Hanging Hayley is a Rock band based out of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The band was founded in January of 2012 by Singer Douglas Bennett and Bassist Chase Schwarz. The duo recruited Guitarist Nathan Hummingbird, shortly after. Hanging Hayley released its debut album “World’s On Fire” on February 22nd, 2013 at The Chameleon Room in Oklahoma City.
The band spent the next couple of years playing shows consistently and opened for the likes of Saving Abel, Filter, Saliva, Aranda, Boy Hits Car, and Motley Crue. After releasing a couple of singles in late 2013, the band began work on a follow up EP to “World’s On Fire” that would become “On Our Own”, released on August 20th, 2015. Many line-up changes later on the drums, Hanging Hayley recruited Austin Schudalla to complete their sound. The sound of the band can only be described as Rock n Roll. Each of the individual musician’s musical tastes have had an effect on their sonic presentation. The Punk, Classic Rock, and Metal genres have all had a major influence on the band’s sound. Hanging Hayley is most well-known around the Oklahoma City music scene for their energetic performances and the passion that they bring to the stage.