Frank Zappa once told Steve Vai his guitar tone sounded “like an electric ham sandwich”

by GuitarDomain

Steve Vai has achieved legendary status in the guitar world over the course of his 40-year-plus career, but that’s not to say he hasn’t received his share of criticism along the way.

In a new interview with Australian Musician, Vai recalls his tenure in Frank Zappa’s band – which spanned 1980 to 1983 – and remembers how the late musician described the sound of his early guitar tone as “like an electric ham sandwich”.

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