STEVE VAI - New Documentary To Be Released Via YouTube On September 7th; Trailer Available

September 5, 2022, 3 weeks ago

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STEVE VAI - New Documentary To Be Released Via YouTube On September 7th; Trailer Available

Guitar legend Steve Vai has checekd in with the following update:

"Alan Berry (The Tapes Archive) is a filmmaker and has created an informative, quasi-animated, and at times hilarious short film on the first 30 years of my career. It drops Sept 7th on his YouTube channel. Enjoy!" 

The 77-minute Steve Vai-approved documentary has been in the works for over a year and a half. 

The documentary covers the life of Steve Vai from his birth in 1960 until after the release of his landmark album Passion And Warfare in 1990. 

The documentary covers:

• His first guitar
• Learning from Joe Satriani
• Berklee College of Music
• Frank Zappa
• Flex-Able
• Alcatrazz
• Crossroads
• The David Lee Roth band
• Ibanez JEM guitar
• Whitesnake
• Passion And Warfare

The documentary has hundreds of Vai-centric facts and stories that even the most ardent fan will not have known. Complete with a Vai’esque quirky sense of humor and never before seen photos and rare videos. 

Vai recently posted a clip from his archives on social media along with the following message:

"Here’s a little clip from the vault taken from a show on April 16, 2000 in Sofia, Bulgaria where I’m wielding the heart guitar on the track 'Fever Dream'. In order to prepare to perform this track, I had to practice being a helicopter."



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