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Listen To Evanescence’s New Fleetwood Mac Cover For Gears Of War 5

Evanescence have covered Fleetwood Mac’s The Chain for the Gears Of War 5 video game.

Evanescence have today (November 22) unveiled a brand-new cover of The Chain by Fleetwood Mac.

The song is featured in Xbox’s Gears Of War 5 video game, and according to vocalist Amy Lee, was so fun to make. We love Fleetwood Mac and wanted to paint a dark and epic picture with our take on The Chain. The lyrics make me feel the power of standing together against great forces trying to pull us apart, perhaps even from the inside. I really wanted to drive that home in our version, and even made everyone in the band sing by the end of it! We’re beyond excited to share this with you and I’m really looking forward to playing it live.”

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Fingers crossed that means we’ll be hearing it on Evanescences upcoming Worlds Collide tour with Within Temptation, then. Check out The Chain below.

Catch Evanescence and Within Temptation on the Worlds Collide tour at the following dates:

April 2020

4 Belgium, Brussels Palais 12
5 France, Paris Accor Hotel Arena
7 UK, London The O2
9 Germany, Berlin Velodrome
11 Germany, Frankfurt Festhalle
12 Switzerland, Zurich Hallenstadion
14 Italy, Milan Mediolanum Forum
15 Germany, Munich Zenith
17 Germany, Hamburg Sporthalle
18 Germany, Leipzig Arena
20 Germany, Dusseldorf Mitsubishi Hall
21 Netherlands, Amsterdam Ziggodome
22 Netherlands, Amsterdam Ziggodome
24 Belgium, Brussels Palais 12
26 Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Rockhall Mainhall
28 UK, Glasgow The SSE Hydro
30 UK, Leeds First Direct Arena

May 2020

1 UK, Birmingham Arena

Pick up your tickets right here.

Amy Lee and Within Temptation’s Sharon den Adel excitedly revealed all to Kerrang! about the Worlds Collide tour, agreeing that both bands complement each other extremely well. 

We feel like we have our two separate worlds, separate lives across the ocean, but in a lot of ways there are some major similarities,” considered Amy. And to be able to bring these two worlds together for the first time just seems like a perfect match for both of us. Obviously there are differences, but you want that. You want contrast in the show but it’s cool to be able to see the similarities and embrace those, too.” 

Sharon added that fans have been requesting both bands to tour together for quite some time. 

Of course, but that often happens with bands who have that overlap in fans,” she said. They always ask to do something together but maybe they don’t think it would ever come true. It’s a special one. In the past I remember a lot of my friends getting very excited when Megadeth and Metallica did that tour together many years ago. I remember everyone was very hyped up to see two of their favourite bands together, and it’s a similar sort of thing.”

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Posted on November 22nd 2019, 11:52a.m.
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