Italia Q&A (2013)


1) What would you say about the particular sound of the new album? S- The music is very diverse without being genre specific. It has some of my most tasteful guitar playing. I focused very much on phrasing and finding delicate ways of playing that I have never touched before. There are some very beautiful […]


The Voice, Perth Community Interview (2013)


The Voice, Perth community newspaper     – Some virtuoso musicians have so much technical ability they can lose the audience in a flurry of notes, but you and Joe Satriani consistently beguile and captivate your audience. What’s the secret? Is melody king? S- Thanks, not entirely sure what the “secret” is but the things […]


New Yooxer Interview (2013)


STEVE VAI QUESTIONS 1)    Which of your songs best portrays you? S- The next one.   2)    Who do you most like of the new music generation? S-  My two boys, Julian and Fire, and their generation of friends are pretty cool too.   3)    Your most memorable concert? S-  In 5th grade I was […]


Canberra Times Q&A 2013


Q&A for The Canberra Times newspaper, Canberra       1. The Real Illusions trilogy: why have you decided to take a three-stage approach in creating this body of work? S- It’s actually a Quadriology and will eventually be in 4 stages. The first stage was “Real Illusions” The Second stage is “The Story of […]


Scene Magazine Q&A


Q&A for Scene Magazine, Brisbane       What was the defining moment that made you want to learn guitar? S- I was 5 years old and this kid that was perhaps 8 came to school with an electric guitar and was strumming and playing it. I was stunned, had an epiphany and immediately fell […]


Interview for Italian Press 2013


First of all thank you very much for agreeing this interview… S- Piacere e mio.   You’re on a very strict schedule this summer, divided by the Steve Vai & Evolution Tempo Orchestra tour, Master Classes and The Story of Light Tour 2013… where is your effort towards from here? S- After the Evolution orchestra […]


BMA Magazine, Australia, Interview


BMA Magazine, Canberra, Australia: Steve Vai interview questions, by Chris Downton     It’s only been just over a year since you last toured as part of the G3 line-up. Is Australia a place that you particularly enjoy touring / visiting? S- I always get excited to tour in Australia. There is a very different […]