Nita Strauss: “If Stairway to Heaven came out today, people would be complaining and whining”

Nita Strauss takes on online haters
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These days, Nita Strauss receives a lot more love than hate – Guitar World even name her one of the 20 Best Guitarists of the Decade – but the Alice Cooper electric guitar player still has a few words of advice to offer about dealing with criticism. 

In a new interview with Rob’s School of Music, she was asked if she had any tips for young female musicians working in the male-dominated music world.

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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.