EVANESCENCE Returns to Australian Shores to Celebrate 20 Years of Fallen
We’re thrilled to announce that renowned American rockers Evanescence, will be returning to Australian shores in August. This highly anticipated tour marks their first visit since their sublime run with local symphony orchestras in 2018. Prepare to embark on a nostalgic journey as Evanescence celebrates the 20th anniversary of their influential debut album, Fallen. With multiple Grammy wins and a two-decade legacy, Evanescence continues to captivate audiences with their haunting, potent, and visceral material.
Listen to the latest update from Triple M Rock News Below:
Thursday 24 August – Riverstage, Brisbane Saturday 26 August – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Monday 28 August – AEC Theatre, Adelaide Wednesday 30 August – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Saturday 2 September – Red Hill Auditorium, Perth
Listen To Amy Lee Talk About The Upcoming Australian Tour:
The Impact of Fallen:
Released in 2003, Fallen remains one of the most influential albums of the turn of the century. This critical and commercial triumph garnered five nominations at the 2004 Grammy Awards, securing wins for Best Hard Rock Performance and Best New Artist. The symphonic and delicate ballad, “My Immortal,” received an additional Grammy nomination the following year. Fallen soared to the top 10 charts in various countries, including Australia, and reached #1 in the UK. In the US alone, the album sold a staggering 10 million copies and achieved over 17 million copies sold worldwide. In late 2022, Fallen officially attained diamond certification.
Fallen’s allure lies in its lush and gloomy beauty, seamlessly blending symphonic elements with goth, rock, metal, and infectious hooks. Lead singles such as “Bring Me to Life,” “Going Under,” “My Immortal,” and “Everybody’s Fool” showcased the band’s unique style and garnered significant attention. The album’s macabre tinge set Evanescence apart from their nu metal contemporaries at the time. Its timeless appeal is evident through its inclusion in Rolling Stone’s “The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time” and the lasting praise for Amy Lee’s mesmerizing vocals.
Evanescence’s Musical Journey:
Since the release of Fallen, Evanescence has continued to create an enduring legacy. Following their breakthrough album, they achieved further success with The Open Door, which sold over five million copies worldwide. In 2011, their self-titled album, Evanescence, debuted at #1 on the ARIA album chart and Billboard Chart. The band’s fourth album, Synthesis, released in 2017, showcased their ambitious nature by combining intense live performances and timeless songwriting with a powerful live orchestra. Most recently, their 2021 release, The Bitter Truth, debuted at #3 on the ARIA chart, marking Evanescence’s highest debut in 15 years and solidifying their continued relevance and creativity.
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