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)

Aerosmith secret performance as “The G-Spot” @ the Middle East Club 09/11/1995

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 Aerosmith secret performance as “The G-Spot” @ the Middle East Club 09/11/1995

Aerosmith performances @ “Mama Kin Music Hall”

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 Aerosmith performances @ “Mama Kin Music Hall”

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

Is Anybody Out There?

“Is Anybody Out There?” is a melodic mid-tempo song written by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Jim Vallance in Vancouver, 1987. It could be considered a 3-time Aerosmith outtake, as the band worked on it during the sessions for Permanent Vacations, Pump and Get a Grip. The song might have take inspiration from Pink Floyd’s … More Is Anybody Out There?

Good Thang

“Good Thang” is a ballad written by Steven Tyler with Diane Warren (IDWTMAT and Devil’s new Disguise) in 1991 as part of pre-production sessions to write new material for what would later become the Get a Grip album. Everything seem to indicate that it was written during a solo session between Tyler and Warren (maybe … More Good Thang

When the Monkey Comes

‘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

Give it Away/Push

“Give it Away/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 Ballard’s production. A demo of … More Give it Away/Push

Blue Eyes Blue

In March 5, 1999 MTV reported that Aerosmith recorded Diane Warren song, “Blue Eyes Blue” for the film “Runaway Bride”. They later opt out of the project leaving Eric Clapton to record the song for the film soundtrack (released July 1999). Tyler agrees the song didn’t fit the image of Aerosmith saying: “We recorded it, … More Blue Eyes Blue

13

“13” is the working title of an unreleased song from the 1992 Get a Grip sessions. “13” was most likely used because it was the 13th song on the list of songs they were working on and as the song didn’t have lyrics they just refereed to it as “13”. This is a great example … More 13

Nine Lives (album)

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)

Bridges Are Burning

“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

Bacon Biscuit Blues

“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

Loretta

“Loretta” is an Aerosmith outtake from the Nine Lives album, written during the 1996 South Beach sessions 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 to the … More Loretta

Innocent Man

“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

Trouble

“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