Watch Steve Vai nail Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin tracks with Living Colour during electrifying 2022 Rock In Rio set

Steve Vai and Vernon Reid
(Image credit: Mariano Regidor/Redferns / Debra L Rothenberg/Getty Images)

By the time Living Colour concluded the seventh song of their Rock in Rio set earlier this month, it’s fair to say the crowd had already been generously treated to a stellar showing of Vernon Reid and co’s impressive chops.

For their remaining four songs though, the rock quartet managed to up the ante by inviting to the stage one Steve Vai, who joined Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun and Doug Wimbish to close the set out in style.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.