Lzzy Hale Says Halestorm Members Are Still Traumatized By The Bus Fire
Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale joined HardDrive Radio for an interview during which she revealed she and her bandmates still couldn’t get over the trauma they experienced after the bus fire.
Back in May 2021, Evanescence and Halestorm announced that they will embark on a new tour in November 2021 and conclude it in December. However, due to the global pandemic, they postponed the tour and decided to continue touring this year, in 2022.
However, something unfortunate for Halestorm recently happened. In Worcester where the band members were resting at a hotel before their gig on January 20, they got out of their beds at 3 am to see that their tour bus burned down. Fortunately, there was no one on the bus at the time of the accident.
As Lzzy Hale said, she and her brother Arejay Hale usually sleep in the bus during the tours instead of hotels, but they stayed at a hotel that night. Considering that she and her brother could have been on the bus during the fire makes the incident more traumatic for the musician.
Despite the terrible incident, Halestorm managed to play their gig in Worcester the following night. In the interview by HardDrive Radio, Lzzy Hale stated that they are still traumatized by the fire as they could’ve been on the bus. Moreover, she stated that playing the show after all these things was amazing, and they played like it was their last show.
During the conversation, Lzzy Hale said the following about the incident:
“There’s been so much humor around it and gratefulness. We’re still a little traumatized by the fire a little bit. It happened at 3 am, nobody was on the bus, but it’s just crazy. It was a very emotional day yesterday, all day I was either crying or laughing hysterically, and sometimes a combination of the two. It just could have gone so left in many ways, it’s kind of like we dodged a bullet. But man, playing the show last night after all of that happened was amazing.
I don’t think I transcended like that on stage in a long time. You know, maybe one of us would have gotten hurt, maybe somebody would have died, and the fact that we’re all in one piece and together- it’s just like we literally played that show like it was our last show. Just very grateful to have each other and very grateful for music with everybody around us, the audience, and all of that. So, there is a silver lining to it all.”
You can watch the rest of the interview below.