What have Aerosmith been doing since their last album?

It had taken just moments in a room together in 2010 for Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry to resolve the issues that had brought the band to the verge of disaster – again.
The latest in a series of Toxic Twin fights had made it seem as if Tyler was preparing to quit and that his colleagues had decided to replace him even if he didn’t. Lawsuits had been threatened, quotes had been printed … but it was just another disagreement within the ranks of the Boston band.
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Hear Joe Perry and Steven Tyler’s ‘Bikini Bottom Boogie’ From ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical’

After ruling the airwaves and conquering the big screen, animated superstar SpongeBob SquarePants is heading to the stage — and bringing a couple of Aerosmith members with him.
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical is due to make its Broadway bow on Nov. 6 at the Palace Theater in New York City, and in advance of the stage show’s debut, its original soundtrack recording has made its way online via NPR’s First Look series. The track listing, which you can stream at NPR, contains contributions from a varied assortment of artists — including Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and Steven Tyler, who can be heard on the song “Bikini Bottom Boogie.” Continue reading Hear Joe Perry and Steven Tyler’s ‘Bikini Bottom Boogie’ From ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical’

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’

Aerosmith Have Begun Recording a New Song

Earlier this year, we learned that Aerosmith decided to put off plans to tour the U.S. in order to spend more time in the studio. In a new interview, guitarist Brad Whitford said that the band recently began tracking a new song while in London during their European tour.

“This song is a musical idea of Joe Perry‘s,” he told Billboard Argentina. “We’re doing it very much like we did songs back when we started out. It’s very rock ‘n roll.” Continue reading Aerosmith Have Begun Recording a New Song

Aerosmith History Day In Sunapee

About the only piece of memorabilia that Jonathan Robinson won’t be exhibiting during Aerosmith History Day in Sunapee Harbor on Saturday afternoon is a photographic or printed account of his first memory of the venerable rock band. Continue reading Aerosmith History Day In Sunapee