Maarja Kivi

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Marya Roxx
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Marya Roxx in 2009
Background information
Birth name Maarja Kivi
Born (1986-01-18) 18 Januar 1986 (age 33)
Oreigin Tallinn, Estonie
Genres Hard rock, hivy metal
Thrift Sangster, sangwriter
Instruments Vocals, bass
Years active 1993–present
Labels Global Music Group
Associate acts Vanilla Ninja
Wabsteid www.maryaroxx.com

Marya Roxx (born Maarja Kivi on 18 Januar 1986 in Tallinn, Estonie) is a hard rock/metal sangster-sangwriter residin in Los Angeles.[1] She is a umwhile member o Estonie girl baund Vanilla Ninja.

Backgrund[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maarja Kivi wan the Estonian Television childer's singin contest "Laulukarusell" ("Singin Carousel") in 1993 (at age 7), 1994 an 1998. She is the anerly body tae hae wan three times. In 1997 she wan anither contest, "Tähtede laul" ("Sang o Starns"). In 2002 she placit seivent in Eurolaul (Estonie’s sang selection contest for Eurovision).

When the girl baund Vanilla Ninja wis foondit in 2003, Kivi wis selectit as ane o the solo sangsters an the bass player. She recordit twa albums wi the baund, Vanilla Ninja an Traces Of Sadness. She left the group in mid-2004. She haes a dochter, Dora-Liisa (born 2004), an son, Angus Martin (born 2012[2]) with husband an umwhile Vanilla Ninja manager Renee Meriste.[3]

She adoptit the airtist name Marya Roxx in 2007.

Solo career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Roxx teamed up wi producer Kevin Shirley tae record her debut album 'Payback Time'. It featurs muisickers Paul Crook, Scott Metaxas, Derek Sherinian an Brian Tichy. 21?! EP wis released frae this recordin in 2008. It contains fower sangs, "'21?!'", "Oh Yeah", "Rebel", (aw written bi Roxx), an "Nothing Going On"[4] originally recorded by Swedish band Clawfinger.[5]

In Mey 2009, she performit as the wairm-up act on the European tour o pop/rock airtist LaFee.[6] Roxx's band for her last performances was former Anthrax guitarist Paul Crook, Scott Metaxas and Jim Roe.[5]

Her debut album, "Payback Time" wis publisht on 5 October 2010.[7]

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2008: Payback Time

Awairds[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • "21?! Best Hard Rock Song Mavric Awards 2009 an "Rebel" Best Punk Song Mavric Awards 2009).[8]

Tours[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • European Tour 2009
  • UK Tour 2009
  • Time To Run 2010 Tour
  • Rebel Wave 2010 Tour

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Marya Roxx". songvault.fm. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 
  2. http://eesti.us/lablog/?p=533
  3. "Maarja Kivi Meriste". love-ninjas.com. Retrieved 9 February 2010. [deid airtin]
  4. "21?! The EP". allmusic.com. 2008. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ashworth, Dave (15 December 2009). "HRH III: Marya indeed Roxx". purerawk.com. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 
  6. "LaFee Ring Frei Tour Support Listing". Lafee.de. 2009-02-26. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  7. "Marya Roxx Signs With Global Music". Roadrunnerrecords.com. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  8. "Ex-pop girl really Roxx". Grimsby Telegraph. 21 October 2009. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 

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