Steve Vai

Steve Vai

Steven Siro Vai (born June 6, 1960 in Carle Place, New York, United States) is a Grammy Award winning guitarist, composer and record producer. When growing up, the young Vai became interested in rock giants such as Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Alice Cooper (guitarist Glen Buxton), and Led Zeppelin (Jimmy Page), leading him to take up the guitar. Prior to attending Berklee College of Music, Steve frequently jammed with his teacher Joe Satriani and played in numerous local bands.

Vintage Magazines with Steve Vai

Screamer Magazine January 1994

Screamer Magazine January 1994
Issue: January 1994. Featuring: Pearl Jam, Aerosmith, Metallica, Guns N' Roses and Stone Temple Pilots. Also Included VAI, Fight, WASP, Cathedral, Blue Murder, Deep Purple, Brother Cane and Much More.

Screamer Magazine November 1993

Screamer Magazine November 1993
Issue: November 1993. Featuring: Layne Staley of Alice in Chains. Also Included Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Green Jelly, VoiVod, Overkill, BulletBoys, Disincarnate, 311 and Much More.

Screamer Magazine September 1992

Screamer Magazine September 1992
Issue: September 1992. Featuring: Slaughter. Also Included Babylon AD, Black Sabbath, Faster Pussycat, House of Lords, Iron Maiden, Killer Dwarfs, King's X, L7, Little Caesar, Lynch Mob, Soundgarden, Pantera, Body Count, Cro-Mags, White Zombie and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1992

Screamer Magazine March 1992
Issue: March 1992. Featuring: Soundgarden. Also Included Agnostic Front, Cannibal Corpse, DAD, Giant, GWAR, Infectious Grooves, Little Angles, Ugly Kid Joe, Yngwie Malmasteen, The Storm, Monkey Paw, Pantera and Much More.

Screamer Magazine August 1991

Screamer Magazine August 1991
Issue: August 1991. Featuring: Metallica. Also Included Anthrax, Chrissy Steele, Havana Black, Noisy Mama, Primus, Saraya, Vicious Rumors, No Alibi and Much More.

Screamer Magazine December 1990

Screamer Magazine December 1990
Issue: December 1990. Featuring: Cinderella. Also Included Bang Tango, Extreme, Jet Boy, Eyes, Lynch Mob, Nevada Beach, Sepultura, Two Bit Thief, Annihilator and Much More.

Screamer Magazine July 1990

Screamer Magazine July 1990
Issue: July 1990. Featuring: Poison. Also Included Bruce Dickinson, Soundgarden, D'Molls, Atrophy, Electric Boys, Forced Entry, Little Caesar, Lost Boys, Riverdogs, Shark Island, Y&T and Much More.

Screamer Magazine June 1990

Screamer Magazine June 1990
Issue: June 1990. Featuring: Damn Yankees. Also Included Kiss, Dio, Bruce Dickinson, Ratt, Whitesnake, Britny Fox, Trixter, Faith No More, Atrophy, Badlands, Bonham, Child's Play, Hurricane, Sleeze Beez, The Big F, Vicious Rumors, XYZ and Much More.

Screamer Magazine May 1989

Screamer Magazine May 1989
Issue: May 1989. Featuring: Skid Row. Also Included Black Sabbath, Exodus, Anthrax, Britny Fox, Pretty Boy Floyd, Kingdom Come, Helloween, Brunette, Crywolf, Chastain and Much More.

Articles with Steve Vai

Steve Vai Announces Passion And Warfare 25th Anniversary North American Tour

LOS ANGELES — To commemorate the 25th anniversary of his landmark album, Passion and Warfare, Steve Vai is currently in Europe on the first leg of his very special world tour celebrating one of the greatest instrumental rock guitar recordings of all time. This fall, Vai will bring his tour to North America starting on… Read more »


Steve Vai To Release Modern Primitive / Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Steve Vai’s Modern Primitive / Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition, a celebratory 2CD collection of classic tracks and previously unreleased music, on Friday, June 24. It is available now for pre-orders: http://smarturl.it/Vai_MPPAW_Amazon Steve Vai and Legacy Recordings are commemorating the 25th anniversary of… Read more »


Steve Vai Performs For Over 90,000 At Rock In Rio (video)

Steve Vai and the 60-piece Brazilian orchestra, Camerata Florianópolis, rocked 90,000 attendees at Rock In Rio Brazil 2015 in Rio de Janeiro in a high-energy festival setting that Vai calls “a highlight career moment.” The performance, which took place on September 25, included spirited takes on such Vai compositions as “Kill The Guy With The… Read more »


Photos – Benefit For Cliff – Steve Vai, Joe Satriani – Wiltern, L.A. 6-12-15


Joe Satriani & Steve Vai to Host Benefit Concert – Special Guests

(Los Angeles, CA – March 24, 2015) Legendary guitarists JOE SATRIANI and STEVE VAI announce plans for a third benefit concert in support of music industry veteran and good friend, Cliff Cultreri. “A Benefit for Cliff III” will take place on Friday, June 12th at 8pm at Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.  This event will… Read more »


Live Photos of Steve Vai at Mayo Performing Arts Center, NJ on Sept. 8 2012

Live Photos of Steve Vai at Mayo Performing Arts Center, NJ on September 8, 2012 Click here to read the review.


STEVE VAI LIVE – Mayo Performing Arts Center, NJ

Guitar virtuoso and composer Steve Vai blasted into New Jersey with a sense of purpose and fury to perform for this sold out crowd at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, on September 8, 2012. His mission, to illuminate the audience about his 16th solo CD, The Story of Light, as well as dazzle all the… Read more »


Screamer Magazine January 1994

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Screamer Magazine November 1993

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Screamer Magazine September 1992

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