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
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!
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
‘When the Monkey Comes’ is an Aerosmith outtake from Nine Lives album. It was recorded during the 1996 sessions at the South Beach studio. A version of the song was later reworked under a new name, ‘Angle’s Eyes’, and released for the Charlie’s Angels movie soundtrack in 2000. A demo of the song was found … More “When the Monkey Comes” the Perry/Frederiksen rough that turned on to Angel’s Eye
“History of Man” is an Aerosmith outtake from the 1996 South Beach sessions for the Nine Lives album. The song was written by Pat Macdonald and Mark Hudson, brought to the band by Hudson and produced during the first attempt of the album with Glen Ballard producing it. The song title can be read in … More “History of Man” Pat Macdonald’s humorous recount of humanity for Aerosmith
“Give it Away” or “Give it a Push” is the working title of a rock song that didn’t make the final cut of Aerosmith’s Nine Lives album. It’s speculated that it was originally written by Perry and Frederiksen during the 1995/1996 early pre-production session, and demoed at the Avatar studios in NY, possibly under Glen … More “Give it Away/Push” a Perry/Frederiksen rough demo for Nine Lives that Steven Tyler liked enough to try
“Roll Away the Stone” is an Aerosmith outtake from the Nine Lives album. An early demo that Richie Supa took to the band but wasn’t used. The song has a very obvious “Chip Away the Stone” feel to it, clearly brought by Supa. The opening guitar riff in G is cool, the pre-chorus is funky … More “Roll Away The Stone” Richie Supa’s happy spiritual sequel to Chip Away for Aerosmith’s Nine Lives
This song is a 1996 Nine Lives outtake according to ‘Aerofanatic’, so we can’t be too sure about when this was written. What we do know for sure is that it’s a song written by Child/Tyler/Perry; as it wasn’t used by the band, Desmond Child decided to take it to other artists. That’s how in … More “When The Rain Stops” Desmond Child’s broken hearted ballad written with Perry and Tyler
This album was delayed a lot and was really hard to produce and to finish. The album was recorded 3 times in different studios. They started writing new songs late 1995, later went with producer Glen Ballard and wrote more songs on Miami’s “Marlin Hotel”, they then recorded the songs on the South Beach Studios … More Nine Lives (album)
“Where the Sun Never Shines” is a song left from the 1996 sessions for Nine Lives. It is believed that Marti Frederiksen and Joe Perry wrote the music earlier with an iteration of the lyrics with working title “Cheating Nights” including Marti doing temp vocals, as a version from the Avatar Studio sessions in New … More “Where The Sun Never Shines” yet another playful song that got cancelled for talking about ass*
“Bridges are Burning” is a pop-rock song that didn’t make the final cut on the Nine Lives album. It was originally written by Tyler and Perry with Marti Frederiksen and Joel Edward Perry during the 1996 session at the South Beach studios under Glen Ballard’s production. The ASCAP copyright information lists “Can’t Compare” as an … More “Bridges Are Burning” an explosive pop-rock guitar overload from Tyler, Perry and Frederiksen
“Bacon Biscuit Blues” is a song left from the 1996 sessions for Nine Lives. It was written by Tyler and Perry with Richie Supa, long-time friend of the band and co-writer of songs like Pink, Chip Away and Lightning Strikes. “Bacon” is believed to have made it all the way to the end of the … More “Bacon Biscuit Blues” Aerosmith’s raunchiest blues by Richie Supa that almost made it!
“Loretta” is an Aerosmith outtake from the Nine Lives album, written during the 1996 South Beach sessions by Tyler/Perry/Hudson with Glen Ballard as a producer. Being a fast-passed pop/rocker with a slight punk feel (as much of the guitar parts are mostly played in 5ths), it is believed to have made it all the way … More “Loretta” the Beatles inspired song about an out-of-control transgender drug-addicted prostitute
“Heart Of Passion” is a rejected ballad from Aerosmith’s Nine Lives sessions. A demo was recorded during the 1996 South Beach sessions under Glen Ballard’s production. It’s a very soft, slow and Christmas-like song. The demo mix does not include drums, it is unknown if the song was intended to be a more acoustic song, … More “Heart Of Passion / Throws of Emotion” the sweetest ballad worthy of a Disney movie
“Innocent Man” is a song left out of the Nine Lives album. Originally written during the 1996 session and produced by Glen Ballard in the South Beach studios. At the time Sony rejected it as “they were looking for something else”, while the band said it sounded like “some other band trying to do an … More “Innocent Man” a fully produced song about tragic drug abuse revisited 3 times
“Trouble” is an Aerosmith outtake written by Steven and Joe, with Richie Supa, during the 1992 sessions at the A&M Records, in Los Angeles, for the first attempt of the Get a Grip album with producer Bruce Fairburn, and later revisited during the initial 1996 sessions of Nine Lives with Glen Ballard. This song is … More “Trouble” the unfinished rocker that got played live twice