Check out Steve’s “Ultra Guitar” that is currently being played on tour through this article on MusicRadar.com. The design of the guitar is based on the Aaron Brown’s illustration for Vai’s 1999 album, The Ultra Zone, which depicts an “alien Steve” playing a futuristic-looking axe. The guitar is designed by Alistair Hay of Ireland.
Steve is featured on the cover of the October 2012 issue of Vintage Guitar Magazine. The publication is currently on newsstands or by subscription.
Steve talks to Examiner.com about the first few shows of the tour, the new record, working with David Lee Roth and more: Part I http://bit.ly/VaiExaminer Part II http://bit.ly/VaiExaminer2
Tune in to your radio for two very special broadcasts featuring new music from Steve’s upcoming album, “The Story of Light” On Sunday, At 11 AM PT, Co de Kloet will be streaming several tracks from “The Story of Light” + live performance recordings via Radio 6 & NTR. Then, at 6 PM PT, Steve [...]
Premier Guitar has published a gallery of photographs from inside Steve’s newly redesigned “Harmony Hut” studio. Click here for the full gallery.
Steve and DiMarzio have collaborated once again to create a new set of signature humbuckers called Gravity Storm™ pickups. The name comes from a track on Vai’s upcoming album, “The Story of Light” and the humbuckers offer distinct sounds that are unique to Steve’s playing style. The neck position is described as “throaty…a cross between [...]
Ultimate Classic Rock is giving away a pair of tickets to Steve’s upcoming fall tour of North America. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/UltClassicRockContest - You must enter by August 8th to be eligible for the giveaway. For a full list of dates, please visit the vai.com homepage.
The next issue of Classic Rock – No.174 – will be available as a Steve Vai variant edition, featuring his brand new solo album The Story Of Light. The issue will feature: * The full new album from Steve Vai: The Story Of Light * A 12-page feature on the making of the album – [...]
A special VIP Package for the 2012 G3 European Summer Tour featuring Steve Vai, Joe Satriani & Steve morse is on sale at http://vip.g3tour.com/ VIP PACKAGE INCLUDES: – Meet JOE SATRIANI, STEVE VAI and STEVE MORSE – Photograph with the 3 Gs – Autograph one item with the 3 Gs – Tour merchandise – Exclusive Laminate - [...]
Steve will be presenting the “Best Live Band Award” at the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles. The ceremony will broadcast live on all XBOX game consoles as well as Revolver’s Facebook page starting at 6pm PST tonight, Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
Steve Vai & Joe Satriani will be joined by Steve Morse as the G3 tour tears through Europe this summer! Its a G3 World Domination as the first show of the New Zealand/Australia tour kicks off tomorrow featuring Vai, Satriani & Steve Lukather. Here are the “G3 Europe 2012″ dates, more shows are being [...]
Steve’s 100 watt Marshall JMP & matching “white face” 4×12 cabinets used on David Lee Roth’s “Eat Em and Smile” record and the 1986-1988 David Lee Roth tour are for sale on the Official Light.Without.Heat eBay account. The 100 watt Marshall JMP was given to Ted Templeman by Steve Stevens during the NYC recording sessions [...]
Congratulations to Steve Vai and Carvin for being awarded a Best Of NAMM 2012 award from Gear Gurus. The VL300 Legacy 3 was chosen as one of the top products of the National Association of Music Merchants Trade Show. The Legacy 3 is a compact 3 channel 100w amp designed by Steve Vai and Carvin’s [...]
Steve arrives at the GRAMMY Foundation’s Music Cares: Person of the Year” – an evening celebrating one artist’s outstanding contributions to music. This year’s recipient was Sir Paul McCartney. Here is a short audio interview of Steve from Grammy.org: http://bit.ly/MusicCares On Friday February 9, 2012, Steve & Sharon Osbourne co-hosted “One Night Only” – A [...]
To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Steve’s Ibanez favorite Jem, “Evo,” 100 highly detailed replicas of Steve’s legendary guitar are available for purchase. Each one features Evo’s signature accents, marks, a special DiMarzio strap, and are signed and numbered by Steve. For more information please visit www.Ibanez.com
Steve & Sharon Isbin were interviewed on NPR’s “All Things Considered” about their collaboration on Isbin’s latest release “Guitar Passions.” Isbin describes Steve’s playing as ‘An Opera Singer On Electric Guitar.’ Click here to listen to the interview: http://n.pr/GuitarPassionsNPR
Steve will be participating and performing on one of the dates for this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp held in Hollywood, CA. The camp, which spans February 16-20, 2012, provides a once-in-a-lifetime rock and roll learning experience for attendees. This year, members of the camp will also write and record an original song at [...]
The Perfect 5th Musical Arts Center will be auctioning a special Ibanez Steve Vai Signature JEM77V electric guitar with a hard-shell case to benefit the Central PA Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The brand new, black JEM77V guitar provided by P5 was autographed on the body and on the back of the headstock [...]
A very limited number of “Guitar Secrets Experience” packages are being offered on G3 2012′s Australian & New Zealand tour dates. -The “Platinum” Package will include a 30 minute Q&A “meet and greet” with Steve Vai & Joe Satriani, a ticket in the first five rows for that night’s concert, an individual photo opportunity, [...]
Grammy Award winning composer and producer Steve Vai will be presented with the prestigious Les Paul Award at the 27th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards during the 2012 NAMM Show! Named for one of the industry’s most revered personalities, the Les Paul Award was created in 1991 to honor individuals or institutions that have [...]