Evanescence will wrap up their headlining run on the 2012 Carnival of Madness tour tonight (Sept. 2) in Buffalo, N.Y. In an interview conducted at the Atlantic City, N.J. stop earlier in the run, Amy Lee and the band talk about the influence of relationships on their writing, working together as a cohesive unit, stage clothes and even pigtails.
Evanescence rose to mainstream success early in their career, but with their release of their latest self-titled disc, founding member Amy Lee considers her band more of an underground success. As the band kicks off the Carnival of Madness tour, Lee sat down with Fuse to talk about touring with Halestorm, her writing process and why she thinks Evanescence never fit in.
Seether had an interesting year in 2011 with the departure of their guitarist Troy McLawhorn, who returned to Evanescence. Nonetheless, the band has had much success with their latest album ‘Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray.’ In our interview with frontman Shaun Morgan, he revealed that the band is perfectly fine as a three piece and that they have no desire to add another guitarist to the group just yet.
Evanescence burst onto the scene with their debut album, 'Fallen,' in 2003, and have delivered a number of dynamic rock hits over the years. Led by the ethereal-voiced Amy Lee, the band has only released three albums, but they've all contained memorable tunes. From early singles like 'Bring Me To Life' and 'Go