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 heared 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 50th Aniversary Boxset of Unreleased material: 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 onboard to manage the recordings of a host of concerts and the ultimate production of this live … More Greatest Hits Live (unreleased 1995 album)
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!
Before Aerosmith, Joe Perry and Tom Hamilton were in a band called “The Jam Band” with high school friend Pudge Scott. They a recorded 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” Tom and Joe’s 1969 band
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
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
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton participated in the Rock N’ Roll Fantasy camp program with a virtual Master Class via Zoom on 2020/06/28, where he interacted with +25 fans from around the world answering questions and playing bass for an hour. During the event Tom revealed having worked on a potential solo album, an autobiography, and the … More Tom confirms Aerosmith is working on Box-Set with Unreleased material during Rock N’ Roll Fantasy MasterClass
After years surfing the web, researching and collecting all the information I could find about the Aerosmith Outtakes, I travelled to Boston to see my first Aerosmith show in March 2006. Sadly Steven got his vocal chords injured and that lead to the tour getting cancelled. Not everything was bad, I got to meet a … More Hearing outtakes full and why they are not leaked
In 2003 I heard the ‘Permanent Outtakes’ bootleg. I loved it, listening to it was a great experience, it made me feel like I was in the studio working with the band. It was also a master class of song production, and allowed an overview of the evolution of the song ideas through many different … More Why covers of FULL outtakes exist if they haven’t leaked?
It’s easy to get confused when thinking about Outtakes and Demos as they are part of any song production process and each go through many different takes, versions, arrangements and iterations before being release. In 2004 I discussed the definition with Jim Vallance, a famous multiple award winning song writer from Vancouver that is also … More OUTTAKE & Demo definition?
Old Aerosmith.com from ’97 al ’99 hosting demo clips, unreleased videos and full outtake lyrics Live versions of un-released songs Interview comments from band members Copyright registration in ASCAP and BMI Website and personal archives of co-writters (Diane Warren, Jim Vallance and Richi Supa for example). Jhon Kalodner old web Leaked Bootlegs with full album … More Sources of leaks and information
Aerosmith broke up for 5 years after a show in 1979, here’s every Point of View of the story:
Internal problems with Aerosmith led to the creation of the band “Renegade” in 1981. Joey said the reason he put the band together is because Aerosmith was ready to self-destruct. Joe Perry and Brad Whitford had already left the band, and Steven Tyler was side-lined for the year on account of a motorcycle accident. Joey … More Renegade (band)