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Aerosmith Go Full-Throttle on Raucous New Song 'Lover Alot'

Propulsive rocker comes from band's new album, due this fall

Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith.
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August 23, 2012 8:35 AM ET

Now that Steven Tyler is finished with American Idol, he has plenty of time to lay down vocals with Aerosmith on songs like "Lover Alot," a new tune the band is streaming. It's a bombastic rocker with a propulsive beat and pounding bassline that anchor motormouth vocals from Tyler and a squealing guitar solo from Joe Perry.

The song is the second the band has posted from its forthcoming album, Music From Another Dimension. The band debuted the first tune, "Legendary Child," in a performance on Idol in May. Music From Another Dimension is due November 6th.

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