Evanescence (ev'e-nes'ens) are a female fronted gothic-rock band from Little Rock, Arkansas.
They were formed in 1994, when Ben Moody (ex-guitarist) and Amy Lee (lead vocals) met at camp. Amy was singing Meat Loaf's "I'd Do Anything For Love" on piano, when Ben discovered her talent.
Current Band Members:
Amy Lee – lead vocals, piano, keyboards (1995–present) Terry Balsamo – lead guitars (2003–present)
Tim McCord – bass (2006–present)
Former Band Members:
David Hodges – keyboards, piano, backing vocals (1999–2002) Ben Moody – lead guitars (1995–2003) Will Boyd – bass (2003–2006) John LeCompt – rhythm guitars, backing vocals (2002–2007) Rocky Gray – drums, percussion (2002–2007
As of 2009, Evanescence have released two studio albums, one demo album, three EP's and one live album.