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Tag Archives: Aerosmith

The best-selling rock and metal of 2018 so far is…

Posted by on June 15, 2018

  If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider, you likely check out Metal by Numbers, in which we look at the week’s biggest-selling heavy titles. Of course, streaming is more or less taking over as the way many people consume music, but hard rock and metal fans tend to be more loyal. With this […]

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Women’s group asks Spotify to remove Red Hot Chili Peppers, Don Henley, Steven Tyler and more

Posted by on May 16, 2018

How far is too far? Last week, Spotify recently removed both R&B singer R Kelly and rapper XXXTentacion from their playlists due to their history with sexual misconduct. Unfortunately, there’s no easy right answer to that question as neither artist has been formally charged with anything, despite the fact that evidence points to the contrary. […]

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Steven Tyler medical issue forces Aerosmith tour cancellation

Posted by on September 26, 2017

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler turned 69 this year, which is pretty amazing considering the band is still touring. However, due to what’s vaguely being described as “unexpected medical issues,” the frontman has been sidelined, and the band are being forced to cancel their South American tour, which was to have kicked off tomorrow. Tyler’s condition […]

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Photos/Review: Hellfest 2017 was One Hell of a Ride

Posted by on June 26, 2017

As promised, Hellfest 2017 was “One Hell of a Ride” For three day; over 120 bands took over the small town of Clisson, France.  Proving that Hellfest is quite possibly the greatest metal festival around today, dare I even say Ever! “Are you ready for some awkward Canadian prog metal?!?!” –Devin Townsend The opening day […]

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Hellfest Open Air unveils 2017 lineup

Posted by on November 29, 2016

Hellfest Open Air Festival has finally unveiled the full lineup for the already sold out event that takes place on June 16-18th in Clisson France. There’s a reason why it sells so fast, and next year’s massive list speaks for itself which confirms that it is one of the best festivals to attend. The lineup […]

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Aerosmith confirm farewell tour, announce Spring dates

Posted by on November 14, 2016

It’s not that big of a surprise that Aerosmith are gearing up for their last hurrah. Steven Tyler released a country album, Joe Perry has been playing with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp with Hollywood Vampires (and collapsing onstage while doing so). The fact that they’d be doing a farewell tour has been pretty much […]

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Some of Aerosmith meet Obama as others distance themselves

Posted by on October 31, 2016

On Friday, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith got to hang out with President Obama. Given that their fan club is called Aero Force One and they have an album called Get Your Wings, you’d think that it might have gone without incident. You’d be wrong. Joe Perry spoke to Boston-area blog Vanyaland about the […]

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Shocker! Disney alters Steven Tyler’s hand gesture on Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster

Posted by on August 18, 2016

  If you’re a bro, and let’s be honest, many of you have engaged in bro-like behavior over the years, you’re probably aware of the hand gesture known as “the shocker.” It ranks up there with Dane Cook’s “super finger” in terms of stupidity, and is essentially a sexual practice, for lack of a better […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/27: Tyler the (country) creator

Posted by on July 27, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Apparently, next year is when Aerosmith is going to go on one last tour and call it quits. That doesn’t mean that they’re going to stop making music though. Joe Perry is off doing […]

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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry stable after onstage collapse in New York

Posted by on July 11, 2016

Last night’s (10) Hollywood Vampires show at the newly-opened Coney Island Amphitheater gave fans a bit of a scare after Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry collapsed onstage during the second song and was taken away by paramedics. Video shows Perry sitting on the drum riser before staggering behind an amplifier, where he fell, and was immediately […]

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