Nita Strauss joined the Alice Cooper touring band in June 2014 replacing the departing Orianthi. Nita was born in Los Angeles, is a decendent of composer Johann Strauss, and has worked with a diverse range of artists including legendary R&B star Jermaine Jackson, early MTV darlings Femme Fatale, video game supergroup Critical Hit and popular tribute band The Iron Maidens. She has been featured in many worldwide print ads and on dozens of albums, trailers, and soundtracks, most recently Heroes Of The Storm (Blizzard) and Grammy-nominated Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Konami/ Platinum Games), and is the author of the Premier Guitar column “Drop Dead Shred”. She was ranked first in the Guitar World article “10 Female Guitar Players You Should Know”, and has been featured in Revolver Magazine’s annual “Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock” issue and calendar for the last 2 years. In 2014 Nita became the official in-house guitarist for the LA KISS, the arena football team owned by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS.
In January 2016 Nita released her first solo track 'Pandermonium' on the 'She Rocks Volume 1' compilation album overseen by Steve Vai (which also featured Orianthi). She also anounced she was part of a new all female covers band called 'The Starbreakers'.