JOE PERRY Duxbury Basement “RUFF RIFFS” from before the Boneyard was a studio

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

“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

“KICK IN THE DOOR” Perry collaboration with The Notorious B.I.G. for Johnny Depp’s movie ‘City of Lies’

Perry’s was involved in five songs for the Brad Furman-directed film, City Of Lies, featuring friend and band member Johnny Depp. These include score with his input and riffs, and new songs co-written with Alberto Bof. One of the songs was “Kick In The Door)” by The Notorious B.I.G., remixed by Brad Furman and Alberto … More “KICK IN THE DOOR” Perry collaboration with The Notorious B.I.G. for Johnny Depp’s movie ‘City of Lies’

“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

STEVEN TYLER’s first live performance in two years at Janie’s Fund 2022 GRAMMY Awards Viewing Party

Steven Tyler’s annual Grammy Awards Viewing Party took place on April 03, 2022, after a 2021 pandemic pause. As always, the evening benefited the iconic rocker’s Janie’s Fund, a partnership with Youth Villages aimed at helping girls overcome abuse and trauma. The evening raised massive funds to support the cause, which included Aerosmith’s touring “Dream … More STEVEN TYLER’s first live performance in two years at Janie’s Fund 2022 GRAMMY Awards Viewing Party

The PSY and STEVEN TYLER odd collaboration that remains unreleased

South Korean pop star Psy revealed to Italy’s L’Uomo Vogue in October 2013 that he recorded a new song with AEROSMITH’s Steven Tyler as a duet collaboration. The odd couple hooked up backstage at a festival in Singapore in May 2013, when Psy tweeted a photo of himself with his hero “So for the first … More The PSY and STEVEN TYLER odd collaboration that remains unreleased

“DOES THE NOISE IN MY HEAD BOTHER YOU?” the unreleased lyrics from Nine Lives

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

“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

JOEY KRAMER confirms work on sequel book during second MasterClass

Aerosmith’s drummer, Joey Kramer, second Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp Master Class took place via Zoom on 2021/02/25 after 3 consecutive date postponements. Having enjoyed his first virtual event, he interacted with +25 fans from around the world for 80 minutes, giving general drumming advice, inspiration for young musicians, stories about the writing process of … More JOEY KRAMER confirms work on sequel book during second MasterClass

JOEY KRAMER Not Interested In Making a Solo Album

On February 10 2021, AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer spoke with Darren Paltrowitz, host of the “Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz“, to discuss his then-upcoming second Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp masterclass, his memoir “Hit Hard: A Story Of Hitting Rock Bottom At The Top”, life during COVID-19, living in Texas, proud accomplishments, his coffee company and … More JOEY KRAMER Not Interested In Making a Solo Album

AEROSMITH LONDON DUMPSTER DATs: the story and the songs they hold!

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!

“WAIT FOR THE NIGHT” the Perry/Withford early reunion song

“Wait for the Night” is a song Joe Perry wrote with Brad Withford when Withford joined the Joe Perry project for some time in 1982/83. Perry narrates on their 1997 autobiography “Walk this Way”: “…The one good thing was that Brad Withford started to work with me. We started doing three dates with him in … More “WAIT FOR THE NIGHT” the Perry/Withford early reunion song

JOE PERRY contributes music to film & to release 7th solo album in 2021

A recent Blabbermouth article Joe’s involvement with a Vatican Conference on COVID-19, other Global Health Threats and his previous work with Dr. Rudy Tanzi revealed that Joe has been working on new solo material that would be ready for release in late 2021. Joe’s seventh studio album is due to come out later in 2021, … More JOE PERRY contributes music to film & to release 7th solo album in 2021

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

“THE JAM BAND” JOE PERRY and TOM HAMILTON’s 1969 band with an unreleased album!

Before Aerosmith, Joe Perry and Tom Hamilton were in a band called “The Jam Band” with high school friend Pudge Scott. They recorded a self-titled album on August 30th, 1969 with two Shure microphones over an audience at “The Barn” (a club where The Jam Band and The Chain Reaction frequented) and was taped with … More “THE JAM BAND” JOE PERRY and TOM HAMILTON’s 1969 band with an unreleased album!

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!

NEW Aerosmith Bass Riff premiered by Tom during Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Master Class

Tom played a bass riff he had been working on during his Rock n Roll Fantasy camp Masterclass 2020. It was a riff in the key of Em, and shared similarities with a riff of a Nine Lives era outtake “Give it Away/ Push“. We can only speculate about, could the riff be part of … More NEW Aerosmith Bass Riff premiered by Tom during Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Master Class

“GIVE IT AWAY” a Perry/Frederiksen rough demo for Nine Lives that Steven Tyler liked enough to try

“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” a Perry/Frederiksen rough demo for Nine Lives that Steven Tyler liked enough to try