Nita Strauss was joined by guitarist Phil Demmel for a rendition of the PANTERA classic “Cowboys From Hell” at a recent live show
Former MACHINE HEAD and current VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel joined Nita Strauss on stage during her July 5 concert at Goldfield Trading Post in Sacramento, California to perform a cover of PANTERA‘s “Cowboys From Hell”. You can check out footage of the performance below (courtesy of the Rholedz YouTube channel).
Handling vocal duties is Kasey Karlsen who is joining Nita as her singer for Strauss‘s ongoing “Summer Storm” tour.
Upon it first being announced that Kasey would be joining Nita‘s live, touring band, Strauss tweeted: “We needed someone fearless and versatile for this tour who could handle tons of different vocal styles, and if you’ve seen Kasey‘s videos you already know she can do it all. She is going to destroy these stages and we are beyond excited to have her with us!!”
Nita released her sophomore solo album, “The Call Of The Void”, on July 7 via Sumerian Records. The LP features guest appearances by IN FLAMES vocalist Anders Fridén, former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman, HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale, Alice Cooper, DISTURBED‘s David Draiman, Dorothy, Alissa White-Gluz of ARCH ENEMY and Chris Motionless of MOTIONLESS IN WHITE.
The “Summer Storm” run wraps up on July 14 in New Orleans. Support on the tour is coming from LIONS AT THE GATE, the new band featuring former ILL NIÑO members Cristian Machado (vocals),Ahrue “Luster” Ilustre (guitar) and Diego Verduzco (guitar),alongside bassist Stephen Brewer (WESTFIELD MASSACRE) and drummer Fern Lemus.