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Halestorm [CD]

HalestormAudio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (246 customer reviews)

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Halestorm unleashes a turbulent torrent of infectious hard rock on their self-titled Atlantic debut. The band—guitarist Joe Hottinger, bassist Josh Smith, drummer Arejay Hale and singer/guitarist Lzzy Hale—churn out uncompromising rock n' roll anthems. Drawing from an arsenal of songs that she's penned since she was 13, Lzzy examines love and life on the edge.

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  • Audio CD (April 28, 2009)
  • Original Release Date: 2009
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Atlantic
  • ASIN: B001SGEUNI
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (246 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #315 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. It s Not You
2. I Get Off
3. Bet U Wish U Had Me Back
4. Innocence
5. Familiar Taste of Poison
6. I m Not An Angel
7. What Were You Expecting?
8. Love/Hate Heartbreak
9. Better Sorry Than Safe
10. Dirty Work
11. Nothing To Do With Love

Editorial Reviews

Blood. Sweat. Tears. Rock-N-Roll.
That's what Halestorm's made of.
The band, guitarist Joe Hottinger, bassist Josh Smith, drummer Arejay Hale and singer/guitarist Lzzy Hale churn out uncompromising rock-n-roll anthems on their self-titled Atlantic debut. Drawing from an arsenal of songs that she's penned since she
was 13, Lzzy examines love and life on the edge while casting a hypnotic spell on listeners. Drawing from influences as diverse as Pat Benatar, Janis Joplin, and Metallica, she has a dark sensuality that's undeniable. She exudes that feeling on stage and in the studio, because she's not afraid to be herself. She laughs, 'As a
kid, when a lot of my friends were into Backstreet Boys, I attached
myself to Alice Cooper, Cinderella, and Van Halen. I want to give the audience a ride and connect with them.' In the end, that philosophy will ensure Halestorm's longevity. 'This album has
been a long time coming,' says Lzzy. 'There's been a lot of dirty
work that went into making it. Creatively, we went to rock n roll
college through the experience. It was crazy, raw, down and dirty'.

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36 of 41 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Grateful for some ROCK!! August 30, 2009
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I almost wrecked my car the first time I heard Halestorm on the radio; not only do they have a powerful female on lead vocals, but the guitar riffs are awesome. I haven't heard anything like this since the early 90s. I listen to a wide variety of music genres, but I didn't stop liking rock just because hip-hop & electronica seemed to take over. I guess rock stations aren't as popular as they once were, and great rock albums are even harder to come by.

THEN THERE WAS HALESTORM! Yaaay! I have always been a huge fan of female rockers like the Wilson sisters in Heart, Lita Ford, and Bonnie Tyler, just to name a few -- I even like the chick's vocals in Evanescence, but it's been a long time since I heard something like Halestorm. My favorite tracks are the first three: It's Not You, I Get Off, and Bet U Wish U Had Me Back. I love the lyrics, love the vocals, and can't get enough of the guitars.

The lyrics are sexual (reminds me of Bret Michael's lyrics a little*edit*<--I take this back, Halestorm's lyrics have some depth to them), which isn't anything new in the world of rock'n'roll, but it's refreshing to hear a chick addressing guys instead of the other way around. Each track has its own unique sound, which is great because I can't stand repetition.

The only reason I gave it four stars instead of five was the number of slower songs versus faster songs. I am starved for an album that doesn't rely so heavily on slow tracks, but it seems to happen a lot with female lead vocals.

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13 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Album, Better Live! June 25, 2009
Format:Audio CD
I saw Halestorm last night in Charleston and did they rock hard. Amazingly talented band, the drum solo they did in the middle was awesome. The live version of Familiar Taste Of Poison was incredible.

I've seen mentions of comparisons to Pat Benatar & Heart but the band / performer that came to my mind most listening to and seeing them is Joan Jett. Lzzy has the growl and attitude, the guitarist was tight, her brother has the drums on lockdown and he and the bassist are in the pocket, holding it all together. The production is a bit slick but they are able to recreate almost all the production live so I won't fault them that.

