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.
07/24/2017

Aerosmith History Day in Sunapee, NH.

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.
07/21/2017

AeroHistory: July 21st 1978

#AeroHistory: July 21st 1978 - Aerosmith stars as the Future Villain Band "the evil force that would poison young minds, pollute the environment, and subvert the democratic process" in the movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
07/13/2017

Joey Kramer on surviving and thriving with Aerosmith

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