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 [...]


Dominion Post, Wellington, New Zealand Interview


Dominion Post, Wellington, New Zealand     What first attracted you to playing guitar? S- The moment I first saw someone playing it I was 5 years old and they were perhaps 8. The way it looked and hung on the body, the sound that came out of it when it was hit hard or [...]


SF Media, Australia Interview


Steve Vai interview questions for SF Media, Australia http://sfmedia.com.au I want to start by talking about your latest album, ‘The Story Of Light’.  This is your first release since your 2005 album, ‘Real Illusions: Reflections’. Did it take the seven years to write and record this album or was it a concentrated effort over a [...]


May The Rock Be With You (Australia) Interview


Steve Vai interview, for ‘May the Rock be with You’ website, Australia   Thanks for taking the time to answer some questions for us today, Steve. S- No worries, Thank you. Now, you’re heading back to Australia for your own headline shows, your first in a while here, are you pumped to be able to [...]


Sunday Star Times, New Zealand Interview


Sunday Star Times, New Zealand The Sunday Star Times ‘Soundtrack of my life’ feature.   Could we ask Steve to write about his favourite album(s) or piece(s) of music and why?   The following is a recent example as a guide.     Sean Moore, drums/ trumpet with Welsh rock band, Manic Street Preachers:   [...]