EVANESCENCE: South American, South African Dates Announced

EVANESCENCE has added the following dates to its current itinerary:

Feb. 20 - Auckland, New Zealand - St. James
Feb. 21 - Auckland, New Zealand - St. James
Apr. 12 - Santiago, Chile - Estadio Nacional
Apr. 14 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Riverplate Stadium
Apr. 17 - Porto Alegre, Brazil - Gigantinho
Apr. 19 - Curitiba, Brazil - Pedreira
Apr. 21 - Sao Paulo - Brazil - Palmeiras
Apr. 22 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Apoteose
Apr. 27 - Cape Town, South Africa - Kenilworth Race Track
May 01 - Pretoria, South Africa - Pretoria Loftus Stadium

EVANESCENCE recently announced the second leg of U.S. dates on its world tour. The group, featuring Amy Lee (vocals, piano, keyboards), Terry Balsamo (guitar), John LeCompt (guitar), Rocky Gray (drums), and Tim McCord (bass), will perform 14 dates in arenas. The tour kicks off in Fresno, CA on March 16 and runs across the U.S. with the final show scheduled for April 5 in Glens Falls, NY. CHEVELLE and FINGER ELEVEN will join EVANESCENCE on this tour. EVANESCENCE is also planning a third U.S. leg which will bring the band to arenas in major markets in the late spring/early summer.

EVANESCENCE's latest album, "The Open Door", has sold 1.49 million copies since its October release.

Singer Amy Lee appeared last month at KORN's taping of "MTV Unplugged", which will premiere in February.


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