HALESTORM Is Beginning To Formulate Ideas For Next Album

HALESTORM Is Beginning To Formulate Ideas For Next Album

With HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale and guitarist Joe Hottinger as guides, Sweden's RockSverige.se recently got a tour of Nashville, Tennessee. They visited Southern Ground, Studio B, Carter Vintage Guitars, Third Man Records and Grimey's. Lzzy and Joe also answered some fan-submitted questions.

Speaking about HALESTORM's plans for the immediate future, Joe said: "We're starting to formulate in our brains right now what we're gonna do for the next record and starting to get ours heads in that space. And it's gonna be a fun one." Lzzy added: "We've been writing a lot lately and just trying to figure out what we're gonna do next, record-wise."

Lzzy said in an interview that the band didn't set out to make a lighter album with its latest effort, "Into The Wild Life" — even though it worked out that way. Hale explained to May The Rock Be With You: "When we were talking about making songs heavier, it didn't necessarily mean stacks of Mesa Boogies and a lot of crunch and layers and walls of guitars." Hale added that the band followed only two rules while recording: "We're not going to record the record in the same way that we did the last two, and is it good or not?"

"Into The Wild Life" debuted at No. 5 on The Billboard 200 album chart, selling 56,000 copies in its first week of release — more than double the first week haul of the band's previous effort, 2012's Grammy-winning "The Strange Case Of…"

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