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Joe Perry on the Yardbirds’ twin-guitar attack: ‘That was proto-Aerosmith’

Joe Perry says the future of Aerosmith was shaped by a key moment featuring the Yardbirds' Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck.
by Something Else Reviews on Feb 5, 2015

The Greatest Album Is...Pump

Every band that has been around for a while and released great records runs into this debate; what is their greatest album? The greatest album is…is a column dedicated to tackling that age old question. What is the greatest album recorded by Aerosm...
by The Rock and Roll Guru on Jan 7, 2015

Metallica, Jeff Beck, Joe Perry, Jimmy Page, Ron Wood, Flea – The Train Kept A-Rollin’

Video of the day April 29, 2014. Metallica, Jeff Beck, Joe Perry, Jimmy Page, Ron Wood, Flea performing The Train Kept A-Rollin’ at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009.    ...
by Guitar Players World on Apr 30, 2014

‘I don’t think we realized how important it was’: Joe Perry on the classic blues song that shaped Aerosmith

For Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and Steven Tyler, there was one moment — one song — that forged their musical bond: The Yardbirds’ version of “Train Kept a Rollin.’” Perry, in an interview with Redbeard’s In...
by Something Else Reviews on Jan 6, 2013

Aerosmith’s Self-Titled Debut Album Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Today marks the 40th anniversary of American hard rock group Aerosmith's self-titled debut album Aerosmith. Although not a success when first released, Aerosmith later became a big hit, while the band has gone on to become a somewhat musical institu...
by Geeks of Doom on Jan 5, 2013

Aerosmith – Hole in my soul.

For amps, Joe Perry uses a collection of various alternating vintage amps on stage, including 200 watt Marshall Major amps, Fender Silverface Dual Showman amps, a Fender Tweed Bassman and many more. In the studio he uses various vintage low wattage t...
by Simple.Interesting on Jan 5, 2013

Aerosmith – Nine Lives.

The main guitar associated with Joe Perry is the Gibson Les Paul. He has used many different types of Les Pauls since the 70s, including Les Paul Juniors, Les Paul Standards, and Les Paul Customs. In the 1990s and early 2000s, Gibson issued a Joe Per...
by Simple.Interesting on Jan 3, 2013

$5 MP3 Album Deal: Aerosmith ‘Toys In The Attic’

As part of Amazon's monthly $5 MP3 Album Deals, Aerosmith's 1975 breakthrough rocker Toys in the Attic is on sale for only $5. (You can also purchase Toys in the Attic on CD for just $6.88.) Released in April 1975 by Columbia Records, Toys in the At...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 22, 2012

Aerosmith – Walk on water.

Joe Perry was married to Elyssa Jerret from 1975 to 1982, a union that gave him a son, Adrian. Perry is now married to Billie Paulette Montgomery. They married in 1985 after meeting on the set of his “Black Velvet Pants” video in 1983. Bi...
by Simple.Interesting on Dec 22, 2012

Aerosmith – Blind Man.

Perry released his first solo record, the self-titled Joe Perry, in May 2005. It was recorded at his home studio (The Boneyard) in suburban Boston, with every instrument but the drums played by Perry himself. Critics also responded favorably;Rolling...
by Simple.Interesting on Dec 21, 2012

Aerosmith – Crazy.

Return to the spotlight: Equipped with a new record label (MCA Records) and three new band members in singer Mach Bell, bassist Danny Hargrove and drummer Joe Pet, The Joe Perry Project released Once a Rocker, Always a Rocker in 1983. The album met t...
by Simple.Interesting on Dec 20, 2012

Aerosmith – Deuces Are Wild.

During Joe Perry‘s early years he formed a band with Tom Hamilton called The Jam Band. Steven Tyler, Joe, Tom, Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer eventually joined and the band became Aerosmith. While initially dismissed as Rolling Stones knock-offs...
by Simple.Interesting on Dec 19, 2012

Aerosmith – Shut Up and Dance.

Anthony Joseph “Joe Perry” Pereira , born September 10, 1950  is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the rock band Aerosmith. He is influenced by many rock artists especially The Rol...
by Simple.Interesting on Dec 18, 2012

Aerosmith – Rocks

 Aerosmith – Rocks I remember first seeing Aerosmith’s Rocks album on an end-cap at a now long-defunct retail store in Dayton, Ohio, called Gold Circle. This was back when almost every store stocked LPs and many had a department dedicated to...
by Classic Rock Music Blog on Dec 11, 2012

Aerosmith – Bitch’s Brew.

Tyler-Perry feud and Cocked, Locked, and Ready to Rock Tour (2009–2010): Tyler pulled out of a planned South American tour at the end of 2009 and seemed intent on pursuing solo projects, including his autobiography Does the Noise in My Head Bother...
by Simple.Interesting on Nov 23, 2012

Aerosmith – Dream On.

In 1964, Steven Tyler formed his own band called The Strangeurs—later Chain Reaction— in New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Perry and Hamilton formed the Jam Band (commonly known as “Joe Perry’s Jam Band”), which was based on free-form a...
by Simple.Interesting on Nov 3, 2012

Aerosmith – Make it.

Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as “The Bad Boys from Boston” and “America’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band.” Their style, which is rooted in blues-based hard rock, has come to also incorporate ele...
by Simple.Interesting on Nov 1, 2012

Aerosmith – Music from Another Dimension (2012)

I think it speaks volumes that after hearing a few advance tracks, I had this record in hand for three days before I ever listened to it. You see, I’m an Aerosmith fanboy in the worst way. My 11th commandment, once upon a time, was “thou shalt ha...
by Something Else Reviews on Nov 1, 2012

Aerosmith’s ready to rock this way with 18-date American summer tour

No word yet on when the new album will drop, but Aerosmith is definitely hitting the road this summer. Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Co. have announced a 18-date American tour, to be played between June 16 and August 8. Steven Tyler, speaking on 60 Min...
by Something Else Reviews on Mar 26, 2012

‘He was irresponsible’: Aerosmith discusses Steven Tyler’s drug-addled stage tumble

On this Sunday’s edition of ’60 Minutes,’ members of Aerosmith retrace the band’s long and winding road to fame — including a scary tumble by Steven Tyler off a stage a few years ago in Bogota, Columbia. Tyler has since...
by Something Else Reviews on Mar 8, 2012


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