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’
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
“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!
“1971: The Road Starts Hear” is the first music released by the band since forming a “worldwide alliance” with the Universal Music Group earlier this year. The agreement will cover every studio recording made by the band across their career, as well as opening up the band archives. This recording presents the band before they … More “1971: THE ROAD STARS HEAR” the history, leaks and controversy that surrounded the new/old AEROSMITH release
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!
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
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
We first heard about the band’s plan to release a boxset with unreleased material in June 2020 when Tom Hamilton commented: “At one time we did a cover of “Highway Star”, you know that song by Deep Purple? We do have a bunch of stuff, and we are in the process of working on a … More AEROSMITH releases for 50th Aniversary: What we know so far…
‘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 on board to manage the recordings of a host of concerts and the ultimate production of this … More “GREATEST HITS LIVE” the unreleased 1995 album that AEROSMITH shelved
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 ’95 secret performance at the Middle East Club
In December 1994, the band opened up a music club called the Mama Kin Music Hall in their hometown of Boston, Massachusetts. Co-owned 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 … More AEROSMITH’s “MAMA KIN MUSIC HALL” run as club owners and performers as reviewed by fans and media!
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!
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