Tag Archives: Steve Vai

Devin Townsend and Steve Vai are working together again?

Posted by on December 14, 2015

File under “fantastic news for next year:” Devin Townsend revealed over the weekend via Twitter that he’s recording vocals for a new Steve Vai song. This is a pretty exciting turn of events, since Townsend got his start as Vai’s protege back in 1993, singing on his Sex and Religion record before striking out on his own […]

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Joe Satriani unleashes a Shockwave Supernova

Posted by on July 14, 2015

The latest solo album from influential guitarist Joe Satriani will be coming out next Friday, July 24th. Titled Shockwave Supernova, this will be Satriani’s 15th solo album, recorded at Skywalker Sound in Lucas Valley, CA and finished in late 2014. You can listen to the title track below, and hear why Satriani regards his backing band so highly. Joining him on […]

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Former Ozzy drummer Deen Castronovo jailed for rape

Posted by on July 1, 2015

Journey drummer Deen Castronovo has quite a resume – over the course of his career, he’s drummed with Ozzy Osbourne (Ozzmosis), Steve Vai (Alien Love Secrets), and he’s going to be on the new Fear Factory album for a song as well. There’s something else on his resume he might want erased from it though – […]

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Steve Vai joins Sepultura at Rock In Rio USA

Posted by on May 11, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/5wdWTL0sdi4[/youtube] Of all the bands that played Rock In Rio this past weekend, Sepultura was certainly the heaviest and most underground, despite the fact that they’re huge in Brazil and have garnered a few gold albums. Celebrating their 30th anniversary, they brought out a special guest to end the show, none other than Steve Vai. […]

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Stream the entire Metal Masters 5 show

Posted by on January 24, 2014

This past Wednesday, the place to be was the Anaheim House of Blues, where the Metal Masters 5 clinic took place. The clinic started out as just that, a clinic with some tricks of the trade from metal musicians at the top of their game. Then it got fun, as members of Slayer, Pantera, Exodus, […]

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Posted by on August 12, 2013

Thespacebarissooverrated. Either way, iwrestledabearonce actually did release a new music video in case you were having trouble understanding the headline. The song is “Boat Paddle” and it comes off the band’s latest album, Late for Nothing. The video, which starts off like the world’s worst sitcom/superhero movie, finds the band on Planet Pancake in an attempt […]

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Iwrestledabearonce Release ‘Carnage Asada’ ft. Steve Vai

Posted by on July 3, 2013

Extreme(ly weird) metal group iwrestledabearonce are releasing their album Late For Nothing August 6th, and the buzz about the album has been that legendary rocker Steve Vai did a guest solo on the track ‘Carnage Asada’. That track has been released today, exclusively through Guitar World. The track does sound like it could lead to a lot […]

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Iwrestledabearonce Song ‘Firebees’ Available For Streaming

Posted by on June 25, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/kwXEdqs1BUk[/youtube] The track ‘Firebees’ from the upcoming iwrestledabearonce album Late for Nothing has been made available for streaming today, and it sounds pretty killer.  ‘Firebees” and “Thunder Chunky”, which was also released recently, both retain the band’s signature blend of melody, crushing riffs, and dissonance but with a more polished sound than their previous albums. This is […]

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2Cellos Go To (AC/DC’s) “Hell,” Bring Steve Vai With Them

Posted by on November 28, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTQ-QycaBmQ[/youtube] Have you ever found yourself listening to AC/DC and thinking “this is pretty good, but it could use more cellos? Us neither, but Croatian classical crossover duo 2Cellos sure did. They put their stamp on “Highway to Hell,” along with some help from Steve Vai. In a pretty clever video that was probably underwritten […]

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Listen To Metallica Cover Deep Purple’s “When A Blind Man Cries”

Posted by on August 20, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ocJ5B_KCuo[/youtube] Eagle Rock has announced that they’ll be issuing Re-Machined – A Tribute to Deep Purple’s ‘Machine Head’ on September 25. The album was originally announced as a Metal Hammer compilation that will go on sale as a fan pack in the UK. Of the tracks recorded on the album, many are most excited about Metallica’s take […]

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