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Steve Vai

Steve Vai was born on June 6, 1960 in Long Island, New York, USA as Steve Siro Vai. He has been married to Pia Maiocco since 1988. They have two children. See full bio »

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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Music Department
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Encino Man
Encino Man Soundtrack
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 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- To Be with You by Mr. Big (2013) ... (writer: "Going Crazy")
 2010 #1 Cheerleader Camp (Video) (performer: "Bad Horse Naked", "Viv Woman") / (producer: "Bad Horse Naked", "Viv Woman") / (writer: "Bad Horse Naked", "Viv Woman")
 2007 Rock Bottom: From Hell to Redemption (Documentary) (performer: "Junkie") / (writer: "Junkie")
 2006 Rumble Roses XX (Video Game) (lyrics: "Yankee Rose") / (music: "Yankee Rose")
 2006 Air Guitar Nation (Documentary) (writer: "Yankee Rose")
 2004 Rumble Roses (Video Game) (writer: "Yankee Rose")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (lyrics: "Yankee Rose" - as S. Vai) / (writer: "God Blessed Video" - as S. Vai)
 1992 Encino Man (performer: "Drive the Hell Out of Here") / (writer: "Drive the Hell Out of Here")
 1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (performer: "THE REAPER", "THE REAPER RAP") / (producer: "THE REAPER", "THE REAPER RAP") / (writer: "THE REAPER", "THE REAPER RAP")
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Nautilus for Naught (1990) ... (performer: "The Ax Will Fall" - uncredited)
 1987 Less Than Zero (lyrics: "Bump 'N Grind") / (music: "Bump 'N Grind")
 1987 Dudes (performer: "Amazing Grace")
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Son Also Rises (1986) ... (writer: "Yankee Rose")
 1986 David Lee Roth (Video short) (writer: "Yankee Rose", "Goin' Crazy")
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Other Works:

Album: "Passion and Warfare", 1990 See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Reps once took chances on art, History's most treasured musicians were believed in and cultivated to reach their potential. Today, it would be difficult for those musicians to get deals. See more »


For director John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars (2001) soundtrack, music producer Bruce Robb called upon his talent, along with some other famous rock musician friends -- Anthrax, Guns N' Roses' guitarists Buckethead and Robin Finck, and Elliot Easton (formerly of The Cars). The results yielded an award-winning soundtrack, and Vai can been seen in the DVD behind-the-scenes bonus feature filmed while... See more »

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