Hurricane Nita Strauss is a guitarist as talented as she is beautiful. With a reputation as one of the hardest working axe-slingers in modern rock, Strauss is set to release Controlled Chaos, her first collection of original instrumental guitar music in September.
In March of 2012, the thrashy, progressive metal act Dark Empire released their first full-length in almost 4 years. From Refuge to Ruin came out to positive reviews and showcases the band in top form. I was fortunate enough to catch up with guitarist Matt Moliti to discuss the one piece of gear he uses to obtain his signature sound. Here is how the conversation went.