Pump (album)

Pump is the tenth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released in September 1989. Recording sessions took place in January–June 1989 at Little Mountain Sound, Vancouver, Canada. Other songs on Studio tapes:Demos ’88-’89: Fake fight – Brad’s no title – Jenny’s got a gun – Jamies got a gun vocal/keyboard – Anytime? – Ain’t enuogh … More Pump (album)

Get a Grip (album)

Get a Grip is the eleventh studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released in April 1993 by Geffen Records. Get a Grip was the band’s last studio album to be released by Geffen before they returned to Columbia Records. Initial recording sessions took place in January–February, 1992 at A&M Studios, Los Angeles, and September–November, … More Get a Grip (album)

Big Ones (album)

Big Ones is one of the many compilation albums by the American rock band Aerosmith, released on November 1, 1994 by Geffen Records. Big Ones featured 12 hits from the band’s three consecutive multi-platinum albums, Permanent Vacation (1987), Pump (1989), and Get a Grip (1993), as well as the hit, “Deuces are Wild” from The … More Big Ones (album)

“Downtown Baby / Lay Down Susie” the unknown Up-tempo 1973 Blues Song

“Downtown Baby / Lay Down Susie” is a song Aerosmith performed live in at least one known occasion (University of Maine, Orono ME, September 30th 1973). While the live performance sounded well rehearsed by the band, Tyler failed to deliver any real finished lyrics (other than the fan-guessed-title of “Downtown Baby / Lay Down Susie”), … More “Downtown Baby / Lay Down Susie” the unknown Up-tempo 1973 Blues Song

“Hot Toddy” the mellow predecessor to Black Cherry based on a drink and/or sex

“Hot Toddy” is an Aerosmith demo worked on during the 1989 sessions for Pump. The song is the pre-incarnation of what would later become the (also rejected) Get a Grip outtake “Black Cherry“. Hot Toddy is just a bit slower and more mellow that the later full rocker version with alt lyrics. While the name … More “Hot Toddy” the mellow predecessor to Black Cherry based on a drink and/or sex

“Take It Easy” the Karmer/Hamilton jam that got played live a full tour!

“Take it Easy” is a song Aerosmith considered during the recording process of their 1987 album, Permanent Vacations, with producer Bruce Fairbairn. It’s an upbit 205BPM song driven by a Hamilton/Kramer jam, the song runs the same bass riff in the key of A with minimal guitar work. The lack of other chords makes the song feel … More “Take It Easy” the Karmer/Hamilton jam that got played live a full tour!

“Tit for Tat” the Fleetwood Mac inspired predecessor to Rats

“Tit for Tat” is an Aerosmith early demo from their 1976 album Rocks. The demo was inspired by Fleetwood Mac 1969’s “Searching for Madge” and eventually evolved into what cake to be “Rat in the Cellar”. “…We had Tit for tat”, based on a “Searching for Madge”, which turned into “Rats in the Cellar”. Brad … More “Tit for Tat” the Fleetwood Mac inspired predecessor to Rats

“No Room in My Heart” the unfinished comeback Country Duet

“No Room in My Heart” a song Aerosmith considered during the recording process of their come-back album, Permanent Vacations, with production work from Bruce Fairbairn. While the band tried different ideas and stiles during the 1987 sessions at Little Mountain Studios, some country influences also came with “Once is Enough” and “No Room in My … More “No Room in My Heart” the unfinished comeback Country Duet

“Lizard Love” the weird sexy rocker re-worked for kids that made it a decade later

“Lizard Love” is an Aerosmith song originally written by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry & Jeff Lynne during the January/Febuary 1992 sessions for Get a Grip with producers Jeff Lynne and/or Bruce Fairburn at A&M Studios in Los Angeles. Copyright seem to be owned by Swag Song Music, Inc., the publishing entity for Aerosmith. The 1992 … More “Lizard Love” the weird sexy rocker re-worked for kids that made it a decade later

Peppy Castro talks about his friendship with Joey Kramer, writing “Tramp”, Aerosmith, Balance and upcoming musical

Joey Kramer’s long time friend/songwriter/producer Peppy Castro talked to us, the Aerosmith BackBurner, on 24/09/2020. Peppy talked about his band Balance, his friendship with Joey, how and where the demo for “Tramp” was written, his involvement in an upcoming London musical, and many Aerosmith-related stories. We reached out and interviewed Peppy after Joey mentioned writing … More Peppy Castro talks about his friendship with Joey Kramer, writing “Tramp”, Aerosmith, Balance and upcoming musical

Joey Kramer confirms work on New Aerosmith boxset, follow-up book and talks Renegade during first MasterClass

Aerosmith’s drummer, Joey Kramer, participated in the Rock N’ Roll Fantasy camp program with a virtual Master Class via Zoom on 2020/08/31. He interacted with +25 fans from around the world for 120 minutes, including drumming advise, inspiration for young musicians, stories about the writing process of Aerosmith‘s songs, a potential follow-up to his 2009 … More Joey Kramer confirms work on New Aerosmith boxset, follow-up book and talks Renegade during first MasterClass

Aerosmith 50th Aniversary Boxset of Unreleased material: What we know so far…

We first heared about the band’s plan to release a boxset with unreleased material in June 2020 when Tom Hamilton commented: “At one time we did a cover of “Highway Star”, you know that song by Deep Purple? We do have a bunch of stuff, and we are in the process of working on a … More Aerosmith 50th Aniversary Boxset of Unreleased material: What we know so far…

Greatest Hits Live (unreleased 1995 album)

‘Greatest Hits Live’ was an Aerosmith album that was recorded between 1994 and 1995. It was scheduled to come out in 1995 but was shelved and ultimately never released. American record producer and engineer Kevin Elson was brought onboard to manage the recordings of a host of concerts and the ultimate production of this live … More Greatest Hits Live (unreleased 1995 album)

“The G-Spot” Aerosmith’s alter ego for a one time secret performance the Middle East Club

This Boston club gig was the first of two show Aerosmith played almost a year on from the infamous Mama Kin/s Dec 1994 concert that closed their “Get A Grip” Tour. The setlist: The classic 1970s material set included several new songs (“Trouble”, “Something”, “The Farm”, “What Kind Of Love Are You On”, “Hole In … More “The G-Spot” Aerosmith’s alter ego for a one time secret performance the Middle East Club

“Mama Kin Music Hall” and the few Aerosmith performances in the club they owned!

Aerosmith co-owned the club with The Lyon’s group. The club was on Lansdown Street where you would find Jillian’s, Mama Kin’s, Avalon, and other clubs and bars. When the club first opened, Aerosmith was all over the news speaking on how they wanted to have unknown bands play there, have the option for the band … More “Mama Kin Music Hall” and the few Aerosmith performances in the club they owned!

Marti Frederiksen open to writing and producing NEW Aerosmith songs and talks details of their outtakes during Rock N’ Roll Fantasy MasterClass

Aerosmith’s longtime songwriting collaborator, Marti Frederiksen, participated in the Rock N’ Roll Fantasy camp program with a virtual Master Class via Zoom on 2020/07/27. He interacted with +20 fans from around the world for 90 minutes, including stories about the writing process of Aerosmith‘s songs with Joe Perry and Steven Tyler (Jaded, Nine Lives, Beyond … More Marti Frederiksen open to writing and producing NEW Aerosmith songs and talks details of their outtakes during Rock N’ Roll Fantasy MasterClass