For those converted by Flyleaf's self-titled debut, "New Horizons" will be a parting gift from lead singer, Lacey Sturm, who announced her departure from the band. "New Horizons" is loaded with fiery guitars and fierce drums supporting Sturm's ability to do hairpin turns with her voice from screaming to keening to a roar. The wonder of Flyleaf is they never sacrifice their aggressive rock and roll for their visceral lyrics, but have found a rare balance between the two. "Cage on the Ground," one of the standouts from their latest CD, offers the following:
If you are a fan of Evanescence and Paramour, you may want to check out Flyleaf's "New Horizons." We will have to be patient hear how new vocalist, Kristen May, sounds on their next release.
--Cindy F., Headquarters