EVANESCENCE Parts Ways With Guitarist JEN MAJURA

EVANESCENCE said goodbye to the old guitarist Jen Majura

The 38-year-old musician, a self-proclaimed “half-Asian living in Germany”, joined EVANESCENCE in August 2015 as a replacement for Terry Balsamo

jenleaving the EVANESCENCE was announced via social media earlier today (Saturday 21 May).

“It was a very special chapter in bonding with our dear friend Jen Majurabut we’ve decided it’s time to go our separate ways,” EVANESCENCE said in a statement. “We will always love and support her, and can’t wait to see what she does next! We are so grateful for the good times and great music we’ve made together around the world.

“We are rehearsing hard for our upcoming tour and will have exciting news about the new lineup in the coming days, so stay tuned.”

in 2019, EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee said she was happy with it Major in the band. “She has added a lot to our live shows because she is a singer”, Amy explained. “It was really great to have live backing vocals for the first time. I’m such a fan of layered vocals, and to have that better represented on our show was a cool breakthrough for me. And also, she’s just amazing energy. She’s got a great attitude, a fun personality, very engaging, great on stage, so she’s been a nice addition to our family. And of course it’s great to have another girl in the band for the first time.”

Major has released two solo albums so far, the one from 2014 “Jen Majura” and 2017 “Nonsense”

Last year, EVANESCENCE released “The Bitter Truth”the first album in 10 years that the Los Angeles Times called their “brightest songs yet.” the latest single, “Better Without You”used to be EVANESCENCE‘s first Top 10 Rock Radio song in ten years, and previous single “Use my voice” was nominated for “Best Rock” at the MTV Video Music Awards† It was the second year in a row that EVANESCENCE had scored a “Best Rock” nomination, as well as the second year in a row that they were the only female fronted act nominated in the category.

Photo courtesy of Jen Majura‘s Instagram

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