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NEWS: Lacey Sturm Life Screams Solo Debut Album Bolts To No. 1

| 24 February 2016 | Reply


Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated frontwoman of Flyleaf (through 2012), Lacey Sturm, bolts back onto the music scene as a solo artist with the five-star-acclaimed release of Life Screams last week on FOLLOWSPOT Records with The Fuel Music distribution. Available at iTunesAmazon.comBest Buy and everywhere great music is sold, the album launches to No. 1, No. 7 and No. 9 on the Top Hard Music, Current Alternative and Core Genre Rock Albums’ charts respectively, while topping the iTunes Rock Top Albums chart for much of last week. The album also sparked the Mediabase Active Rock chart top 30 (No. 27) and climbing hit radio single, “Impossible,” which is No. 2 this week on the SiriusXM Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown.

During Life Scream’s debut week at retail, SiriusXM played Lacey’s exclusive interview with SiriusXM’s Kayla Riley, as well as acoustic performance of “Impossible” and more new songs from Life Screams, while Loudwire released Lacey’s episode of ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’. “In this segment, we explore the rock siren’s life from the very beginning up until she chose to depart from her longtime band,” writes Loudwire’s Graham ‘Gruhamed’ Hartmann. “…Lacey Sturm has plenty of amazing stories, so let her regale you in this episode of ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ To grab a copy of Lacey’s new album, Life Screams, click here.”

After Lacey’s “Rising on Yahoo! Music” full band performance of “Impossible,” as well as the Life Screamstrack “Rot,” premiered Feb. 11, Yahoo! Music followed up its coverage with exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of Lacey and band in its studios at this link.

Also prior to the album release, Lacey and her husband Josh Sturm acoustically performed “All Around Me,” as well as Life Screams tracks “Faith” and “Run to You,” during a recent TEDxUniversityofNevada TEDx Talks event. Between songs Lacey delivered an intensely personal, and at times, humorous talk about marriage and love. Her TEDx appearance can be viewed at

Recognized as 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, Lacey’s solo debut has given the critics cause to rave. Reviews by AXS Entertainment / Examiner.comCryptic RockMusic Is ImmortalNeo Music Scene,Revenant MediaMusic UndergroundThe Pit and Pop Deflators are joined by a Pure M Magazine cover story and reviews by AllMusicSputnik MusicLondon Music HallRhapsodyNational Rock ReviewThe Front Row ReportNewspaper PostTennessee JournalistEvigshed and others. Loudwire says that the new album “will satisfy Flyleaf fans with plenty of memorable, melodic hard rock, but her new band also helps expand and explore different musical paths.”

As momentum for her first solo album continues to build, Lacey is taking her positive messages, new music and fan favorites from her Flyleaf repertoire on the road. Recently performing for a packed house at the famed Whisky A Go Go club on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood for her album release party, her touring ramps up with a significant club tour with OTEP followed by the “World’s Loudest Month,” hitting ­such major rock festivals as Rock On The RangeMonster Energy Carolina RebellionWelcome To Rockville and Northern Invasion.

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About Lacey Sturm: Lacey has earned legions of fans worldwide through her emotive voice, chart-topping songwriting and sheer sincerity of the uplifting messages pervading her work. Whether as frontwoman of the multi-million-selling hard rockers Flyleaf, or now as a solo artist (as well as an author and speaker), she remains uncommonly true to herself while inspiring others to strive for better ways to live and love.

From performing for the United States Armed Forces in Afghanistan to sold out gigs around the U.S. alongside rock music’s top bands, including Rage Against The Machine, Metallica, Deftones, Korn, and Evanescence, Lacey has also collaborated on recordings with Geno Lenardo, Apocalyptica, Orianthi, Resident Hero, Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction), Ryan White (Resident Hero) and many others. She also performed “Again,” “I’m So Sick” and “Fully Alive” on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Gracing covers as a LOVEsick model for Hot Topic, Lacey has further received MTV “Favorite Music Video” and Yahoo! “Band of the Month” nods. She has also gathered numerous movie, television, soundtrack and video game placements with Flyleaf, such as Underworld: Awakening Soundtrack, Nightmare Before Christmas: Cover Album, Live Free or Die Hard, Rock Band and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, The Sims 2, Resident Evil: Extinction, Underworld: Evolution, MTV New Year’s Eve, and many more.

About The Fuel Music: Established in 2008, The Fuel Music & Management, LLC, is one of the leading independent distributors of music though all physical and digital channels internationally and enjoys a growing base in artist merchandise sales. Based in Tennessee, the Fuel team brings nearly 70 years of combined music industry experience in record label operations, major label distribution and marketing, and artist management for artists ranging from upstart bands to GRAMMY Award nominated, multi-platinum artists. More information on the company can be found at

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