The siblings Arejay and (Elisabeth) Izzy Hale already began writing songs and performing at 10 and 13 years of age in Pennsylvania, United States In a very early version of the band, they forced their father to play the bass before they found bassist Josh Smith. The band became complete when guitarist Joe Hottinger agreed and a contract was signed with Atlantic Records who released their debut live ep "One and Done" in 2005 today's ep out of print.
Halestorm is known for touring non stop about 250 gigs a year, Izzy Hale's love for Gibson guitars is well known models she uses is blah Tribal Flying V, Gibson Explorer, Les Paul Custom, Firebird and the Joan Jett Signature Melody Maker.
18 April 2009 released the self-titled debut and with it came the singles and music videos "It's Not You," "Love / Hate Heartbreak" and "Familiar Taste of Poison".