Joe Perry Kind Of Agrees With Gene Simmons That Rock Is Dead

Gene Simmons‘ recent declaration that rock music is dead was met with considerable backlash. But in a new interview, Joe Perry thinks the Kiss bassist has a point, although he added a bit of nuance to Simmons’ words rather than sound rock’s death knell. Continue reading Joe Perry Kind Of Agrees With Gene Simmons That Rock Is Dead

Joe Perry sets the record straight in memoir ‘Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith’

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Joe Perry, the lead guitarist, songwriter and sometime vocalist for Aerosmith, made a surprising discovery when he sat down to write his life story,“Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith”: Continue reading Joe Perry sets the record straight in memoir ‘Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith’

Joe Perry adds book signings to tour calendar

The fact that singer Steven Tyler and drummer Joey Kramer had already written books didn’t prevent Joe Perry from penning (with David Ritz) his own behind-the-scenes account of Aerosmith. Indeed, if anything, Tyler’s take on the band motivated Perry, 64, to write his own book. And fans are glad he did, lining up at Brookline Booksmith Thursday to have the guitarist, his hair streaked with gray these days, sign copies of “Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith.” (Beforehand, Perry was at the Coolidge Corner Theatre talking with longtime Boston DJ Carter Alan.) Continue reading Joe Perry adds book signings to tour calendar

Recent interviews of Joe Perry


List of interviews:

  • Joe Perry – Soundworks Collection by Michael Coleman
  • Joe Perry from B&N  by Eddie Trunk’s (live podcast from the book launch)
  • Joe Perry – Classic Mornings on WCSX Detroit’s Classic Rock byTrudi Daniels and Jim O’Brien

JOE PERRY ‘ROCKS’ AEROSMITH’S WORLD WITH BOOK’S RELEASE

From its disastrous self-titled debut album in 1972, Aerosmith has weathered more than its share of storms, backstabbing, infighting and breakups. But more than four decades later, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Joey Kramer and Brad Whitford are still making music — together.  Continue reading JOE PERRY ‘ROCKS’ AEROSMITH’S WORLD WITH BOOK’S RELEASE