A tape with rough guitar riffs recorded at Joe’s old Duxbury home basement, in Cohasset, Massachusetts, was recorded with a simple tape machine containing 10 riff ideas and variations. The full tape run for 1h41m40s but included extensive blank spaces and the same recording repeated twice, with the second pass sounding lower and clearer. Riff … More JOE PERRY Duxbury Basement “RUFF RIFFS” from before the Boneyard was a studio
“Dime Store Lover” is an Aerosmith outtake written by Steven Tyler and Joe Perry during the early 1992 sessions at the A&M Records, in Los Angeles, for the first attempt of the Get a Grip album with producer Bruce Fairburn. A March 1992 demo of the song starts as a ballad with a sweet innocent-sounding … More “DIME STORE LOVER” the disjointed half-spoken rocker rejected for AEROSMITH’s ‘Get a Grip’
“Tickle my Pickle” is a short audio insert that, along “Little Grass Shack”, was considered for inclusion on Aerosmith “Nine Lives” album, as late as December 1996. The 29 seconds track featured Tyler doing a Scottish accent and a couple of humming back vocal tracks behind the second part of the limerick: We cross the … More “TICKLE MY PICKLE” the Tyler limerick that was considered for Nine Lives
During Aerosmith’s 2006 outtake based sessions, the band reached out to other songwriters looking for new material; one of them was Diane Warren, who submitted the track “I’ll Get Through It” for the band to consider. Type of Work: MusicRegistration Number / Date: PAu003028641 / 2006-03-28Title: I’ll get through it.Copyright Claimant: The 1992 Diane Warren … More “I’LL GET THROUGH IT” the Diane Warren demo Aerosmith rejected in 2006
“Easy” is a Tyler/Perry/Hudson/Frederiksen collaboration that Aerosmith recorded during the 2000 sessions for Just Push Play, and got to the end of the production line. Former Joe Perry Project singer, Cowboy Mach Bell, reported about a recent meeting with Joe Perry on an AOL fan forum during the Just Push Play sessions in late 2000. … More “EASY” the lost rock-pop B-Side from AEROSMITH’s Just Push Play
After the success of Permanent Vacations and Pump, Aerosmith manager of the time, Tim Collins, thought it would be a good idea to record the writing and recording process of their follow up album. A video crew followed the band around the studio and LA while they worked and rehearsed new tacks, discussed with producer … More MAKING OF GET A GRIP unreleased DOCUMENTARY project and the tapes recorded with +50 hours of AEROSMITH footage!
“Ain’t that a Bitch” is an Aerosmith song released in their 1997 album, Nine Lives, however, 3 completely different songs existed with the same name during previous sessions, between 1991 and 1996, as the band explored the best way to make the song justice. One of the alternatives songs written with the same name was … More “AIN’T THAT A BITCH” 1992 completely different song that kept the original concept
Just Push Play is the 13th studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, co-produced by song collaborators Marti Frederiksen and Mark Hudson and was released in March 5, 2001. The album’s first single, “Jaded”, became a Top 10 hit in the US and around the world. As a result, Just Push Play was certified Platinum … More “JUST PUSH PLAY” demos, outtakes and the material written during the 2000 sessions!
