VIXEN – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Spotlight Review)

VIXEN – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Spotlight Review)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL has always been about the music. That’s what got me trekking across the oceans that first time six long years back now. I’ve not missed one since and don’t plan on it anytime soon. The magical music performances are what does it. Sometimes it’s a long defunct band enticed back to the stage by SRF organizers. But sometimes it’s just an old favorite ripping it up in a new setting. That was…

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VIXEN – Live Fire (July 6, 2018)

VIXEN – Live Fire (July 6, 2018)

Classic 80’s rock veterans Vixen will release Live Fire via Rat Pak Records on July 6, 2018. Mixed by Michael Wagener, Live Fire features 12 live tracks and was recorded at Chicago’s legendary Arcada Theater during the group’s successful 2017 tour.  In addition to the classic Vixen songs, the effort also includes a newly recorded studio version of “You Ought to Know By Now”, an all-new studio acoustic version of their hit song “Edge of a Broken Heart” and a live version of a…

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JANET GARDNER – The Forge, Joliet, Illinois (Photo Gallery)

JANET GARDNER – The Forge, Joliet, Illinois (Photo Gallery)

Vixen‘s Janet Gardner was captured live this past weekend by Decibel Geek‘s Alex Dale at The Forge in Joliet Illinois. Here’s what Alex had to say “It was a great high energy show to kick off St. Patrick’s Day weekend! Speaking of which St. Patrick’s Day is her birthday! The band had the whole place sing happy birthday to her! She also came out and sang in the crowd with is always a fun experience!…

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JANET GARDNER (VIXEN) Has Emergency Surgery (News)

JANET GARDNER (VIXEN) Has Emergency Surgery (News)

Janet Gardner, frontwoman of 80s all-female sensation Vixen was rushed to hospital recently. After a gig supporting her solo album (reviewed by Decibel Geek) in L.A. Gardner underwent emergency surgery. Thankfully all is well and we wish her a speedy recovery. You can read the details below in two Facebook posts. One on the Vixen page as well as Gardner‘s personal message posted on her own page. VIXEN FACEBOOK POST: It is with immense gratitude…

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JANET GARDNER – Janet Gardner (Album Review)

JANET GARDNER – Janet Gardner (Album Review)

Janet Gardner is a name many hard rock fans will be familiar with. Best known as the lead vocalist of the all-female rock band Vixen, Janet Gardner‘s powerful vocals propelled Vixen to the top of the Billboard charts with crossover hits “Edge of a Broken Heart” and “Cryin”. Touted as the all-female Bon Jovi, Vixen opened for the likes of Deep Purple, Ozzy Osbourne, The Scorpions, KISS, and Bon Jovi. Teaming up with husband/guitarist/songwriter/producer Justin James (having worked with Staind, Collective Soul, Tyketto), Janet Gardner has ventured into the solo realm to unleash a new side of her…

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JANET GARDNER – Janet Gardner (August 18, 2017)

JANET GARDNER – Janet Gardner (August 18, 2017)

Teaming up with guitarist/songwriter/producer Justin James (having worked with Staind, Collective Soul, Tyketto), Janet Gardner has ventured into the solo realm to unleash a new side of her musical creativity. Together, Janet and Justin have penned a collection of emotionally charged songs with gritty grooves, infectious hooks, and inspired lyrics that merge hard rock influences from the last four decades. Best known as the lead vocalist of the all-female rock band Vixen, Janet Gardner‘s powerful vocals…

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