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Around since 1970, this is the group to discuss all things Aerosmith and Steven Tyler!

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39 Years Later - Aerosmith Still Going Strong!

Started by Rich Page. Last reply by ZEPFAN17 Jun 19, 2012. 5 Replies

Believe it or not, Aerosmith actually formed in 1970 - that's 39 years ago! Nearly as long as the Rolling Stones have been around. And many people think of them as being an 80's hairband - but one of…Continue

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AEROSMITH

Started by BW2417 Aug 27, 2011. 0 Replies

AEROSMITH Aerosmith pleases 10,000 concert-goersSun., May 2,1976 Waterloo Courier 39Rhythm…Continue

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Comment by Wayne L. on February 7, 2016 at 4:49am
Steven Tyler has lost his mind with the country music solo album & the Skittles commercial is over the top insane. Haven't heard his solo album yet but it has to be the cheesiest one of last year. He's got to go back to kickin ass with Aerosmith for one more album & make it to their 50th anniversary in 2020. Personally I thought their last album Music From Another Dimension was kind of similar to Get Your Wings, TITA, Rocks but they have to do. one more like Brad Whitford has said. Tyler has to get out of his haze, stop all the silliness & get back to rockin.

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Comment by karen (karlee) on October 29, 2013 at 6:40am

Wayne had to google and found someone on Youtube with full "Live Bootleg" Playlist. I agree this is the best Aerosmith album I have heard..  Love it :)

Aerosmith - Live Bootleg Playlist


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Comment by Wayne L. on October 29, 2013 at 5:37am

Live Bootleg is the live album that defines Aerosmith at their baddest & ballsiest at the height of their 70's reign.  I got it for Christmas when I was in my early teens back in 78 & it's one of the important live albums of all time. Their other ones kick ass as well but it's LB that matters.  


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Comment by Wayne L. on October 19, 2013 at 5:51am

Get Your Wings is a great kick ass rock album that never gets mentioned with TITA or Rocks or Draw The Line most of the time.  It's one of the greatest sophomore albums of all time along with With The Beatles, Paranoid, Led Zeppelin II & VH II just to name a few.  


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Comment by evanairwolf1 on June 18, 2012 at 8:11pm

Aerosmith in Minneaoplis was F-ing amazing.

Oh Yeah was their new song.

 Setlist:

"Draw the Line"
"Love in an Elevator"
"Oh Yeah"
"Walkin' the Dog" 
(Rufus Thomas cover)
"Livin' on the Edge"
"Cryin'"
"Rag Doll"
"Last Child"
"S.O.S. (Too Bad)"
"Combination"
"What It Takes"
"Legendary Child"
"I Don't Want To Miss a Thing"
"Mama Kin"
"Sweet Emotion"
"Walk This Way"

 Encore:
"Dream On"
"Train Kept A-Rollin"

Comment by BW2417 on August 30, 2011 at 10:37am

Steven Tyler of Aerosmith

 

AEROSMITH pleases 10,000 concert-goers
Sun., May 2,1976 Waterloo Courier 39
Rhythm and blues create musical excitement

Aerosmith played to more than 10,000′ happy fans at McElroy Auditorium Friday evening, and, apprehensive as this reviewer was, it was a good time. The thought of 10,000 bodies pressed inside the auditorium was a frightening one; but everything was handled smoothly.

A rough and raunchy” (as they call themselves) rhythm and blues band, Aerosmith is a crowd pleaser; vocalist Steve Tyler’s antics in a devil-red modernistic tuxedo gave the relaxed audience something to watch as well as listen to. For it seems that the trend in rock and roll today is to give a show that will please
Library at 3:45 and 7 p.m. The times are the same for both libraries and there is no admission charge.

Murky, smoky air took care of the smell” and taste, and Aerosmith took over from there. The group is pretty good no, I should say great— simply because they produce an exciting Concert; it doesn’t create the urge to buy their albums, but it does make an interesting evening.A drum solo resurrected the drummer, whom many people had prematurely termed ‘boring; and the rhythm guitar played by Joe Perry was tasteful.

A FLURRY of frenzied energy, vocalist Tyler really makes this band, and his vocal variations are well planned and executed. In contrast to the preceding groups, Rush and Angel), the five-man Aerosmith displayed much originality in their use of electronic and musical tricks. Rush, a boring version of the high-pitched Led Zeppelin sound, thinks of their music as classic hard rock. YES, IT is classic in the noise level—loud, and the
originality—not much. Maybe these rising groups, Hush and Angel, are trying to show just how much noise musicians can create; or maybe the groups just can’t compete with the theatrics Of Aerosmith vocalist Steve Tyler. This five piece band rough and raunchy? Maybe, but it borders on slightly humorous, and very interesting. Hundreds of lighted matches, signifying pleasure with the music being projected over the hazy audience, were the general consensus—Aerosmith did the job right.

Deb Lorenzeo

AEROSMITH DISCOGRAPHY

January 13, 1973 Aerosmith
March 1, 1974 Get Your Wings
April 8, 1975 Toys in the Attic
May 3, 1976 Rocks
December 1, 1977 Draw the Line
October 1978 Live Bootleg
November 1, 1979 Night in the Ruts
August 1, 1982 Rock in a Hard Place
November 9, 1985 Done with Mirrors
April 1986 Classics Live
June 1987 Classics Live Vol. 2
September 5, 1987 Permanent Vacation
September 8, 1989 Pump
April 20, 1993 Get a Grip
March 18, 1997 Nine Lives
October 20, 1998 A Little South of Sanity
March 6, 2001 Just Push Play
March 30, 2004 Honkin’ on Bobo
October 25, 2005 Rockin’ the Joint

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO SEE AEROSMITH PHOTOS
AEROSMITH PHOTOS by BEN UPHAM

Comment by Nik "Doom" Bloodstörm on April 20, 2011 at 7:02pm
Comment by Nik "Doom" Bloodstörm on April 20, 2011 at 6:59pm
Greetings Aerosmith fans. I'm new to the crew. I've been an Aerosmith fan since I was a 13 year old kid (way back in '78). But honestly, when I listen to them these days, I don't really go past 1977's "Draw The Line Album". It's not that I'm limiting myself, but I feel that it's their first five releases really contributed to the lengthy soundtrack of my youth & define the true Aerosmith sound.
Comment by richard yanick on January 31, 2011 at 5:18pm
Aerosmith was great until they got together after the breakup. Don' get me wrong, they still rock and I can pick one or 2 really good songs from permanent vacation til now. But all the albums b/f that you can put them on and every song was great. Steve is a good add to american idol. Joe hates it, said something like it's one step above ninja turtles. I'm honestly afraid this may ruin aerosmith. They are suppose to record til april may and tour after. Sorry I don't see it.
Comment by Amanda Walton on January 30, 2011 at 7:55am
Steven Tyler is Awesome on American Idol, I watched it once with Simon Cowell and couldn't stand it but Steven gives such a re-freshing feel and is Off the Wall Funny. JLo is a great match too and of course Randy Jackson I always liked. I'll watch at least the first hour every week just because of Steven ... \m/ On!
 
 
 

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