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    Live streamed for his 60th birthday. About as close to the Alien Love Secrets power trio style we're going to get.
  2. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    I was a fan of the Carvin X100b amps and have owned two in the past. I need another 50-100w amp like I need a hole in the head, but the Carvin x1 pedal might fill a niche in my gear. It supposed to be the preamp section of an x100b in pedal form, with a few goodies like speaker emulated out and...
  3. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    Posted on FB 20-30min ago "We just completed a comprehensive library on Vai.com - The Official Steve Vai Website of all of the guitars that Steve has ever owned. It contains a wealth of new information! You can comment on there as well, and Steve will be checking it out periodically and...
  4. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    I thought for sure he was going to end up with a signature Marshall or Friedman amp, so I'm surprised to see him with something like this. He definitely gets some killer tones out of the set-up and I'm still enough of a Vai fanboy to think "If he's digging this, it's got to be pretty decent." as...
  5. Guitars For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Selling an Ibanez Universe UV7BK Green Dot. Made in 1990 according to the serial on the backplate. Made in the Hoshino Gakki factory, Japan. It is in excellent condition; neck and headstock are pristine, a nicely patterned dark rosewood fretboard, plenty of life left in the frets, very...
  6. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Does anyone know the make/model? I'm pretty sure it's charvel but I wouldn't mine have one of those guitars.
  7. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    Outside of Josh, I'm not sure who has experience in this realm. Do we have many "Neo-Classical Shredders"? :shrug: Anyway, I'm looking at doing a number of Flute (or Violin) & Cello Duets with one of the kids. So I'm looking at a tuning that has a Low C. Right now, the only option is to...
  8. General Music Discussion
    Just saw this on Jemsite FB Group: Browsed through it as its super long and seems to be more talk than play. Its weird to see Steve without a Jem :D
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    I guess his guitar wasn't ready yet or something, so a fan offered him his Parker Fly. Some clams in there, but pretty impressive for a guitar that's likely pretty foreign to him.
  12. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Anyone take a guess? FX Board? Seems to be on top of the Amp right (left to us) to Steve on the video
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    I know that's kind of a long shot question, but what would you consider to be the easiest song of his to learn even though nothing he does is remotely easy
  14. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    This is Awesome.
  15. General Music Discussion
    source: Steve Vai Hands His Guitar to Andy Timmons During Dallas Show | GuitarPlayer
  16. General Music Discussion
    Haven't seen him since the '01 G3 tour with Petrucci and with it being the P&W Anniversary show, I'm stoked! I know he's playing a few other tunes to open the show, but I haven't looked at what they are nor have watched a single video from this tour so I'll have some surprises. I was going...
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    What a great time to be young!:metal:
  18. Guitar: Pickups Discussion
    Not just Gravity Storms with new housings, but new pickups altogether. Dark Matter 2 Bridge | DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 Neck | DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 Middle | DiMarzio They're all low output ceramic pickups (almost like a throwback to when he was using PAF Pros), and all use the virtual vintage...
  19. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    IBANEZ JEM77WDPCNL JEM77WDP JEM STEVE VAI Fucking Edge Pro bridge.....it's a Premium model, but I haven't come across any long time JEM users/fans who have anything GREAT to say about them.
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    Steve Vai: Modern Primitive / Passion And Warfare 25th anniversary Hear Steve Vai's "Lovely Elixir" from 'Passion and Warfare' 25th Anniversary Edition | Guitar World It's a bonus song from the 25th anniversary of Passion and Warfare. It's quite gorgeous actually.
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