By Nancy Lasher for Glide magazine, Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD, Brett Duke for nola.com
New Orleans was in epic party mode on May 5th with Cinco De Mayo, the 50th Jazz Fest and the Tri-Centennial of New Orleans! There were Cinco parties everywhere, there were fireworks by the river to celebrate 300 years of NOLA and at Jazzfest there were those bad boys from Boston, Aerosmith! Continue reading Aerosmith Celebrates New Orleans Jazz Fest 50th Anniversary
Aerosmith has received almost every stellar award for music there is in the book. They’ve won American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Grammys, MTV Video Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and so on and so on. But one award that they have yet to place on their mantlepiece for their decades of work in music is a Tony Award.
But all of that could change because both Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have received nominations for a Tony Award for their musical contributions for SpongeBob Squarepants: The Musical for “Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre.” Listen to their composition “Bikini Bottom Boogie” below!
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Despite where your loyalties may lie as a fan, we all concede that there are a handful of bands that are true rock legends and Aerosmith is definitely up there among them. Created in the ’70s in Boston, MA, USA, the “Bad Boys from Boston”, as they are sometimes called, managed to catapult to superstar status by giving us rock gems like Cryin’, Crazy and the timeless classic ballad I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing.
Now, founding member Joe Perry says he wants Aerosmith to join forces again and record new material, so could this be what die-hard fans have been long waiting for? Continue reading Aerosmith Might Be Recording New Material On The Eve Of 50th Anniversary
On January 19th, legendary Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry released his new solo album, Sweetzerland Manifesto . As part of the promotional activities for this new collection of songs, Joe sat down with Lyndsey Parker of Yahoo! News for an in-depth video chat, which can be viewed below.
<iframe width=’640′ height=’360′ scrolling=’no’ frameborder=’0′ src=’https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/joe-perry-exclusive-interview-185711157.html?format=embed’ allowfullscreen=’true’ mozallowfullscreen=’true’ webkitallowfullscreen=’true’ allowtransparency=’true’ allow=’autoplay; fullscreen’></iframe> Continue reading Joe Perry talks Aerosmith – “Getting that machine going can be really hard”
reviewThere are few things scarier than an Aerosmith song with Joe Perry on lead vocals, which makes the prospect of him fronting an entire album decidedly terrifying. But, let’s assuage those fears early. On ‘The Sweetzerland Manifesto’, as with most of the guitarist’s solo offerings, he’s roped in some guest singers to deliver exactly the kind of record you’d expect from such an old school gunslinger. Continue reading Joe Perry – The Sweetzerland Manifesto (Album Review)
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.
Continue reading What have Aerosmith been doing since their last album?
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’
Have you ever thought of how the music video for The Movie from Permanent Vacation would look like? Here is my version