First off, I am a really big fan of Steve Vai and Satch.

But when other people flame them, others say that Vai/Satch made so many contributions to be music world.

I was wondering what are those contributions?
They influenced a lot of others to play guitar. Although I'm not particularly a fan.

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Well, Satriani wrote a song for Coldplay.

Seriously, though, they both have some really uplifting songs, some really relatable songs and they're two of my biggest influences because they're 'different' to most modern guitarists going around now.
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