Flex-Able 36th Anniversary Release is out now!

Well, it’s been more than 36 years since Flex-Able was released but when I decided to do this it was 36 years old, eh. I love this crazy little record and wanted to get one final up-to-date mastering done by Bernie Grundman himself who is perhaps the greatest vinyl mastering engineer in the business. We…> Read More

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New Music Video for “Teeth of the Hydra”

Enjoy! s “Teeth of the Hydra ” from Steve Vai’s new album “Inviolate” Listen to “Inviolate”: https://smarturl.it/steve_vai Order “Inviolate” Vinyl/Merch: http://vaimerch.com Official Website: https://www.vai.com The guy that plays that funny guitar – Steve Vai Director – BJ McDonnell Producer – John Heller Producer – Jason Salzman Director Of Photography – Eric Leach Art Director –…> Read More

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Virtual Trunk Nation with Steve, Joe and Eric Johnson

Here’s your chance to join a virtual Trunk Nation Invasion with Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and Eric Johnson hosted by Eddie Trunk on SiriusXM Volume on March 28th at 4:30pm EST via Zoom! For more information and to register for the event visit: www.siriusxm.com/originalG3 We also want to hear your question for the broadcast, submit…> Read More

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Inviolate Vinyl Released Today

For the Vinyl release of “Inviolate”, we mixed the record to 1/2 inch analog and had Bernie Grundman master for the vinyl. When I played it through speakers and compared it with the digital masters, I was stunned at the warmth and richness of the vinyl. It has a friendlier effect on the psyche. https://stevevai.myshopify.com…> Read More

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Inviolate European Tour announced!

We are happy to announce that the Inviolate World Tour will now begin with a European leg of appearances beginning in Glasgow on 4 June, 2022. Steve will be on the road in to mid-July, staging performances in the U.K., Ireland, France, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain. See…> Read More

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Inviolate out today!

My new record “Inviolate” is out today. The release day of a new record for an artist can feel like finally giving birth! I enjoy my life as a musician very much and days like today are those special moments. That feeling of enthusiasm to write, record and perform music has never left me, and…> Read More

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US 2022 Inviolate Tour postponed!

Steve Vai has postponed his planned tour of North America until the Fall. The first U.S. leg of dates will now begin on Wednesday, September 28 in El Cajon, CA and wrap the first week of December. The itinerary will now feature performances in 52 markets as opposed to the initial plan of staging 54…> Read More

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Happy happy merry merry!

Greetings Folks, I want to wish you all the happiest of holiday seasons and a prosperous 2022 and beyond beyond. I hope you have all found some silver linings over this last year. What I do to help myself get through the Covid challenges is to reflect on all the ways the pandemic has actually…> Read More

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“Inviolate” – pre-order now!

My new record “Inviolate” drops January 28th, 2022. It’s the culmination of 61 years worth of inspiration and training. It oozes delicious melodies and fierce pyrotechnics. It will also lift you up to levels of delight that will make the rest of your life a beautiful experience… well, maybe not but… close. Steve Vai’s  “Inviolate”…> Read More

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Vai Academy 6.0

HELLO AGAIN! After this last year and a half, where everybody has been thrown a curve, it’s going to be a blessed relief to get together once again. Being with another person and playing music together is a completely different headspace than anything else in the world. It’s different from playing sports, it’s different from…> Read More

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Inviolate Tour 2022

Hey Folks… Well, I didn’t realize how much I was missing touring, feeling that stage under my feet, swimming in the atmosphere of your vibe, and all those other delights of being with my band and traveling from city to city. So it gives me great joy to announce my upcoming “Inviolate” USA tour. We…> Read More

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Patreon is live!

Hey folks, my new Patreon page is now live! This is no April Fool’s joke, and for only $5/month you will get access to episodes of Alien Guitar Secrets, Under It All, Lift The Riff segments where I teach you short riffs to add to your repertoire, Naked Tracks for you to jam over, lessons…> Read More

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Alien Guitar Secrets 9, 12 noon PST

Watch “Alien Guitar Secrets Episode 9” – https://bit.ly/alienguitarsecrets9   Download/Stream New Song “Knappsack” – https://smarturl.it/knappsack   In Episode 9, Steve discusses his recent surgeries, recuperation, and share tips on protecting ones’ hands, insights on avoiding injury, thoughts surrounding the importance of posture, and listening to one’s body. He also presents a never-before-seen performance video of the new…> Read More

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New song “Knappsack” is out now!

While recovering from surgery, Steve decided to write something for one hand only…… Stream/download it here: https://smarturl.it/knappsack    

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Steve to perform with Living Colour

Steve will be performing with Living Colour at the Sunset Stage in Rock in Rio Brazil September 2021. Full details on tickets will follow.

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DiMarzio & The Green Meanie

DiMarzio released this beautiful digital booklet about Steve’s Green Meanie guitar. It includes photo’s made by Larry DiMarzio himself and our very own Mike Mesker. You can check it out here!

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