Nita Strauss announces departure from Alice Cooper's band, cancels solo 2022 festival appearances

Nita Strauss performs with Alice Cooper on stage at Resorts World Arena on May 30, 2022 in Birmingham, England
(Image credit: Katja Ogrin/Redferns)

Electric guitar hero Nita Strauss has announced, following the recent conclusion of the singer's European tour, that she is leaving Alice Cooper's band.

Strauss, who has played with Cooper's group since 2014, made the announcement on social media, adding that she has also cancelled all of her planned solo festival dates for the year.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.