REALITY TV – Reality star Lacey Sculls has been a major player in the music world for over a decade. In spite of Lacey’s extensive music career though, she is best known for her villainous ways on two popular reality tv shows: Vh1’s “Rock of Love” with Bret Michaels, and Vh1’s “Charm School” with Sharon Osbourne.
Both shows which were aired in many countries across the world., and Lacey was one of the primary characters. She was best known for her clever and entertaining ways of wreaking havoc on her cast mates. “Rock of Love” was a show that proved to be a huge success. With up to 5 million viewers, it was the highest rated show in Vh1 history at the time of its airing.
One of the final episodes of “Rock of Love” even went up against – and beat – the Emmy’s, in ratings. To this date, Lacey stands out as one of reality tv’s most infamous villains, and was an integral part of the show’s success.
HALO -Although Lacey has been successful in television, her passion is in music. Most recently, Lacey released the debut album for her band, HALO. HALO has been compared to artists and bands such as Shirley Manson/Garbage, and Linkin Park. HALO’s sound is a mix of industrial and alternative rock.
Although the music and lyrics possess a dark edge, it manages to maintain a slightly mainstream sound throughout the album. When experienced live, HALO is a full band, comprised of a guitar player, bassist, drummer, and Lacey on vocals. However when it comes to the music and lyrics, Lacey is the sole writer of all of HALO’s songs.
The song entitled “The Stranger” has an accompanying music video which features some of the super stars of the rock and industrial scenes, including Meegs Rascon from Coal Chamber on guitar, Aaron Rossi from Ministry on drums, and Brent Ashley from Combichrist on bass. The album “Something Evil This Way Comes” can be currently found on iTunes and on Amazon.com.
PIGFACE – In addition to her own band HALO, Lacey is also featured as a guest vocalist for the band Pigface. Pigface is a “super group” that, over the course of more than two decades, has showcased an array of “who’s who” in the industrial, punk, and alternative rock music scenes. The star and founding member, Martin Atkins, formed the band in 1991, and has purposely maintained a “revolving door” style of superstar members.
Always keeping audiences excited and guessing in regards to who the upcoming line-up will be, past members have included major icons such as Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails, Danny Carey from Tool, Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ogre from Skinny Puppy, and Edsel from the band Dope, among many others.
Now, after a decade-long hiatus, Martin Atkins has put together a new line-up of members, including Lacey Sculls. This coming November 25th, Lacey will be singing several songs with Pigface, live on stage at the House of Blues in Chicago. Lacey has sung for Pigface in the past as well, including on two successful U.S. tours, and on one track of a Pigface studio album.
LORDS OF ACID – Lords of Acid is another noteworthy band that asked Lacey to join them. Lords of Acid has been critically acclaimed within the electronic and dance music scenes. Over the course of their career, the band has sold over 2.5 million albums. In 2010, Lacey joined Lords of Acid as their lead singer on “The Sextreme Ball Tour”.
This was the band’s first U.S tour in a decade, and it proved to be a huge success. Lacey and Lords of Acid performed in almost every major market in the U.S., with most of the shows of the tour being sold-out.
NOCTURNE – The band that kickstarted Lacey’s entire musical career was her very first band: Nocturne. When she was just fresh out of high school,Lacey formed Nocturne in 1995 in her home town of Dallas, Texas.
Alongside her guitar player Chris Telkes, Lacey wrote the music and lyrics for the band, and quickly became the most popular local band in the goth-rock community. Lacey was considered to be a powerhouse front woman, and one several awards with local radio stations. The band continued on over a period of ten years, and toured the U.S. several times. Nocturne developed a loyal cult following, and went on to tour with several of the pioneers of the rock/industrial/hard rock music scenes, including bands like Ministry, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Mushroomhead, Dope, King Diamond, Bile, and many others.
ESCAPE THE FATE – In addition to her success as a musical front woman, and TV reality star, Lacey is considered to be a “video vixen” as well. In 2013, Lacey was asked by the hugely popular hard rock band Escape The Fate, to star in their music video for their song “You’re Insane”. To date, the music video has received almost 4 million views on youtube.
ACTIVISM – For most of her adult life, Lacey has been very passionate when it comes to activism. Lacey is an advocate of animals, a promoter of human rights, a believer in equality for the gay and lesbian community, and a protector of the environment. In 2007, Lacey founded her own dog rescue organization, “Heroes K9 Rescue”.
Through her organization, Lacey rescues dogs from L.A.’s “high kill” city shelters, that otherwise would have been euthanized due to overcrowding. Once rescued, the dogs are fostered and carefully re-homed by Lacey, herself. In eight years, Lacey rescued and re-homed closed to 100 dogs. Find Lacey on facebook, instagram, and on twitter. Search “Lacey Sculls”.
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