Nita Strauss (born December 7, 1986) is an American rock musician.
She is the current touring guitarist for Alice Cooper
and has a successful career as a solo artist.
Strauss was the first female signature artist with Ibanez guitars and is regularly featured on the covers of worldwide print magazines including Guitar World and Guitar Player.
She was ranked No. 1 on Guitar World's list of "10 Female Guitar Players You Should Know".
In April 2018, Strauss launched a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign for her debut solo record Controlled Chaos. The campaign was successfully funded in two hours and eventually raised eight times its initial goal.
Controlled Chaos debuted on the Billboard charts at No. 1 Top New Artist, No. 3 Label Independent, No. 4 Top Hard Music, No. 8 Top Rock, No. 8 Top Internet, No. 20 Top albums, and No. 7 on the iTunes Rock chart.
December 7, 1986
Los Angeles, CA
Heavy metal, hard rock, tribute music, instrumental metal, deathcore
Guitar, backing vocals
Alice Cooper (2014–present)
The Guitar Collective (2017–present)
We Start Wars (2017–present)
The Star Breakers (2017–18)
The Iron Maidens (2011–15)
Critical Hit (2013–15)
Femme Fatale (2013–15)
LA KISS House Band (2014)
Consume The Fire (2011–13)
Jermaine Jackson (2010)
As Blood Runs Black (2009–10)
Kill Slowly (2006–08)