"Flyleaf" is an alternative rock band from Belton, Texas with distribution in both the mainstream rock and Christian radio markets. The band and its members have previously played under several names including Listen, Sporos, The Grove, and Passerby. They became the most prominent in Texas under Passerby, but due to legalities, the name was changed to Flyleaf after they were signed. "A flyleaf is the blank page at the front of a book," explains Lacey Mosley, Flyleaf's vocalist. "It's the dedication page, the place you write a message to someone you're giving a book to. And, that's kind of what our songs are — personal messages that provide a few moments of clarity before the story begins."
A few years ago, vocalist Lacey Mosley began playing music with drummer James Culpepper. Later on, guitarists Jared Hartmann and Sameer Bhattacharya were recruited. "Sameer and Jared are really experimental with melodies and pedals, and we all had different influences that were all blending together with the same passionate and hopeful heart, and that brought out this beautiful feeling. It was magical," said Mosley. Bassist Pat Seals joined in 2002 after leaving his previous band Th...
|website||Flyleafmusic.com retrieved 2006-07-12; other sources, including http://www.myspace.com/flyleaf the band's MySpace page, say Temple, Texas instead.|
|music-genre||Alternative metal, hard rock, screamo|
|current members||Lacey Mosley Sameer Bhattacharya Jared Hartmann Pat Seals James Culpepper|