Joe Perry Joined by Johnny Depp, Robin Zander, David Johansen, Slash and more for “Manifesto” Show at the Roxy

It’s easy to dismiss “all-star” jams (and albums for that matter) as egocentric posturing, but Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry’s new star-packed solo album, Sweetzerland Manifesto (out tomorrow), thankfully, ain’t that. The 10-track album, executive produced by Johnny Depp, features some iconic frontmen on guest vocals, including Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander, The New York Dolls’ David Johansen and almost/could’ve been Led Zep crooner Terry Reid, alongside drummer David Goodstein and Perry’s sons Tony and Roman (who co-wrote material as well).

Robin Zander

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Matt Sorum’s Adopt the Arts Foundation Reveal Memorabilia to Be Auctioned at Deep Purple / Cheap Trick Tribute Show

One of the top concert events of the coming week will take place in Los Angeles as an all-star lineup will gather at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles to salute newly minted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple) and Robin Zander (Cheap Trick) with a tribute show. But in the midst of all the stellar performances, there will be a live auction taking place with a pretty impressive list of music memorabilia going under the hammer.  Continue reading Matt Sorum’s Adopt the Arts Foundation Reveal Memorabilia to Be Auctioned at Deep Purple / Cheap Trick Tribute Show