Joe Perry and Brad Whitford Discuss Gear and the Band's Future

It’s not often that a band pushing toward its 50th year together can still manage to scale new heights — or even exist, for that matter.

But that’s what Aerosmith have done with Deuces Are Wild, their current show at the Park Theater in Las Vegas. The production — from the stage set to the sound quality to the performance itself — is wholly unlike anything the group has ever attempted in its long career. It is, as guitarist Brad Whitford says, “A completely new experience for this band.”

Which is true, although with one small caveat. As co-guitarist Joe Perry points out, while Deuces Are Wild is indeed Aerosmith’s first extended run in Vegas, it is not actually their first time embarking on a residency.

Read more at: https://www.guitarplayer.com/players/aerosmith-joe-perry-brad-whitford-discuss-gear-and-the-band-future

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