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Aerosmith Deny Rumors They're Replacing Steven Tyler

May 20, 2016

Aerosmith have issued a statement denying that the band is looking to replace singer Steven Tyler. "Any rumor out there about us looking for another singer is completely untrue," guitarist Joe Perry said in a statement. "All five of us were...

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5 Things We Learned at Steven Tyler's 'Out On a Limb' Show

May 3, 2016

Steven Tyler and Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton wrote "Janie's Got a Gun" 26 years ago. The song, about a girl's revenge on her sexually abusive father, earned the band its first Grammy in 1991 and remains Aerosmith's most politicized statement...

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Joe Perry: 5 Songs I Play When I Get Up

April 19, 2016

The future of Aerosmith may be up in the air, but Joe Perry isn't letting that slow him down. The guitarist is currently prepping a new solo LP and gearing up for a tour with Hollywood Vampires. It's no surprise, then, that he tends to...

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Joe Perry Talks Aerosmith's 'Options' for Future

April 13, 2016

Although Steven Tyler recently said that Aerosmith were "probably" going to embark on a farewell tour next year, Joe Perry now says the band is only "considering" it as an option. "A farewell tour is something we've talked about doing for years,...

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Steven Tyler on Joe Perry, Aerosmith's 'Female Energy'

March 30, 2016

After fronting Aerosmith on the road last year, Steven Tyler is currently focused on other pursuits. As the famously flamboyant frontman gears up for the release of his solo country debut, we caught up with him to discuss the...

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Joe Perry Enlists Iggy Pop, David Johansen for New Album

April 18, 2016

Joe Perry knows how to maximize his schedule. As he waits to kick off his upcoming tour with the supergroup Hollywood Vampires – which counts Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp among its ranks – the Aerosmith guitarist is hard at work in a California...

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Aerosmith Contemplating Farewell Tour In 2017

April 6, 2016

Aerosmith are on a brief hiatus now as Steven Tyler gears up to promote his upcoming country album, but when they reappear next year, it might be to say goodbye. "I'm doing 30 [solo] shows from May until August," Tyler tells Rolling Stone. "And then...

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Watch Steven Tyler Sing for Skittles in New Super Bowl Ad

February 2, 2016

Steven Tyler may be tilting toward country these days, but he's still found time to sing about Skittles. The Aerosmith frontman – and his amazing mustache – show up in a new Super Bowl spot for the rainbow-colored candy, in which he is...

2015

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Aerosmith: Steven Tyler 'Abandoned' Us

November 10, 2015

Aerosmith have nixed some of their 2016 touring plans because Steven Tyler wants to focus on his solo career, guitarist Brad Whitford said in a recent interview. "We kind of feel a little bit abandoned by him," he told Billboard. "I guess he seems to...

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Steven Tyler Pens Copyright Op-Ed: 'We Need Change'

October 15, 2015

Steven Tyler has followed up his well-publicized request to Donald Trump to stop using "Dream On" with an op-ed for Huffington Post about copyright law. "My intent was not to make a political statement, but to make one about the rights of my fellow music...

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Watch Taylor Swift, Steven Tyler Perform Aerosmith Classic

September 26, 2015

Taylor Swift's 1989 tour has already witnessed a steady stream of all-star guests joining the singer onstage, and Friday night's concert at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena was no exception as Swift was joined by Aerosmith's Steven Tyler to perform...

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David Bowie, Aerosmith Pen Songs for 'SpongeBob Musical'

August 31, 2015

A surprising collection of musicians will write songs for an upcoming theatrical production of SpongeBob SquarePants, dubbed The SpongeBob Musical. David Bowie, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Cyndi Lauper, Flaming Lips, John Legend and T.I. will...

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Aerosmith Recapture Bar-Band Roots at Crowd-Pleasing Gig

July 29, 2015

Two thirds of the way through a varied and charmingly scraggly set spanning four decades of blues-informed rock and glam-saturated power pop, Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler uttered something a little dangerous. Well, dangerous for any band...

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Steven Tyler on Going Country and the Future of Aerosmith

June 12, 2015

As a child spending his summers in New Hampshire, Steven Tyler would run a 50-foot wire from the back of his radio to the top of an apple tree in order to pick up WOWO, a Fort Wayne, Indiana, station that would play some of his favorite country songs....

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Steven Tyler Launches Janie's Fund to Combat Child Abuse

November 9, 2015

Steven Tyler has launched a new philanthropic initiative that aims at raising money and awareness to help girls who have suffered sexual abuse, the singer announced today. For Janie's Fund, a nod to Aerosmith's 1989 hit "Janie's Got...

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Aerosmith Warns Donald Trump Over 'Dream On' Use

October 11, 2015

UPDATE: Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday that he will stop using Aerosmith's "Dream On" at campaign rallies, laying into frontman Steven Tyler in the process. "Even though I have the legal right to use Steven Tyler’s song, he asked me not to,"...

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Steven Tyler Plays Countrified Aerosmith Hits at NYC Gig

September 11, 2015

A rejuvenated Steven Tyler took center stage Thursday night at the Melrose Ballroom in Long Island City, Queens, draped in his signature hippie-pirate couture. The intimate set that followed showcased the direction of the Aerosmith frontman's forthcoming...

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Watch Aerosmith Play 'Walk This Way' in New Concert Film

August 28, 2015

Having concluded their summer Blue Army Tour a few weeks back, Aerosmith are gearing up to release a new concert film, Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014, on September 4th. Available in various formats (Blu-ray/CD, DVD/CD, DVD/LP...

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Inside 10 Iconic 'Decline of Western Civilization' Scenes

June 16, 2015

"It's been a year of pure hell," filmmaker Penelope Spheeris says with a laugh. The director, whose credits include Wayne's World and Black Sheep, has finally emerged from the depths of turning her celebrated three-part hardcore-punk and heavy-metal documentary...

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See Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt, Hunter Hayes Cover Aerosmith

June 3, 2015

Since kicking off their Wheels Up Tour in mid-February, Lady Antebellum have been playing more than 20 songs per show, weaving a handful of covers into a set that focuses on heavy-hitting singles and newer material.  They played the Guess Who's...

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