First reviews from Evanescence Synthesis Live concert

Photos by Anabel DFlux

Photos by Anabel DFlux

Two totally different magazines reviewed the second Evanescence show from the current tour of Synthesis at Greek Theatre in Los Angeles which took place last Sunday, October 15th.

The first one, is from Variety magazine which titling the show as a “Amp Up the Drama With 20-Piece Orchestra” and the second from RockRevolt Magazine describe the perfomance as a “live performance created a cinematic and momentous sound, melodies that resonated across the entire venue”, adding that “this did not deter a single fan, however, as the audience was absolutely blown away by the performance”.

Review from Variety Music:

Concert Review: Evanescence Amp Up the Drama With 20-Piece Orchestra at L.A.’s Greek Theatre

By Roy Trakin

CREDIT: PHOTO: ANABEL DFLUX

CREDIT: PHOTO: ANABEL DFLUX

Evanescence lead singer Amy Lee made the leap from goth-rocker to opera diva last night, as she and the band led a 20-piece orchestra through a sold-out performance at the Greek Theatre Sunday night, previewing the group’s fourth album, “Synthesis,” which comes out November 10.

Both the concert and the album — Evanescence’s first since its self-titled 2011 effort — offer a reimagining of the group’s catalog with a full symphony orchestra, arranged by none other than Beck’s father, veteran arranger David Campbell, whose collaboration with the band dates back to its first album. The concert was the second of Evanescence’s current “Synthesis Live” tour, as they team up with a different symphony orchestra (under the direction of conductor Susie Seiter) in each city for an 80-minute, 18-song set.
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Amy Lee clarify the VIP packages with fans

Amy Lee of US band Evanescence is touring Australia — with a full orchestra — next year. Picture: Sony Source: Supplied

Amy Lee took her facebook page last night to put things clear about the VIP experience the band are giving to the fans.

In a previous post when the band released a statement (14/08/2017) with the tour details in the official website they said:

“Synthesis Live” fan and VIP pre-sales are on-sale beginning Tuesday, August 15 with general on-sale–beginning Friday, August 18. Every ticket sold will come with a download of the new album, Synthesis when it is released later this fall. As an added bonus, ticket buyers will also receive songs from the album prior to the album’s release date, beginning with a stunning new reworking of the band’s biggest hit, “Bring Me To Life,” which will be available for download to all ticket buyers as well as on streaming services and in digital stores beginning this Friday (August 18).

A variety of VIP ticket packages are available to ensure fans obtain the best seats in the house. Other VIP benefits include the opportunity to meet and enjoy a champagne toast with the band, attend their soundcheck, and receive exclusive merchandise items.

Tier 1
Synthesis Pre-show Experience with Evanescence
40 Cap
One premium reserved seat in the first 5 rows
Greet with members of Evanescence
Individual photo with members of Evanescence
Access to an exclusive soundcheck
Pre-show Champagne toast with Evanescence (21+, includes a VIP only champagne flute)
One Signed tour program (includes sheet music, photos, lyrics)
One Exclusive merch item
Early Entry
Crowd free merch shopping
One commemorative VIP laminate
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Evanescence concert at Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

For the second show of Synthesis Tour Evanescence arrived to Greek Theatre on October 15, 2017 in Los Angeles, California and here we have some pictures, videos and band reaction after the show.

One of the hightlights moments was when Amy Lee sang “Speak To Me”, the end title theme song for the soundtrack of the thriller movie “Voice From The Stone”, for first time in honor of the presence of the co-creators, one of them was Michael Wandmacher who attended to the concert.

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Live Shows > Live Shows 2017 > Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California • 15/10/2017

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Evanescence kicks off Synthesis Tour at Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Evanescence kicks off its tour in support of the upcoming album ‘Synthesis’ at The Pearl concert theater at Palms Casino Resort on October 14, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada and here we have some pictures, videos and band reaction after the show.

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Live Shows > Live Shows 2017 > Pearl Concert Theater, Las Vegas, Nevada • 14/10/2017

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Evanescence on Twitter after the first Synthesis show

NEWS.COM.AU: Evanescence have removed the “compromise” rap from biggest hit

Amy Lee of US band Evanescence is touring Australia — with a full orchestra — next year. Picture: Sony Source: Supplied

Amy Lee of US band Evanescence is touring Australia — with a full orchestra — next year. Picture: Sony Source: Supplied

Re-recording their biggest hits with an orchestra means Evanescence’s Amy Lee has been able to remove *that* rap from Bring Me to Life

EVANESCENCE’S Amy Lee is rewriting history on the band’s new album.

