“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 take 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 refereed 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 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 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

Future albums

There has been seemingly little to none interest from the band to keep recording, but still, every time they are asked about a new album, the always leave the door opened. Brad mentioned the band going to the studio in an interview with Billboard in 2017: Have you been recording lately?We actually did some recording … More Future albums

“Blue Eyes Blue” Diane Warren’s perfect follow-up to IDWTMAT but Aerosmith rejected

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” Diane Warren’s perfect follow-up to IDWTMAT but Aerosmith rejected

“13” Aerosmith’s greatest dark ballad that never saw the light of day

“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” Aerosmith’s greatest dark ballad that never saw the light of day

Hearing outtakes full and why they are not leaked

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

Why covers of FULL outtakes exist if they haven’t 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?

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)

Sources of leaks and information

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