Interview: Flyleaf — "I started playing music because of Nirvana, Metallica and Pantera, and it just felt honest…"
Thu, 13 May 2010 13:01:54
Flyleaf have always worn their hearts on their sleeves.
In fact, there's a raw and real honesty at the core of every song that the band's written from their debut Flyleaf to their latest offering, Memento Mori. Memento Mori sees the band allowing fans closer than ever before with tracks like "Missing" and "Again," marrying poetically, profound lyrics and unforgettable hard rock hooks. The album remains a focused affair with a story sitting at the center of each song—all you have to do is open yourself up to it…
Flyleaf have evolved immensely since their debut, and their story continues to inspire fans worldwide. Right now, the band's in the midst of their "Unite & Fight Tour" alongside 10 Years and Fair to Midland. "Unite & Fight" means a lot to the quintet, and they decided to tell us all about it backstage at the tour's Anaheim California stop.
However, Flyleaf frontwoman Lacey Mosley and guitarist Jared Hartmann shared a lot more than insight into the tour. Lacey went way back and told us one of the reasons she started playing and so much more…
ARTISTdirect.com editor and Dolor author Rick Florino talked to Flyleaf's Lacey and Jared in this exclusive video interview about Unite & Fight, the stories on Memento Mori, bands that inspired them and why iTunes doesn't let you have a secret track…
Check out the video here and below!
What's your favorite Flyleaf song?