Steve Vai

~ Person

Relationships

married: Pia Maiocco
Pia Vai
member of: Alcatrazz (US classic metal group)
The G3 Jam
Generation Axe
Steve Vai’s Monsters
Western Vacation
Whitesnake (electric guitar) (1989 – 1991)
Vai (Steve Vai's band) (1993)
G3 (guitar virtuoso live supergroup) (1996 –)
supporting bass guitar by: Mohini Dey
Billy Sheehan (2002 –)
supporting artist for: Frank Zappa (American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker) (1980 – 1982)
David Lee Roth (1986 – 1989)
supporting artists: Stuart Hamm (1982 – 1992)
Philip Bynoe (1996 – 2001)
Mike Keneally (1996 – 2001)
Mike Mangini (drummer for Dream Theater) (1996-10-03 – 2001-01-26)
Tony MacAlpine (2002 –)
Virgil Donati (2002 – 2003)
teachers: Joe Satriani ( – ????)
has personal publisher: Sy Vy Music
founded: The Harmony Hut in Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000045475 [info]
BBC Music: http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/5e7ccd92-6277-451a-aab9-1efd587c50f3 [info]
Bandsintown: https://www.bandsintown.com/a/916 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/221183 [info]
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005518/ [info]
Last.fm: http://www.last.fm/music/Steve+Vai [info]
Myspace: https://myspace.com/stevevai [info]
SecondHandSongs: https://secondhandsongs.com/artist/24111 [info]
Songkick: https://www.songkick.com/artists/404702-steve-vai [info]
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/stevevaiofficial [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 37103656 [info]
Wikidata: Q193397 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Steve Vai [info]
YouTube channels: https://www.youtube.com/user/SteveVaiHimself [info]
biographies: http://www.laut.de/Steve-Vai [info]
lyrics page: http://genius.com/artists/Steve-vai [info]
https://lyrics.wikia.com/wiki/Steve_Vai [info]
official homepages: http://www.vai.com/ [info]
other databases: http://musicmoz.org/Bands_and_Artists/V/Vai,_Steve/ [info]
http://www.45cat.com/artist/steve-vai [info]
http://www.whosampled.com/Steve-Vai/ [info]
https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/steve_vai [info]
https://www.musik-sammler.de/artist/steve-vai/ [info]
https://www.spirit-of-rock.com/en/band/Steve_Vai [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ibanez_dbl_neck_jem.jpg [info]
purchase music for download: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/id465118 [info]
https://play.google.com/store/music/artist?id=Ag43s6qtsqr5vu7rvxjucp4b7vu [info]
https://www.7digital.com/artist/steve-vai [info]
setlist.fm: https://www.setlist.fm/setlists/steve-vai-2bd6b0f6.html [info]
social networking: https://twitter.com/stevevai [info]
https://www.facebook.com/stevevai [info]
stream for free: https://open.spotify.com/artist/32Jb1X3wSmmoHj2epZReZA [info]

Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
arranger
Alien Water Kiss Steve Vai 1:11
Answers Steve Vai 2:56
Ballerina 12/24 Steve Vai 1:43
Blue Powder Steve Vai 4:45
Erotic Nightmares Steve Vai 4:15
For the Love of God Steve Vai 6:04
Greasy Kid’s Stuff Steve Vai 2:58
I Would Love To Steve Vai 3:42
Liberty Steve Vai 2:03
Love Secrets Steve Vai 3:38
Sisters Steve Vai 4:08
The Animal Steve Vai 4:01
The Audience Is Listening Steve Vai 5:30
The Riddle Steve Vai 6:25
Fire Garden Steve Vai
Fire Garden Steve Vai
Flex-Able Leftovers Steve Vai
Passion and Warfare Steve Vai
Sex & Religion Vai
Sex & Religion Vai
composer
Alien Love Secrets Steve Vai
Flex-Able Steve Vai
Flex-Able Steve Vai
Passion and Warfare Steve Vai
Passion and Warfare Steve Vai
#?@! Yourself
Alive in an Ultra World (Slovenia)
