Related Artists

The Letter Black


Sparklehorse


In This Moment


Danny Elfman


Lacuna Coil


Kittie


Halestorm


The Polyphonic Spree


Eyes Set To Kill


Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

Amy Lee News


Home > Music > L > Lee, Amy > News


Lee,_Amy news RSS feedSubscribe to Amy Lee RSS news feed!

Evanescence's Amy Lee Targeted By Hacking Organization Anonymous

September 5th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Amy Lee
Evanescence singer Amy Lee has been targeted by the bosses of U.K. online hacking organization Anonymous over allegations she and her manager are preventing a witness from reporting child pornography offense.

The activists accuse the 30 year old of forcing Sam Smith to sign a non-disclosure agreement forbidding him from reporting illegal acts and images allegedly posted on the band's fan forum website EvThreads.com.

Anonymous leaders reportedly uncovered the information through a campaign to track down pedophiles, and they have presented the facts to politicians in the U.K., urging them...
READ MORE

Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson Rock Out Together At Golden Gods Awards (Video)

April 12th, 2012 11:53am EDT
Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson
Johnny Depp was a surprise performer at the Golden Gods Awards show on Wednesday night as he took to the stage with Marilyn Manson.

The Revolver magazine prize giving took place at the Club Nokia venue in Los Angeles and featured a closing set by Manson, who performed with Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen before introducing Depp to the stage.

The actor, who began his career in music before turning to Hollywood, thrilled the crowd by playing guitar with Manson on his cover of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams" and hit track "The Beautiful People."

During the show, Motley Crue star N...
READ MORE

Evanescence's Amy Lee To Receive Charity Award

February 3rd, 2012 8:01am EST
Amy Lee
Evanescence star Amy Lee has been honored with a special award from a charity for her commitment to community projects.

The singer is to pick up the Luella Bennack prize in New York in May at United Cerebral Palsy's Women Who Care luncheon, which celebrates women who have given up their time to help "community projects and charities."

A charity representative says in a statement, "The committee has selected Amy for this award for her commitment to bring attention to issues of education and personal dignity of people living with a disability by serving as the international spokesperson fo...
READ MORE

Cyndi Lauper To Stage Christmas Benefit Concert In NYC

October 28th, 2011 8:34am EDT
Cyndi Lauper
Singer Cyndi Lauper is to perform a star-studded pre-Christmas benefit concert to raise money for homeless gay youth.

Norah Jones, Debbie Harry, Chely Wright, Vanessa Carlton and Amy Lee will be among the acts taking to the stage at Lauper's Home For the Holidays show at New York City's Beacon Theatre on December 4th.

Lauper, a longtime advocate for gay rights, will donate all proceeds from the show to her True Colors Fund, which helps young gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people suffering tough times.

She says, "When I first learned that up to 40 per cent of all homeless youth...
READ MORE

Amy Lee Tops Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock Poll

October 11th, 2011 8:15am EDT
Amy Lee
Evanescence star Amy Lee has topped a new magazine poll which lists the 25 Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock.

Lee beat out competition form Halestorm's Lzzy Hale, Picture Me Broken star Brooklyn and Taylor Momsen to claim the top spot in the Revolver magazine countdown.

However, she is not convinced she would lead the pack if it wasn't for the make-up and costumes she wears.

Lee says, "Nobody would think I was the hottest chick in metal if I didn't put a whole bunch of make-up on and have a team working on me all morning."

Also making the top 10: In This Moment's Maria Brink, Lacuna Coil'...
READ MORE

Evanescence's Amy Lee Eyeing A Solo Career

October 7th, 2011 6:12pm EDT
Amy Lee
Evanescence star Amy Lee is considering launching herself as a solo artist using material from the band's scrapped studio sessions because the tracks weren't "right" for the group.

The singer/songwriter stopped work on the band's self-titled third album last year and discarded a number of songs, before starting the project over again.

Lee admits the tracks she dumped would not have worked for Evanescence, but they might be good for a solo record.

