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 to play the rest of their European dates, including the U.K., without him. As yet, it's impossible to say he has left for good but an angry, emotional Amy told the magazine: "You don't do that to your band. You wouldn't do that to your friends or your family. You don't do that to anyone."

Apparently it's not the first time he's walked out. The band have had to cancel a tour in the past and Amy told the crowd at a recent gig at Manchester Apollo. "Ben flew home, but we didn't want to let it cancel the tour again."

Upcoming EVANESCENCE tour dates:

Nov. 03 - Woverhampton Civic Hall – Wolverhampton, UK
Nov. 04 - Academy - Glasgow, UK
Nov. 08 - Hammersmith Apollo - London, UK
Nov. 09 - Hammersmith Apollo - London, UK
Nov. 10 - Brixton Academy - London, UK
Nov. 19 - Sports Palace - Mexico City MEX
Nov. 21 - Rillito Park - Tucson AZ
Nov. 22 - Soma - San Diego CA
Nov. 23 - San Jose Events Center - San Jose CA
Nov. 25 - Savemart Center - Fresno CA
Nov. 26 - Hollywood Palladium - Los Angeles CA
Nov. 28 - Albuquerque Convention Center - Albuquerque NM
Nov. 29 - El Paso Civic Center - El Paso TX
Dec. 01 - SIU Arena - Carbondale IL
Dec. 02 - Assembly Hall - Champaign IL
Dec. 03 - UNI Dome - Cedar Falls IA
Dec. 05 - Halenback Hall - St. Cloud MN
Dec. 06 - Alliant Energy Center - Madison Wi
Dec. 07 - Allen County War Memorial - Ft. Wayne IN
Dec. 12 - Bell Centre - Montreal PQ
Dec. 13 - Colisee de Quebec - Quebec City QC
Dec. 14 - International Centre's Arrow Hall - Mississauga ONT
Jan. 08 - Town Hall - Auckland NZ
Jan. 10 - Convention Centre - Brisbane AUS
Jan. 11 - Hordern Pavillion - Sydney AUS
Jan. 14 - Entertainment Centre - Adelaide AUS
Jan. 15 - Festival Hall - Melbourne AUS
Jan. 16 - Challenge Stadium - Perth AUS
Jan. 20 - Zepp – Sapporro, JAP
Jan. 21 - Zepp - Sendai, JAP
Jan. 23 - Zepp - Tokyo, JAP
Jan. 24 - Zepp - Tokyo, JAP
Jan. 25 - Zepp - Tokyo, JAP
Jan. 27 - Shimin Hall - Nagoya, JAP
Jan. 28 - Zepp - Osaka, JAP
Jan. 29 - Zepp Osaka, JAP

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