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Steve Vai Announces 'Passion & Warfare' 25th Anniversary Guitars

The limited-edition Ibanez models commemorate Vai's groundbreaking 1990 album.
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To commemorate the 25th anniversary of Steve Vai’s groundbreaking 1990 album, Passion and Warfare, Ibanez Guitars will release limited-edition Steve Vai Universe guitars in three different finishes.

These commemorative UV77 swirl-finish guitars made their debut appearance at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show.

They’re available in three multi-dimensional color combinations that depict the original color schemes of thePassion and Warfare album artwork—the UV77PSN "Passion" (Blue/Pink), UV77WFR "Warfare" (Orange/Yellow) and UV77SVR "Silver" (Silver/Blue). Production is limited to 77 guitars of each color scheme.

• Maple UV Neck
• American Basswood Body
• Jumbo Frets
• Rosewood Fretboard
• Disappearing Pyramid Inlay
• Lo-Pro Edge 7 Bridge
• DiMarzio Blaze pickups
• Ultralite Tremolo Arm included
• Hardshell case included
• Certificate of Authenticity included.

For more about Vai's signature Ibanez models, visit

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