Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Gets Signature Epiphone Guitar

Epiphone have welcomed Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale as a signature artist with the new limited edition Lzzy Hale Signature Explorer Outfit. The guitar is a “classic Explorer in an Alpine White Gloss finish and powered by Alnico Classic PRO humbuckers, Grover™ Rotomatic machine heads, an Ebony fingerboard, and gold hardware.” It also includes a custom hard shell case and a certificate of authenticity. You can find more details HERE. Hale commented:

“I always feel like a rock star with my Epiphone. I hope anyone who picks it up feels like a rock star, too. I would encourage them to make a lot of noise with it because that’s currently what I’m doing!”

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Joe Hottinger Says Halestorm Are “Putting Together A Special Package” For The 10th Anniversary Of Their Debut Album

It looks like Halestorm are planning to release a 10th anniversary edition of their self-titled debut album. During a recent interview with Ned from KFMW Rock 108, Joe Hottinger confirmed that the band are currently “putting together a special package” for the effort.

Hottinger said the following while reflecting on the group’s career:

“It’s a trip, man. It’s the ten-year anniversary of our first record and we’re putting together a special package for that first album right now. Lzzy [Hale] and I just went through all these demos we made from 2005 to 2008 when we were making that first record. I had forgotten all about them. It’s like hearing these songs for the first time again. They weren’t terrible. There’s a reason they didn’t make the first record. The thing was there; the magic was there, that we fight for even today. I kind of realized that we’re doing what we’ve always done. We’re lucky. I get to do what I love with the people I love and travel the world doing it. What more could you ask for in a life? That’s what we were doing back when we were playing bars around Pennsylvania. Just doing what we love with people we love. It was on a much smaller scale. But what a trip. I think we’re going around the world twice this year. We end in Australia and Japan again before the end of the year. It’s awesome. It’s tiring, but awesome.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Halestorm Premiere “Vicious” Music Video

Halestorm have premiered a new video for the title track of their latest album “Vicious.” Lzzy Hale commented:

“‘Vicious’ is the song that came in at the 11th hour of finishing this record. We loved the word ‘vicious,’ but we didn’t want to use it in its typical connotations. So we rebranded it to represent the strength, and power of oneself, the glory of the struggle and the victory of overcoming all you are up against. What Doesn’t Kill Me, Makes Me Vicious! A special thanks to Emma Duchesneau for capturing my inner teenager and Tyler Merrit for his evil eye! We can’t wait for all of you to see this video!”

Alice Cooper, Halestorm & Motionless In White Announce Summer U.S. Tour

Alice Cooper and Halestorm have announced a co-headlining tour. Motionless In White will open.

Cooper commented:

“We’ve played festivals with Halestorm, including Rock In Rio, and now I’m excited about doing this summer tour with Lzzy and the band, can’t wait to get to the first show.”

Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale added:

“We are beyond excited to announce our new tour with the man who burnt the rule book on Rock ‘n’ Roll…Alice Cooper. Alice is our A in the ABC’s of Rock music, and we are honored to be sharing the stage with such a legend and his incredible band. School’s definitely out!”

Tour Dates:

07/17 Allentown, PA – PPL Center
07/19 Pittsburgh, PA – KeyBank Pavilion
07/20 Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
07/21 Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
07/23 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
07/25 St Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
07/26 Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
07/28 Oklahoma City, OK – Zoo Amphitheatre
07/29 Cedar Park, TX – H-E-B Center
07/31 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
08/01 Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
08/04 Nashville, TN – The Opry House
08/07 Canandaigua, NY – Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC
08/08 Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
08/10 Portland, ME – Maine Savings Pavilion at Rock Row
08/11 Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
08/13 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
08/15 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
08/16 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion

Halestorm Announce North American Tour With Palaye Royale & Beasto Blanco

Halestorm have announced a headlining North American tour. Palaye Royale and Beasto Blanco will open.

Tour Dates:

04/12 Ladson, SC – 98 Rockfest (Halestorm only)
04/18 Mankato, MN – Verizon Center
04/20 Billings, MT – Shrine Auditorium
04/22 Salt Lake City, UT – Union Event Center
04/23 Boise, ID – The Revolution Center
04/25 Kennewick, WA – Toyota Center
04/26 Vancouver, BC – Chan Centre
04/28 Edmonton, AB – Northern Jubilee Auditorium
04/29 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
05/01 Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
05/03-04 Mexico City, MEX – Domination Festival (Halestorm only)
05/05 Bismarck, ND – Bismarck Event Center
05/07 Rapid City, SD – Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
05/09 Cedar Rapids, IA – US Celluar Center (feat. In This Moment)
05/12 London, ON – London Music Hall
05/13 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
05/17-19 Columbus, OH – Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival