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VIXEN Bassist Says 'It Was Really Awkward' To Reform Without Founding Guitarist JAN KUEHNEMUND

Emily Strigl of the "Talking Metal" podcast conducted an interview with VIXEN guitarist Britt Lightning and bassist Share Ross prior to the band's April 29 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how Lightning ...

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Video: VIXEN Performs At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of VIXEN's April 29 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below. VIXEN recently parted ways with guitarist Gina Stile and replaced her with Britt Lightning. The band also welcomed a new keyboardist, Tyson Leslie. Lightning and Leslie made their live debut with ...

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THE CHARM THE FURY Releases 'Blood And Salt' Video

The official video for the song "Blood And Salt" from the Amsterdam-based metal band THE CHARM THE FURY can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's sophomore album, "The Sick, Dumb & Happy", which was released on March 17 via Nuclear Blast / Arising Empire. The disc was recorded at Wisseloord, ICP ...

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THE CHARM THE FURY Releases 'Echoes' Video

The official video for the song "Echoes" from the Amsterdam-based metal band THE CHARM THE FURY can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's sophomore album, "The Sick, Dumb & Happy", which will be released on March 17 via Nuclear Blast / Arising Empire. The disc was recorded at Wisseloord, ICP Belgium. ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Guitarist CHRIS SHIFLETT To Release 'West Coast Town' Solo Album

"West Coast Town", the new solo album from acclaimed musician, songwriter and performer Chris Shiflett, will be released April 14 on SideOneDummy Records. In advance of the release, the title track can be streamed below. Working with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer Matt Ross-Spang, the ten-track album was recorded at Nashville's ...

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THE CHARM THE FURY Releases 'Down On The Ropes' Video

The official video for the song "Down On The Ropes" from the Amsterdam-based metal band THE CHARM THE FURY can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's sophomore album, "The Sick, Dumb & Happy", which will be released on March 17 via Nuclear Blast / Arising Empire. The disc was recorded at ...

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VIXEN Singer JANET GARDNER Ties The Knot

VIXEN singer Janet Gardner has married Justin James, a musician who most recently played bass for TYKETTO on the Monsters Of Rock cruise. Gardner was previously married to Andy Katz, whom she met during the recording of VIXEN's third album, 1998's "Tangerine", which he co-engineered. Janet and Andy have one son, Ryan, who was born ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS' WILLIAM DUVALL Performs TOM PETTY, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Covers At BERNIE SANDERS Event

According to The Bern Report, ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall joined a talented group of musicians at the Adler Theater in Davenport, Iowa Friday night (October 23) at a Bernie Sanders event called "Rockin' The Bern". The free show featured artists and cultural leaders that included legendary guitarist Wayne Kramer, singer/songwriters Marshall ...

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Video: VIXEN Performs At Minnesota's HALFWAY JAM

Fan-filmed video footage of VIXEN's July 26 performance at Halfway Jam in Royalton, Minnesota can be seen below. Bassist Share Ross, singer Janet Gardner and drummer Roxy Petrucci are honoring their friend and bandmate, guitarist and founder of VIXEN, Jan Kuehnemund, by performing as VIXEN. The band was committed to reunite in 2012 but Kuehnemund's ...

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