Amy Lee

Secrets of a self-styled icon

With a name like hers, it's fortunate that Elle 'Icon' Lee is tall, slim and feminine. 'People must wonder who I think I am,' she says, explaining that she came up with her middle name when searching for a Twitter handle.

Friday, 29 June, 2012, 12:00am

Show was short but swinging

Amy Lee and Evanescence certainly delivered on their promise of a hard-hitting show when they played at AsiaWorld Expo on Tuesday night. After a lively nine-song set from British band Bush warmed up the crowd, Lee came out swinging with the energetic new single What You Want off the band's latest, self-titled album.

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Tuned into Asia's beat

Gothic rock band' and 'bubbly' lead singer don't sound like they should go together - especially when their songs tend to be on the darker and sadder side of things. However, Amy Lee of the American rock band Evanescence was all pep during a recent interview with Young Post.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Broader focus worth the wait

It's been a long five years since we've heard anything from American rockers Evanescence. But they're back with a bang with their third, self-titled studio album.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Fringe dweller

When Reign Lee enters the room, she's already looking every inch the rock star. Dressed mainly in black, her hair is cut in a bob that floats back to reveal splashes of dyed colour. There's a tattoo on her left shoulder, another on her right wrist and she's carrying a guitar.

4 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Lee takes copycats to task

Singer Hacken Lee Hak-kan has pleaded with fans to stop illegally downloading music because they're getting poor quality recordings.

'Illegal downloading is a long- term problem and we have to educate people [to purchase the songs that they download online]. It's hurting the music industry, particularly the record companies who can't make money releasing CDs.'

21 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Cellist reluctantly adds another string to his bow as a celebrity face

Cellist Trey Lee Chui-yee dipped his feet into the realm of corporate sponsorship, albeit cautiously, as the celebrity face for Swiss pen-maker Caran d'Ache during its Peninsula arcade shop opening last Thursday.

3 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Plucked from obscurity

AND THEN THERE were 17. The finals of the Tom Lee SoundBase Acoustic Band Competition are on next Friday - but already the event has been something of a minor miracle.

After all, managing to attract 77 acts for the first round is no mean feat. But on top of that, every one of them was local, amateur - and acoustic.

27 Aug 2004 - 12:00am


SOME FEMALE musicians have the mysterious ability to turn ordinary gothic type music into an extraordinary sound. Evanescence, a four-piece band from Little Rock, Arkansas, prove the point with their confident debut Fallen.

27 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Clubbing with Cupid

'I AM MARK,' says the sticker slapped on to my chest by Amy Lee upon entrance to her so-called Pair Off Party. Tonight's theme is 'famous movie couples', and I have just become a character from Bridget Jones's Diary. My mission for the evening is simple: to find Bridget. But hang on - is my character Colin Firth's nervous, tongue-tied dullard or Hugh Grant's raffish womaniser?

11 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Drawing on life

THIS INTERVIEW with famous Hong Kong cartoonist Lee Wai-chun got off to a bumpy start. When we met at Basher Design Books, where her latest exhibition, Reinventing The Creator Of 13 Dot, is being held, the petite artist was mobbed by passionate fans asking for autographs and pictures.

21 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

An unorthodox approach to education and business inspired Michael Lee's dreams of transforming the mundane into a flight of fancy

FOR MICHAEL LEE, FANTASY pays the bills. Which is why the 52-year-old American behind Michael Lee Design, the company responsible for dressing Pacific Place shopping mall in its Christmas finery, can spin a pretty good tale. Conveniently, his career story lends itself to the telling.

9 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Style guru

Fishnet stockings - a sure hit with high heels - were huge in the late 1950s and early 60s. Back in those days, passers-by would stare at you in a weird way if you wore fishnets, thinking you were a woman on the professional prowl.

6 Oct 2000 - 12:00am