Eligible since: 2009 (The 2010 Induction Ceremony)
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Inducted into Rock Hall Projected in 2011 (ranked #41 in the Sidemen (Individuals) category) .
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steve vai is the greatest guitarist since jimi.
Posted by thomas johnson on Monday, 06.25.07 @ 20:29pm
i love that they put videos on here now. for anyone wishing to see a master guitarist, watch the for the love of god(live) video. he might take a few years, but i'm sure he'll be in the hof someday.
Posted by thomas johnson on Monday, 09.10.07 @ 07:17am
I'd definitely have him in as a sideman. Not too sure about whether his own discography deserves in...
Posted by Liam on Saturday, 05.24.08 @ 05:46am
He was good. Not great but good.
Posted by Mike on Saturday, 10.4.08 @ 20:01pm
He should get in as a member of whitesnake,but not for his solo career.
Posted by S.R on Tuesday, 03.10.09 @ 15:18pm
Nobody with control of their faculties would even wonder if Steve should be in. Alcatraz, Whitesnake, David Lee Roth, Bad4Good, Zappa... 9 out of 10 guitarists wouldn't hesitate to tell you he's the best. Cause he IS!
Posted by Xopher on Wednesday, 03.18.09 @ 13:15pm
No David Gilmour is.
Posted by S.R on Wednesday, 03.18.09 @ 16:10pm
That's pretty funny...I've played guitar for over 40 years and I couldn't even BEGIN to tell you who the absolute best player is. To me, it's better that way...
Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 03.18.09 @ 17:43pm
I would love to see him in. I wonder if he'll be in before Satriani or Malmsteen.
Posted by pablo on Sunday, 04.5.09 @ 14:42pm
If anyone is interested in good Christmas covers, listen to Vai's "Christmastime is here"...very well done!!!
Posted by Gitarzan on Sunday, 12.13.09 @ 10:26am
Steve Vai has and will continue to make dents in rock and musical history being that he is a virtuoso guitar player with arguably un-matched skill and knowledge in and of the instrument and rock music as a whole. He has revolutionized guitar playing and has raised the bar in playing since the mid 80's. He was the first to put a cavity in the floyd rose system for pitch raises, bring 7 string guitars into mass producton and was one of the biggest contributers in making instrumental rock popular again with his albums and work. He is also running a non profit charity organization called make a noise to help out children and adolescents who dont have enough money to pursue a hobby or as least get started in learning music.
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