A brief bio : The greatest female rock band ever, Vixen, was first put together by guitarist Jan Kuehnemund around 1980/81. Many changes followed until the line up of
|Janet Gardner - Vocals||Jan Kuehnemund - Guitar|
|Roxy Petrucci - Drums||Share Pedersen - Bass|
was reached. They recorded a debut album Vixen in 1988 which went Gold in the US and sold in excess of one million copies worldwide. They followed that up with an even better album, Rev It Up, in 1990 but then in 1991 Share and Janet split off from the band to pursue a different musical direction.
The ex-members of Vixen then pursued various other projects (Click here for details) until eventually Roxy found guitarist Gina Stile and hooked back up with Janet for a Vixen reformation, touring the States in 1997 with Rana Ross on bass. As a 3 piece, Janet, Roxy and Gina recorded Tangerine (released May 1998), which was a departure from Vixen's previous sound, but is still an album of the highest quality.
They added Roxy's sister Maxine (who played with Roxy in Madam X) on
bass, and toured for a while after the album's release.
98 tour line up :
Janet Gardner - Vocals
Gina Stile - Guitar
Roxy Petrucci - Drums
Maxine Petrucci - Bass
In 2001 Vixen reformed with the line up of Janet, Jan & Roxy,
plus new bass player Pat Holloway, and toured the US on the Voices of Metal tour.
This line up unfortunately changed halfway through the tour, with Jan being the only original member
remaining. The new members were Jenna Piccolo (now Sanz-Agero) on vocals, Lynn Louise Lowrey on bass,
and Kat Kraft on drums. Since then the new line up has been writing and recording material for a new album
scheduled for release in 2005. In August 2004 the 'classic' line up reformed for a one off show for VH1's Bands
2006 : The new album Live & Learn is finally just about to be released, as Vixen prepare for European shows, following on from a summer US tour. A live album, part of Sony's 'Extended Versions' series, recorded at the Sweden Rock Festival in 2005 is also now out.
2007 : Live & Learn is released in the US on January 30th, having been released in Europe in late 2006. The line up of Vixen until 2013 was :
|Jan Kuehnemund - Guitar||Jenna Sanz-Agero - Vocals|
|Kat Kraft - Drums||Lynn Louise Lowrey - Bass|
The line up from Dec 2013 is :
|Janet Gardner - Vocals||Roxy Petrucci - Drums|
|Share Ross - Bass||Gina Stile - Guitar|
For the latest news click here. Updated June 16th
RIP Jan Kuehnemund October 10th 2013
October 10th 2014 - my video tribute to Jan on Youtube
See the notice for the Vixen reunion show in August 2004 here.
Roxy with the issue of Music Entertainment Magazine featuring Roktopuss on the cover :
Contact Roxy! firstname.lastname@example.org
Vixen (Janet, Roxy, Share, Jan) c. 1997-2000, not necessarily when they were in Vixen!
News Updated June 16th
All the latest news on Vixen, with archives back to 1998
Index - page 1 text page 2 thumbnails
Roxy desktop wallpaper #1 ;
#2 - 2012 ; #3 - live 2013
Jan desktop wallpaper
(Photos by Mark Weiss and Ray Palmer)
Sound Files Wave / Mp3 formats
YouTube video links
Discography & Videography
Album details - VIXEN ; REV IT UP ; TANGERINE ; FULL THROTTLE
EXTENDED VERSIONS ; LIVE & LEARN ; LIVE IN SWEDEN
Tour Dates Archive Updated May 28th
Rana Ross page
VH1 Bands Reunited Show
Interview with Share from Kerrang (89) (Thanks to David)
Interview with Janet & Share from Metal Forces (90) (Thanks to David)
Interview with Roxy from Modern Drummer (91)
Interview with Roxy from Rhythm magazine (91)
Interview with Janet & Roxy from Hard Roxx (98)
Interview with Jan from Powerplay (2001)
Vixen on the road feature from Powerplay (2001)
Interview with Roxy from rafabasa.com (Dec 2004)
Bubble article from Popular 1 (spanish) (May 2005)
Press Packs : VIXEN ; REV IT UP
VIXEN & BUBBLE FANZINE - HARD 16
HARD 16 ISSUE #1 (pdf file) (Thanks to Andy)
Issue #2 of Hard 16 now available :
Recognized by Share and Jan.
Europe/World 7,00 Euro or 7,00 US-Dollar (only cash by registered mail)
including large sales/tradelist plus posters and calender, etc
DETAILED DISCOGRAPHY (pdf file) (Thanks to Andy)
IN CONVERSATION WITH SHARE - Part 1 (Jan 2001)
IN CONVERSATION WITH SHARE - Part 2 (Nov 2001)
Official Vixen Page
Oscar's Vixen Page
Roxy Petrucci's Official Page
Share Ross's Official Page
Drawing Down the Moon
Myspace pages :
Vixen Roktopuss Bubble
Roxy Petrucci Maxine Petrucci Share Ross
Jan Kuehnemund Jenna Sanz-Agero
Lynn Louise Lowrey Kat Kraft
Thunderbox (all-girl metal cover band with Gina Stile)
Roxy Petrucci + "Fan Page"
New! Janet Gardner
Maxine Petrucci + "Band Page"
VixenWorld Mailing List
View Final Guestbook
View Guestbook Archive2
View Guestbook Archive
View Original Guestbook
I got fed up with having a guestbook so if you want to say anything about the site just email me!
I am always looking for Vixen items to buy / trade. I am particularly interested in video footage (any format), any rare or unreleased material, and especially anything from the 97, 98 or 2001 tours. If you have any of the above or anything else you think I might like, please contact me.
Email me at NSpen1@aol.com
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