Evanescence planning first album of new music in eight years

After eight years, Evanescence revealed that an album of original music is in the works.

Vocalist Amy Lee made the reveal during an interview on WRIF 101.1 FM’s Meltdown. “That’s the plan,” she said when asked about if Evanescence was planning on releasing any new music in the future. Though there is no timeline, Lee confirmed that their next project would be a new album. “You will hear from us again.”

She added that new potential material has been piling up “over the years.” The album would be their first original release since 2011’s self-titled album.

Lee also tackled topics like social media, the logistics of collaborating with orchestras while on tour, motherhood, and achieving success.

You can listen to the full interview here.

The band is currently on tour with Lindsey Sterling supporting Synthesis, a compilation of reimagined versions of songs from their previous three albums. See the dates below:


07/14 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
07/17 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
07/18 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
07/20 – Charlotte, NC@ PNC Music Pavilion
07/21 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
07/24 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
07/25 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
07/27 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
07/28 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
08/10 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
08/11 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Heath at Jones Beach Theatre
08/14 – Simpsonville, SC @ Heritage Park Amphitheater
08/15 – Atlanta, GA @ TBD
08/17 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater
08/18 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
08/20 – Jacksonville, FL @ Daily’s Place
08/22 – New Orleans, LA @ Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square
08/24 – Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion
08/25 – Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
08/28 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
08/29 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
08/31 – Chula Vista, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
09/01 – Irvine, CA @ Five Point Amphitheater
09/05 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
09/07 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
09/08 – Ridgefield, WA @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre

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Lauren Zaknoun

Lauren Zaknoun is an artist, photographer, music enthusiast, and founder of BANSHEE ZINE. With no musical talent to speak of, she supports her local scene by going to shows, shooting bands, and loudly reminding everyone that Paramore is the best band in the world.

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