January 22nd 2019
Vixen's new singer is Lorraine Lewis, who filled in for Janet last year, and has previously worked with Roxy in Roktopuss. See the announcement on Facebook.
January 18th 2019
Here's Vixen's statement on the split with Janet :
To all our Vixen friends and fans...
January 17th 2019
Janet has left Vixen. Her post from her Facebook page follows :
After much soul searching and many sleepless nights, I have decided that
January 2nd 2019
Catching up with a review of Rockingham by The Midlands Rocks, including a photo gallery.
December 26th 2018
December 21st 2018
Janet has several dates for early 2019 :
And there's a Vixen Halloween show already announced - October 31st at Jergels in Warrendale, PA
December 10th 2018
There's a nice long interview with Share by Rockin' Interviews on Facebook.
December 6th 2018
Vixen are officially confirmed for the M3 Rock Festival of 2019. The festival runs from May 3rd to 5th, and Vixen will be playing on the 5th.
December 1st 2018
Vixen's first show of 2019 looks like it will be at the Florida Full Throttle Motorcycle Expo with Winger in Clearwater, Florida on February 9th. And a reminder that they are also on the Monsters of Rock Cruise, February 24th to March 1st.
A review of Rockingham including Vixen's Friday headlining show has been posted at RockUnited.com.
October 14th 2018
One more date for next year, May 3rd at The Vault at Greasy Luck Brewpub, New Bedford, MA.
Some Britt stuff - an interview on Facebook at Rockin' Interviews.
September 16th 2018
One more Vixen show in Germany - October 20th at Airport Obertraubling in Regensburg.
And one next year, April 13th at Jackson Rancheria Casino, Jackson, CA with Great White.
September 9th 2018
And read an interview with Britt at All That Shreds magazine.
September 2nd 2018
Live Fire debuted at #9 on Billboard's Top Hard Rock Album Sales chart, as well as #90 on Top Album Sales, #63 on Top Current Albums, #13 on Independent Albums and #20 on Rock Album Sales.
Check out a great gallery of photos from the Las Vegas Cannery Casino show by Joe Schaeffer on Flickr.
August 24th 2018
There is a long audio interview with Roxy at Focus on Metal, Episode #384.
Janet has a new merch store, at emerchandmore.com.
The You Ought To Know By Now video is now on YouTube.
One more show added, on September 8th at GasLite Bar and Grill in Ellsworth, WI (the 28th annual Chili-feed!)
August 13th 2018
Madam X have one more show, on September 16th at The Rockpile in Toronto, Canada.
August 8th 2018
Vixen will be back in Spain! They have a show in Madrid at 'Cool Stage' on October 17th.
There's a new audio interview with Janet by The Five Count radio show in Mankato, MN.
Janet has several new dates in the US. Full list, new ones in red :
Madam X also have a show - at the The Token Lounge in Westland, MI on September 14th.
July 27th 2018
Vixen have released the music video for You Ought To (Oughta) Know By Now! Only on Facebook for the moment, link via Blabbermouth.
July 17th 2018
Also at Metal-Rules.com, an interview with Janet, Share and Britt, with some photos from Sweden Rock.
July 12th 2018
Read Roxy's list of the top 10 most influential Classic Metal Albums at Metal-Rules.com.
Watch an interview with Janet & Share at Nummirock by KaaosTV.
Videos from the Bochum Zeche show (Thanks to Jogi) -
There's an audio interview with Share on The Powerful Mind Podcast. This is talking about her life coaching, rather than being Vixen related.
June 30th 2018
One more European show, in Stuttgart, Germany at Universum on October 21st.
June 26th 2018
Vixen will be on the Monsters of Rock Cruise again; the next one is in February 2019.
Here is some video from recent shows - Madam X - High in High School from Sweden Rock shot by Share, Vixen - Cryin' at the Whisky with Janet in the crowd, and Edge of a Broken Heart intro at Bochum featuring some jamming from Tyson, Britt and Share.
