Marya Roxx

Marya Roxx is a dynamic metal artist setting the stages ablaze throughout the US and Europe. Her songs have won two Mavric Music Awards, and her performances at festivals like Hammerfest, London's Rock of Ages Fest, and Hard Rock Hell have won rave reviews. Marya kindly joined Artist Spotlight to discuss her music and her devotion to children's causes and animal welfare.

Tell us more about your new album. What is your greatest inspiration for the songs on the album?
-Most of my songs are about my life or about life in general, depending on my observations or experiences- good or bad .
But they can mean different things to different people, I guess a lot of them have self-powering messages in them too .

Do you have a favorite song you have recorded or a song that is particularly dear to your heart?
- I like a lot of songs, but I really enjoy performing Rebel live !

What is your all-time favorite song (by another artist)?
-I love a lot of different songs, it is hard to pick one - I would say "Stranglehold" by Ted Nugent is definitely one of them .

Is there any artist you dream of performing with someday?
- Pearl Jam or AC..DC, I like their music a lot !

What message would you like your music to convey to the listener?
- You can do anything if you put your mind to it!

Name five adjectives that describe you as a person.
- determined, creative, stubborn, fun-loving, caring

Name five adjectives that describe your music.
- rebellious, fun, aggressive, inspiring, motivating

Name five performers who have influenced you most as an artist.
- Blacky Lawless, Freddie Mercury , Ozzy Osbourne, Kurt Cobain, David Gahan

Can you tell us more about the charities and causes you support?
- I still haven't had a chance to participate in something big, but I would like to support anything to do with health, children safety and animal welfare .

You have toured throughout Europe in 2009 and 2010. Can you share your favorite tour experiences with us?
- It's really hard to pick one, I enjoy touring so much and I love it all.

Which performance do you consider the highlight of your career, thus far?
- Hard Rock Hell III was amazing!

What projects will you be working on this year? Any new tour plans?
- Yes just working with new tour in UK, Europe and USA.

- You can do anything if you put your mind to it!

Thanks to Marya for sharing her time and talent. Check out Marya's rockin' EP "21?!" and her debut album, Payback Time.
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