Evanescence Goth goddess Amy Lee has to not only deal with constant turnover — she is now the band's sole original member — but also shoulder… Evanescence Goth goddess Amy Lee has to not only deal with constant turnover — she is now the band's sole original member — but also shoulder… 2011-10-11 Rock Wind-Up
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Evanescence (2011)

Evanescence | BRING HER BACK TO LIFE After endless changes in her band, Amy Lee stands as the sole survivor on Evanascence's newest release
BRING HER BACK TO LIFE After endless changes in her band, Amy Lee stands as the sole survivor on Evanascence's newest release
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Oct 11, 2011; Genre: Rock; Production: Wind-Up

Goth goddess Amy Lee has to not only deal with constant turnover — she is now the band's sole original member — but also shoulder the burden of being a woman in hard rock's sea of Y chromosomes. On Evanescence, the band's first album in five years, she still occasionally lapses into drama-club caterwauling, but when she uses baroque orchestral accoutrements to wage an air assault on her demons (as she does on the blistering ''Oceans''), she's more than just the token girl in the pit. B

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Originally posted Oct 05, 2011 Published in issue #1176-1177 Oct 14, 2011 Order article reprints