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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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COLD To Tour With EVANESCENCE

COLD, who have just pulled off the Lollapalooza tour and their previously announced European excursion with STAIND (due to kick off August 27 in London), will be touring EVANESCENCE sometime this year, according to Pollstar. Exact dates are expected to be announced soon. In related news, EVANESCENCE have been forced to postpone their short European ...

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EVANESCENCE Top U.K. Singles And Albums Charts

EVANESCENCE have held on to the U.K. No. 1 spot for the third week running with their debut single, "Bring Me To Life" — and their album "Fallen" has also shot up to No. 1. LINKIN PARK slipped from 15 to 25 with "Faint" and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS entered the U.K. Top 40 ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer: We Are Not A Christian Band

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has rejected recent media reports labelling the group a "Christian band". "We do have Christian imagery on our album, but the only song with a religious theme is Tourniquet'," she told Metal Hammer magazine. "It was originally written by our drummer, Rocky Gray, for his old band [SOUL EMBRACED], who were ...

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METALLICA's 'St. Anger' Enters U.K. Chart At No. 3

Although widely expected to grab the top spot on the U.K. album charts, METALLICA's "St. Anger" fell short on predictions, bowing in at No. 3. Could this be down to apathy or confusion over release dates? Nevertheless, alt-rockers THE STEREOPHONICS grabbed the top spot debut with "You Gotta Go There To Come Back" while METALLICA ...

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EVANESCENCE Score No. 1 Single In The U.K.

EVANESCENCE's "Bring Me To Life" has knocked R. KELLY off the top spot on the U.K. singles chart this week. "Bring Me To Life", which features Paul McCoy of 12 STONES, comes off EVANESCENCE's major label debut, "Fallen", which has been certified gold in the U.K. for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. "Fallen", which ...

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EVANESCENCE Film Video For 'Going Under'

EVANESCENCE shot a video clip three weeks ago in Berlin for "Going Under", the second single off the group's major label debut, "Fallen". Like its predecessor, "Bring Me to Life", the new clip was directed by Philip Stolzl. The video is expected to surface by the end of the month, according to a Wind-Up Records ...

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DEFTONES, EVANESCENCE, STAIND Confirmed For KROQ WEENIE ROAST

DEFTONES, EVANESCENCE, STAIND and FOO FIGHTERS are among the acts confirmed for this year's KROQ Weenie Roast concert, which is set to take place on June 14 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California. Tickets go on sale Saturday, with proceeds going to a number of area charities, including the Heal the Bay foundation, ...

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