This is a wink and a nod to the back cover of Steve's Passion and Warfare album.
Ibanez catalog page of Ibanez Universe guitars!
Super cool Jems and a few Universes thrown in to boot!
Ibanez catalog page of Steve Vai Universe guitars
uberchord: “ Which pedals and effects are your favorite guitar heroes using? We’ve rounded up some of the most notable effects used by 9 top guitarists including Slash, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Ibanez Steve Vai Signature Jem CNL - good god, it's beautiful.
One of my all time favorite pics of Steve! The guitar is a Ibanez Universe. Steve invented the 7 string guitar. This one is extremely rare because it has the "monkey grip" feature commonly found on Jems.
Jason Becker “play by numbers” Guitar (The original, not the Carvin Tribute - but that’s quite nice too)
Steve Vai - http://www.ibanezrules.com/catalogs/us/1996/96012.jpg