Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale picks the 3 metal albums that influenced her the most

Despite releasing their first album in 2009, Tail storm have actually been around since the late 90s, so they’ve witnessed a lot of changes in heavy music over the years. During an interview with Sveriges RockSwedenfront woman Lizzie Hale named the three metal albums that have influenced her the most throughout her career.

Hale has always been expressive about his love for Ronnie James Dioso it’s not surprising Holy diver is one of her favorite records of all time. But the three metal albums she stated had the greatest influence on her are instead Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed and Sevendust.

“I love Ozzmosis record. A lot of people don’t, but I love it and I’ve listened to a lot of it too. For some new old school, Disturbed’s The disease and Sevendusts Home – which I don’t know would be considered metal, but they definitely went for it,” Hale said. “I remember it moving me forward from my ’70s and ’80s hard rock and metal. The two albums were like crazy modern, but then of course it was a long time ago. All these albums have anniversaries now and I’m like ‘Oh no! I remember when it was new.”

Halestorm’s self-titled debut album was released in 2009 and they have released four more records since then, the latest being 2022’s Back from the dead. Elsewhere in the interview with RockSwedenHale stated that a solo album is likely to come from her at some point in the future, a venture that her bandmates have actually pushed her to take.

“I feel like if I were to do a solo record that I have tons of songs that never saw the light of day that I could choose from, you’d definitely be able to hear what my specific influence is on the band.” she added.

Halestorm is currently on tour in Europe with Alter Bridge, with the next show scheduled to take place tonight (Nov. 2) in Denmark. See more of them upcoming dates here.

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