Zakk Wylde, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, More Form Supergroup (Top Story)

On Wednesday Zakk Wylde, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, More Form Supergroup was a top story. Here is the recap: A who's who of acclaimed guitarist has announced the formation of the new supergroup Generation Axe, which will be hitting the road this spring for the A Night Of Guitars tour.

The group features Steve Vai (David Lee Roth band), Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), and Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders).

The North American tour is scheduled to kick off on April 5th in Seattle, WA at the Paramount Theatre and will be concluding on May 8th in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center.

The acclaimed guitarists will perform songs from their catalogs as well as some of their favorites and will be backed by Pete Griffin (Dweezil Zappa, Stanley Clarke, Edgar Winter) on bass and Nick Marinovich (Yngwie Malmsteen) on keyboard.

Steve Vai had the following to say about the trek, "The Generation Axe show is a unique performance of five fiercely talented guitar players coming together to create a 6-string extravaganza that is sure to amaze and delight." - See the tour dates here.

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