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NITA STRAUSS Guitar Lesson: How To Play ALICE COOPER's 'I'm Eighteen'

Guitar World magazine has uploaded video footage of former THE IRON MAIDENS guitarist Nita Strauss, who last year joined Alice Cooper's touring band, playing Cooper's late-1970 hit "I'm Eighteen" (also commonly known as "Eighteen"). As Strauss points out in the video, which you can check out below,...
January 14, 2015
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ALICE COOPER Joined By STEVEN TYLER, NUNO BETTENCOURT, Producer BOB ROCK At New Year's Eve Benefit Concert

Video footage of ALICE COOPER's annual New Year's Eve gala benefiting the Maui Food Bank can be seen below. The event, which was organized by famed Cooper manager Shep Gordon, was held in a ballroom at the Wailea Mariott in Maui, Hawaii. Alice's powerhouse band, comprised of drummer Glen Sobel, bass...
January 5, 2015
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ALICE COOPER Plays Impromptu Show At Nashville Bar; Video Available

Legendary rocker Alice Cooper played an impromptu after-party show last night (Wednesday, October 15) at Dan McGuinness, a bar in Nashville, Tennessee, after supporting MÖTLEY CRÜE earlier in the night at Bridgestone Arena. Alice invited fans via Twitter to the club, where he and his band proceeded...
October 16, 2014
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ALICE COOPER Guitarist NITA STRAUSS: 'ALICE Is A True Professional, True Performer In Every Sense Of The Word'

THE IRON MAIDENS guitarist Nita Strauss, who recently joined Alice Cooper's touring band, was, spoke to NI Rocks about the actual experience of performing with the legendary rocker. "There's definitely a lot going on," she said. "There's a lot going on visually and a lot going on musically. You defi...
October 12, 2014
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New ALICE COOPER Guitarist NITA STRAUSS Interviewed By MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX (Audio)

THE IRON MAIDENS guitarist Nita Strauss, who recently joined Alice Cooper's touring band, was interviewed on a recent edition of the "Sixx Sense" radio show hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx. You can now listen to the chat below. Legendary rocker Alice Cooper kicked off his sum...
August 30, 2014
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New ALICE COOPER Guitarist NITA STRAUSS Interviewed On 'The Louvau Show' (Audio)

THE IRON MAIDENS guitarist Nita Strauss, who recently joined Alice Cooper's touring band, was interviewed on the August 10 edition of "The Louvau Show" on the 93.9 KWSS radio station in Scottsdale, Arizona. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. (Note: The Strauss intervie...
August 15, 2014
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New ALICE COOPER Guitarist NITA STRAUSS: 'Nobody Tells Me I'm Not Good Because I'm A Girl'

Revolver magazine asked THE IRON MAIDENS guitarist Nita Strauss, who recently joined Alice Cooper's touring band, for her opinion on where women stand in the music industry and metal. "I read about a lot of female musicians and read interviews and they have all these horror stories," she said. "And...
July 16, 2014
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New ALICE COOPER Guitarist NITA STRAUSS Says She Received 'Unofficial' Offer To Pose For PLAYBOY

Jay Nanda of San Antonio Metal Music Examiner conducted an interview with THE IRON MAIDENS guitarist Nita Strauss, who recently joined Alice Cooper's touring band. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. San Antonio Metal Music Examiner: How much of an influence was [Alice Cooper] on you gr...
July 11, 2014
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Guitarist NITA STRAUSS Performs With ALICE COOPER For First Time (Video)

Legendary rocker Alice Cooper kicked off his summer run with three shows in Michigan this weekend before joining MÖTLEY CRÜE's final tour as a very special guest on July 2, running through late November. The trek marks the debut of Alice's new guitarist Nita Strauss, who was recently ranked #1 on Gu...
June 29, 2014
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Video Guitar Lessons From New ALICE COOPER Axewoman NITA STRAUSS

All Axess has uploaded a couple of video guitar lessons from THE IRON MAIDENS' Nita Strauss, who recently joined Alice Cooper's touring band. The first lesson is in improvisation in the key of "A" major. The breakdown of the lick allows different approaches and voicing of playing the first 8 notes o...
June 28, 2014
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Guitarist NITA STRAUSS Is 'Honored And Excited' To Be Playing With ALICE COOPER

Guitarist Nita Strauss, who recently joined the ALICE COOPER band as the replacement for Orianthi, says that she is "honored and excited" to have been chosen to tour with the legendary rocker. Strauss, a longtime Ibanez signature series endorsee who made her name with THE IRON MAIDENS, FEMME FATALE...
June 23, 2014
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ALICE COOPER Parts Ways With Guitarist ORIANTHI, Taps THE IRON MAIDENS' NITA STRAUSS

Following the April premiere of "Super Duper Alice Cooper" at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the subsequent release of the documentary on DVD, Blu-ray, deluxe editions, and digital formats this month via Eagle Rock Entertainment, rock's greatest showman Alice Cooper heads out on a lengthy North Amer...
June 12, 2014
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TARJA TURUNEN And MIKE TERRANA: 'Witch-Hunt' Performance Clip From 'Beauty & The Beat'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen and acclaimed drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, AXEL RUDI PELL, RAGE, YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN, MASTERPLAN) will release the classic-rock crossover live project "Beauty & The Beat" on May 30 via earMUSIC. The effort includes interpretations of classic music pieces ran...
May 22, 2014
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TARJA TURUNEN And MIKE TERRANA: Official 'Beauty & The Beat' Trailer

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen and acclaimed drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, AXEL RUDI PELL, RAGE, YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN, MASTERPLAN) will release the classic-rock crossover live project "Beauty & The Beat" on May 30 via earMUSIC. The effort includes interpretations of classic music pieces ran...
May 9, 2014
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TARJA TURUNEN And MIKE TERRANA: First 'Beauty & The Beat' Teaser Clip

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen and acclaimed drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, AXEL RUDI PELL, RAGE, YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN, MASTERPLAN) will release the classic-rock crossover live project "Beauty & The Beat" on May 30 via earMUSIC. The effort includes interpretations of classic music pieces ran...
April 23, 2014