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
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
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.
AeroHistory: On this day back in 1982, #Aerosmith released the seventh studio album 'Rock in a Hard Place'. It is the only Aerosmith album not to feature lead guitarist Joe Perry, following his departure from the band in 1979. Rhythm guitarist Brad Whitford also left during the recording in 1981. Songs off 'Rock in a Hard Place' include: 1. "Jailbait" 2. "Lightning Strikes" 3. "Bitch's Brew" 4. "Bolivian Ragamuffin" 5. "Cry Me a River" 6. "Prelude to Joanie" 7. "Joanie's Butterfly" 8. "Roc
SUNAPEE - Nearly 700 people lined up last Saturday afternoon in Sunapee Harbor to see what "Aerosmith History Day" was all about. Some even drove ten hours to be at the Sunapee Historical Society, where an exhibit of thousands of early items from "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band" were on display. It was the largest collection of Aerosmith memorabilia in the world and it was the first time anything like this has been shown to the public.
Gettin' clean How important was getting clean to the comeback? “We came back with Permanent Vacation, that was the real comeback record. A lot of people think Done With Mirrors was the comeback, but Done With Mirrors was, in my opinion, not finished. It was an incomplete record. When we did Permanent Vacation that was our comeback. That was the announcement that we were back and the proof was in the songs on those records. From there we did Pump and Get A Grip and they were our three highest-selling r