Buy the album and you will not regret it. As someone else said, next time they come round I do believe they won't be playing a small club but a larger venue.
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31 of 42 people found the following review helpful
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I was given this CD by Halestorm, to try it out, as I wasn't sure...I almost said no cuz of the mention of many mainstream commercial rock bands listed in the credits whom I don't like...Nickelback, Shinedown, Theory Of A Deadman, etc...I stay away from that stuff. My taste is powerpop, alt-country and many alt/punk/new wave bands, as well as many female rockers and singer/songwriters, plus the Scandinavian, opera-metal bands fronted by women.

Then I read the reviews, comparing Halestorm to Pat Benatar and Heart, so then I listened, as I love Pat Benatar and Heart...and I'll tell ya, the reviews were right on!! I'm not a big fan of huge commercial productions, UNLESS the songs and tunefulness is undeniable, and there is a VOICE...well folks, Halestorm fit those qualifications to a T. Even American Idol judge/songwriter extraordinaire Kara DioGuardi cowrote a song here, "I'm Not An Angel", and it's good.

I not only hear Pat Benatar, 80s Heart (not so much their 70s work), but also even forgotten, former Atlantic 80s female-fronted band Fiona...BUT Halestorm crank up the decibels and dark drama, and sharpen the edges 10-fold, almost in metal territory, yet they keep their tunefulness intact...Lzzy's got a voice that can knock over barriers, no doubt about it.

Yes, they are quite mainstream and commercial, BUT Halestorm have more going for them than just being the next female-fronted radio rock band, the next Evanescence...unfortunately, the production is too slick to endear them to L7 fans or Babes In Toyland fans. I can see through these shortcomings and get passed categorization and radio formats, and just see a band for what they truly are and their potential...
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great album by a great band. June 25, 2009
Format:Audio CD
I saw Halestorm in concert last night here in Charleston. All I can say is that this band is even better live than on CD, and the CD rocks. Fantastic CD filled with some of the catchiest hard rock tunes I've heard in quite a while. They are also an amazing live band, so check them out if they come to your town. I've got a feeling the next time I see them it will be in a much larger venue.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Back to the 80's metal! September 26, 2009
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I love this CD! Being a metal lover of 80's music, this was refreshing to hear! Lzzy Hale has an awesome voice! Nice to hear a good female singer in a genre dominated by men! Being a single 40 year old mom, the lyrics are empowering! HA! Would recommend highly!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Halestorm's title album is amazing! December 10, 2012
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This band is awesome and their music is unique. I would definitely recommend this CD to a friend without hesitation.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Lzzy's voice is great. The music is somewhat repetitive
Lzzy's voice is great. The music is somewhat repetitive. The band as a whole is just average. I wait for her collaborations with others beside Eric Church.
Published 15 hours ago by Roger Anderson
2.0 out of 5 stars Music in of itself isn't bad but the lyrics are just as awful as any...
Music in of itself isn't bad but the lyrics are just as awful as any mainstream pop artist. I'm usually not one for caring about such things but I found them so irritating that I... Read more
Published 4 days ago by Danny S Taylor
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible sound.
Lzzy Hale became a rock goddess after listening to this album.
Published 13 days ago by joe resto
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love halestorm!!! Best album yet!!! Not a dud on it.
Published 15 days ago by C. Weber
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Fantastic group Lzzy Hale is excellent on vocals.
Published 20 days ago by Skip Rice
5.0 out of 5 stars she's great. I luv it
First time , she's great. I luv it!
Published 28 days ago by melanie smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Halestorm Rocks
Their unique style of rock and lyrical sensibilities make this band stand head and shoulders above many. The vocals are crisp, the music is compelling. I love it.
Published 1 month ago by Luna Bleu
5.0 out of 5 stars yes
Hailstorm is a great up and coming band, loved" I hate you" the rest of lp is a supper bonus. The whole thing rocks!!
Published 1 month ago by mak
5.0 out of 5 stars watch out there,s a halestorm coming!
i own this album myself as lzzy hale to me put her life
into this rock and roll music of teenage rebellion i could relate to open mic lyrics of i get off anthems and
i,m... Read more
Published 2 months ago by heavy75goth
4.0 out of 5 stars Had to listen to it a couple times.
If I had reviewed this album after the first time I listened to it I probably would have given it 2 stars, but the more I listened to it, it kind of grew on me. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Guillermo Torres
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