Rock guitar goddess Nita Strauss tweeted immediately (Jan. 10) that her tune “Dead Inside” has hit No. 1 on the Mediabase Lively Rock Chart. This can be a history-making occasion as, till immediately, a feminine solo rock artist had NEVER HIT NO. 1 on the chart.
Based on Mediabase, an organization that tracks what songs are performed most on U.S. radio week-by-week, “Useless Inside” overtook Volbeat‘s “Shotgun Blues” to take the No. 1 spot. Nita appears ecstatic.
Nita’s full-time gig has been as lead guitarist for Alice Cooper. She put out her debut solo album of instrumental music, Managed Chaos, in 2018. “Useless Inside” was her first time releasing music with a vocalist.
The duet with Disturbed frontman David Draiman is the primary single from a highly anticipated album anticipated to return someday later this 12 months. Nita instructed Loudwire Night’s Toni Gonzales lately this album could have a few of her “all-time favorite vocalists” on it. The album shall be break up: Half the songs shall be instrumental shredding, half with visitor singers. Nita says she is not completely able to abandon her id as a lead guitarist, therefore the combo of the 2.
This has been an necessary 12 months for feminine rockers so far as radio airplay goes. Earlier this 12 months The Pretty Reckless banged out their seventh No. 1 tune with “Solely Love Can Save Me Now.” They’re the one band fronted by a lady to have seven singles peak on the prime of the Mainstream Rock Airplay chart. And Lzzy Hale of Halestorm famous that in early September, three female-led rock bands (The Fairly Reckless, Halestorm, and Evanescence) had been in the Top 10 on the charts, one thing that she and Amy Lee were ecstatic about.
Congrats to Nita Strauss on this chart feat. Revisit the tune that completed that for her beneath.
Nita Strauss That includes David Draiman, “Useless Inside”
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