Evanescence Planning To Take Another Break

Evanescence singer Amy Lee has said that the band are planning to take an extended break after they complete their UK arena tour in November.

Evanescence Planning To Take Another Break
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Evanescence singer Amy Lee has said that the band are planning to take an extended break after they complete their UK arena tour in November. The Arkansas rockers released their self-titled third studio album in October last year, a full five years after their second album "The Open Door" and Lee has told NME that she hasn't ruled out being away for that long again. Asked if the band were thinking about writing a fourth album, Lee said: "I'm always playing the piano and harp because I like to, but I haven't been purposeful in my playing. I haven't been sitting down to write." She continued: "I'm thinking we'll take a break first. I'm really not sure what I'll do next. At the end of any really long tour you need to get your head in order. I think at the end of the run we'll go on a break for a while and figure things out." Then asked if she thought the break would be as long as the one between albums two and three, Lee said she thought taking breaks like that was no bad thing and she wasn't prepared to guess when their fourth album would emerge. She added when asked if she hoped for a shorter gap between records: "I don't know. Taking long breaks is seen as a bad thing, but I don't think it's a bad thing. People have the idea that you have to keep putting stuff out while people remember you. But I'd rather make something that's awesome and then make people remember again. I hope it doesn't take five years, but I don't want to put a timeline on it either." Then asked if the rest of her band were onboard with this, she said: "We'll all be doing our own thing for a while. They're very talented and they'll all be fine." Before they go on a break, Evanescence will play a UK arena tour in early November, playing four shows. The band kick off the tour at Nottingham's Capital FM Arena on November 5, before moving on to Manchester Arena on November 6 and then Birmingham Indoor Arena on November 8. They finish up with a show at London's Wembley Arena on November 9. Support on the tour will come from The Used on all shows. Evanescence will play: 11/05 - Nottingham Capital FM Arena 11/06 - Manchester Arena 11/08 - Birmingham National Indoor Arena 11/09 - London Wembley Arena Thanks for the report to NME.com.

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    strat0blaster
    "Then asked if the rest of her band were onboard with this, she said: "We'll all be doing our own thing for a while. They're very talented and they'll all be fine." Translation - "I don't feel into writing a new record right now, and I don't find myself caring much what the other guys do."
    SlayerOfTheHero
    In all honesty though, as much as everyone defends/attacks Amy Lee for being the only personality in the band, she is the only reason why people listen to the band. There is no band democracy for a reason, if you could search the subconscious of everyone you will find that they listen to Evanescence for Amy Lee, whether they truly like her voice or they are attracted to her or whatever. And by the way you're right, I'm just pointing out so that everybody can see the truth in my opinion.
    strat0blaster
    I can see that, but it's not why I listened to them. Especially not after Terry Balsamo left Cold to join up. He was the main reason at that point, but what drew me to them was the mix of piano with rock.
    LazyHardRocker
    What ever happened to the whole kiddie porn thing? Wasn't she getting sued for covering it up?
    Mr. Baloonhands
    eh i could care less, seeing as how they're barely on their third album (despite what she said about breaks) still strikes me as a bit lazy on their part. There are plenty of bands that started up around the same time as them that are already on their like fifth or sixth album or whatever, and its kinda funny what she said about her band being "Fine" on their own, cause she could probably pull an Axle and keep the Evanescence name but have a totally new lineup, only most people wouldn't give a shit that its not the original lineup.
    Mr. Baloonhands
    eh i could care less, seeing as how they're barely on their third album (despite what she said about breaks) still strikes me as a bit lazy on their part. There are plenty of bands that started up around the same time as them that are already on their like fifth or sixth album or whatever, and its kinda funny what she said about her band being "Fine" on their own, cause she could probably pull an Axle and keep the Evanescence name but have a totally new lineup, only most people wouldn't give a shit that its not the original lineup.