Evanescence share news of new guitarist and bassist on their touring lineup


After splitting with guitarist Jen Majura last week, Evanescence have revealed their new touring lineup, featuring Tim McCord on guitar and Emma Anzai of Sick Puppies on bass.

McCord had occupied the role of bassist from 2006 through the present, and will now switch over to guitar, which the band said in a statement is his “original instrument.” The group also revealed that Anzai has taken up the bass spot vacated by McCord.  Evanescence said of this latest addition: “We’ve been friends and fans for years, and the time has finally come to join forces.” 

Regarding their dismissal of Majura, Evanescence said that they will “always love her and support her,” expressing excitement over what she will end up doing next. Majura issued a statement of her own, clarifying there are “no hard feelings” and that the decision to part ways with the band was not hers.

Evanescence will embark on a co-headlining U.S. tour with Korn starting in mid-August. Just a few weeks after that run concludes in mid-September, Evanescence will hit the road again for a series of U.S. stops with Halestorm through late December.

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