Nov 102015

lacey_sturm_2015_792Former Flyleaf  singer Lacey Sturm returns to music with her debut single as a solo artist, ‘Impossible’, screaming into the top five of the iTunes Rock Top Songs chart. The single reached as high as No. 2 on the chart while continuing to gain momentum as news about Lacey‘s return went viral and following SiriusXM Octane‘s premiere of the song November 1. In rotation now at Octane and going for radio adds everywhere Monday, November 9, ‘Impossible’ marks the first single from Lacey‘s highly anticipated solo debut, ‘Life Screams’, set to release  independently in early 2016 on Followspot Records with The Fuel Music distribution.

The vocalist and songwriter who delivered rock anthems like ‘Again’, ‘All Around Me’, ‘I’m So Sick’ and ‘Fully Alive’ to the top of the retail and radio charts, Lacey shares the impetus behind ‘Impossible’ on her Instagram: “I still have a fire in me to be a voice of love to people who feel unloved… For me, today is the beginning of new ways to live the impossible, and I have so much faith, hope and love in my soul.” Continue reading »

Oct 312015

lacey_sturm_2015_792Three years after amicably parting ways with Flyleaf, singer Lacey Sturm is independently releasing her highly anticipated solo debut, “Life Screams”, in early 2016 on Followspot Records with The Fuel Music distribution. The first single from this set of urgent, anthemic and lyrically timely rock, ‘Impossible’, debuts exclusively on SiriusXM‘s Octane (channel 37) Sunday, November 1, at 1:00 p.m. EST, and goes immediately into rotation thereafter. On November 6, the single will be available on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon, and goes to rock radio for adds November 9.

“Impossible” screams the return of the voice and songwriter who delivered rock anthems like ‘Again’, ‘All Around Me’, ‘I’m So Sick’ and ‘Fully Alive’ to the top of the retail and radio charts. The debut solo single from Lacey blasts out the optimistic chorus: “Every morning I see another miracle / I can’t believe I’m living the impossible / We are the sign and we are the wonder / Another day of living the impossible.” Continue reading »

Feb 282015

flyleafband2014_638Piper of conducted an interview with Kristen May and Sameer Bhattacharya of Flyleaf on February 18 at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the video below.

Flyleaf will headline the Revolver magazine tour featuring bands from the “Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock” issue. Also scheduled to appear are Canadian melodic metal act The Agonist, hard rocking Floridians Fit For Rivals, teenage rocker Diamante, and anthemic Canadian rockers Fallling For Scarlet. Continue reading »

Feb 182015

kristen-mayInTheNow Magazine’s Brett Tully recently conducted an interview with Flyleaf singer Kristen May and bassist Pat Seals. You can now watch the chat below.

Speaking about how it is different fronting Flyleaf as the replacement for the band’s former singer, Lacey Sturm, compared to being in her previous group, Vedera, Kristen said: “I guess if you think of it in [terms of me stepping someone who was loved by the fans], it could be a bit overwhelming, but my band toured just about as much as Flyleaf, so, really, I think…. The cool thing about Flyleaf is that they’re such hard-working guys, and they’re always touring and they’re always writing and they’re always working. So, really, if you just take it day by day, it wasn’t too different than being in my previous band. Now, there’s more kids at shows. Continue reading »

Flyleaf – “Between The Stars”

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Nov 112014

flyleafbetweenthestarscdThere was an outcry in the metal/hardrock scene during the fall of 2012. Lacey Sturn had announced that she would depart from Flyleaf. Lacey was a key element to the sound of the band and was known for her incredible voice. The band had released 3 albums, all of which covered a different style. But each album was still coherent and had the signature Flyleaf sound. However, their last album “New Horizons” was a prelude to the change of sound. It was still Flyleaf no doubt, but you could hear things were headed for a slight different direction. As soon as Lacey left, Kristen May took her place. Is Flyleaf able to live up to the bar that they have set?

“Between the Stars” starts  with the song “Set me on Fire”. You can hear a haunting bass guitar at the beginning of the song, and not long after that, you’ll hear the new voice of the band: Kristen May. You can definitely hear that this isn’t the old Flyleaf we used to know. But I have to hand it to Kristen, her voice fits right in with the rest of music. The band is headed towards a new direction, which is quite obvious, but you can still hear some small similarities between the old stuff and their newer work. The song builds up slowly towards the chorus, and it does so quite well. The chorus is as energetic as it should be. An enjoyable start for an album. Continue reading »