Joe Perry’s Pitbull Collaboration ‘Bad Man’ Used for NBA Playoff Commercials

Joe Perry isn’t done playing with Pitbull.

“Bad Man” — the single Perry recorded with Pitbull, singer Robin Thicke and blink-182 drummer Travis Barker — hasn’t had much of an impact on the charts since making its debut earlier this year. But it’s resurfaced in recent days through its use as the soundtrack for TNT’s campaign to promote its NBA playoffs coverage, and the artists reassembled to film a commercial clip, which you can watch above. Continue reading Joe Perry’s Pitbull Collaboration ‘Bad Man’ Used for NBA Playoff Commercials

Iggy Pop brought ‘turning point’ to Joe Perry solo album

Aerosmith man Joe Perry tells of moment he abandoned plan for instrumental release

Joe Perry says his upcoming solo album reached a “turning point” when Iggy Pop dropped into the studio and laid down vocals on one of the tracks.

The as-yet-untitled album was originally meant to be an instrumental record, but Pop’s involvement took it in a different direction.

British singer Terry Reid – who turned down a job with Led Zeppelin and recommended Robert Plant instead – and New York Dolls frontman David Johansen also lent their voices to the songs. Continue reading Iggy Pop brought ‘turning point’ to Joe Perry solo album

Exclusive First Listen! I’ll Do Happiness by Joe Perry featuring Terry Reid

I’ll Do Happiness will feature on the covermount CD of the very next issue of Classic Rock magazine (on sale April 20)

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry recently teamed up with oft-overlooked Brit vocal powerhouse Terry Reid to write and record a brand new song. The track in question is I’ll Do Happiness and will feature on the covermount CD of the very next issue of Classic Rock magazine (on sale April 20). But, as an exclusive preview, you can hear what Joe has to say about it and hear it here first.

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