Famous as the drummer of the Pennsylvania-based rock band Halestorm, Hale, along with his bandmates, won a hard rock Grammy Award for the 2012 single "Love Bites (So Do I)" and released three studio albums between 2009 and 2015: Halestorm, The Strange Case Of..., and Into the Wild Life.
He and his singer and guitarist sister, Elizabeth "Lzzy" Hale, released their first EP, Don't Mess With the Time Man, in 1999, when Arejay was eleven and Lzzy was fifteen. The siblings, performing as Halestorm, signed with Atlantic Records in 2005 and recorded an EP titled One and Done.
By 2015, he had close to 50,000 Twitter followers, nearly 25,000 Facebook likes, and over 6,000 Vine followers, and had created an art jewelry line called White Wolf Drumart.
Arejay and Lzzy Hale grew up in Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania. Their father, Roger Hale, was Halestorm's original bassist; later members of the band include Leo Nessinger, Josh Smith, and Joe Hottinger.
He and Korn musician Ray Luzier are both hard rock drummers from Pennsylvania.