Beware young Eugene Martone (aka Ralph Macchio) -- the devil wants your soul and he's sending his guitar-slinging henchman Jack Butler (aka real-life guitar great Steve Vai) to collect in a guitar dual in the 1986 film, 'Crossroads.' In the movie, Macchio hones his skills while traveling with an aging bluesman to the place where the old man claims to have sold his soul for fame and fortune.
It's hard to believe, but David Lee Roth's 'Eat 'Em and Smile' is more than 25 years old -- and although Diamond Dave is back with Van Halen promoting the band's latest album, 'A Different Kind of Truth,' plenty of fans still have fond memories of Roth's full-length solo debut. One such fan is guitarist Steve Vai, who played on the record, and shared some stories about the 'Smile' era during a recent interview.
The arrival of a new Steve Vai album is almost like the beginning of a new “choose your own adventure” type sequence, because really, you never know what you’re going to get until you hit the play button.
You and a guest can attend any show on Steve Vai's upcoming tour for free! That's right, we're giving away a pair of tickets to a concert of your choosing. The legendary guitarist will be traveling all over North America in support of his new album 'The Story of Light.'
Steve Vai was taught by Joe Satriani, played in Frank Zappa's band and calls rock legends like Led Zeppelin and Queen major influences. When the Big 100.3 in Washington D.C. asked Vai who he'd like to collaborate with, the guitarist named a major player ... in animation.
Rock guitarist Steve Vai has announced 49 tour dates to support his upcoming album of solo material called 'The Story of Light.' The tour will begin one day after the album's release, on Aug. 15 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and end on October 13 in Agoura Hills, Calif.
Guitar legend Steve Vai has announced plans to release his next solo album. 'The Story of Light' will be available on August 14, featuring 10 melodic instrumentals and two songs featuring female vocalists. The project is the second part of a operatic trilogy, which will include lyrics and narration.
Bret Michaels, Steve Vai and Sharon Osbourne have all been tapped for the Grammy Foundation’s 14th Annual Music Preservation Project event. “One Night Only: A Celebration of the Live Music Experience” takes place on Feb. 9 in Beverly Hills.
Whether he's playing guitar with Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth or Whitesnake, or building his own successful solo career along the way, Steve Vai has always been one of the more innovative and flashy players in the music business.Here'
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