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Former EVANESCENCE guitarist JEN MAJURA replaces The Edge on coming U2 tour


Former Evanescence guitarist and YouTube sensation Jen Majura launched her new band HOW WE END earlier  this week. We can now exclusively reveal she will fill in for U2 guitarist The Edge on a string of European and Asian dates, that will be announced shortly. The Edge is stepping out to undergo a minor surgery to his left hand, that will force him to sit out for at least six weeks. 
Says Majura:
This is most definitely one of those moments when you have to pinch yourself. I was approached by the German branch of their management and they had to convince me this was real. They told me they had seen me play and wanted to meet me in person. So they flew me to Dublin and I wanted to tell everybody around me in the plane what I was going to do… but I couldn’t, of course. Halfway the audition, in the song ‘Where The Streets Have No Name’ they stopped me and said “ok, that’s clear, if you want the job it is yours”. At this stage, I have not met any of the actual members in person, but they let me know I have their blessing. So now I have 50 years of rock history to learn, but I am really looking forward to this. 
Majura is a renowned gutiarist, endorsed by Ibanez guitars, but also plays bass and sings. She has cooperated on several projects and has released two solo albums. With fellow Ibanez allumini Alen Brentini she released a self-titled album with the project Something On 11She was the guitarist for American rock band Evanescence from 2015 to 2022. She is known for mastering a broad variety of styles, including jazz, blues, and shred. 
HOW WE END, the new “European crossover band” established in 2022, featuring musicians from Sweden, Germany, Switzerland and Spain, has released its debut single, “My Fighting Heart” this Thursday.  The song’s accompanying music video premieres today, on Thursday, March 30. The band consists of vocalists Diva Satanica (ex-NERVOSA) , Jake E (CYHRA, ex-AMARANTHE) guitarists Jen Majura (ex-EVANESCENCE) and Tom Naumann (PRIMAL FEAR), while Mitch Kunz (bass/synths) and Adde Larsson (drums) provide the rhythm section.

Check “My Fighting Heart” below.

According to a press release, HOW WE END delivers the perfect match of contrasting vocals that shape the band’s style: melodic, heavy, no compromises. HOW WE END‘s music is a kickass blend of heavy guitar riffs and electronic programmed influences, growls and catchy singalong choruses.

HOW WE END will perform live for the first time at this year’s 30th-anniversary edition of Rockharz festival.

The band is currently putting the finishing touches on its debut album and is planning on releasing two more singles.

Check out the interview (in Dutch) we had with Jen Majura AT THIS LOCATION.