Kw-logo-smaller

Evanescence Biography

Evanescence Members:

  • Amy Lee
  • Ben Moody

Evanescence is Born

Amy Lee and Ben Moody, the founding members of Evanescence, met when they were kids at youth camp in their home state of Arkansas. Amy Lee was playing the piano and Ben Moody went over to meet her. She started singing for him and Ben Moody says he then suckered Amy Lee into joining a band with him.

Inventing Evanescence

While jamming together in Little Rock, Arkansas, Amy Lee and Ben Moody wrote a song called Understanding which got a lot of play at Arkansas radio stations. Unfortunately, no one could see Evanescence perform that much because Amy Lee and Ben Moody were too poor to hire musicians and do any gigs.

Evanescence - Did U Know?

  • Evanescence means "a dissipation or disappearance like vapor."
  • When performing live, Amy Lee and Ben Moody are joined by John LeCompt (guitar,) and Rocky Gray (drums.)
  • Evanescence describes their style as rock. "Epic, dramatic, dark rock."

Evanescence Says...

"We're not trying to sell an angle, we're just here writing from our heart."

Related Stories
62 Comments

latest videos

F1122567704812

What's Your Fave Type Of Music?

  • Reggae.
  • Hip-Hop.
  • Punk.
  • Pop.

related stories

Micro_tonight alive-micro
Australian rockers Tonight Alive have climbed their way from the underground hardcore scene into ...
The Bratz Girlz Really Rock Music Video Star Maker wants to put you and your friends in the spotl...
Check out Hot Topic, a cool alternative cothing store that sells band t-shirts, platform boots, s...

Entertainment in the forums

anybody7
So this guy walks into the doctor's and says "Doctor, it hurts when I poke my leg like this." The doctor says "Yes, you've shattered both your kneecaps. You'll never walk again."  A white guy, a black guy, and a spanish guy jump off a building. They all die on impact and their families mourn their loss for years to come. Today I decided to burn alot of calories. So I found a fat kid and lit him on fire.
reply about 2 hours
anybody7
anybody7 posted in Movies:
Maleficent. Better acting, storyline, plot development, and more original.
reply about 2 hours
Ice-heart
Ice-heart posted in Movies:
Brave. 
reply about 2 hours
Ice-heart
Ice-heart posted in Movies:
Maleficent. 
reply about 2 hours
Ice-heart
Ice-heart posted in Movies:
Olaf. 
reply about 2 hours

play online games