The Metal Box is a weekly web series posted each Friday where we discuss all things hard rock and heavy metal: news, videos, interviews, live concerts and more.

This week, we have an interview with Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss. She's appearing in a new documentary called "Hired Gun: Out of the Shadow, Into the Spotlight" which will playing at Crossgates Mall this Thursday June 29 at 7:30pm. The full-length feature details the stories of the world's unsung music industry heroes who toured and recorded with rock legends such as : Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, Ozzy Osbourne and more! You can get more info about the "Hired Gun" here. In addition to the new movie, we talk about her how she got the gig with Alice Cooper, her time with an all female tribute to Iron Maiden (The Iron Maidens ), her solo career, influences growing up, and much more. Watch the full interview above.