Halestorm Working On “Fresh And Weird” New Music

It looks like Halestorm have been writing new music as of late. Guitarist Joe Hottinger said the following about that:

“The writing rocket has finally lifted off. The music is feeling fresh and weird. I love it. I can’t wait for everyone to hear some of these gems.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Kicks Off Nashville SC’s First Season Of Major League Soccer

Yesterday (February 29), Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale helped Nashville SC start their first-ever season of Major League Soccer by playing the team’s first “Gibson Guitar Riff.” The performance launched a new tradition in which various artists will be kicking off every Nashville SC game by rocking a 1968 Gibson Les Paul Hero guitar.

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Tonight History is being made. Major League Soccer has finally arrived to the city of Nashville TN! As some of you well know, every team has a tradition to start off the game. So our friends at @mls and our beautiful family at Gibson teamed up to make the team a guitar. Our Nashville tradition? 30 seconds of an original riff on this guitar! What better way to symbolize the very heart of music city?! And who gets to write and perform the first riff ever tonight? Me!! It’s truly such an honor to be chosen to not only represent myself as a woman and a musician but to represent the amazing Rock n Roll community here in Nashville. The whole thing goes down at 7 cst! Nashville vs Atlanta! See you all tonight!

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Rob Zombie, Halestorm, Beartooth, Etc. Set For 2020 Riff Fest

The lineup has been revealed for this year’s edition of 101 WRIF’s Riff Fest. The event will take place at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI on July 18 and it will feature: Rob Zombie, Halestorm, Beartooth, Escape The Fate, The Blue Stones, Joyous Wolf, The Black Moods, and South Of Eden.

Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Rob Zombie, Etc. Set For 2020 Rock USA Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Rock USA festival. The event will take place at Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh, WI on July 16-18 and it will feature the following:

July 16: Limp Bizkit, Halestorm, Chevelle, Avatar, Fever 333, Wage War, We Came As Romans, Stick To Your Guns, I See Stars, Bones UK, Saul, Smile Empty Soul, Bad Omens, Stitched Up Heart, Joyous Wolf, and September Mourning.

July 17: Rob Zombie, Ice Cube, The Pretty Reckless, HELLYEAH, Hollywood Undead, The Glorious Sons, Knocked Loose, Attila, Escape The Fate, Otherwise, Carnifex, Through Fire, BRKN LOVE, Royal Bliss, and The Cold Stares.

July 18: Slipknot, Papa Roach, Anthrax, Steel Panther, Of Mice & Men, Bad Wolves, All That Remains, Memphis May Fire, Emmure, Insane Clown Posse, Crobot, Cherry Bombs, He Is Legend, Islander, and Tense Machine.

Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Staind, Etc. Set For 2020 Rocklahoma Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Rocklahoma festival. The event will take place in Pryor, Oklahoma on May 22-24 and it will feature the following: Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Staind, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Anthrax, I Prevail, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Motionless In White, Body Count, Hollywood Undead, HELLYEAH, Badflower, The Hu, Jelly Roll, Bad Wolves, Dirty Honey, All That Remains, Jinjer, Warrant, Brass Against, Bones UK, Knocked Loose, John 5 And The Creatures, Butcher Babies, From Ashes To New, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Diamante, Goodbye June, Bulletboys, Liliac, Color Of Chaos, East Side Gamblers, Budderside, Paralandra, Hericane Alice, Travis Bond, Fist Of Rage, Outlaw Devils, 90lb Wrench, Severmind, Love Sick Radio, Mind Of Fury, Jessikill, Straight Six, The Rumors, and Chaotic Resemblance.

Watch Guns N’ Roses, ZZ Top, Halestorm, Etc. Members Jam At “Gibson Live At The Grove”

Slash (Guns N’ Roses), Don Felder (ex-Eagles), Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest), Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), and more took part in a jam session at the “Gibson Live At The Grove” event in Anaheim, CA on January 16. You can see some footage of that below, courtesy of The Music Zoo and VintageRock.com:

[via Blabbermouth]

Halestorm Planning To Release Two New EPs

During a recent interview with Bionic Buzz at the She Rocks awards, Lzzy Hale revealed that Halestorm are planning to release two new EPs. On top of that, the band have also been writing and demoing new material for their next album.

Hale said the following when asked if the group are working on a new album:

“We’ve just been writing for it — we’re demoing and all that stuff. We have a couple of projects coming out during the year that we’ve been recording. I have a couple of collaborations that are gonna be trickled out; you guys are gonna find out about that probably in about a week or so. And we’ve got ShipRocked [cruise] coming up and a small run in April. But other than that, we’re hunkering down and getting some new tunes.”

She also added the following when asked if they are planning to release another covers EP:

“We do have two EPs coming out. Whether or not they are fully covers or whether they’re something even more ridiculous, I cannot say.”

[via Blabbermouth]