09/12/2017

AeroHistory: PUMP

AeroHistory: On this day September 12, 1989 Aerosmith releases the 10th studio album 'PUMP'. The album has certified sales of seven million copies in the U.S. to date, and is tied with its successor Get a Grip as Aerosmith's second best-selling studio album in the U.S Pump was the second of three sequentially recorded Aerosmith albums to feature producer Bruce Fairbairn and engineers Mike Fraser and Ken Lomas at The Little Mountain Sound Studios. A video documentary on the recording, The Making of
09/07/2017

Joe Perry Looks Back at 'Permanent Vacation'

“It was really the start of a new paradigm as far as writing and making records,” Perry tells Ultimate Classic Rock. “We went into the studio and just tried to grind it out, and it didn’t work that way anymore. Obviously we needed some new influence, and it wasn’t going to work the old way. That’s when we started writing with other people.” Writing in-house had worked for Aerosmith pretty well up to that point — particularly in terms of the creative dynamic between Perry and singer Steven Tyler. While turn
09/01/2017

Thinking of Texas

Today the Bad Boys of Boston are thinking of the great people of Houston and all of our friends in the Lone Star State during this ongoing disaster. Please stay safe folks from Steven, Joe, Brad, Tom and Joey and the entire Aerosmith family.
08/31/2017

AeroHistory: Permanent Vacation Released

AeroHistory: August 1987 - Aerosmith releases the ninth studio album 'Permanent Vacation'. Though 'Done with Mirrors' was intended to mark Aerosmith's comeback, 'Permanent Vacation' is often considered their true comeback, as it was the band's first truly popular album since their reunion. "Rag Doll", "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)", and "Angel" became major hits (all three charted in the Top 20) and helped Permanent Vacation become the band's greatest success in a decade. Permanent Vacation has so
08/24/2017

AeroHistory: Brad joins Aerosmith

46 years ago today, in 1971, Brad Whitford plays his first show with Aerosmith at the Savage Beast in Cavendish, Vermont, thus completing the lineup which still lasts to this very day.
08/23/2017

Get to know Brad Whitford

http://www.guitarworld.com/artist-news-interviews/seven-questions-aerosmiths-brad-whitford/31608 Brad sits down with Randy Hayward to discuss guitars, playing live, and advice for young musicians.
08/11/2017

AeroHistory: MTV Unplugged 1990

Aerosmith plays live at Ed Sullivan Studios, New York City, NY, USA, August 11, 1990 for MTV Unplugged. Songs played included: Hangman Jury Monkey On My Back Love Me Two Times Seasons Of Wither Big Ten Inch Record One Way Street Smokestack Lightning Dream On Milk Cow Blues Toys In The Attic Walkin' The Dog Train Kept A Rollin' (fast version) Train Kept A Rollin' (slow version) Last Child
08/05/2017

AeroHistory: Max's Kansas City

On this day, August 5, 1972, 45 years ago, Aerosmith booked a show at Max's Kansas City in New York. Columbia Records President Clive Davis was invited to see the band play; Aerosmith was not originally scheduled to play that night at the club, but they paid from their own pockets to secure a place on the bill. Davis liked what he saw and Aerosmith signed to Columbia in mid-1972 for a reported $125,000 and issued their debut album, Aerosmith.