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Tag Archives: Steve Vai

Metal By Numbers 2/23: Eddie Vedder leads late February charts

Posted by on March 18, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.     Notable Debuts: Eddie Vedder, Earthling (Republic) Debut #1 16,250 sold The second solo album from the Pearl Jam frontman. Features appearances from Stevie Wonder, Elton John and Ringo Starr.         […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/16: KoRn’s “Requiem” tops the charts

Posted by on February 21, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. An interesting week for metal as most of the numbers rise in some fashion. KoRn tops our list and we see some interesting returns from Black Label Society, Jinjer, and more. Enjoy another week of […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/9: We’re almost there!

Posted by on February 21, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.     Notable Debuts: Jethro Tull, The Zealot Gene (InsideOut) Debut #7 6,225 sold The British natives with their twenty-second album.           Steve Vai, Inviolate (Favored Nations/Mascot) Debut #24 2,850 sold The legendary guitarist drops […]

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New & Noteworthy returns with full January-worthy releases!

Posted by on February 1, 2022

  New & Noteworthy, Metal Insider’s weekly column has returned! We highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week, we’re catching up with all of January 2022 releases, which features new music from Cloakroom, Battle Beast, Fit For An Autopsy, Infected Rain,and more! For previous releases you can […]

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New & Noteworthy: June 28th 2019 – The New Releases that Destroyed the World

Posted by on June 28, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This weak futures new a new live release from Steve Vai’s Generation Axe tour, as well as new Heilung and few more. For last week’s releases you can check out the last […]

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Steve Dadaian’s Top 5 most influential guitarists

Posted by on February 1, 2019

Steve Dadaian’s new album Follow the Light came out today (2/1). The fusion guitarist has already shared videos for “Follow the Light,” “Soul Connection” and a guitar playthrough for the song “Red River.” To celebrate Dadaian’s latest effort, we asked him who his top five influential guitarists are.  Check out his list below and order the […]

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Anneke Van Giersbergen, Chad Kroeger, Steve Vai & more among guests on Devin Townsend album ‘Empath’

Posted by on December 4, 2018

While Devin Townsend has disbanded his Devin Townsend Project, he did mention the possibility of it returning after completing three solo albums. Townsend’s current focus has been his new record Empath, which has an unconfirmed release date set for March, 2019. According to Townsend’s Twitter, the new LP will feature additional guests such as Anneke […]

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‘Spinal Tap’ bassist Derek Smalls to release debut studio album in April; hear title track

Posted by on January 17, 2018

Last summer it was unconfirmed when we heard Harry Shearer, the one who played Derek Smalls in This Is Spinal Tap was recording his debut solo album, Smalls Change. Those rumored details have finally been confirmed and bassist Small’s’ debut solo effort Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing) will arrive on April 13th via Twanky Records/BMG. […]

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Frank Zappa’s hologram to perform w/ Steve Vai and more

Posted by on September 21, 2017

The late Ronnie James Dio’s hologram World Tour hasn’t kicked off just yet, but Eyellusion, the company bringing you Dio’s hologram are on their next production. Frank Zappa died 25 years ago, and the company will resurrect him as a hologram onstage for a round of concerts. The first batch of dates will begin in […]

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Devin Townsend to reunite with Steve Vai on stage for the first time in 25 years

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Steve Vai and Devin Townsend are scheduled to reunite, live onstage for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century. The reunion will take place at Norway’s Starmus Festival and the former bandmates are set to cover tunes from Vai’s Sex & Religion (1993). Townsend revealed this information to eonmusic at the recent […]

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