Their fourth release Synthesis is the opposite of an unplugged effort — rather Lee has re-recorded the band’s old material an even more dramatic and bombastic manner, with a full orchestra and heavy electronics.

That includes their breakthrough 2003 hit Bring Me To Life. And there’s something missing from the version you know — that rap, by guest vocalist Paul McCoy.

“God bless the rap, it’s part of what got us on the radio I guess,” Lee says. “At least according to all the rules of radio that I don’t agree with or understand. The rap wasn’t part of our original idea or sound, it was a compromise in many ways. So to be able to go back to the original vision for the song was great.”

Here’s Evanescence looking moody, with singer Amy Lee far left. Picture: Sony Music Source: Supplied

Here’s Evanescence looking moody, with singer Amy Lee far left. Picture: Sony Music Source: Supplied

It’s not uncommon for an artist to go back and record their songs — Lee embraced being to able to revisit the band’s signature hit after performing it live at every concert they’ve played since it was release.

“The recording of a song that ends being the one you hear the most through history is usually when the song was just freshly written. You’re still learning it yourself and getting used to what the notes are and how the parts go. That’s true for Bring Me to Life for sure. After doing it live for so long there’s different vocal choices I’ve made and different things we got to use in this version.”

And no rap.

“I forget the rap’s there now to be honest,” Lee says. “At the time it was a big issue, it was our first single. I wanted people to understand who we were. That’s a struggle you always fight as an artist. If we only had the one hit, if no one ever heard from us again then nobody would understand who we were. We’ve made it past that point so the rap doesn’t make me angry any more. I’m so glad to put a new version out there without the rap though.”

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Evanescence anuncia gira de Synthesis

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A través de Facebook y el sitio oficial fue anunciado el tour y álbum de Synthesis, que recorrerá US este Otoño junto al arreglista David Campbell y productor Will (Science) Hunt.
Ya se ha revelado que el álbum será lanzado el próximo 10 de Noviembre!.
A continuación el comunicado y video oficial anunciando la gira.

Nuevo álbum ‘Synthesis’ este otoño y gira en vivo de ‘Synthesis’

Evanescence regresa este otoño con Synthesis, su cuarto disco de estudio, programado para su lanzamiento en Otoño del 2017. El grupo hoy, 14 de Agosto, anunció la gira ‘Synthesis’ en vivo la que se lanzará este otoño comenzando el 14 de Octubre en la costa oeste. Tal como el disco, ‘Synthesis en vivo’ tendrá un re-imaginario de algunas de las canciones más amadas de Evanescence con la luz de una orquesta completa, electrónicas combinadas con la banda y el piano virtuoso y voz de Amy Lee.

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Amy Lee anuncia el nuevo proyecto de Evanescence

Amy Lee anuncia el nuevo proyecto de Evanescence

Amy Lee anunció el pasado miércoles (10 de Mayo)  a través del facebook oficial de Evanescence el nuevo “proyecto” que se traducirá en un nuevo álbum llamado “Synthesis”.

El nuevo paso que dará la banda mezcla orquesta y sonidos electrónicos, “Este álbum trata sobre la orquesta y la electrónica. Estamos tomando nuestra música, dejando de lado las grandes guitarras distorsionadas, las baterías de rock y reemplazándolos por una orquestación completa y un mundo completamente sintético de ritmos y sonidos”.

Synthesis, además contara con la colaboración de David Campbell, el arreglista que ha trabajado con la banda en sus tres álbumes y que ayudara a escoger las canciones del catalogo de la agrupación. Agregando a esta nueva vuelta de tuerca, se incluirán dos nuevas canciones que se sumaran al compilado que formara el nuevo álbum.

Amy Lee, finaliza el anuncio indicando que este nuevo álbum además tendrá una gira con la orquesta completa, y que tendrá ambos disco y tour, lugar en Otoño (de US).

Aquí puedes ver el anuncio completo con subtitulos en español.

