Emma Anzai Joins Evanescence

Emma Anzai

Evanescence’s lineup has gotten quite a shakeup this week. It was announced that longtime guitarist Jen Majura would no longer be in the group. To fill the role, bassist Tim McCord has switched to guitar and another stellar low-ender would be filling the spot.

“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,” Lee wrote. “And on bass, it is our extreme pleasure to welcome the incredibly talented Emma Anzai of SICK PUPPIES! 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!”

Anzai founded Sick Puppies in 1997. She also shared the news on her Instagram saying, “So happy to be doing this. We’ve all been friends for a long while and it feels so good to do this now together, I will be pulling double duty with both Evanescence and Sick Puppies. Looking forward to the adventures ahead.”

Evanescence will be heading to Europe in June before heading back to the States for dates in July and August.

Check out a bit of Anzai’s playing with her demo fo the Ernie Ball Music Man DarkRay Bass:

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