Evanescence are on the street this spring, enjoying reveals throughout america, they usually’re again to their rock roots. Following final 12 months’s tour, which noticed the band performing with a full orchestra, this time round, Amy Lee and firm are touring as a straight-ahead rock band.
Lee lately checked in with Heavy Consequence, and he or she advised us that getting again to the straight-ahead rock vibe will finally assist the band write music for a brand new album.
“We’re prepared to start out writing a brand new album now, and we actually wished to get again to our roots earlier than happening that path,” Lee tells us. “The orchestra factor was so stunning and so completely different. It made us actually develop in several instructions and work in a means that was exterior of all of our consolation zones, till it obtained comfy. However, up was the brand new down. So, we wished to get again to the guts and root of our sound as a band and begin enjoying collectively to get within the temper for the subsequent factor.”
In the case of concepts for Evanescence’s subsequent album, Lee says the band is “open minded proper now.”
“We’re undoubtedly simply feeling the camaraderie and brotherhood of one another being on tour collectively,” she says. “We’re all crammed into one bus with my son included, so it’s a really household vibe out right here! [Laughs] I’m actually sitting on three individuals’s backpacks within the again lounge.”
“Once we put collectively our stay present, it actually is an ideal intro into writing, as a result of we do write,” she provides. “We write little bits and items. We created this actually enjoyable medley of our songs at rehearsals earlier than this tour, as a result of there are at all times songs that folks on the Web say, ‘You by no means play this or that music!’ There are causes we don’t play it stay — it both doesn’t work stay or it’s too gradual or one thing else. So, I assumed, what if we simply make a Frankenstein of all the very best components of 5 of these songs? And it’s our favourite factor to play each night time.”
She provides, “It took two stable days of us mixing and matching and creating and altering the keys and all of that, which feels actually good, as a result of it simply builds the language that you’ve got, and also you bear in mind how you can speak to one another whenever you’re working collectively.”
Examine again for Heavy Consequence’s full interview with Lee subsequent week, which is able to function the subsequent installment of our Past the Boys’ Membership column.
Discover Evanescence’s upcoming tour dates right here.