Evanescence planning first album of original material in eight years

Evanescence vocalist Amy Lee revealed the band are planning to work on new music soon.

The upcoming album will be their first of all-original material in eight years.

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The musician revealed the news during a radio interview on WRIF 101.1 FM’s Meltdown.

Lee explained that, although they’ve been focused on their latest project, Synthesis, working on a new album next is “totally the plan.”

“You will hear from us again,” she adds.

The band don’t have a timeline yet, but Lee confirmed she’s been working on new ideas during the past few tours.

“I’ve got a nice little pile that’s been building up over the years,” she says.

The band most recent studio album, Synthesis, was released in 2017 and features reimagined recordings of classic songs from the band. Instead of distorted guitars and rock drums, the tracks gained full orchestration and electronic beats.

During the interview. Lee also discussed the band’s current  tour with support from Lindsey Stirling, fame and her social media presence, how motherhood changed her life, and more.

You can listen to the conversation in full here.

The band are performing Synthesis style this summer in North America, with a live orchestra backing. Check out the full list of dates and cities below.

Dates:

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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