An Earth Dweller's Return
Babushka (Romania)
Being With You (in Paris) (France)
Bledsoe Bluvd
Blood and Glory (United Kingdom)
Brandos Costumes (Gentle Ways) (Portugal)
Building the Church
Burnin' Down the Mountain
Burning Rain (Japan)
Chronic Insomnia
Damn Good
Details at 10
Devil's Food (Holland)
Dirty Black Hole
Down Deep Into the Pain
Giant Balls of Gold (Poland)
Here & Now
Hina
Hot Dog and a Shake
Iberian Jewel (Spain)
In My Dreams With You
Incantation (Bulgaria)
K'm-Pee-Du-Wee
Light of the Moon (Australia)
Lighter Shade of Green
Little Green Men
Little Pieces of Seaweed
Massacre
Natural Born Boy
Pig
Principessa (Italy)
Rescue Me or Bury Me
San Sebastian
Sex & Religion
Skyscraper
So Happy
State of Grace
Still My Bleeding Heart
Survive
Tender Surrender
The Attitude Song
The Audience Is Listening
The Black Forest (Germany)
The Bottom Line
The Power of Bombos (Greece)
The Road to Mt. Calvary
The X-Equalibrium Dance
Touching Tongues
Two Fools a Minute
Whispering a Prayer
editor
Alive in an Ultra World Steve Vai
engineer
Alien Love Secrets Steve Vai
Fire Garden Steve Vai
Fire Garden Steve Vai
Flex-Able Steve Vai
Flex-Able Steve Vai
Flex-Able Leftovers Steve Vai
Sex & Religion Vai
Sex & Religion Vai
instrument
1980-10-17 Variations on the Carlos Santana Secret Chord Progression guitar [rhythm guitar] Frank Zappa 3:58
1980-10-18 Hog Heaven guitar [rhythm guitar] Frank Zappa 2:50
1980-10-30 Beat It With Your Fist guitar [rhythm guitar] Frank Zappa 1:58
1980-12-05 Heavy Duty Judy guitar [rhythm guitar] Frank Zappa 4:42
1980-12-05 Pinocchio's Furniture guitar [rhythm guitar] Frank Zappa 2:05
1980-12-11 Soup 'n Old Clothes guitar [rhythm guitar] Frank Zappa 7:53
1981-12 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace guitar [stunt guitar] Frank Zappa 3:43
1981-12 Things That Look Like Meat guitar [stunt guitar] Frank Zappa 6:57
1982-06 But Who Was Fulcanelli? guitar [stunt guitar] Frank Zappa 2:49
1982-06 Do Not Pass Go guitar [stunt guitar] Frank Zappa 3:37
1982-06 Jim & Tammy’s Upper Room guitar [stunt guitar] Frank Zappa 3:12
1982-06 Move It or Park It guitar [stunt guitar] Frank Zappa 5:43
1982-06 That Ol’ G Minor Thing Again guitar [stunt guitar] Frank Zappa 5:02
1982-06 When No One Was No One guitar [stunt guitar] Frank Zappa 4:49
2005-05-08 Building the Church (live, 2005-05-08: Tokyo Forum, Tokyo, Japan) guitar Steve Vai 6:09
2005-05-08 Foxey Lady (live, 2005-05-08: Tokyo Forum, Tokyo, Japan) guitar The G3 Jam 10:44
2005-05-08 K'm-Pee-Du-Wee (live, 2005-05-08: Tokyo Forum, Tokyo, Japan) guitar Steve Vai 6:44
2005-05-08 La Grange (live, 2005-05-08: Tokyo Forum, Tokyo, Japan) guitar The G3 Jam 9:19
2005-05-08 Smoke on the Water (live, 2005-05-08: Tokyo Forum, Tokyo, Japan) guitar The G3 Jam 10:02
2005-05-08 The Audience Is Listening (live, 2005-05-08: Tokyo Forum, Tokyo, Japan) guitar Steve Vai 9:00
Alien Water Kiss effects [Eventide-H3000 Harmonizer] Steve Vai 1:11
Alien Water Kiss guitar Steve Vai 1:11
Alive in an Ultra World (Slovenia) electric guitar Steve Vai 3:54
Ancient Machine guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 1:39
Answers guitar Steve Vai 6:58
Answers keyboard Steve Vai 2:56
Answers guitar Steve Vai 2:56
Babushka (Romania) electric guitar Steve Vai 6:42
Baby, Take Your Teeth Out guitar Frank Zappa 1:54
Ballerina 12/24 guitar Steve Vai 1:43
Ballerina 12/24 keyboard Steve Vai 1:43
Ballerina 12/24 effects [Eventide-H3000 Harmonizer] Steve Vai 1:43
Being With You (in Paris) (France) electric guitar Steve Vai 6:25
Big Neighborhood guitar Mike Stern 7:41
Black Page #2 electric guitar [lead] and guest Zappa Plays Zappa ?:??
