Professionally filmed video of EVANESCENCE‘s June 9 efficiency at this yr’s version of the Nova Rock competition, which is being held on the Pannonia Fields in Nickelsdorf, Austria, might be seen under.
EVANESCENCE kicked off its spring/summer season European tour final Sunday night time (June 5) in Athens, Greece. The live performance marked the band’s first stay look with EVANESCENCE‘s new lineup, that includes Emma Anzai of SICK PUPPIES on bass and EVANESCENCE‘s longtime bassist Tim McCord on guitar.
EVANESCENCE‘s newest lineup modifications, together with the departure of guitarist Jen Majura, had been introduced final month.
In a press release welcoming Anzai to the band, EVANESCENCE wrote: “We have been associates and followers for years, and the time has lastly come to hitch forces. Emma shall be pulling double responsibility as we now have some reveals with SICK PUPPIES developing quickly, so prepare for that!”
Relating to McCord‘s change to the bass guitar, EVANESCENCE stated: “After 16 years within the band as our rock stable bass participant, Tim is taking a activate his unique instrument. Spoiler alert- he is nice at it.”
Within the feedback part under EVANESCENCE‘s Instagram publish, singer Amy Lee added: “Making constructive change in your life (and band) might be actually exhausting. Some decisions we make, some are made for us. However who we’re in the long run is how we deal with no matter comes our means.
“As we speak is an enormous day in my band. Taking one other step ahead with my brothers who’ve been beside me for 15+ years, and welcoming in an attractive good friend we’re so excited to share the stage with…. I am glad.
“You by no means know whats across the nook, however when one thing is correct you already know it is proper. And this feels so proper. Welcome Emma! Love all you guys.”
Jen‘s exit from EVANESCENCE was introduced through social media on Might 21.
“It has been a really particular chapter within the band with our pricey good friend Jen Majura, however we now have determined it is time to go our separate methods,” EVANESCENCE stated in a press release. “We are going to all the time love her and assist her, and might’t wait to see what she does subsequent! We’re so grateful for the great instances and nice music we made all all over the world collectively.”
A couple of hours later, Jen took to her social media to make clear: “I really feel the necessity to deal with that none of this was my choice! I’ve no exhausting emotions in opposition to anyone and I want EVANESCENCE all the very best. I’m allowed to hold lovely reminiscences of those previous years, I’m grateful.”
The 38-year-old musician, a self-described “half-Asian residing in Germany,” joined EVANESCENCE in August 2015 because the alternative for Terry Balsamo.
In 2019, Lee stated she was glad to have Majura within the band. “She has added rather a lot to our stay reveals as a result of she’s a singer,” Amy defined. “It has been a very superior factor to have stay background vocals for the primary time. I’m such a fan of layered vocals, and to have that higher represented at our present has been a cool breakthrough for me. And likewise, she’s simply rad power. She’s received a terrific angle, enjoyable persona, very partaking, killer onstage, so she has been a enjoyable addition to our household. And naturally, it is superior having one other woman within the band for the primary time.”
Majura has launched two solo albums to date, 2014’s “Jen Majura” and 2017’s “InZENity”.
Final yr, EVANESCENCE launched “The Bitter Reality”, its first album in 10 years.
We had the BEST time at @NovaRock_at yesterday!! Liked watching @bushofficial, @muse, and all of the bands all through the day. The competition is sending us the total recorded livestream subsequent week to add to our YouTube channel so keep tuned. Prague tonight!
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— Evanescence (@evanescence) June 10, 2022