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2015

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...

List

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...

Q&A

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....

News

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...

Interview

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...

Video

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...

Feature

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...

2014

News

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...

News

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...

News

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...

Video

See Johnny Depp Jam With Aerosmith

July 18, 2014

Johnny Depp joined Aerosmith for the group's final encore of the night in Boston for a cover of the blues song "Train Kept A-Rollin'." The actor, who looked almost like an average Joe in his Kangol hat and rolled-up sleeves next to neon face-painted...

News

Aerosmith May Revisit Deep Cuts on Tour

May 30, 2014

Aerosmith have spent the last couple of years touring in support of their latest LP, Music From Another Dimension, but the set list has rarely featured more than a couple of songs from the disc. "We're in a position where we really believe in the new...

News

Joe Perry Sets Record Straight in New Book

May 21, 2014

Joe Perry is finally ready to give his side of the Aerosmith saga. His long-awaited book Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith is slated to hit shelves on October 7th. "It took about a year longer than I thought it would," says Perry, who co-wrote the...

News

Weekend Rock Question: What's the Best Aerosmith Album?

April 11, 2014

Aerosmith announced plans for an American summer tour this week with special guest Slash. "We're an old fashioned rock band," Steven Tyler told Rolling Stone. "You know what? We're still fucking together, we still have the passion, and we still fight...

Interview

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...

Video

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,...

News

Aerosmith Cancel California Tour Date Due to Illness

August 14, 2014

Aerosmith were forced to cancel their concert in Concord, California, Wednesday night just hours before taking the stage "due to illness," the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band posted on their official website. However, TMZ is reporting that drummer...

News

Chip Away: Aerosmith in the Seventies

June 6, 2014

Before they mixed it up with Run-D.M.C. and found love in an elevator, Aerosmith were one of rock & roll's most elastic bad-boy bands, capable of both sleazy rockers and heart-stinging ballads. If you've never heard their early stuff before,...

News

Aerosmith May Never Release Another Album

May 23, 2014

Aerosmith kicked off a tour in Bulgaria last week that will take them throughout Europe and North America over the next four months, but don't expect to hear another new album anytime soon. "Our contract to Sony is fulfilled and we're free agents right...

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