Guitar Legend Steve Vai Strikes Gold With His Latest Concert Film 'Live In Minneapolis: Where The Wild Things Are'

Jan 11, 2010, 10:00 ET from Favored Nations

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy® Award winning guitarist Steve Vai struck gold twice recently as his latest concert film, "Live In Minneapolis: Where The Wild Things Are," went Gold in both the USA and Canada.

"After 30 years in this business it's very rewarding to see that your contribution is still being recognized. Thanks to the fans ... really!" said Vai.

In addition, "Now We Run" from the live DVD, is nominated for a Grammy® Award for Best Rock Instrumental.

"Live In Minneapolis: Where The Wild Things Are" is available on double DVD, Blu-ray and a single CD. Later this year, Favored Nations will release "Where The Other Wild Things Are," a 10 track CD of songs from the concert that did not make the first CD.

2010 marks Steve Vai's 30th Anniversary in the music business. Vai first stepped into the spotlight in 1980 as a touring member of the legendary Frank Zappa's touring band.

In January, Vai will enter the studio to record his next solo album for Favored Nations and later this year, he will embark on a World Tour that will take him through all of 2011.

SOURCE Favored Nations