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