Bledsoe Bluvd bass guitar, guitar family and sitar Steve Vai 4:22
Blood and Glory (United Kingdom) electric guitar Steve Vai 4:53
Blue Powder guitar Steve Vai 4:45
Brandos Costumes (Gentle Ways) (Portugal) electric guitar Steve Vai 6:05
Breaking the Heart of the City guitar Alcatrazz 4:59
Burnin’ Down the Mountain acoustic guitar and electric guitar Steve Vai 4:21
Burning Rain (Japan) electric guitar Steve Vai 4:50
Chronic Insomnia guitar family Steve Vai 2:05
Desert Diamond guitar Alcatrazz 4:21
Details at 10 bass guitar, electric piano, guitar family, sitar and synthesizer Steve Vai 5:58
Devil's Food (Holland) electric guitar Steve Vai 10:10
Dirty Love electric guitar Frank Zappa feat. Steve Vai and Dweezil Zappa 7:04
Down on Me guitar [end solo] and solo Motörhead 4:12
Earth City guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 3:06
Echidna's Arf (Of You) electric guitar and guest Zappa Plays Zappa ?:??
Erotic Nightmares guitar Steve Vai 4:15
Feed My Frankenstein guest and guitar family Alice Cooper 4:45
Flawed Legacy guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 1:58
For the Love of God guitar Steve Vai 7:47
For the Love of God keyboard Steve Vai 6:04
For the Love of God guitar Steve Vai 6:04
Frogs With Dirty Little Lips guitar Frank Zappa 2:43
Funk Me Tender guest and guitar Randy Coven 5:19
Ghosts of Reach guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 2:22
Giant Balls of Gold (Poland) electric guitar Steve Vai 4:45
God Blessed Video guitar Alcatrazz 3:30
Going Down guitar Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson & Steve Vai 5:47
Greasy Kid’s Stuff keyboard Steve Vai 2:58
Greasy Kid’s Stuff bass Steve Vai 2:58
Greasy Kid’s Stuff guitar Steve Vai 2:58
Halo Suite guitar family Martin O’Donnell & Michael Salvatori 6:39
Halo Theme (Mjolnir mix) guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 4:11
Heavy Price Paid guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 2:32
Heretic, Hero guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 2:34
Hey Bulldog electric guitar Alice Cooper, Steve Vai, Duff McKagan & Mikkey Dee 4:11
High Charity guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 1:59
Highway to Hell guest and guitar 2Cellos feat. Steve Vai 3:31
I Would Love To bass Steve Vai 3:42
I Would Love To guitar Steve Vai 3:42
Iberian Jewel (Spain) acoustic guitar and electric guitar Steve Vai 4:39
In Amber Clad guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 1:39
Incantation (Bulgaria) electric guitar Steve Vai 8:53
La Grange electric guitar John Petrucci 10:03
Liberty guitar Steve Vai 2:03
Liberty keyboard Steve Vai 2:03
Light of the Moon (Australia) electric guitar Steve Vai 5:47
Lighter Shade of Green guitar Alcatrazz 0:46
Little Pieces of Seaweed electric piano, guitar and synthesizer Steve Vai 5:12
Little Wing electric guitar John Petrucci 8:47
Love Secrets guitar Steve Vai 3:38
Love Secrets keyboard Steve Vai 3:38
Marqueson’s Chicken guitar Frank Zappa 7:34
Mercy guitar Alcatrazz 4:22
Montana electric guitar [lead] and guest Zappa Plays Zappa ?:??
