Revolver readers may remember axwoman Nita Strauss from the all-female metal tribute group The Iron Maidens or for her regular appearances as one of the magazine’s Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock and Metal. Now she’s the new guitarist for shock rocker Alice Cooper. We caught up with Strauss on the first day of rehearsals as […]
Last summer, Alizee Defan ran a contest — or simply created a few videos — dubbed “Battle of the Best Female Guitarists in the World.” True to their titles, the clips certainly do feature some fine fretwork courtesy of a host of guitarists, including Jessica Gardlund (pictured above) and, well, lots of other people whose names we […]
Guitarist Nita Strauss has officially joined the Alice Cooper band. Strauss, who made her name with the Iron Maidens, Femme Fatale and LA Kiss, takes the place of Orianthi in the band. The band — which also features guitarists Ryan Roxie and Tommy Henriksen, plus bassist Chuck Garric and drummer Glen Sobel — will hit the road […]
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The Complete Interview: Hot Chick in Hard Rock Nita Strauss of The Iron Maidens and Consume the Fire
When we interviewed Nita Strauss, guitarist for The Iron Maidens and Consume the Fire, for our Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock issue (See page 55), we discussed several topics, including her musical roots, Consume the Fire’s upcoming album and her experiences as a high schooler. Unfortunately, due to space constraints, we couldn’t include most of […]