Joe Satriani names Nita Strauss as the next shredder to "explode on the scene"

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Joe Satriani recently released a throwback new song, Nineteen Eighty, but the electric guitar player is also looking to the future when it comes to shredding.

Asked in a recent interview about the last time he was wowed by a musician, he went on record about his admiration for Nita Strauss.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.