Joe Perry: ‘I Play Every Gig Like It’s My Last One’

Aerosmith, which performed a memorable halftime show at Super Bowl XXXV in 2001, will once again be playing for a football audience. The band will play this Friday during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival, which is hosting the first-ever Concert for Legends at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Continue reading Joe Perry: ‘I Play Every Gig Like It’s My Last One’

Aerosmith rocks Glendale, AZ

June 13, 2015 America’s greatest band started their Blue Army Tour. Here are some photos and videos from the show. Continue reading Aerosmith rocks Glendale, AZ

NERDIST PODCAST: JOE PERRY

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Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry chats with Chris about where they thought Aerosmith was going in the early days of the band, his views on Roswell and aliens, and his holiday EP. He also talks about his book ROCKS: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith, in which he tells numerous stories about Aerosmith and more!

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Joe Perry Christmas Video Premiere: Watch ‘Run Run Rudolph,’ with Guitar from Johnny Depp

There was a time we might have expected an Aerosmith Christmas celebration to involve tossing Santa from the sleigh and stealing all the presents.  But Joe Perry says that he’s long wanted to record some holiday songs with the group. Watch the video for his rendition of Chuck Berry‘s “Run Run Rudolph,” premiering exclusively on Billboard.com: Continue reading Joe Perry Christmas Video Premiere: Watch ‘Run Run Rudolph,’ with Guitar from Johnny Depp

Mick Stingley’s interview with Joe Perry

You mentioned that you didn’t include all the stories in the book. There’s a story that wasn’t in the book, that goes that you were once so down on your luck or out of it from drugs that a fan came up to you at South Station with a copy of “Aerosmith’s Greatest Hits” and you had no idea it was even out. Is that true?  Continue reading Mick Stingley’s interview with Joe Perry

Aerosmith Guitarist Reflects on New Memoir, Steven Tyler’s Reaction

 “I gotta think he’s at least skimmed through it,” Joe Perry says of the band’s frontman

Joe Perry is ready to talk. The laid-back Aerosmith guitarist forged a career writing iconic riffs — think: “Walk This Way,” “Love in an Elevator” — that fueled worldwide sales of over 150 million records and spawned 21 U.S. Top 40 hits and four Grammy Awards. Aerosmith also earned a spot in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

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