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Hurricane Nita Strauss of Alice Cooper
What we see on stage is an immaculate performer who takes one facet of her personality and dials it up to 11. There is a whole lot more to Nita than Alice Cooper. She is the first female guitarist to have her own Ibanez signature model guitar. There is touring, studio work, videos, more touring, underground gigs, guitar clinics, PR and all that business stuff. The term Hurricane applies not only to to her sound but her schedule too. We may have joked about it on our interview but sometimes...
Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess
In between leading a technology company, touring and recording with Dream Theater, teaching at Stanford, having his own MOOC, Rudess will embark on his solo tour called Bach to Rock - where its just him and the piano - a far cry from the sound and light wizardry of a Dream Theater show.
Status Quo's Richie Malone
There are many stories in rock and roll about how a fan ended up playing in his favorite band. But Richie Malone's story has to be the most rock and roll of all of them. His father was a huge fan of Status Quo and took Richie to their gigs. This started a chain of events that ended up in Malone stepping into the shoes of his mentor and band co-founder Rick Parfitt. Today Richie is living the rock and roll dream - making albums and touring with his favorite band from childhood.