Listen to Evanescence Transform Fleetwood Mac's 'The Chain' Into a Turbulent Goth Epic for 'Gears of War 5'

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Evanescence's vocalist Amy Lee performs during a concert at Volkswagen Arena in Istanbul, Turkey on Sept. 13, 2019.

Put away the faerie dust and bust out the devil's brew because Evanescence have sprinkled their goth magic on a Fleetwood Mac classic. The Amy Lee-led group has been teasing their take on Mac's 1977 hit "The Chain" for the Gears of War 5 Xbox franchise and now that their full version of the oft-covered song is out it makes perfect sense.

With spooky, bashing drums, churning guitars and Lee's emotional, urgent vocals the rocked-up, turgid version of the tune is perfectly Evanescence'd. "This cover was so fun to make," Lee tweeted on Friday. "We love Fleetwood Mac and wanted to paint a dark and epic pictuer with our take on 'The Chain.' We're beyond excited to share this with you and I'm really looking forward to playing it live."   

Watch Evanescence's cover of "The Chain" and the Gears of War 5 trailer below.


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