“I HAD A DREAM” the forgotten full band JOE PERRY solo demo from 2004

“I had a Dream” is one of the songs Joe Perry started writing in 2004 and considered for his 2005 self-titled solo album. Demoed at Joe’s basement studio, the Boneyard, in late July 2004, it consisted mostly of a couple of guitar riffs and early ideas for the vocal melody. The demo had a “full … More “I HAD A DREAM” the forgotten full band JOE PERRY solo demo from 2004

“DIME STORE LOVER” the disjointed half-spoken rocker rejected for AEROSMITH’s ‘Get a Grip’

“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’

“I’LL GET THROUGH IT” the Diane Warren demo Aerosmith rejected in 2006

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

“CALL MY NAME” the Joe Perry demo started in the Boneyard in 2004

“Call my Name” is one of the songs Joe Perry started writing in 2004 and considered for his 2005 self-titled solo album. Demoed at Joe’s basement studio, the Boneyard, in mid-April 2004, consisting mostly of a couple of guitar riffs and early ideas for the lyrics. Running at 112bpm, the demo was recorded on top … More “CALL MY NAME” the Joe Perry demo started in the Boneyard in 2004

“EASY” the lost rock-pop B-Side from AEROSMITH’s Just Push Play

“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

“JUST PUSH PLAY” demos, outtakes and the material written during the 2000 sessions!

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!

“LET’S GET LOUD” the rock/hip-hop collaboration Tyler/Perry did for the ESPY Awards

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry contributed music to a piece that Public Enemy’s Chuck D wrote for the introduction to the ESPY Awards. The cut, “Let’s Get Loud“, features music by the Aerosmith members and rapping by Chuck, Busta Rhymes, MC Lyte and Fife. Paul Santo was the Pro Tools engineer for … More “LET’S GET LOUD” the rock/hip-hop collaboration Tyler/Perry did for the ESPY Awards

“SEX, GUNS & ESKIMOS” the UNRELEASED AEROSMITH/STEVEN TYLER documentary recorded by Casey Tebo 2006/2007

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

“SEDONA SUNRISE” Aerosmith’s country song from Pump 17 years in the making!

“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!

“HONKIN’ ON BOBO” Outtakes, demos, sessions and leaks!

Honkin’ on Bobo is the 14th studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on March 30, 2004, by Columbia Records. Recorded during 2003 at Joe’s studio, The Boneyard”, the album includes 11 covers of blues and blues-rock songs from the 1950s and 1960s, with one new song, “The Grind”. Douglas’s original vision was to … More “HONKIN’ ON BOBO” Outtakes, demos, sessions and leaks!

“WRITTEN IN STONE” the Rick Dufay riff the band jammed to while on the tour bus

“Written in Stone” is a song based on a Rick Dufay riff that Aerosmith used to jam to while on their tour bus. It was part of a few pre-production sessions that took place after RIAHP was released, but with the replacement members (Crespo and Dufay), thinking of the “next album” for THAT lineup of … More “WRITTEN IN STONE” the Rick Dufay riff the band jammed to while on the tour bus

“PAINTED ON MY HEART” the Diane Warren song AEROSMITH denied ever recording!

“Painted On My Heart” is a song written by Diane Warren, who offered the song to Aerosmith after the success they had with IDWMAT. In April 2000 MTV News reported Aerosmith had recorded the song for the upcoming Nicolas Cage movie ”Gone in 60 Seconds”. Columbia was supposed to do the soundtrack with Matt Serletic … More “PAINTED ON MY HEART” the Diane Warren song AEROSMITH denied ever recording!

BRENDAN O’BRIEN 2009 AEROSMITH sessions, why they fail and were considered a nightmare!

The pre-production/rehearsal sessions took place in February 2009 at Vindaloo Music Inc aka “Pandora’s Box” studio in Boston, MA. Different publications and interviews from the band give us insight into why they didn’t work. The big news is that we had our first meeting and strategy session with our producer Brendan O’Brien. We’ve been wanting … More BRENDAN O’BRIEN 2009 AEROSMITH sessions, why they fail and were considered a nightmare!

“YO MAMMA” a fun, sexy and playful song about ‘doing your mother’ that screams of Aerosmith’s style

“Yo Mamma” is an amazingly fun rock & blues song believed to be left from the 1992 Get a Grip sessions. It made it almost all the way to the end of the production process during the albums first attempt at the A&M studios. The song starts with Joe’s guitar hitting the E chord, with … More “YO MAMMA” a fun, sexy and playful song about ‘doing your mother’ that screams of Aerosmith’s style

“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. The song may have started production in early 1986 during an aborted session with producer Rick Rubin (rather than with Bruce Fairbairn).  It’s an upbeat 205BPM song driven by a Hamilton/Kramer jam, the song runs the same bass … More “TAKE IT EASY” the Karmer/Hamilton jam that got played live a full tour!

“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/February 1992 sessions for Get a Grip with producers Jeff Lynne and/or Bruce Fairburn at A&M Studios in Los Angeles. Copyright seems 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

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

“OH YEAH” outtakes, sessions, demos and leaks!

Not much is known about the short sessions for the 2002 “Oh Yeah” compilation album. Steven and Joe went to Mauii to write and record new material, from which “Girls of Summer” and “Lay it Down” came. During those same sessions the cover of the “Spider-man Theme” was recorded. 2 others songs were presented by … More “OH YEAH” outtakes, sessions, demos and leaks!

“INNOCENT MAN” a fully produced song about tragic drug abuse revisited 3 times

“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