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ALICE COOPER's Band Had 'A Huge Part' In Writing Music For Legendary Rocker's Next Studio Album, Says NITA STRAUSS

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has confirmed to Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station that the legendary rocker is continuing work on the follow-up to last year's "Detroit Stories" album. "I actually have a call with [the Cooper camp] this weekend to discuss the progress of it," she ...

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NITA STRAUSS Shares Video Recap Of Fall 2021 U.S. Tour

Nita Strauss, the guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has shared a nine-minute video recap of the fall 2021 leg of her "Winter Wasteland" tour, which kicked off on November 10 in New Orleans, Louisiana and concluded on December 18 in Angola, Indiana. Nita wrote in a message accompanying the YouTube release of the ...

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NITA STRAUSS Is 'Waiting On A Couple Of Singers' To Record Their Tracks For Upcoming Album: 'It's Testing My Patience A Little Bit'

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, spoke to Terrie Carr of the Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA about the progress of the writing and recording sessions for her follow-up to 2018's "Controlled Chaos" solo debut. She said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "The album is almost finished being ...

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ACE FREHLEY And ORIANTHI Perform At ALICE COOPER's 19th Annual 'Christmas Pudding' Concert (Video)

Ace Frehley (KISS), Orianthi, Ed Roland (COLLECTIVE SOUL) and Mark McGrath (SUGAR RAY) are among the musicians who took part in Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding this past Saturday (December 4) at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. Alice also performed at the event, along with members of his touring band with the exception of guitarist ...

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NITA STRAUSS Pleads For Return Of Stolen Tour Bus Mat

Nita Strauss, the guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, is pleading for the return of a custom-made mat that was stolen in Spartanburg, South Carolina Friday night (December 3). Earlier today, Nita shared a photo of the mat laid out at the entrance to her tour bus, and she included the following message: "We ...

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NITA STRAUSS To Play Boxing Champion MIKAELA MAYER To Ring For Historic Title Unification Bout

Nita Strauss, the guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, will play Olympic medalist and WBO super featherweight world boxing champion Mikaela Mayer to the ring for the historic title unification fight on ESPN Top Rank, the first-ever female world title main event in the four-plus-year history of the series. Mikaela faces current IBF champion ...

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NITA STRAUSS Gets Hit In Head By Flying Broken Cane Piece During ALICE COOPER Concert (Video)

Nita Strauss, the guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, escaped relatively unscathed after getting by a flying broken cane piece during the legendary rocker's concert Thursday night (October 7). The incident took place while Cooper was performing "Feed My Frankenstein", the first song of his set in Charlotte, North Carolina. At one point, Alice ...

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NITA STRAUSS Plays JASON BECKER's Prototype 'Numbers' Guitar During ALICE COOPER Concert In Boston (Video)

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, got to play Jason Becker's prototype Peavey "Numbers" guitar for one song during Cooper's concert last night (Tuesday, September 21) at the Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston, Massachusetts. Earlier today, Nita shared an Instagram video of her playing the guitar, and she wrote ...

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NITA STRAUSS Celebrates Six Years Of Sobriety

Nita Strauss is celebrating the sixth anniversary of her getting sober. Earlier today (Sunday, September 5), the 34-year-old guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band Instagrammed an image revealing she had been sober for six years, 72 months, 2,193 days or 52,608 hours. She captioned it simply: "Grateful." When Nita celebrated the fifth anniversary of ...

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Hear MOTÖRHEAD's 'Ace Of Spades' Played On Church Bells

As the townsfolk of Weert in the south of the Netherlands gathered for the local Torenfestival on July 17, 2021, it is fair to say they did not expect to hear MOTÖRHEAD's iconic, thunderous classic outlaw rock and roll anthem "Ace Of Spades" ringing from the church bells. Yet that is precisely what happened, as ...

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JASON BECKER's Three Most Important Guitars Sell For $230,000

Legendary guitarist and composer Jason Becker, who has been living with ALS for over 30 years, sold three of his most important and rare guitars for a total of $230,000 at on online auction. These guitars are being sold as part of a fundraiser, co-organized by DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li, to provide funds for Jason's ...

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Watch Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Play JASON BECKER's 'Perpetual Burn' On JASON's Original Hurricane Guitar

A video of former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Broderick playing the Jason Becker song "Perpetual Burn" on Jason's white, 22-fret Hurricane guitar can be seen below. The instrument, pictured on the cover of CACOPHONY's genre-defining "Speed Metal Symphony" and used to record Becker's groundbreaking solo album "Perpetual Burn", is one of three rare guitars being offered ...

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