She tells The Pulse Of Radio, "I think that some of those songs aren't right for Evanescence. Some of the songs that we had at that time may...
READ MORE

Amy Lee Still Not Speaking To Ben Moody Eight Years After Evanescence Split

September 21st, 2011 9:55pm EDT
Amy Lee
Evanescence star Amy Lee fears she and her ex-lover and former bandmate BEN MOODY will never speak again - because it's best they have no correspondence.

Guitarist Moody quit the band in 2003 during a European tour following a bitter bust-up with Lee, and although he attempted to patch things up in an interview last year, stating he left in a bid to save the band and apologized for trying to force his ex out instead, she has no plans of meeting up with her former boyfriend.

Lee tells Spin magazine, "We don't talk. We don't have a relationship... I think we're probably both better off not ...
READ MORE

Ben Moody Opens Up About Evanescence Departure

August 29th, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Moody,_Ben
Former Evanescence star Ben Moody has opened up about his reasons for leaving the band in 2003 - revealing his relationship with singer Amy Lee became "an all-out war" and he tried to force her to quit instead.

The guitarist, a founding member of the goth rock group, walked away from the band during its European tour following a bitter bust-up with his former "best friend" Lee.

And Moody admits he had to leave because life in the band had become unbearable for all those involved. In a statement, he says, "I am not going to paint the sugar-coated pleasant version of events. I'm going to t...
READ MORE

Walt Disney Records Releases 'Nightmare Revisited' Sept. 30

September 16th, 2008 7:00pm EDT
Tim Burton
On September 30, Walt Disney Records unveils Nightmare Revisited with 20 fresh recordings and beloved covers of the music, mayhem, and merriment from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Danny Elfman returns to recapture the musical landscape he masterfully created for the original The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack with two brand new recordings of the "Opening" and "Closing." Adding a new tantalizing twist to Nightmare favorites, Nightmare Revisited also boasts an eclectic array of today's music superstars including Korn, Amy Lee, Plain White T's, Rise Against, Rodrigo...
READ MORE

Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2007 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
READ MORE

Evanescence Announce Plans For North American Fall Tour

September 4th, 2007 5:06pm EDT
Evanescence
Los Angeles (September 4, 2007) — Following the massive success of their October 2006 release The Open Door, which has sold nearly 2 million copies in the U.S., and their co-headlining spot on this summer's Family Values Tour with Korn, Evanescence will headline their own North American tour this Fall. The tour will begin October 23rd in Miami and conclude on or about December 10th. Tickets for most of the shows will go on sale beginning Saturday, September 8th and are available at Ticketmaster.

"I am excited to be headlining our own tour this Fall," says frontwoman Amy Lee. "While...
READ MORE

Korn and Evanescence To Headline 2007 'Family Values Tour'

March 27th, 2007 2:17pm EDT
Korn
Korn and Evanescence will co-headline this summer's Family Values Tour. They will be sharing the traveling festival's main stage with Atreyu, Flyleaf, Hellyeah (featuring members of Pantera and Mudvayne), and Trivium.

“The fans really made last year’s tour incredible, so we just had to do it again this year” says Korn front man Jonathon Davis. “We could not be more excited about this year’s lineup!”

”We are very psyched to see some of our favorite bands and getting all of our fans together for this amazing festival”, says Evanescence frontwoman Amy Lee.

Through Korn’s un...
READ MORE

KoRn to Host "MTV Unplugged: KoRn" Virtual Album Release Party in MTV Networks' Virtual World

February 28th, 2007 12:34pm EST
KoRn
KoRn fans around the globe no longer have to fly to Los Angeles for a chance to meet the band. In a first for this revolutionary alternative rock band, KoRn will host a virtual record release party in MTV Networks' virtual world in anticipation of the imminent CD release of MTV Unplugged: KoRn (in stores March 6). The party gets started on Wednesday, February 28 at 8 PM et/5 PM pt, as the band members, who will be represented in-world by specially created avatars, unveil their new album, interact live with fans and screen behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive clips from their MTV Unplugge...
READ MORE

'MTV Unplugged: KoRn' to Debut Online February 23

February 20th, 2007 3:44pm EST
KoRn
MTV today announced that it will debut the latest installment of its critically acclaimed music series "Unplugged" by featuring Rock icons KoRn. "MTV Unplugged: KoRn" will be a multi-screen global event that will live across all MTV platforms -- including MTV.com, URGE and MTV Mobile -- in the U.S. and across multiple continents including Europe, Asia and South America.

