A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Sweet and Not-So-SweetEmotions: Joe Perry Gets Honest About Aerosmith in New Memoir

I can go weeks, sometimes months, and even a year without talking to my sister. When you’re family, it can be like that. But, it’s easily fixed in many cases once you reconnect, forgive and forget (or not really but move on anyway). With longtime friends the same can be true, and in the case of a band – especially one that’s been around for ages, sharing tour buses, hotel rooms, and in many cases, partners, it’s a definite dysfunctional family vibe. Sometimes bands break up over it, while sometimes they truck through the mess. There’s love. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards often get into fistacuffs over “facts” in their respective autobiographies, and the same case can be made for classic rockers Aerosmith. Guitar God Joe Perry and frontman Steven Tyler have had their share of squabbles through the years, aired out the dirty laundry (sometimes in public), but they always return to the music.  Continue reading A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Sweet and Not-So-SweetEmotions: Joe Perry Gets Honest About Aerosmith in New Memoir