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Tag Archives: Steve Vai

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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Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield announce fourth annual ‘Acoustic-4-A-Cure’ Concert

Posted by on March 28, 2017

Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield announced the date and lineup for the Acoustic-4-a-Cure IV annual benefit concert. It returns to the Fillmore in San Francisco on May 15th. Due to Metallica’s tour, Dave Grohl will be sitting in for James Hetfield. The event will showcase veteran and newcomers including Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Don Felder, […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/7: Whitechapel cut up the charts

Posted by on July 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hope you all had a happy Fourth of July and that you still have the same amount of digits as you did last week. And that you didn’t decide to drive around after knocking […]

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Find out how much Children of Bodom, At The Drive-In, The Sword and more made on the road

Posted by on April 14, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. Let’s take a look at what the past few months have been for all the touring bands who […]

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Interview: Devin Townsend discusses Steve Vai bonus track, re-recorded “Truth” for upcoming album

Posted by on January 16, 2016

Devin Townsend is likely one of the most under-rated musicians in the current industry. And not just because his role as frontman in Strapping Young Lad and other progressive metal projects were immensely creative, but the fact that he has expanded his horizon to blues, country, ambience, and alien puppet-driven rock operas. We had the opportunity […]

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