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Former Evanescence Guitarist Sued By Managers

Former Evanescence guitarist Ben Moody has been hit with a lawsuit from his managers over allegations he owes them $500,000 (£312,500) in commission payments.Officials at Rider Management Inc. have filed legal papers against the rocker,...

Lee Still Not Speaking To Moody Eight Years After Evanescence Split

Evanescence star Amy Lee fears she and her ex-lover and former bandmate Ben Moody will never speak again - because it's best they have no correspondence.Guitarist Moody quit the band in 2003 during a European...

Avril Lavigne Gets Safety Pin Tattoo

Avril Lavigne has got a new tattoo following a "girl's night out".The Canadian singer made the spontaneous decision to visit the Shamrock Social Club tattoo parlour, in Hollywood, on Saturday (12.03.11) to get a safety...

Moody Opens Up About Evanescence Departure

Former EVANESCENCE star BEN MOODY has opened up about his reasons for leaving the band in 2003 - revealing his relationship with singer AMY LEE became "an all-out war" and he tried to force her...

Evanescence's 'All Out War'

Former Evanescence guitarist Ben Moody said he quit the group after an "all out war" with singer Amy Lee.The goth pop rockers achieved worldwide success in 2003 with their hit 'Bring Me To Life' but...

Evanescence Star Moody Forms New Label

Former EVANESCENCE star BEN MOODY has formed a new music label. The in-demand songwriter is the new boss of FNR Records. Moody quit Evanescence in 2003 after falling out with bandmate and former girlfriend Amy...

Dion's New Song Is Anti-domestic Violence Anthem

Former EVANESCENCE star BEN MOODY has revealed the new song he has written for CELINE DION's comeback album is an anti-domestic violence anthem. The songwriter admits he didn't set out to pen a political tune...

Celine Dion To Go Goth?

CELINE DION is set for a little darkness as she plans her post-Las Vegas recording career - former EVANESCENCE stars BEN MOODY and DAVID HODGES will join her in the studio. The rockers will reportedly...

Lee Blasts 'Plagiarist' Moody

EVANESCENCE star AMY LEE has slammed her ex-boyfriend and former bandmate BEN MOODY for "ripping off" other musicians for their big-selling FALLEN album. Lee accuses guitarist Moody of plagiarising existing songs for their debut...

Lee Asks Moody To Leave Her Alone

EVANESCENCE star AMY LEE is publicly urging her ex-boyfriend and former bandmate BEN MOODY to stop trying to contact her - because she feels any relationship with him would be "poisonous". The BRING ME TO...

Lee Distances Evanescence From Christian Image

EVANESCENCE rocker AMY LEE has described her band's association with Christianity as the "lamest thing", insisting only former member BEN MOODY wanted to create a religious following. The FALLEN hitmaker has no interest in promoting...

Abused Lee Upset She Didn't Follow Clues In Her Own Songs

EVANESCENCE singer AMY LEE is still mad at herself for staying in an abusive romance with ex BEN MOODY for three years - because her own lyrics were telling her it was time to move...

Evanescence Making A Comeback

EVANESCENCE rockers AMY LEE and TERRY BALSAMO are working on the finishing touches to their new album, after the guitarist took time out to recover from the stroke he suffered last November (05). Singer Lee...

Lee Facing Abusive Relationship Tell-all In Court

EVANESCENCE star AMY LEE could be forced to relive her painful romance with former boyfriend and bandmate BEN MOODY if a sexual misconduct case against her former manager goes before a judge. The singer...

Amy Lee Countersues With Sexual Misconduct Claims

LATEST: EVANESCENCE star AMY LEE has fired back at claims she owes her former management company millions in unpaid commissions by alleging financial and sexual misconduct in a countersuit. The singer filed a lawsuit...

Moody Explains Evanescence Split In Song

EVANESCENCE co-founder BEN MOODY is set to tackle his bipolar disorder, substance abuse issues and his reasons for quitting the rock group he formed with ex-girlfriend AMY LEE in songs on his solo debut....

Stars Turn Out For Godhead Star's Tsunami Aid Single

LATEST: GODHEAD frontman JASON MILLER's tsunami aid single FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS has landed the rocker an impressive list of eclectic star guests from soul singer BRIAN McKNIGHT to PAPA ROACH star JACOBY SHADDIX....

Moody Goes Solo

Former EVANESCENCE star BEN MOODY is planning to show off his voice on a new solo project. The guitarist quit the group a year ago (03) after splitting up from girlfriend and frontwoman AMY...

Evanescence Tension-free Following Moody's Exit

EVANESCENCE singer AMY LEE is more than happy founding member BEN MOODY left the band last year (03) - because there's much less "tension" now. Moody, Lee's ex-boyfriend, dramatically left the group last year...

Former Evanescence Star Teams Up With Idol

Former EVANESCENCE star BEN MOODY has teamed up with AMERICAN IDOL winner KELLY CLARKSON to give her music a rocky edge. The guitarist, who quit the goth rockers late last year (03), has been...

Evanescence Get Cold Star For Good

LATEST: COLD guitarist TERRY BALSAMO has become a permanent member of EVANESCENCE, after joining the group at the end of last year (03). Balsamo stepped in to replace Evanescence co-founder BEN MOODY when he...

Avril's Secret Tea-time Tunes With Chantal

AVRIL LAVIGNE has teamed up with Canadian folk singer CHANTAL KREVIAZUK to write tunes for her new album - and they're secretly penning a song a night. The pop star has already signed up...

Avril Teams Up With Moody

Ex-EVANESCENCE star BEN MOODY has teamed up with AVRIL LAVIGNE to co-write tracks on the Canadian star's second album. The guitarist walked out on the goth group late last year (03) after splitting up...

Goth Rockers Evanescence Tour Without Guitarist

Goth rockers EVANESCENCE are planning to plough on with new tour dates in 2004 after guitarist BEN MOODY's departure prompted them to scrap a host of Christmas dates. Moody quit the BRING ME TO...

Evanescence Scrap Dates

Rockers EVANESCENCE have postponed a dozen dates on their American tour as they prime new guitarist TERRY BALSAMO to take over from departed co-founder BEN MOODY. Moody quit the group in the middle of...

Evanescence Shot Video Without Moody

EVANESCENCE co-founder BEN MOODY refused to join his bandmates for their latest video MY IMMORTAL. All shots of the guitarist in the promo were filmed separately. Moody walked out on the band while...

Moody Won't Return To Evanescence

EVANESCENCE singer AMY LEE's scuppered any hopes guitarist BEN MOODY has of rejoining the band - insisting his sudden departure was "for the best". The BRING ME TO LIFE rockers were shocked when Moody...

Evanescence Romance Is Over

EVANESCENCE couple AMY LEE and BEN MOODY have officially split - Lee turned up at last night's (16NOV03) AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS with a new boyfriend. Moody mysteriously quit Evanescence's European tour earlier this month...

Evanescene Founder Quits Tour

The future of EVANESCENE's co-founder and guitarist BEN MOODY is in severe doubt after it emerged he had departed their European tour. Moody, who created the hard rockers with singer AMY LEE in the...

Evanescence's Ghostly Gig

Goth rockers EVANESCENCE felt right at home when they played at a haunted nightclub recently. The BRING ME TO LIFE hitmakers took a tour of the spooky American venue before the performance commenced, and...

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