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Evanescence Reveal New Guitarist and Bassist

One familiar face, one unexpected addition
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Evanescence have announced a pretty significant shift in their lineup. Following the news from over the weekend that they'd parted ways with guitarist Jen Majura — who'd been playing in the band since 2015 — the group have now welcomed a new bassist into the fold as well as a "new" guitarist. Longtime bassist Tim McCord will be sliding over to guitar, while Sick Puppies bassist Emma Anzai will be bringing her skills to team Evanescence. 

"Ladies and gentlemen, we have some very big news to share," the band wrote on Twitter. "Introducing our new guitarist… TIM MCCORD!! After 16 years in the band as our rock solid bass player, Tim is taking a turn on his original instrument. Spoiler alert- he's great at it.

"And on bass, it is our extreme pleasure to welcome the incredibly talented Emma Anzai of @SickPuppies! We've been friends and fans for years, and the time has finally come to join forces.

"Emma will be pulling double duty as we have some shows with Sick Puppies coming up soon, so get ready for that! We are all very excited to bring this new formation to the stage for the first time in Athens on June 5. See you soon!"

See the official post below.