Wal-Mart being sued over explicit content of new Evanescence album.

MAINSTREAM rock band Evanescence, who caused considerable controversy when they demanded that their debut album be taken out of Christian distribution, are experiencing a new media storm following the release of their second album. A song on 'Anywhere But Home', which is currently at 75 in the US charts (after entering at 39), has resulted in a lawsuit filed in Washington County. The legal action is against the supermarket chain Wal-Mart which promote a policy of selling only CDs that do not warrant parental advisory stickers. Melanie and Trevin Skeens, parents of children aged seven and 13, assert that Wal-Mart's campaign is deceptive because on Evanescence's track "Thoughtless" (a cover of a song by Korn) featured on the album there is use of "the f-word". The disc was not stickered. CR

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