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

AEROSMITH’s JOE PERRY: What’s Important In STEVEN TYLER’s Life Is Different From What’s Important In My Life

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry admitted to CBS News’ Anthony Mason that the antics of the band’s lead singer, Steven Tyler, still sometimes get under his skin, as they did in 2009 when Perry discovered Tyler had flown to London to audition for LED ZEPPELIN when Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones were considering touring without Robert Plant. Continue reading AEROSMITH’s JOE PERRY: What’s Important In STEVEN TYLER’s Life Is Different From What’s Important In My Life

A CONVERSATION WITH JOE PERRY

Joe Perry –lead guitarist, contributing songwriter, and founding member of Aerosmith–gets personal with Cie Martin of BAM and talks about his new memoir, bandmate Steven Tyler and the state of rock & roll.  Does Joe agree with Gene Simmons–is rock & roll finally dead? Read on to find out…

For clarity and continuity, some of the text has been edited from the original interview.  Continue reading A CONVERSATION WITH JOE PERRY

‘Rocks’: Aerosmith Guitarist Joe Perry Talks New Memoir, Guitars and Next Solo Album

Somewhere after the second British invasion and shortly before the advent of disco and punk, five guys from 1325 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston began finding their niche to take over the world.

They bucked the system at every opportunity, while at the same time set a precedent for a generation of bands that would follow. Continue reading ‘Rocks’: Aerosmith Guitarist Joe Perry Talks New Memoir, Guitars and Next Solo Album

“America’s band” guitarist tells all in new book

Rocks: My Life In and Out of AerosmithAerosmith was America’s band in the 1970s, but years of living on the edge created a bit of drama among the bad boys of Boston.

Lead guitarist Joe Perry is out with his side of the story in a new book “Rocks” published by Simon and Schuster, a division of CBS.

The loudest voice of Aerosmith has always been its lead singer, Steven Tyler, until now, CBS News’ Anthony Mason reports. Continue reading “America’s band” guitarist tells all in new book