We’ve seen what Monster can do with a boombox before. Alex was quite impressed with what he saw from the Superstar Monster Blaster back when he reviewed it. Monster is back with a brand new Monster Blaster, and this time they’ve partnered with Joe Perry to help tune a special Classic Rock setting on the speaker. Keep reading to see how the Monster Blaster Classic Rock edition performs in this full review. Continue reading Monster Blaster Classic Rock review: Classic rock tuning from Joe Perry himself
Chances are good if you’ve been a fan of music, or at least enjoy some classic rock you’ve at least heard of Joe Perry. Just in case you need a refresher, Joe is one of the founding members and lead guitar player for Aerosmith. He also has had a prolific solo career and has recently teamed up with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp in the supergroup Hollywood Vampires. Joe Perry is truly a legend and an icon in the music industry, and suffice to say I’ve been a huge fan for years. He’s recently partnered with Monster to bring some classic rock tuning to a pair of Monster speakers.
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Joe about his upcoming partnership with Monster, and what brought them together. I tried to keep my complete and utter fanboy-ing to a minimum, but believe me, I was quietly freaking out on my end of the phone call. Monster will be releasing a pair of speakers specially tuned by Joe to really push the classic rock sound. First up is a refresh of the Monster Blaster, the Classic Rock Edition. Next is the Monster Firecracker, Classic Rock edition, which provides big sound in a smaller package. Both speakers should be available soon, and you can read more about them in the full press release at the end of this article.
Joe Perry is taking the stage in support of his new solo album — and he’s rounded up a bunch of his famous friends.
As previously reported, Perry is prepping Sweetzerland Manifesto, his first non-holiday solo studio effort in nearly a decade. Due Jan. 19, the new album finds the Aerosmith co-founder working with an array of well-known collaborators that includes Cheap Trick frontman Robin Zander, Terry Reid and David “Buster Poindexter” Johansen.
Perry was joined by Zander — as well as Extreme singer Gary Cherone and Stone Temple Pilots members Dean and Robert DeLeo — for his set at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 10. Dubbed “The Sound of Rock,” Perry’s performance spanned 17 songs, touching on covers and new material, as well as Aerosmith classics; you can check out fan-shot footage from the show above and below.
Source: Joe Perry’s Facebook page
Guitarist teams with Monster on audio products line catering to rock fans
When Joe Perry cracked open Led Zeppelin’s newly remastered albums, he thought they could have sounded better. But he didn’t blame his recordings: It’s his stereo. The Aerosmith and Hollywood Vampires guitarist has teamed up with audio company Monster Products – best known as the driving force behind Beats by Dre headphones – to create a home audio line that he hopes will make rock and classic rock sound better.