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EVANESCENCE's LEE And MOODY A Couple?

Teenmusic.com is reporting that EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee is still refusing to comment on her bandmate Ben Moody's sudden departure — despite industry reports the pair were lovers. Guitarist Moody quit the heavy rock band's European tour last month, flying home to America before a planned concert in Berlin, Germany, without telling anyone else in ...

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EVANESCENCE: 'Fallen' Certified Triple Platinum

EVANESCENCE's major label debut album, "Fallen", has been certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for sales of three million records. Sales have been fueled by the multi-format smash "Bring Me To Life", which features Paul McCoy of 12 STONE, and its follow-up single, "Going Under". As previously reported, EVANESCENCE lead ...

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EVANESCENCE Guitarist To Meet With Label

EVANESCENCE lead guitarist Ben Moody will meet with executives at Wind-Up Records today (Nov. 5) in Los Angeles to discuss his future with the band. As previously reported, Moody abruptly left the Arkansas-based group last month in Berlin in the midst of a world tour. A Wind-Up spokesperson would only confirm, "Ben is not on ...

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EVANESCENCE Guitarist Walks Out?

Britain's Rock Sound magazine is reporting that EVANESCENCE's Ben Moody has walked out in the middle of the band's European tour. The guitarist and co-songwriter, who formed the band as a teenager with singer Amy Lee, flew home without speaking to his bandmates during a day off on their German trek. They were then left ...

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APARTMENT 26 To Support EVANESCENCE In The U.K.

APARTMENT 26, who feature in their ranks singer Biff Butler (son of former BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler), will be supporting EVANESCENCE in the U.K. later this month. APARTMENT 26 will be touring in support of their sophomore album, "Music For The Massive", due on January 27 through Atlantic Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Hallucinating" ...

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GODHEAD To Support EVANESCENCE With Or Without Drummer

Despite drummer Ken Jay's (ex-STATIC-X) health issues which have forced GODHEAD to withdraw from their European tour with PARADISE LOST, the band will still open the U.S. EVANESCENCE tour beginning in Tucson on November 21 and running through mid-December. Band frontman Jason Miller explains, "Ken's illness came too close to the start of the European ...

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EVANESCENCE Announce More Tour Dates

EVANESCENCE have announced a handful of late-2003 shows in support of their double-platinum major-label debut, "Fallen". Also appearing at the dates will be SEETHER, FINGER ELEVEN and GODHEAD. As previously reported, EVANESCENCE have lined up a non-album version of the "Fallen" cut "My Immortal" for their next single, according to the band's web site. "If ...

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EVANESCENCE To Release 'My Immortal' As Next Single

EVANESCENCE have selected "My Immortal" as the next single from their double-platinum major-label debut, "Fallen". "It's definitely a different song than our first single," singer Amy Lee told Steppin' Out magazine. "This time we're releasing a ballad and a lot of us weren't ready to put out a ballad yet. We felt we should keep ...

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METALLICA's 'Frantic' Debuts At No. 16 On U.K. Singles Chart

The second single off METALLICA's "St. Anger" CD, "Frantic", has entered the U.K. singles chart at No. 16. Meanwhile, EVANESCENCE's "Going Under", the follow-up to the smash hit "Bring Me To Life", has come in at No. 8. NICKELBACK have entered the albums chart at No.5 with "The Long Road", while LIMP BIZKIT's long-awaited comeback, ...

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Review: EVANESCENCE Gives Fans What They Want At Saltair

Dan Nailen of The Salt Lake Tribune reports that "EVANESCENCE could end up as this year's Norah Jones, minus the critical hoopla and substituting Jones' yuppie fan base with rabid, fist-pumping teenagers. "Like Jones, the Little Rock, Ark., band led by singer Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody seemingly appeared from nowhere. They scored a ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Weighs In On BRITNEY And CHRISTINA

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee weighed in on today's crop of pop divas during a recent guest appearance on 104 FM in Washington D.C. with Haber and Erin. "There are so many of these stupid pop divas that are really going down lately," Lee said. "They're going down, they really are. It's not the big thing ...