Amy Lee rinde honor a Whitney Houston en concierto en Argentina

Amy Lee rinde honor a Whitney Houston en concierto en Argentina

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Durante el concierto de Evanescence en Argentina el pasado 2 de Mayo en Tecnopolis, Buenos Aires, Amy Lee se dio el gusto de hacer un cover de “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” de Whitney Houston justo el día en el que la canción fue lanzada hace 30 años atrás.

Aquí te presentamos el cover en vivo y la explicación que la mismísima Amy Lee indica:

Somebody told me that “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” came out 30 years ago today, and I had to throw it into the set. #whitneyhouston inspired me tremendously when I was a young girl, and her tragedy is something that deeply affected me. I loved her. I think about the lyrics to this song and how alone she might have actually felt deep down, and it breaks my heart. We felt so much love in this room in Buenos Aires tonight, my favorite show on the tour so far. It is truly amazing what music can do. We are one. ❤️ (sorry for the washy stage audio. I promise I’ll record it someday) -love, Amy (Ps thank you @jen_majura AND @ttmccord for recording it, the fact that you both were makes me tear up a little!)???

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Alguien me dijo que “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” salió hace 30 años hoy, y tuve que ponerla en el set. #whitneyhouston me inspiró tremendamente cuando era una niña, y su tragedia es algo que me afectó profundamente. La amo. Pienso en las letras de esta canción y lo sola que podría haberse sentido en el fondo, y me rompe el corazón. Sentimos mucho amor en esta presentación en Buenos Aires esta noche, mi concierto favorito en la gira hasta ahora. Es realmente increíble lo que la música puede hacer. Somos uno. ❤️ (lo siento por el audio del escenario, prometo que lo grabaré algún día) -amor, Amy (Ps gracias @jen_majura Y @ttmccord por grabarlo, el hecho de que ambos lo hicieran me hace llorar un poco!) ???

¡Cambio de localidad para concierto en Argentina!

¡Cambio de localidad para concierto en Argentina!


Ayer (26/12) la banda comunicó una importante noticia sobre la venta de entradas y la nueva localidad del concierto en Argentina. Además, al parecer ya existe información confirmada por una productora argentina del sistema de venta de entradas que se dispondrá. Esto fue lo que indicaron a través de Facebook:

“Debido a circunstancias fuera de nuestro control, el lugar de nuestro show en Argentina ha sido movido a Tecnopolis. Los tickets saldrán a la venta el 28 de Diciembre a las 10 AM hora local (de Argentina)!”

A pesar que aún en la pagina oficial de la banda no ha sido cambiado el lugar del show (actual Estadio Obras) y tampoco se ha dispuesto el sistema de venta, la productora argentina Fenix Entertainment Group publicó en Facebook que a partir del 28 de Diciembre se pueden adquirir las entradas por el sistema de venta de entradas www.topshow.com.ar y en sus puntos de venta:

¡Luego de un impresionante tour por Estados Unidos, regresa Evanescence a la Argentina!
El 2 de mayo podrás disfrutar un show repleto de éxitos en Tecnópolis.
Conseguí tus entradas a partir del 28 de diciembre en www.topshow.com.ar y en sus puntos de venta.
¡Te esperamos!

Más info de parte de la productora aquí.

¡Evanescence estrena nueva cancion en concierto en Dallas!

¡Evanescence estrena nueva cancion en concierto en Dallas!

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Durante el primer concierto (28/10) de la banda de la gira de otoño (Fall Tour) en Dallas (Texas) en el South Side Ballroom todos nos volvimos un poco locos al escuchar a Amy Lee decir “Are guys ready for something new?”.

La nueva canción que muchos intentaban descifrar si era o no un cover se llama “Take Cover” y es algo similar a “If You Don’t Mind”. Bueno escúchenla ustedes mism@s!.

Letra

By the way that you talk to me
I can see the lie you’re dreaming I’ll believe
By the way, don’t you forget who you are now
cause that’s not your name

You’d better take cover
(Cause I’m on my way now)
I’m coming back to take your world down
Move over, if you can
Or you’re gonna wish that you did

Slave to your insecurity
That’s what drove you down in the first place
but you haven’t learned a thing
Caught in your thick web of lies
Gonna be the bitch you make me out to be

Oh you’d better take cover
(Nothing you can say now)
You underestimated my wrath
Move over, if you can
I’m gonna give the love back

Take cover
(Cause I’m on my way now)
I’m gonna have to take you all down
Move over, if you can
Or you’re gonna wish that you did

Fuente: Facebook Evanescence