And another Roxy audio interview with RockZone Legends.
A couple of contrasting audience pics :
June 14th 2018
The new studio acoustic version of Edge of a Broken Heart has been released and is now available for streaming on YouTube.
Vixen will be shooting a music video at the Whisky a Go Go show on June 17th. This is supposed to be for a new single release so I think it must be for You Ought To/Oughta Know By Now.
June 9th 2018
Listen to a recent Roxy interview on Music Mania Podcast, talking about all things Vixen and Madam X.
Another show for Janet - at The Little Theatre, Springvale, Maine on September 28th.
May 24th 2018
Details for Vixen's live album, "Live Fire", have been announced. You can now pre-order the new CD, and get exclusive hand-autographed bundles at www.ratpakrecords.com/vixen.
Apart from the live show, the 'new' track is You Ought To Know By Now (which appears to have been renamed from You Oughta ...), and the acoustic re-recording is of Edge of a Broken Heart.
One more show - Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, KY, August 18th with Great White.
May 14th 2018
April 8th 2018
Madam X will be shooting a new video for Monstrocity in two weeks time, but in the meantime check out this video for the song Bride of Frankenstein with Maxine on vocals, made by Tammy Vega.
Read a feature on Roxy at Downtown News Magazine - a 'local Rochester girl made good' story.
Janet will play Count's Vamp'd in Las Vegas, NV on May 11th - this is rescheduled from the show that was originally supposed to be the day after the Whisky show. And RockEyez recently conducted an audio interview with Janet, listen to it on YouTube, or read some excerpts transcribed by Blabbermouth.
April 2nd 2018
Janet will be playing the UK in May! The dates are :
March 29th 2018
New dates - Clearfield County Fair in Clearfield, PA on August 4th with Great White & Faster Pussycat, and The Space at Westbury Theater in Westbury, NY on November 10th.
Check out an interview with Janet (and Justin) by the Straus Project talking about her medical scare, and Share's interview on the Hair Metal Mansion Radio Show talking about Twin Flames Radio and Vixen - after the lead in with Dogs D'Amour and Vixen songs, the interview is from 13 until 43 mins and includes premieres of 3 songs from Twin Flames Radio - Always You, Love is Raining & The Cadillac Song.
March 16th 2018
The whole of Vixen's show on the Monsters of Rock Cruise is now available for viewing on YouTube.
And a review of the show with Kix in Durant, OK has been posted at Music Mania.
March 4th 2018
Share and Bam's Twin Flames Radio project reached their target on Pledge Music, just in time! The campaign finished at the end of February and currently on the Pledge Music page it's at 105% of goal, 29 days till release.
There is an interview with Bret Kaiser at The Rockpit (Australia) talking about Madam X.
Janet's show at Nikki's Sturgis originally in January has been rescheduled to March 31st. And Vixen return to the Mohegan Sun Casino on November 11th. The
Denver, Colorado show has been moved to Herman's Hideaway.
and Janet's upcoming shows :
February 26th 2018
Vixen will be playing Rockingham, headlining one of the nights (TBD). It will be on 19, 20, 21 October at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK.
Monsters of Rock Cruise 2018
February 14th 2018
Another festival for Vixen, the Inaugural '80s Rocks the Dam Fest at the Beaver Dam Amphitheater, Beaver Dam, KY on July 28th with Skid Row and Great White.
And one more show for Janet on April 7th at The Concert Pub North, Houston, TX.
There is an interview with Janet & Justin from the Whisky show at Highwire Daze.
Oh, and apparently Janet isn't on the Monsters of Rock Cruise (I did wonder), so Vixen are doing a set where each song features a different vocalist. Their show is later today.  Madam X played on the 12th with another show for today, I think.
February 8th 2018
Vixen will play at Rockfest Barcelona in well, Barcelona, Spain surprisingly, on July 6th.
