Watch Nita Strauss & David Ellefson Cover Iron Maiden’s “Aces High” Live

During her June 13 show at Basement East in Nashville, Tennessee, Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper, etc.) was joined onstage by David Ellefson (Megadeth) for an instrumental cover of Iron Maiden’s “Aces High.” You can see footage of that below:

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Watch Nita Strauss Perform Stuck Mojo’s “Pigwalk” With Rich Ward & Frank Fontsere

During Nita Strauss’ May 15 set in Greenville, South Carolina, the guitarist was joined onstage by Stuck Mojo’s Rich Ward and Frank Fontsere for a performance of “Pigwalk.” You can see footage of that below. It’s worth noting that Ward and Fontsere are also members of Fozzy, who were serving as the headliners at the concert.

Nita Strauss Premieres “Mariana Trench” Live Video

Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper, etc.) has premiered a new live video for her song “Mariana Trench.” This track is featured on her solo album “Controlled Chaos.”

This news comes as Strauss is preparing to kick off her solo tour tonight. Here’s the dates for that run:

05/14 Charlotte, NC – Amos Southend (feat. Fozzy)
05/15 Greenville, SC – The Firmament (feat. Fozzy)
05/16 Greensboro, NC – The Cone Denim Center
05/17 Virginia Beach, VA – Lunatic Luau
05/18 Annapolis, MD – Ram’s Head On Stage
05/19 New York, NY – Iridium
05/21 Teaneck, NJ – Debonair Music Hall
05/22 Pittsburgh, PA – Hard Rock Café
05/24 Detroit, MI – Token Lounge
05/29 Milwaukee, WI – Shank Hall
05/30 Grand Rapids, MI – The Stache @ The Intersection
06/02 Buffalo, NY – Ironworks
06/04 New Bedford, MA – Vault @ Greasy Luck
06/05 Stafford, CT – Palace Theater
06/06 Ardmore, PA – The Ardmore Music Hall (feat. Paul Gilbert)
06/07 Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburgsart
06/08 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance (feat. Paul Gilbert)
06/09 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
06/11 Richmond, VA – Canal Club
06/13 Nashville, TN – The Basement
06/14 Memphis, TN – Rockhouse Live
06/15 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
06/17 Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre
06/19 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
06/20 Dallas, TX – Trees
06/21 San Antonio, TX – The Rock Box
06/22 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live Studio (feat. Static-X, DevilDriver, etc.)

Nita Strauss Launches “Body Shred” Fitness Challenge

Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper. etc.) has announced that she will be launching a “Body Shred” fitness challenge in an effort to help musicians and music fans get in better physical and mental shape. There is a number of packages available HERE and they will all come with Strauss’ new e-book “Body Shred: Your Guide To Feeling And Looking Like A Rock Star,” which features personal tips and tricks for working out, mindset, and good habits, as well as example workouts and an extensive bonus chapter with healthy recipes and snacks. Those that take part in the challenge will also get weekly e-mails from Strauss with recipes and workout ideas, access to a private Facebook group, and discounts from sponsors. They will also have a chance to win various prizes including a signed Ibanez JIVA10 guitar, a Marshall CODE50 amp, a Powerblock dumbbell set, food from Trifecta Nutrition, etc.

Nita Strauss Announces U.S. Tour

Nita Strauss has announced a solo U.S. tour. You can find the dates for that run below. With this news, the guitarist has also announced that her album “Controlled Chaos” will be released on vinyl on April 12. The effort will be available in the following colors: transparent red (worldwide retail), yellow with black splatter (NitaStrauss.com), clear with black and gold splatter (SumerianMerch.com), red with white splatter (Guitar Center exclusive), and transparent yellow (Nordic exclusive).

Tour Dates:

04/10 Hermosa Beach, CA – Saint Rocke
04/11 Los Angeles, CA – Whisky A Go Go
04/14 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (with John 5)
05/14 Charlotte, NC – Amos Southend
05/15 Greenville, SC – The Firmament (with Fozzy)
05/16 Greensboro, NC – The Cone Denim Center (with Fozzy)
05/17 Virginia Beach, VA – Lunatic Luau
05/19 New York, NY – Iridium
05/21 Teaneck, NJ – Debonair Music Hall
05/22 Pittsburgh, PA – Hard Rock Café
05/24 Detroit, MI – Token Lounge
05/25 Ft Wayne, IN – The Club @ The Clyde
05/26 Evanston, IL – Evanston Rocks
05/29 Milwaukee, WI – Shank Hall
05/31 Louisville, KY – Zanzibar
06/01 Cleveland, OH – The Winchester
06/02 Buffalo, NY – Ironworks
06/04 New Bedford, MA – Vault @ Greasy Luck
06/05 Stafford, CT – Palace Theater
06/06 Ardmore, PA – The Ardmore Music Hall (with Paul Gilbert)
06/08 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance (with Paul Gilbert)

Watch Footage Of David Draiman (Disturbed) And Nita Strauss (Alice Copper) Performing Together At Recent Charity Event In Maui

During Shep Gordon’s December 31 charity jam at Wailea Beach Resort in Maui, Hawaii, David Draiman (Disturbed) and Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper, etc.) teamed up for a stripped-down performance. You can see footage of them playing Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Sound Of Silence” and Disturbed’s “A Reason To Fight” below:

[via Blabbermouth]