Moroccan Roll guitar Mike Stern 7:07
My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama guitar Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson & Steve Vai 5:21
My Reflections After Seeing the “Schindler’s List” Movie guest and guitar Pushking 4:17
Natural Born Boy bass guitar and guitar Steve Vai 3:34
Never Surrender guitar Nile Rodgers & Nataraj 3:36
Orbit of Glass guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 1:18
Painted Lover guitar Alcatrazz 3:24
Peaches en Regalia electric guitar and guest Zappa Plays Zappa ?:??
Perineum additional, guest and guitar John 5 5:07
Principessa (Italy) electric guitar Steve Vai 5:52
Race With Devil on Turkish Highway electric guitar Al Di Meola 4:05
Reclaimer guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 3:06
Red House guitar Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson & Steve Vai 9:12
Regyptian Strut electric guitar and guest Zappa Plays Zappa ?:??
Remembrance guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 1:17
Rise guitar Public Image Ltd. 6:17
Sharleena guitar Frank Zappa 4:33
Sinister Footwear II guitar Frank Zappa 8:39
Sisters guitar Steve Vai 4:08
Skyfire guitar Alcatrazz 3:55
So Happy guitar Steve Vai 2:44
Sofa electric guitar Frank Zappa feat. Steve Vai 3:52
Sons and Lovers guitar Alcatrazz 3:38
St. Etienne guitar [rhythm guitar] Frank Zappa 6:27
Stevie’s Spanking guitar Frank Zappa 5:24
Stripper guitar Alcatrazz 3:53
Terminal Show guitar [lead guitar] Motörhead 3:45
The Animal keyboard Steve Vai 4:01
The Animal guitar Steve Vai 4:01
The Attitude Song guitar Steve Vai 5:15
The Audience Is Listening guitar Steve Vai 5:30
The Audience Is Listening bass Steve Vai 5:30
The Beast of Love bass guitar and guitar Steve Vai 3:30
The Black Forest (Germany) electric guitar Steve Vai 6:38
The Last Spartan guitar Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori 2:19
The Power of Bombos (Greece) electric guitar Steve Vai 5:05
The Riddle keyboard Steve Vai 6:25
The Riddle guitar Steve Vai 6:25
The X-Equalibrium Dance guitar Steve Vai 5:12
Triumph additional, electric guitar and guest The Devin Townsend Band 7:09
Trouble Every Day electric guitar [lead] and guest Zappa Plays Zappa ?:??
Truck Driver Divorce guitar Frank Zappa 8:59
Village of the Sun electric guitar and guest Zappa Plays Zappa ?:??
Viper electric guitar and guest Marty Friedman 3:05
Voodoo Chile electric guitar John Petrucci 6:40
Whippin’ Post guitar [rhythm guitar] Frank Zappa 7:32
Whipping Post guitar Frank Zappa 7:32
Whispering a Prayer (Ireland) electric guitar Steve Vai 8:46
Will You Be Home Tonight guitar Alcatrazz 5:03
Wire and Wood guitar Alcatrazz 3:29
Ya Hozna guitar Frank Zappa 6:26
You Didn't Break It guitar Steve Vai 4:19
Zomby Woof electric guitar [lead] and guest Zappa Plays Zappa ?:??