See the review of Monstrocity in Fireworks Magazine here.
An update from Twin Flames Radio - two full songs have been uploaded to check out, Always You and Peace & Love & Rock & Roll. You can hear them on the main Pledge Music page, under Sample Artist Tracks.
Plus Share has a new job - agent at Mangrove Realty, Inc. in Florida!
Live video of Rathole from Janet's Whisky A Go Go show has been posted on YouTube.
January 23rd 2018
An interview with Maxine and Roxy discussing the new Madam X album has been posted at AXS.com.
The last in the series of mini video interviews with Share is up at The Riff.
Another Vixen show in Europe - at the Zeche in Bochum, Germany on June 24th, the day after Graspop. Janet is rescheduling shows, so far new dates are March 16th at The Forge in Joliet, IL, March 17th at Phat Headz in Green Bay, WI, and March 30th at Diesel Concerts Detroit in Chesterfield, MI.
January 15th 2018
It's been a very eventful week for Janet! A day after playing a successful show on January 11th at the Whisky a Go Go in West Hollywood, she was rushed to hospital and had to have emergency surgery to remove a subdural hematoma that was putting pressure on her brain.
She had to have a hole drilled into her head to remove the hematoma, and a titanium plate put in to cover the hole. See her post on Facebook.
Vixen have signed to Rat Pak Records for a new release coming in 2018. No details given but presumably this is for the live album, at least initially. You can sign up to the mailing list for news.
Another review of the Madam X album at GloryDazeMusic.com.
January 9th 2018
There is an interview with Roxy in Portuguese at HeavynRoll.com.br, along with some large size pictures.
And a review of Madam X - Monstrocity at KNAC.
December 31st 2017
Janet will be headlining the Rock N Skull festival in Illinois next year, on Saturday, October 27th.
KNAC.com have posted a review + photos of Janet's December 9th, Houston, Texas show.
There is an interview with Share about her new project, Twin Flames Radio, on AXS.com.
And a review of the Madam X album at Rocking in the Norselands, no. 8 on their 2017 countdown.
December 22nd 2017
One more live date - June 16th at BLK Live in Scottsdale, AZ.
Some more pictures from the Morongo Casino show, at Metal Pulp and Paper.
December 18th 2017
A couple more Vixen shows for next year - with Skid Row at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, MS on July 21st and with Lita Ford at The Arcada Theatre, St. Charles, IL on November 9th.
Here is part two of the interview with Share on The Riff with Jack Trash.
December 13th 2017
Vixen have a new show on March 3rd, 2018 with Kix at Choctaw Grand Theater, Durant, OK.
Photos from the Morongo Casino show have been posted on flickr by Joe Schaeffer.
Listen to a replay of Roxy's interview on the Hair Metal Mansion Radio Show at Mixcloud. It begins at the 1 minute mark with the track Kilmister, and then the interview with Roxy at 7 minutes, until Desperate is played at 52 minutes. New Madam X songs played during the show were Nitrous, Monstrocity and Freak Parade. And of interest is that Roxy said they were looking at an early 2018 release for the live album.
See Share tell the 'knitting story' on The Riff with Jack Trash.
November 15th 2017
Vixen will be playing a couple of European festivals in 2018 - Sweden Rock Festival on June 8th and Graspop Metal Meeting on June 23rd. And a new promo pic to go with the announcement (photo ©Mark Weiss) :
There is a long, very interesting interview with Janet and Justin on Sleaze Roxx.
And a Madam X album review at Power Metal.de, in German this time.
November 7th 2017
Another Madam X album review at Soil Chronicles, in French.
And another Down 'n' Outz live video clip, for the song Storm.
November 1st 2017
Share and Bam's new band is Twin Flames Radio. Here's a little video introducing the band, and their Facebook page. They have a campaign running on Pledge Music which allows you to pre-order the album and all sorts of other goodies.
