Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry writes book about wild times with Steven Tyler

In “Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith,” Joe Perry describes vocalist Steven Tyler as “a painfully slow lyricist,” compulsive talker and egomaniac.  Continue reading Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry writes book about wild times with Steven Tyler

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry to visit Rock Hall with new book Tuesday, October 14

Rocks: My Life In and Out of AerosmithAerosmith’s Joe Perry will be at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum this Tuesday, October 14, 2014 to sign copies of his new Simon & Schuster autobiography “Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith” from noon to 2:00pm.  Continue reading Aerosmith’s Joe Perry to visit Rock Hall with new book Tuesday, October 14

Joe Perry: Rocking In & Out of Aerosmith!

Perry (c) John Bionelli (550x413)Joe Perry let his sweet emotions out this week with the release of his hot new autobiography “Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith.”  Around as one half of rock’s legendary Toxic Twins since the early 70s along with Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler, guitarist Perry holds no punches in what some see as his subtle response to his singer’s 2011 book about his life. Continue reading Joe Perry: Rocking In & Out of Aerosmith!

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