Filmed on December 9, 2006 at the MTV Times Square Studios, "MTV Unplugged: KoRn" features a full acoustic set of the band's most beloved hits. Additionally, KoRn were joined on stage by two of their most respected pee...
READ MORE

Korn's MTV Unplugged CD Hits Stores March 6

January 22nd, 2007 10:00pm EST
Korn
The latest installment of the MTV Unplugged Series featuring Korn is set to air on all MTV platforms this February. But come March 6, music fans looking to own a piece of this special MTV Unplugged performance can purchase the album in stores everywhere. The performance includes guest appearances from Robert Smith of The Cure on a cover of the Cure classic "In Between Days," and Amy Lee of Evanescence lending vocals to "Freak on a Leash". The album version of the performance will also include Korn’s cover of "Creep" by Radiohead. Additionally, a video of the track "Freak on a Leash" featuri...
READ MORE

Evanescence Announces U.S. Dates

January 19th, 2007 3:06pm EST
Evanescence
Evanescence has announced the second leg of U.S. dates on their World Tour. Beginning in Fresno, California on March 16, the rock group, featuring Amy Lee (vocals, piano, keyboards), Terry Balsamo (guitar), John LeCompt (guitar), Rocky Gray (drums), and Tim McCord (bass), will perform 14 dates in arenas. The dates will go on-sale on Saturday, January 27.

The tour kicks off in Fresno, CA on March 16 and runs across the U.S. with the final show scheduled for April 5 in Glens Falls, NY. Chevelle and Finger Eleven will join Evanescence on this tour. A complete list of shows announced t...
READ MORE

Evanescence Announces U.S. Tour Dates

January 19th, 2007 2:03pm EST
Evanescence
Evanescence has announced the second leg of U.S. dates on their World Tour. The rock group, featuring Amy Lee (vocals, piano, keyboard), Terry Balsamo (guitar), John LeCompt (guitar), Rocky Gray (drums), and Tim McCord (bass), will perform 14 dates in arenas.

The dates will go on-sale on Saturday, January 27. The tour kicks off in Fresno, CA on March 16 and runs across the U.S. with the final show scheduled for April 5 in Glens Falls, NY. Chevelle and Finger Eleven will join Evanescence on this tour.

A complete list of shows announced today is listed below. Evanescence is also pl...
READ MORE

Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2006 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
READ MORE

MTV Takes Over NYC with VMA Events, Concerts, And Much More Leading Up To The 2006 VMA's on Aug. 31

August 24th, 2006 2:56pm EDT
Justin Timberlake
MTV will take New York City by storm with the hottest events, concerts, promotions and more as the network, and the biggest names in music, get ready to bring back the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards to Radio City Music Hall. The 2006 MTV Video Music Awards will air live ET / tape delayed PT on Thursday, August 31st at 8pm ET/PT from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Hosted by Jack Black, the star studded show will also include appearances by Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Chris Brown, Fall Out Boy, Rihanna, Jared Leto, Busta Rhymes, Shaun White, Ne-Yo, Missy Elliott, Cast of Jackass, ...
READ MORE

Evanescence Return With Album & Tour In October

August 10th, 2006 10:26am EDT
Evanescence
Evanescence has announced an on-sale date of August 19 for tickets to the upcoming first leg of its world tour. Beginning in Toronto, Ontario on October 5th, the rock group, featuring Amy Lee (vocals, piano), Terry Balsamo (guitar), John LeCompt (guitar) and Rocky Gray (drums), will perform seventeen North American dates plus a live performance at the MTV Video Music Awards Latin in Mexico City before heading overseas for a second leg in Europe. A complete list of shows with an on-sale August 19 is listed below.

On October 3, the band will release the much-anticipated album, The Open...
READ MORE

Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2005 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
READ MORE