Nita Strauss recalls a male fan throwing his sweaty boxer shorts at her during an Alice Cooper concert

Nita Strauss
(Image credit: Per Ole Hagen/Redferns)

Male musicians having items of women’s underwear thrown at them on stage remains a common occurrence – Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates and even Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, to name a limited handful, have all experienced it.

But female musicians having men’s boxer shorts thrown at them is a slightly rarer occurrence. But that’s exactly what happened to shredder Nita Strauss during an Alice Cooper show last year.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.