Buffalo guitar [Stunt] Frank Zappa
Eat 'Em and Smile guitar family David Lee Roth
Passion and Warfare bass, guitar family and keyboard Steve Vai
Sex & Religion guitar family Vai
Sex & Religion guitar family Vai
Skyscraper guitar David Lee Roth
You Are What You Is electric guitar Frank Zappa
You Are What You Is (1998 remaster) electric guitar Frank Zappa
You Are What You Is electric guitar Frank Zappa
instrument arranger
Two Fools a Minute horn David Lee Roth 4:28
lyricist
#?@! Yourself
Bledsoe Bluvd
Burnin' Down the Mountain
Details at 10
Dirty Black Hole
Down Deep Into the Pain
Here & Now
In My Dreams With You
Little Green Men
Little Pieces of Seaweed
Pig
Rescue Me or Bury Me
Sex & Religion
So Happy
Still My Bleeding Heart
Survive
The Road to Mt. Calvary
mastering
Alive in an Ultra World Steve Vai
mix
Alive in an Ultra World Steve Vai
Flex-Able Steve Vai
Flex-Able Steve Vai
performer
#?@! Yourself Steve Vai 8:28
Bold as Love Paul Rodgers feat. Steve Vai 5:13
Massacre Steve Vai 3:25
San Sebastian Steve Vai 1:08
Shapes of Things The Yardbirds feat. Steve Vai 2:38
producer
Alien Water Kiss Steve Vai 1:11
Answers Steve Vai 2:56
Ballerina 12/24 Steve Vai 1:43
Blue Powder Steve Vai 4:45
Erotic Nightmares Steve Vai 4:15
For the Love of God Steve Vai 6:04
Greasy Kid’s Stuff Steve Vai 2:58
I Would Love To Steve Vai 3:42
Liberty Steve Vai 2:03
Love Secrets Steve Vai 3:38
Sisters Steve Vai 4:08
The Animal Steve Vai 4:01
The Audience Is Listening Steve Vai 5:30
The Riddle Steve Vai 6:25
Alien Love Secrets Steve Vai
Alive in an Ultra World Steve Vai
Fire Garden Steve Vai
Fire Garden Steve Vai
Flex-Able Steve Vai
Flex-Able Steve Vai
Flex-Able Leftovers Steve Vai
G3: Live in Tokyo G3
Passion and Warfare Steve Vai
Passion and Warfare Steve Vai
Sex & Religion Vai
Sex & Religion Vai
She Rocks, Vol. 1 executive Various Artists
Skyscraper co David Lee Roth
The Ultra Zone Steve Vai
tribute
Lords of Karma: A Tribute to Vai/Satriani Various Artists
vocal
Alive in an Ultra World (Slovenia) Steve Vai 3:54
Babushka (Romania) Steve Vai 6:42
Being With You (in Paris) (France) Steve Vai 6:25
Blood and Glory (United Kingdom) Steve Vai 4:53
Brandos Costumes (Gentle Ways) (Portugal) Steve Vai 6:05
Burning Rain (Japan) Steve Vai 4:50
Details at 10 lead vocals Steve Vai 5:58
Devil's Food (Holland) Steve Vai 10:10
Giant Balls of Gold (Poland) Steve Vai 4:45
Going Down Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson & Steve Vai 5:47
Iberian Jewel (Spain) Steve Vai 4:39
Incantation (Bulgaria) Steve Vai 8:53
Light of the Moon (Australia) Steve Vai 5:47
Little Pieces of Seaweed background vocals Steve Vai 5:12
My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson & Steve Vai 5:21
Principessa (Italy) Steve Vai 5:52
Red House Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson & Steve Vai 9:12
Repentance guest and spoken vocals Dream Theater 10:43
The Black Forest (Germany) Steve Vai 6:38
The Power of Bombos (Greece) Steve Vai 5:05
Whispering a Prayer (Ireland) Steve Vai 8:46
Buffalo background vocals Frank Zappa
writer
Alien Water Kiss
Answers
Ballerina 12/24
Big Trouble
Blue Powder
Breaking the Heart of the City
Bump and Grind
Desert Diamond
Elephant Gun
Erotic Nightmares
For the Love of God
God Blessed Video
Goin' Crazy!
Greasy Kid's Stuff
I Would Love To
Ladies' Nite in Buffalo?
Liberty
Love Secrets
Mercy
My Little Man
Painted Lover
Sisters
Skyfire
Sons and Lovers
Stripper
The Animal
The Audience Is Listening
The Riddle
Will You Be Home Tonight
Wire and Wood
Yankee Rose