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LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 14: Recording artist Amy Lee of Evanescence performs as the band kicks off its tour in support of the upcoming album "Synthesis" at The Pearl concert theater at Palms Casino Resort on October 14, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

In the early 2000s, rock radio was dominated by male artists, with the likes of Korn, Limp Bizkit, and Godsmack ruling the charts. Then Amy Lee and Evanescence came along and things began to change a bit.

 

Lee spoke with Anne Erickson recently for the Beyond The Boys Club series and opened up about Evanescence opening doors for other 2000s, female-powered rock acts. She was predictably humble, citing the success of 90s-era artists like No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani and Shirley Manson from Garbage and the ground they broke ahead of her.

 

You can read the full interview here.