Steve Vai just lately had finger surgical procedure and whereas he’s nonetheless recovering, that hasn’t stopped him from making his debut with new music, even with one hand. Vai has simply revealed a panoramic new video for the instrumental monitor “Knappsack”.
The guitarist nimbly makes use of his good hand to float up the neck whereas the guitar rests in opposition to his different arm which is at the moment in a sling. And consider us, it isn’t a bluesy slowed-down guitar that he is enjoying both.
Vai showcases a number of the skills that made him certainly one of rock’s most revered guitarists whereas proving that you do not want two fingers to have the ability to shred.
The guitarist just lately revealed that he suffered a set off finger damage whereas holding a chord so lengthy that when he completed he felt a ache in his hand that felt like pressure. Vai additionally just lately had shoulder surgical procedure. However that did not cease him from engaged on new music.
At current, he has an “acoustic vocal” report within the works, whereas additionally engaged on three instrumental variations, compiling a Era Ax stay album and including Sound Theories to his orchestral sequence.
When you like “Knappsack”, the tune is at the moment out there on this location.
Steve Vai, “Knappsack” video
In the meantime, in different Vai information, the guitarist mirrored on his 80s film flip within the film starring Ralph Macchio. crossroads, who turned 35 this weekend. Within the film, Vai performed the satan’s guitar slayer Jack Butler who confronts Macchio within the battle for his soul. See his feedback and revisit this traditional film scene under.
Steve Vai / Ralph Macchio Guitar Battle in crossroads
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