC supporters rock out to Lzzy Hale's guitar riff at inaugural match". MLSSoccer.com. February 29, 2020. Retrieved March 6, 2020.

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