Halestorm singer / guitarist Lzzy Hale performed alongside Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford at Chemokaze VI, a charity event for cancer patients. The performance took place Jan. 6 at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville with The East Side Gamblers.
Halestorm is an American band with 3 studio albums, and has released several covers. Vocalist Lzzy Hale also often participates in concerts by other bands.
Bradley Ernest “Brad” Whitford (born February 23, 1952) is best known for serving as the rhythm guitarist for the hard rock band Aerosmith. He has also worked as a songwriter for the group, co-composing well-received tracks such as 1976’s “Last Child”.
Whitford graduated from Reading Memorial High School in 1970. After attending the Berklee College of Music, Whitford played in local bands Cymbals of Resistance, Teapot Dome, Earth, Inc., and finally a band called Justin Thyme before joining Aerosmith in 1971, replacing original guitarist Ray Tabano.
Aerosmith would go on to be one of the most successful bands of the 1970s. However, following a string of less successful albums in the late 1970s, Whitford left the band in 1981 to work on his own project with singer Derek St. Holmes, simply called Whitford/St. Holmes.
The project was dissolved after a sole self-titled album was released in 1981 (However, Whitford/St. Holmes reunited for a 2015 tour. A follow up CD titled “REUNION” was sold at these shows).
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