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Joe Satriani sues Coldplay for copying song

Joe Satriani filed a lawsuit last week against the members of Coldplay, claiming the band copied "substantial, original portions" of his 2004 song "If I Could Fly" for the hit "Viva La Vida," according to an Associated Press report.

Joe Satriani slings axe on the road this fall

Six-string wizard Joe Satriani will follow summer tours of Australia, South America and Mexico with a US and Canadian outing that rolls out this fall.
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Album Review: Joe Satriani, "Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock" (Sony/BMG)

All right, so the title is a bit out-there--but, then again, the Grammy-nominated guitarist's 1986 debut was called "Not of This Earth." Maybe we all should have taken the hint. All right, so the title is a bit out-there--but, then again, the Grammy-nominated guitarist's 1986 debut was called "Not of This Earth." Maybe we all should have taken the hint.

Briefly: Joe Satriani, Willie Nelson, KMFDM, Sheryl Crow

Guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani will mark the 20th anniversary of his breakthrough album, "Surfing with the Alien," by releasing a revamped version of the set and playing a trio of club shows around the country.

G3 tour back in America this spring

A handful of dates have been nailed down for this year's edition of Joe Satriani's G3 tour, which features the guitar hero with fellow axemen John Petrucci and Paul Gilbert.

Briefly: Tim McGraw's 'Swampstock,' Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Sean Lennon

"Swampstock 2006," Tim McGraw's 11th celebrity concert and softball game, is set for Oct. 7 at the Tim McGraw Sports Complex in his hometown of Rayville, LA.

Joe Satriani cranks out more tour dates

Guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani has mapped a slew of new dates for his upcoming tour behind his recently released album, "Super Colossal," which features fellow axe-slinger Eric Johnson.

Joe Satriani starts framing 'Colossal' tour

Guitarist Joe Satriani has begun rolling out dates for a tour that will support his forthcoming album, "Super Colossal," and will feature support from fellow six-string virtuoso Eric Johnson.

Joe Satriani scraps year-end concerts due to illness

Guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani, who had planned to send off 2004 and usher in 2005 with a series of concerts in the western U.S., has postponed the shows after falling ill.

Joe Satriani sets more 'Evening With' dates

Now nearing the end of his road trip with Deep Purple, guitarist Joe Satriani sets his sights on a late-2004 headlining run.