My Roland SDE 3000’s


Hey folks,  In 1985 the Roland company came out with the finest digital delays I believe have ever been made, the SDE 3000. I was 24 at the time and saved to purchase two of them.  This was literally my full rig, with the exception of a few stomp boxes. I came out of the […]


Evo Gallery


To Lisa Johnson and 108 Rock Star Guitars, Thanks so much for these wonderful photos of EVO and for this very kind interview. You Rock… click! s http://www.guitarworld.com/guitar-gallery-steve-vai-s-ibanez-jem  


Happy Holidays!!


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Vai Academy


Hey Folks, Steve Vai here, I just returned from the “Vai Academy Song Evolution Camp” and I have to say that it was an exceptional 4 days that blew apart any expectations I could have had for it. As I write this It’s the morning after and I’m gazing out of a little airplane window […]


Update from the hive


Hey folks, Many of you know that I’m a hobby bee keeper. It’s a simple and very rewarding hobby. The bees do all the work! Whenever I am working with the bees it’s a closeness to nature that is rejuvenating and inspiring. Many of you may know about the rapid decline of honeybees but may […]


End of the Story of Light Tour


Hello dear ones. To say that this last tour was a powerful life experience would be like saying the sun is hot. Since we kicked off the Story of Light tour, between shows, Master classes, orchestra concerts etc, in support of this record we have performed 226 engagements. That’s a lot of notes. I made […]


The Crew & Band at the last show.


Great photo from Brat of the band and Ukrainian crew. This was at the last full show on the Story of Light tour. 1. Jeremy Colson 2. Brat Vukovich 3. Fire Vai 4. Dave Weiner 5. Thomas Nordegg 6. Maksym Nabokov 7. Ievgen Pylypenko 8. Steve Vai 9. Denys Lev 10. Philip Bynoe 11. Dmytro […]