The initial sessions for Aerosmith’s “Permanent Vacations” album were led by legendary producer Rick Rubin in 1986. The exact date for these sessions is unclear as Aerosmith were on the Done With Mirrors tour from January-August 1986, especially as DWM wasn’t released until Nov 1985 (yet Steven and Joe recorded their parts for their 1986 … More RICK RUBIN’s aborted 1986 AEROSMITH sessions and the demos produced
“Love me like a Birddog” is an Aerosmith outtake from the initial Rick Rubin 1986 sessions produced for what would become their Permanent Vacations album. The exact date for these sessions is unclear as Aerosmith were on the Done With Mirrors tour from January-August 1986, especially as DWM wasn’t released until Nov 1985 (yet Steven … More “LOVE ME LIKE A BIRD DOG” the comeback tune RICK RUBIN helped AEROSMITH produce for their comeback
In the early 2000s, rumours of new Aerosmith studio leaks came from a popular online forum. The author’s posts claimed to have one of the 100 exclusive copies of the Brazil-made bootlegs with sessions from Pump (PUMPIN´ MY TRASH), Get a Grip (AEROSMITH SESSIONS 1991-92 & 1994) and Nine Lives (SOUTH BEACH CONNECTION). These bootlegs … More The FAKE bootlegs: SOUTH BEACH CONNECTION, PUMPIN´ MY TRASH, AEROSMITH SESSIONS
The question line “does the noise in my head bother you?” is included in the chorus of Aerosmith’s 1997 song “Somethings Gotta Give” and it’s also the title of Steven Tyler’s 2011 memoir, however, the book revealed that a small poem of the same name written during the 1996 sessions could have been partial lyrics … More “DOES THE NOISE IN MY HEAD BOTHER YOU?” the unreleased lyrics from Nine Lives
In 2006, Steven Tyler commissioned director/producer Casey Tebo to follow him around and record his life for a full year. Presumably, the recordings went from, at least, October 2006 to September 2007, covering Route Of All Evil and World Tour 2007 Aerosmith tours from Steven’s point of view. Steven Tyler’s “ST here” reports from the … More “SEX, GUNS & ESKIMOS” the UNRELEASED AEROSMITH/STEVEN TYLER documentary recorded by Casey Tebo 2006/2007
Krawhitham is an Aerosmith outtake from their 1977 sessions for Draw the Line. It was written in the studio downtime while Joey Kramer, Brad Whitford and Tom Hamilton waited for singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry to show up. The song was played live only one known time during a 1978 soundcheck; Mark Prado reviews … More “KRAWHITHAM” the LI3 dissonant hard rock song written during boring downtime
American hard rock band Aerosmith recorded one of the most successful cover versions of “Come Together” in 1978. The band performed the song in the 1978 film Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; their recording appeared on its accompanying soundtrack album. Released as a single in July 1978, Aerosmith’s version was an immediate success, reaching … More “COME TOGETHER/SGT. PEPPER’S” sessions, demos, outtakes and more
Rock in a Hard Place is the seventh studio album by American hard rock band Aerosmith, released in August 1982 by Columbia Records. It is the only Aerosmith album not to feature lead guitarist Joe Perry, following his departure from the band in 1979. Rhythm guitarist Brad Whitford also left during the recording in 1981. … More “ROCK IN A HARD PLACE” demos and outtakes!
Rocks is the fourth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released in May 1976. AllMusic described Rocks as having “captured Aerosmith at their most raw and rocking.” The band began work on the album by backing the Record Plant’s mobile recording truck into their rehearsal space, named the Wherehouse, in February and March 1976. … More “ROCKS” sessions, demos, outtakes and leaks!
“Sedona Sunrise” was an Aerosmith outtake from the Pump 1989 sessions co-written by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Jim Vallance. It’s country flavour differenced it from all the other songs in Pump and was likely the reason it was omitted by the record label. According to Vallance: “Sedona Sunrise” was started during the writing sessions … More “SEDONA SUNRISE” Aerosmith’s country song from Pump 17 years in the making!
“Ain’t that a Bitch” is an Aerosmith song released in their 1997 album, Nine Lives, however, 3 completely different songs existed with the same name during previous sessions, between 1991 and 1996, as the band explored the best way to make the song justice. Joe and Steven recalled in a 1997 GW magazine interview when … More “AIN’T THAT A BITCH” and the 3 completely different versions Aerosmith wrote with the same title!
The story of a box full of Aerosmith items being found in a London dumpster in 1998 was originally posted in the AF1 forums around 2003 and gained quite a lot of attention from fans. Believed to have been found outside a Sony Europe UK office, the archive contained an unseen/heard cornucopia of Aerosmith “treasures” … More AEROSMITH LONDON DUMPSTER DATs: the story and the songs they hold!