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Steve Vai

Steve Vai

Real/full name:
Steven Siro Vai
63 (born Jun 6th, 1960)
Place of birth:
United States (Carle Place, New York)


Steve Vai is a highly regarded, influential and Grammy-award winning guitarist. He has sold over 15 million albums in his career.

Vai is a regular feature on Joe Satriani's G3 tours, and is a former student of Satriani.

Solo Albums :

1984 - Flex-Able
1984 - Flex-Able Leftovers
1990 - Passion and Warfare
1993 - Sex & Religion (actually released as "VAI", a short-lived band assembled at the ...


His band has at various times included, among others, Jeremy Colson, Philip Bynoe, Stu Hamm, Mike Mangini, Tony MacAlpine, Billy Sheehan and Virgil Donati.

Recorded a cover of AC/DC's Highway to Hell with cello duo 2CELLOS (Sulic & Hauser).

Played the devil's champion, Jack Butler, in the 1986 film Crossroads.
He has also appeared in Crazy (2008) and Tattooed (2008).

Formed the ...

Generation Axe

Guitars (2016-present)

Steve Vai

Guitars, Vocals (1983-present)


Guitars (1984)


Guitars (1984-1986)

1985 Will You Be Home Tonight (Single) Guitars
1985 Disturbing the Peace Guitars
1985 God Blessed Video / Wire and Wood (Single) Guitars
1985 Power Live '85 (Video) Guitars
1998 The Best of Alcatrazz (Compilation) Guitars


Guitars (1978-1979)


Guitars (1973-1976)

David Lee Roth

Guitars (1986-1989)

Frank Zappa

Guitars (1980-1982)

Morning Thunder

Guitars (1979)

Ozzy Osbourne

Guitars (1992, 1994)


Guitars (1973-1976)

The Classified

Guitars (1984)

The Ohio Express

Guitars (1971-1972)

The Out Band

Guitars (1983)


Guitars (1989-1991)


Guitars (lead) (1996-2012)

Yngwie Malmsteen

Guitars (2016)


2020 Born Innocent Guitars (lead)

Derek Sherinian

2020 The Phoenix Guitars (track 3)

Devin Townsend

2019 Empath Guitar solo (track 15)
2021 The Puzzle Guitars
2022 Lightwork Additional instrumentation (CD2 track 2)

Devin Townsend Project

2013 The Retinal Circus (Live album) Narration

Dream Theater

2007 Systematic Chaos Spoken words (track 5)

Jason Becker

2018 Triumphant Hearts Guitars (track 9)

Marty Friedman

2006 Loudspeaker Guitars (track 8)


2004 Inferno Guitars (lead) (tracks 1, 6)

Munetaka Higuchi

1997 Free World Guitars, Bass (track 4)

Spinal Tap

2009 Back from the Dead Guitar solo (track 18)

Star One

2021 Lost Children of the Universe (Single) Guitars
2022 Revel in Time Guitars (lead) (CD1 track 11; CD2 track 11)

The Devin Townsend Band

2006 Synchestra Guitars (solo) (track 3)


1985 Will You Be Home Tonight (Single) Editing (tracks 1, 3)

Carina Alfie

2007 Electric Fuzz Co-producer

Ozzy Osbourne

1995 Ozzmosis Songwriting (track 8)

Yngwie Malmsteen

2004 G3 - Live in Denver (Split video) Producer
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