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...


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...


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...


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...


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...

Live Review

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...


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....


Hear Steven Tyler's New Country Song

May 13, 2015

Steven Tyler is the frontman of one of the best-selling rock & roll bands in American history, so his foray into country music — a move that's been promised for months and finally came to fruition when he performed his debut country single...


Aerosmith Talk 45 Years of 'Kicking Ass' Onstage

February 26, 2015

"We're a strange band," admits Steven Tyler as Aerosmith approach the 45th anniversary of their first show, which took place in November 1970. "We're still the same members. No tapes, no synthesized drums onstage. I don't have six dancers with hot-ass...


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,"...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Derrick Rose's 'Rumours': NBA Playoffs Go Classic Rock

May 7, 2015

The NBA Playoffs have finally gotten interesting, with all four second-round series tied at a game apiece, LeBron James bringing back the headband and Draymond Green becoming the most-hated man in Memphis. The past few nights of on-court action have...



Good Charlotte to Collaborate With Florida Georgia Line

December 4, 2014

The Madden Brothers and Florida Georgia Line may have more in common than meets the eye: after all, they're both duos with a penchant for hip-hop roots, tattoos and going sleeveless. But in the coming weeks, they'll take it one step further by collaborating...


Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Opens Up About Heart Procedure

October 19, 2014

Back in August, Aerosmith were forced to cancel a California concert, simply blaming "an illness" for the nixed show. However, TMZ reported drummer Joey Kramer was dealing with "heart complications" that required immediate surgery, adding...


Aerosmith Tour to Resume Following Drummer's Heart Procedure

August 15, 2014

Aerosmith will resume their Let Rock Rule tour on Saturday at the Gorge in George, Washington. They had previously canceled the tour's appearance at Concord, California's Concord Pavilion this past Wednesday so drummer Joey Kramer could undergo a...


Steven Tyler Goes Country for New Song...Again

November 7, 2014

"I grew up in the woods of New Hampshire…. I have more country in me than people think," Aerosmith's Steven Tyler tells Rolling Stone Country, proving his point by singing the first few lines of the band's 1993 smash, "Cryin'" (which, mixed with...


See Aerosmith Take the Ice Bucket Challenge Together

August 26, 2014

"We're jumping in with both feet," Steven Tyler proclaimed at the end of Aerosmith's gig in Houston Monday night, mentally prepping himself for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. After being nominated by Mötley Crüe a few nights earlier,...