The former lead guitarist/co-founder of Evanescence. Responsible for discovering Amy Lee’s voice. Wrote many of the most popular Evanescence songs including My Immortal. His father is a prominent photographer in the Little Rock area. Left the band in October 2003 after creative differences. Currently has worked or is working on many different projects. The End Has Come on the Punisher Soundtrack, Nobody’s Home on Avril Lavigne’s Under My Skin, Kelly Clarkson’s next album, the Blank Theory’s next album (supposedly had been working with Dave Fortman), and a project with David Hodges that’s rumored to be on the new Passion of the Christ soundtrack featuring Wind-up artists. Ben Moody's favorite drink happens to be Dr. Pepper. Moody plans to release an album in the Summer of 2005.