Steve Vai

Generation Axe deliver a stirring rendition of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Steve Vai Tapiola Sinfonietta Helsinki
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Interview: Steve Vai on the Ibanez JEM JR, his first gig and more

The virtuoso talks to Darran Charles from Godsticks about his first ‘proper’ guitar, Univox, Teisco, JEMs and a whole lot more besides.

Five guitarists on fame and their road to it

Five guitarists on road to fame
The journey to becoming a famous musician is long and winding, but reaching that point also has its perks and pitfalls, say these five guitarists.

How music theory can make you a better guitarist

Modes, scales, arpeggios, triads—they can be a lot to take in. But stick it out and you’ll find music theory will make learning the guitar far easier.

An Interview with Steve Vai—Impossible Guitar

This interview was originally published in 2010. Steve Vai is one of those rare individuals who have taken musical virtuosity, bent it, hammered it, reshaped it, and made it succumb entirely and unequivocally to their wishes. His guitar playing and his compositional endeavors seem to know no boundaries, obey no laws at least none that have been discovered by the...