EVANESCENCE Introduce Female Guitarist

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EVANESCENCE have posted an official statment on parting ways with their guitarist Terry Balsamo and a new member of the band taking his place

August 10, 2015

Evanescence, who recently announced their first shows after a three-year break, have another big news for their fans. They have unveiled the fact that their longtime guitarist, Terry Balsamo, is leaving Evanescence, and Jen Majura is taking on his role in the band. Terry Balsamo had been a part of Evanescence since 2003.

New Evanescence guitarist Jen Majura
Welcome new Evanescence guitarist Jen Majura

It’s expected that on the three upcoming Evanescence concert dates the new guitarist will be on stage in action for the first time together with the band.

Check out Evanescence official statement about Balsamo’s exiting the band below, leave us your comments about the new guitarist, and stay tuned with Alterock Facebook and Twitter to never miss out on the news about your favorite alternative music!

“We have big news to share.

After 2 albums, countless adventures around the world and on the stage, Terry’s time with Evanescence has come to an end. As difficult as that is, we stand unified knowing it’s the right thing for all of us. We will ALWAYS love you, Terry, and wish you all the happiness, health, and love in the world!

Now for the exciting part of this announcement: Ladies and gentlemen, meet Jen Majura.

After scouring the globe, I found Evanescence’s missing piece in South Germany. She plays like a supervillan, sings like an angel, and laughs like a great friend. We spent a few days together last week in New York sharing eerily familiar life stories, sushi, artistic inspiration, other people’s shoes, and SO many laughs! (Yeah, okay, and maybe there were a couple of stiff drinks mixed in there) wink emoticon

We are all so excited to play together this fall and bring the show to a whole new level. CAN’T WAIT! I know you will show her all the love and respect a strong, talented woman deserves. I couldn’t be happier to welcome our new sister to the band.

P.S. This is the time to be shouting out setlist requests, we’re working on it now wink emoticon Anything is possible! So bring it!!!”

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