Joe Perry Looks Back at Aerosmith’s ‘Permanent Vacation’ 30 Years Later: ‘It Was the Start of a New Paradigm’

Aerosmith reunited their classic lineup, and warmed up for a major ’80s comeback, with 1985’s Done With Mirrors, but the band didn’t really take off again until two years later with their ninth album, Permanent Vacation. As guitarist Joe Perry recalls now, that record proved a pivotal shift — not just in terms of sales and radio play, but the way Aerosmith made albums going forward. Continue reading Joe Perry Looks Back at Aerosmith’s ‘Permanent Vacation’ 30 Years Later: ‘It Was the Start of a New Paradigm’