Evanescence were big winners at the 2004 Grammy Awards, walking away with the awards for Best New Artist and Best Hard Rock Performance. Amy Lee accepted the awards on the band’s behalf since Ben Moody left the band last year.
Of greater interest to me was her time on the red carpet. She was nabbed by Joan Collins who asked her about being a Christian band. Amy responded, “We were never a Christian band, that was something the media made up.” So Evanescence has finally taken a public stand and admitted that they are not and never were a Christian album. Hopefully that controversy can just die away now. Then again, all of the band’s previous comments about not being a Christian band have gone unheeded by the Christian music world, so why should this make any difference?