And a video clip of a song from the Down 'n' Outz live release, Overnight Angels, on Youtube.
October 25th 2017
Reviews, for Janet's album on Devils Gate Media, and for the new Madam X album (released October 31st) on Sentinel Daily. Incidentally, Janet is a special guest on the track 'Freak Parade' on the Madam X album.
And an interview with Janet at JoelGausten.com.
Joe Elliott's band Down 'n' Outz, of which Share is a member, will release a live album, "The Further Live Adventures Of ...", on December 1st. I guess that's Share on the back left! For more info, see here.
October 16th 2017
Vixen have been recording a couple of bonus tracks for the live album release with Michael Wagener at his studio in Nashville.
Roxy has posted a teaser for the upcoming Madam X album Monstrocity on Youtube.
Vixen played a 'private show' at Mohegan Sun Arena with Slaughter and Autograph on October 6th, here are some pictures on Facebook.
October 6th 2017
There is a new interview with Roxy talking about Madam X at MusicLifeMagazine.net. Also she says Vixen will be recording a couple of new songs with Michael Wagener for bonus tracks for the Vixen live CD.
Plus an audio interview with Roxy & Share on the Power Rock Podcast.
September 28th 2017
There is an interview with Janet (& Justin) in issue 94 of Black Velvet Magazine.
September 14th 2017
Also, video of Edge of a Broken Heart from the Arcada Theatre, St. Charles, IL show which was recorded for a live release, shot by Anita.
August 31st 2017
New Janet audio interviews with 'Meltdown' of Radio Chatter - go to 101WRIF to hear the podcast,
and with Andy Hall of Lazer 103.3. Plus text at Screamer Magazine.
Brett Kaiser of Madam X is interviewed on Hair Band Heaven about the new album Monstrocity.
Meet Roxy's new dog, Ziggy Stardust! On Youtube with music track from the upcoming Madam X album.
August 26th 2017
The first video release from Janet's solo album is for the opening track Rat Hole. View the video below (or not, apparently, click to go to Youtube) :
Madam X have signed with EMP Label Group for the release of their album Monstrocity on October 31st (October 27th in Europe). Full press release and album cover below :
Legendary Detroit Hard Rockers MADAM X have signed a deal with EMP LABEL GROUP, who will release their long-awaited sophomore release MONSTROCITY on October 31st, (October 27th in EUROPE) on CD and Digital, with a limited edition vinyl release planned for November.
August 19th 2017
Janet's solo album is currently streaming on Billboard (not sure for how long), along with a short interview about the album.
Also an interview with Maxine at Metal Soldier Magazine.
Vixen's keyboardist, Tyson Leslie, has posted video footage of Vixen and Slaughter jamming together on "You Really Got Me" followed by a short Roxy drum solo on Facebook.
August 13th 2017
An album review from heavymag.com.au.
August 4th 2017
A few Janet (& Justin) interviews - audio :
July 25th 2017
Tracklisting for Janet's solo album :
July 20th 2017
More Janet shows - The Music Factory, Battle Creek, MI on September 1st
There is a new audio interview with Janet on the Friday NI Rocks Show, including four songs from her upcoming solo album. The first solo song starts at around 18 mins (with Vixen's Hellraisers before that), and the interview/song segment continues until 56 mins.
Maxine is featured on vocals and guitar on a cover of Missing Persons 'Mental Hopscotch', the first in a series of songs from her drummer Pat DeLeon's solo project. Check it out on Youtube.
July 7th 2017
Next dates for Janet are at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, NY on September 8th,
Britt is the 3rd member of Vixen to be seen sporting the new tank top :
July 3rd 2017
Janet has another show, at Diesel Concerts Detroit in Chesterfield, MI on September 2nd.
June 24th 2017
Drum cam footage of Roxy playing How Much Love at Little River Casino, Manistee, MI :
June 10th 2017
A few interviews :
Audio interview with Janet on Wild Thing Radio - starts with Edge of a Broken Heart at about 2 mins, then the interview until Bad Reputation at 37 mins.
