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

AEROSMITH releases for 50th Aniversary: What we know so far…

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 releases for 50th Aniversary: What we know so far…

“GREATEST HITS LIVE” the unreleased 1995 album that AEROSMITH shelved

‘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” the unreleased 1995 album that AEROSMITH shelved

“THE G-SPOT” Aerosmith’s alter ego for a one-time ’95 secret performance at the Middle East Club

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

AEROSMITH’s “MAMA KIN MUSIC HALL” run as club owners and performers as reviewed by fans and media!

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!

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

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?” the melodic mid-tempo 3-time outtake

“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 taken inspiration from Pink Floyd’s … More “IS ANYBODY OUT THERE?” the melodic mid-tempo 3-time outtake

“SNIFFIN’ / LOOKING UP YOUR OLD ADDRESS” the solid track STEVEN TYLER fought for!

“Sniffin’” is an Aerosmith song left out of the Pump album and worked on during the 1989 demo sessions in Little Mountain Studios in Vancouver, Canada. It’s also been referred to as “Looking Up Your Old Address” (which is what Tyler wanted the album to be called), and made it to the “A list” of … More “SNIFFIN’ / LOOKING UP YOUR OLD ADDRESS” the solid track STEVEN TYLER fought for!

“Good Thang” the Diane Warren ballad that wasn’t a hit

“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” the Diane Warren ballad that wasn’t a hit

“Rubber Bandit” the sweet rocker that didn’t make it

“Rubber Bandit” is an Aerosmith outtake written during the ’88/’89 sessions for their Pump album with producer Bruce Fairburn. It is most know for showing up in the “B list” (while Steven and Joe discuss demos) and the whiteboard behind Steven (during rehearsals) during the Making of Pump home video. Bandit is a rocker, it … More “Rubber Bandit” the sweet rocker that didn’t make it

O, Yeah (album)

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 O, Yeah (album)

“WHEN THE MONKEY COMES” the Perry/Frederiksen rough that turned on to Angel’s Eye

‘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” the Perry/Frederiksen rough that turned on to Angel’s Eye

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

“HISTORY OF MAN” Pat Macdonald’s humorous recount of humanity for Aerosmith

“History of Man” is an Aerosmith outtake from the 1996 South Beach sessions for the Nine Lives album. The song was written by Pat Macdonald and Mark Hudson, brought to the band by Hudson and produced during the first attempt of the album with Glen Ballard producing it. The song title can be read in … More “HISTORY OF MAN” Pat Macdonald’s humorous recount of humanity for Aerosmith

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

TOM HAMILTON confirms AEROSMITH is working on BOX-SET with Unreleased material during Rock N’ Roll Fantasy MasterClass

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 HAMILTON confirms AEROSMITH is working on BOX-SET with Unreleased material during Rock N’ Roll Fantasy MasterClass

“ROLL AWAY THE STONE” Richie Supa’s happy spiritual sequel to Chip Away for Aerosmith’s Nine Lives

“Roll Away the Stone” is an Aerosmith outtake from the Nine Lives album. An early demo that Richie Supa took to the band but wasn’t used. The song has a very obvious “Chip Away the Stone” feel to it, clearly brought by Supa. The opening guitar riff in G is cool, the pre-chorus is funky … More “ROLL AWAY THE STONE” Richie Supa’s happy spiritual sequel to Chip Away for Aerosmith’s Nine Lives

“WHEN THE RAIN STOPS” Desmond Child’s broken hearted ballad written with Perry and Tyler

This song is a 1996 Nine Lives outtake according to ‘Aerofanatic’, so we can’t be too sure about when this was written. What we do know for sure is that it’s a song written by Child/Tyler/Perry; as it wasn’t used by the band, Desmond Child decided to take it to other artists. That’s how in … More “WHEN THE RAIN STOPS” Desmond Child’s broken hearted ballad written with Perry and Tyler