September 22, 2010
Evanescence, an alternative rock band originally from Little Rock (Pulaski County), was formed in 1999 by friends Amy Lee and Ben Moody. The band broke onto the national music scene with the 2003 release of their album Fallen. The album, with two Top 10 singles, was on the Billboard Top 10 for almost a year. In 2004, the band received Grammys for Best Hard Rock Performance and Best New Artist.