Shorter audio interview with Roxy on Power Chord TV.
May 26th 2017
A **MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT** from Janet :
Part 3 of M3 video footage :
May 10th 2017
New Vixen merchandise is available, a ladies tank top and a t-shirt, designed by Roxy! They can now be ordered at Rightrock.
There is a venue change for Janet's first solo show on the 27th of May, it will now be at Lucky Star, 1175 West Lake Street,
There is a new interview from the M3 Festival with Share and Britt at Talking Metal.
May 6th 2017
Photos from Mohegan Sun - Ray Rodriguez (login to Facebook required)
May 3rd 2017
Video from M3, the first 30 minutes of Vixen's set :
May 1st 2017
Review and photos of the Mohegan Sun show at Northeast Rock Review.
Vixen have been playing some different songs live recently - One Night Alone, maybe for the first time since the tour for the debut album; Big Brother, a rare unreleased song; a cover of Deep Purple's Perfect Strangers; and I Don't Need No Doctor (known for being done by WASP but also a cover, originally recorded by Ray Charles) with Share on lead vocals.
Vixen with Lita Ford at M3 :
April 21st 2017
Two more shows -
April 20th 2017
There is a new interview with Maxine posted at All That Shreds.
April 19th 2017
Vixen will play at Divot's 80s Rock Music Weekend on August 5th at Divot's DeVent Center, Norfolk, Nebraska. The lineup includes Tom Keifer of Cinderella and Lita Ford with 2 more artists TBA.
April 15th 2017
Another song from Roxy and Maxine's project VIP Aftershow, Full Metal Jacket, is now available on Amazon. Like Kilmister, it also features Mark Slaughter on vocals and Michael Pisculli on bass.
One more show - August 18th, Snoqualmie Casino, WA.
April 6th 2017
April 2nd 2017
4 song teaser of the soon to be released solo album from Vixen front woman Janet Gardner. All songs written, performed, and produced by Janet Gardner and Justin James.
March 29th 2017
Chris Fayz has posted on Facebook about his departure from Vixen :
There is a new interview with Maxine at All Music & All Bands: Local, National, & Worldwide here.Some pictures from the first show with the new lineup in Toledo at Rock the Arena II :
New Vixen dates - August 12th in St. Charles, IL at The Arcada Theatre, with Slaughter. And they have been added to the Monsters of Rock Cruise in 2018 as well.
March 26th 2017
Vixen have a new member; the new guitarist is Brittany Denaro aka Britt Lightning. Britt first became known as a member of the all-female band Jaded, and has recently been playing in the Guns n' Roses tribute band Paradise Kitty.
March 22nd 2017
Janet has 10 songs written and recorded with her husband, Justin James, ready to be unleashed as her first solo release. Release date and live shows to be announced soon ;
March 14th 2017
Roxy and Maxine interviewed on 'The Nooner Show' on Soundcloud from 6 mins 20.
February 10th 2017
An interview with Vixen from Hard Rock Hell 10 has been posted on HRH TV.
Madam X will be on the Monsters of Rock Cruise in 2018; that's February 11th - 16th, 2018 out of Miami.
January 23rd 2017
Maxine was recently interviewed on the Hair Metal Mansion Radio Show, and if you missed it the show is now available on demand at mixcloud.com. News from the interview concerns new Madam X music and Maxine & Roxy's project The Aftershow.
A Madam X single will be released on February 14th, MonstroCity, which is also the title of the album. The album is now due to be released in the 1st week of May, through EMP Label Group instead of being self-released.
Another track by The Aftershow also featuring Mark Slaughter on vocals, Full Metal Jacket, will be the b-side of the vinyl 12" of Kilmister.
Vinyl releases of The Aftershow single, and Madam X single and album will be in Europe only.
For news from 2016 see archive13.