The IMC Magazine Issue 7/September, 2015 - Page 31


Loyal fans describe their music as "epic", "dark", alternative progressive, heavy rock with strong and at the same time vulnerable vocals; some say their sound is like Evanescence meets A Perfect Circle.

Lucid Fly founders Nikki Layne and Doug Mecca joined forces in Orlando, Florida in 2001. On the hunt for the perfect name, a friend stumbled over an old newspaper with a headline that read Lucid Flies Into The Record Book, featuring an article on astronaut Shannon Lucid, who had broken the record for the longest duration in space by an American, as well as by a female. From that headline, Lucid Fly was born.

The band exploded onto the Orlando music scene and quickly gained a large and devoted following. 2005 saw the release of their debut EP, Adapting To Gravity.

After playing venues all over Florida for a couple of years, singer Nikki and guitarist Doug saw it was time to head out to California to win over the West Coast. In L.A., they teamed up with drummer Aaron Ficca, who has toured with acts like Macy Gray. In October 2014, the band released a collection of 3 singles called "Stasis" to follow up their second EP titled "The Escape Stage" which has received stellar feedback and has also continued to grab audiences' attention and widen their fan base.

Lucid Fly plans to tour in support of 'Building Castles In Air once it’s released. Stay tuned for more information on Lucid Fly and Building Castles In Air.

Their CDs, Adapting To Gravity, The Escape Stage, and “Stasis” are currently available through their website ( and through online retailers including, iTunes music store, and

Lucid Fly is Nikki Layne (vocals), Doug Mecca (guitar), and Aaron Ficca (drums). The band’s webpage has news, photos/videos, tour schedule, and bio information.

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