Steve Vai is set to release Naked Tracks Volumes 6 & 7 on June 6th 2013. The Naked Tracks CDs are the exact tracks from Steve’s solo releases without the lead guitar- so you can play, improvise, shred, rap- whatever, on top of the recordings to make it your own. Volume 6 features selections from “Where The Wild Things Are” and “Sound Theories.” Volume 7 features all tracks from [ … Read More ]
Steve’s longtime guitar tech, Thomas “TimeSpeed” Nordegg, shows us Steve’s touring guitars backstage on “The Story of Light’ Tour.” Video courtesy of CelestionUK.
As I write this letter, I’m on a plane flying home after just having played our final and 96th show of “The Story of Light Tour”. I say final, but that’s just for now.
It feels appropriate to say that this tour was a revelatory experience for myself and the band. We have grown together in deep meaningful ways that the most brilliantly crafted words could never describe.
It’s been 5 years since [ … Read More ]
Vai.com is pleased to announce Steve’s 10/12 live performance at Club Nokia in Los Angeles will be broadcast, live on AXS TV. Official press release below.
STEVE VAI SHARES “THE STORY OF LIGHT” LIVE TOMORROW EXCLUSIVELY ON AXS TV
Special live concert event with the Grammy Award-winning guitarist [ … Read More ]
We are ten shows into the tour and I am feeling rockets of appreciation shooting from me. I didn’t know what to expect after 5 years of no solo shows but I’m blown away by the support and response for the band at the shows. We are having an amazing time on this tour. And the new record debuted in the Billboard charts at #78. That’s a first in 20 years. Can [ … Read More ]
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