Τhe band Evanescence was founded by singer, pianist and songwriter Amy Lee and former guitarist and songwriter Ben MoodyThe . The two artists met in 1994 in Little Rock, where Moody heard Lee playing the "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) - I'll do anything for Love (But I will not do this)) "by Meat Loaf on the piano.
The name of the band Evanescence means "disappearance". The band released Evanescence EP (1998) and Sound Asleep EP, also known as Whisper EP (1999).
The reviews vary. For some Evanescence is a rock band, for others it is metal, but for most it is a gothic band:
Articles in some newspapers have identified the band as gothic metal and other sources, as gothic rock. They are associated with a variety of bands of different of various forms of music. Their music resembles metal nu as in POD and Linkin Park, as gothic metal like Lacuna Coil or metal, like Nightwish and Within Temptation.
Their first songs were "Solitude" and "Give Unto Me", both written by Lee, and "Understanding" and "My Immortal", written by Moody.
The most successful CDs are Fallen and Anywhere but Home (2002-2005) and The Open Door (2006-2009).
by Olga, Greece