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NITA STRAUSS Enlists Alissa White-Gluz On New Single/Video; “The Wolf You Feed”

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Superstar guitarist and unstoppable force of nature, “Hurricane” NITA STRAUSS, has dropped brand new single and accompanying music video, “The Wolf You Feed“, today. 

The epic headbanger of a track features huge, chunky, metallic riffs and the insane vocal talent of ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ of Arch Enemy. Stream the new track on your platform of choice HERE and watch the music video HERE or by clicking the image below. 

Speaking on her new release, NITA shares, “If you look back at old interviews from the last ten years, any time I was asked about collaborating with a vocalist in the future, Alissa White-Gluz was always the first name out of my mouth. She is truly one of my favourite vocalists and performers in the industry and creating this track together was everything I hoped it would be!

I’m very proud to release this track, especially now with everything else that’s going on. This time in history, whether in politics, music, social media, or our personal lives, has been an eye opening look into the two wolves of a lot of people out there, and maybe this song will be a reminder that we all have the ability to choose how we respond to things.

The lyrics of this song were inspired by “The Story of the Two Wolves”, a legend widely attributed to Native American storytellers.

An old grandfather was teaching his grandson about life:

“A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy.

“It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil–he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.”

He continued, “The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. The same fight is going on inside you–and inside every other person, too.”

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather: “Which wolf will win?”

The grandfather simply replied, “The one you feed”.

ALISSA adds, “Nita and I finally got to collaborate – something we have both wanted to do for years! The Wolf You Feed is a kickass, catchy metal track with a really cool vibe.

I kept the “two wolves” analogy as a foundation throughout the song while playing up the dichotomy of the two sides of the tug-of-war we all have inside us. I recorded my parts in my home studio and it was an absolute pleasure to build this song with Nita. I am honoured to be a part of it! Can’t wait to do this again!”

The Wolf You Feed“, is the second song Nita has released featuring a star guest vocalist, the first being the enormously successful “Dead Inside” which featured guest vocals from Disturbed’s David Draiman and saw NITA become the first ever solo female to have a #1 hit at Active Rock Radio in the USA. 

She also returned to her instrumental roots earlier this year with the release of single “Summer Storm“, a fast-paced, emotive shred-fest. Combined, the two singles have had 3.5 million YouTube views and over 10 million streams on Spotify alone. 

NITA has been hard at work on her second solo studio album. More news to come on that soon.

Through obsession, dedication and sheer hard work, NITA has not only been firmly established as one of the best guitarists in the world, she is also a role model, a trail blazer, a fitness fanatic, a phenomenal performer and a total badass. Her skill, exuberant stage presence and love for all things guitar have seen NITA become a truly unstoppable, limitless force, blazing a previously untrodden trail.

As well as writing, producing and playing all the guitar and bass parts on her solo output, NITA is known for wowing fans all over the world as the touring guitarist for Alice Cooper and most recently for mega-star, Demi Lovato. Gracing the covers of Guitar World and Guitar Player, performing for millions upon millions of WWE fans worldwide at record-setting pay-per-views and becoming the first female to have a signature Ibanez guitar (which now hangs in the entrance to the legendary Guitar Centre on Sunset Blvd).

When the pandemic hit, being the force of nature that she is, NITA took the adversity of no touring and being at home and turned it in to a positive. NITA launched her online guitar learning course, Rock Guitar Fundamentals which takes the learner through everything from picking up the guitar for the first time all the way through to learning songs and playing solos.

Taking her passion for health and fitness to the next level, NITA also launched her Body Shred Fitness Challenge, a 3 month fitness challenge that paired a love of music with passion for getting healthier in your body and mind! And, as if that wasn’t enough, NITA launched her Patreon which gives fans access to weekly livestreams, lessons, signed photos and behind the scenes looks at the album recording process.

On top of these digital initiatives, NITA is also the official in-house guitarist of current Super Bowl Champions, the L.A. Rams. She has performed at numerous WWE events, including Wrestlemania 34,  Evolution and WWE’s NXT Takeover: Stand and Deliver event, has released three signature Ibanez guitars, JIVA, JIVA Jr and JIVA X, was featured on the cover of Guitar World’s: Guitarists Of The Decade issue and played out ex-band mate and world champion boxer Mikaela Mayer to the ring when she unified the WBO and IBF belts.

NITA released her debut solo album ‘Controlled Chaos’ in 2018 to mass acclaim from fans and media alike with Metal Injection calling it “a great debut that—as its creator intended—leaves no doubt.” and Guitar World stating “‘Controlled Chaos’ is a panoramic view of Nita Strauss’ many strengths”. To date the album has clocked up 8.95 million streams worldwide, with music videos for singles “Our Most Desperate Hour“, “Pandemonium“, “Alegria” and “Mariana Trench” clocking up over 3.5 million Youtube views.

As well as performing with Alice Cooper and Demi Lovato, NITA has also played with R&B star Jermaine Jackson, early MTV darlings Femme Fatale, video game supergroup Critical Hit and popular tribute band The Iron Maidens. 

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