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Tom Hamilton Sits Out Aerosmith’s Monsters of Rock Set
Aerosmith played to thousands of screaming fans during the second night of 2013’s Monsters of Rock Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oct. 20, but bassist Tom Hamilton was not in attendance. Blabbermouth reports that Hamilton was forced to bow out of the show after taking ill. Details aren…
Joe Perry’s Mother Dies at 88
Mary S. Perry, mother of Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, died yesterday (Oct. 10) at the age of 88 in New London, N.H. The cause of Perry’s death has not been reported, but her Boston Herald obituary notes that she was born in Lawrence, Mass., and spent much of her life teaching physical educa…
Joe Perry Launches Line of Barbecue Sauces
Your taste buds may soon be feeling some sweet and smoky emotions. This week, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry launched his own signature line of Rock Your World table barbecue sauces. Four years ago, Perry began his Rock Your World venture with a pair of hot sauces, a chipotle-laced Boneyard Brew and …
Steven Tyler Joins Keith Urban in Nashville
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Fans at Tootsie’s in Nashville got a shock last weekend when Steven Tyler emerged from the crowd to join Keith Urban on stage. The country superstar was playing the honky tonk as part of a promotional tour for his new ‘Fuse’ album when he …
15 Years Ago: Aerosmith Get Their First No. 1 Single
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube It may have taken them 25 years to do it, but it finally happened. On Sept. 5, 1998, Aerosmith‘s ‘I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing’ debuted at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. It remains the group’s only No. 1 single. Written by…
Aerosmith Cancel Shanghai and Taipei Shows
Aerosmith were forced to cancel a pair of scheduled concerts this week in Shanghai and Taipei. The band was to play two music festivals on Wednesday (Aug. 21) and Saturday (Aug. 24) in China and Taiwan, but withdrew after the local concert promoter was unable to meet contractual obligations. The ann…
Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford Talks New Live DVD + More
While Aerosmith fans settle in and wait for their next album of new material, they can pass the time with ‘Rock for the Rising Sun,’ a just-released live DVD that, as guitarist Brad Whitford sees it, offers the culmination of a long love affair between the band and its Japanese fans. &…
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton Created a Line of Obscene Beanie Babies
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is known for his way with a double entendre, but he isn’t the only member of the band with a wicked sense of humor. Just ask bassist Tom Hamilton‘s son. The young Hamilton found himself the subject of some unwanted attention at school thanks to his famou…
Steven Tyler Crashes a Wedding
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler accidentally crashed a wedding over the 4th of July weekend in Washington, D.C. Or at least, that’s his cover story. According to the New York Post, the singer inadvertently wandered into the wedding reception for New York City commercial real estate broker Jef…
Aerosmith Working on New Album Soon
Even though Steven Tyler‘s long-delayed solo album still seems to be a priority, the singer told Billboard that Aerosmith will also start working on a new record soon. Tyler said once the band’s current tour — which includes dates in the U.S., Japan, South Am…

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