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AMY LEE Says EVANESCENCE's Music Is 'Something Completely New'

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee recently spoke to Tacoma's The News Tribune about the overhelming media attention that is helping her band become the first hard-rock act in recent memory to produce a female frontperson who generates anything resembling the kind of star power and charisma of icons such as Robert Plant, Ozzy Osbourne, or more ...

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Singer AMY LEE Helps Give EVANESCENCE Substance

Joel Francis of The Kansas City Star reports that EVANESCENCE singer "Amy Lee is a rare person in rock music: a woman fronting a hard-rock band, and a rising musician who cares more about her songs than her album sales. "Her band, EVANESCENCE, is an unusual rock band. In the age of homogeneous radio playlists, ...

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METALLICA To Perform At '2003 MTV Video Music Awards'

METALLICA are the latest addition to the performance lineup for the "2003 MTV Video Music Awards", to be held Aug. 28 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. They join previously announced performers MARY J. BLIGE, 50 CENT, GOOD CHARLOTTE, COLDPLAY and CHRISTINA AGUILERA. As previously reported, METALLICA's "St. Anger" has been nominated in the ...

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SEVENDUST Lighting Up Radio Charts

SEVENDUST's new single, "Enemy", has generated over 30 major radio adds in its first 36 hours of availability and two full weeks ahead of its official add date, according to an official press release. "Enemy" comes off the group's fourth album, "Seasons", due on October 7 through TVT Records. The 12-track disc was produced by ...

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EVANESCENCE Kick Off NINTENDO FUSION TOUR

EVANESCENCE kicked off The Nintendo Fusion Tour at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California Monday night (August 4). Check out pictures from Wire Image. Joining EVANESCENCE on the run through the month of August are COLD, REVIS and CAUTERIZE. FINGER ELEVEN steps in for CAUTERIZE during the outing's newly added September dates. The ...

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EVANESCENCE Perform At THE 2003 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS

EVANESCENCE performed their latest singe, "Going Under", at "The 2003 Teen Choice Awards", which were taped Saturday (Aug 2) at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. The band were also presented with the "Rock Track" award for "Bring Me To Life" at the event, which will be televised Wednesday, August 6 between 8:00 and 10:00 ...

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EVANESCENCE's In-Store Appearance In Australia

EVANESCENCE members Amy Lee and Ben Moody made an in-store appearance at HMV Westfield in Mount Druitt (Sydney), Australia on Sunday, June 20. Check out pictures from Wire Image. As previously reported, EVANESCENCE's major label debut album, "Fallen", was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for sales of ...

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EVANESCENCE: 'Fallen' Certified Double Platinum

EVANESCENCE's major label debut album, "Fallen", has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for sales of two million records, according to Launch. Sales have been fueled by the multi-format smash "Bring Me To Life", which features Paul McCoy of 12 STONES. The follow-up single, "Going Under", is at Number ...

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EVANESCENCE Top U.K. Singles Chart For Fourth Week Running

EVANESCENCE continue their reign at the top of the U.K. charts for the fourth week with "Bring Me To Life". The track comes off the group's major-label debut, "Fallen", which moves into No. 2 this week after being bumped from the top spot by former DESTINY'S CHILD singer Beyonce's solo debut, "Dangerously In Love". As ...

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EVANESCENCE, COLD, REVIS: First Dates Announced

The initial dates have been announced for the forthcoming the Nintendo Fusion Tour featuring EVANESCENCE, COLD, REVIS, CAUTERIZE and FINGER ELEVEN. As previously reported, the trek will feature live music as well as a host of Nintendo games. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 04 - Universal City, CA - Universal Amphitheatre Aug. ...

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EVANESCENCE, COLD, REVIS To Team Up For NINTENDO FUSION TOUR

EVANESCENCE, COLD, REVIS, CAUTERIZE and FINGER ELEVEN will team up for upcoming the Nintendo Fusion Tour. The trek will feature live music as well as a host of Nintendo games. "We're really looking forward to doing this tour," EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee said in a statement. "When we're on the road, we play music all ...

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