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EVANESCENCE Singer Wants Former Guitarist To Leave Her Alone

World Entertainment News Network reports that EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee is publicly urging her ex-boyfriend and former bandmate Ben Moody to stop trying to contact her — because she feels any relationship with him would be "poisonous." Lee formed the goth-rock supergroup with guitarist Moody and dated him before he quit the group in the ...

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REVELATION THEORY To Support EVANESCENCE In Europe

New York-based rock/alternative quartet REVELATION THEORY has been tapped as the support act for EVANESCENCE on their upcoming European tour, according to a posting on REVELATION THEORY's MySpace page. The band is currently on the road in the U.S. opening for EVANESCENCE and is scheduled to play Milwaukee, Wisconsin tonight (Saturday, Oct. 14). REVELATION THEORY ...

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EVANESCENCE: 'The Open Door' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"The Open Door", the latest album from the EVANESCENCE, has entered the national charts in the following countries (in alphabetical order): Australia: #1 Belgium: #10 Brazil: #28 Canada: #2 Denmark: #5 Finland: #5 France: #2 Germany: #1 Holland: #2 Hungary: #11 Ireland: #3 New Zealand: #2 Norway: #3 Poland: #49 Spain: #5 Sweden: #2 Switzerland: ...

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EVANESCENCE Frontwoman: 'I'm Hearing Myself Grow Within The Music'

Melissa Rayworth of The Associated Press recently conducted an interview with EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee. A few excerpts from the chat follow: On how the band's new album comapred to "Fallen": "It's still, first and foremost, coming from my heart. But you can definitely say it's feeling different since Ben's [Moody] leaving. The guitars are ...

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EVANESCENCE New York Show A Homecoming For AMY LEE

Launch Radio Networks reports: EVANESCENCE performed in New York City on Monday night (October 9), marking the band's first Big Apple concert appearance since 2004. But the event also served as singer Amy Lee's first live show in her adopted hometown. Lee moved to Manhattan last spring after living in Los Angeles for five years, ...

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EVANESCENCE Tops BILLBOARD Album Chart

EVANESCENCE's "The Open Door" has sold 447,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release to land at the top of next week's The Billboard 200 chart. EVANESCENCE recorded "The Open Door" while dealing with its guitarist having a stroke, a legal battle with its former manager, and singer Amy Lee's public ...

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The Open Door - EVANESCENCE

The two biggest questions facing EVANESCENCE — and in particular, vocalist and co-founder Amy Lee — upon the release of its third album, "The Open Door", is whether the band could replicate the multi-platinum success of 2003's breakthrough "Fallen", and if Lee could still compose memorable songs without co-writer and founding guitarist Ben Moody. The ...

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THY MAJESTIE Hard At Work On New Material

Italian "symphonic power epic" metal band THY MAJESTIE has confirmed that it has parted ways with American singer Matt Aub (TIMELORD) and rejoined forces with Dario Grillo. "Unfortunately the exeperience with a singer in the USA didn't work," the group writes in a statement. THY MAJESTIE is currently working on material for a new album ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Not Surprised That Bassist Quit

Launch Radio Networks reports: EVANESCENCE recorded its new album, "The Open Door", while dealing with its guitarist having a stroke, a legal battle with its former manager, and singer Amy Lee's public break-up with SEETHER's Shaun Morgan. Then just as the project was completed, bassist Will Boyd decided it was time for him to exit. ...

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Vocalist DARIO GRILLO Rejoins THY MAJESTIE

After three long years, vocalist Dario Grillo and his previous band THY MAJESTIE have rejoined forces and are working on the group's new album. A 2007 release is expected. THY MAJESTIE parted ways with vocalist Giulio Di Gregorio (IRENCROS) earlier in the year due to "personal reasons." The band's latest album, "Jean D'Arc", was released ...

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OTEP To Unleash New Material At Special L.A. Show

On October 31, OTEP will be destroying L.A.'s Whiskey A Go Go with a very special ritual co-hosted by Juliya and Sanaz. OTEP will be unleashing new songs from their highly anticipated third album and to celebrate this, they will be offering a limited number of "Gen-Isis" tickets before general admission goes on sale this ...

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EVANESCENCE: European Tour Dates Announced

EVANESCENCE has lined up the following European dates in November: Nov. 05 - Columbiahalle - Berlin, GER Nov. 06 - Paradiso - Amsterdam, NL Nov. 08 - Olympia - Paris, FR Nov. 10 - Riviera - Madrid, ESP Nov. 11 - Movistar Tent - Barcelona, ESP Nov. 12 - Havana - Toulouse, FR Nov. 14 ...

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AMY LEE Cites Guitarist's Impact On New EVANESCENCE Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: EVANESCENCE got a shock last November when guitarist Terry Balsamo suffered a stroke during the recording sessions for the band's upcoming album, "The Open Door". Singer Amy Lee told Launch that Balsamo has played an integral role in the group ever since joining three years ago. "I don't think this record ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer's Dark Lyrics Left Her Mom Considering Counseling

World Entertainment News Network reports that EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee's mother was so worried about the dark lyrics her daughter penned when she first started songwriting, she suggested the teen try counseling. The goth-rock queen admits her early attempts at poetry and lyrics were sinister and must have terrified her poor mother. She explains, "She ...

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REVELATION THEORY To Support EVANESCENCE On U.S. Tour

New York-based rock/alternative quartet REVELATION THEORY has been tapped as the support act for EVANESCENCE on their upcoming U.S. tour, according to a posting on REVELATION THEORY's MySpace page. "We're super stoked to be touring with one of our favorite bands!" the group writes in a statement. REVELATION THEORY's debut album, "Truth Is Currency", was ...

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