Nita Strauss

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Birthday
7, 1986
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Most famous as the guitarist for the heavy metal tribute group the Iron Maidens, this musician also played with the Alice Cooper Band. In addition, she penned a guitar-themed music column titled "Drop Dead Shred" and was ranked Guitar World's #1 female guitarist.

Before Fame

She started playing heavy metal guitar when she was only thirteen years old. Early in her career, she toured with a Los Angeles-based heavy metal band called As Blood Runs Black and also performed with Jermaine Jackson.

Trivia

In 2013, she and her Iron Maidens bandmate Courtney Cox both joined the hard rock band Femme Fatale.

Family Life

She grew up in Los Angeles, California, as the daughter of a musician father.

Associated With

As a member of the Iron Maidens, she performed as "Mega Murray," the female equivalent of Iron Maiden band member Dave Murray.