AEROSMITH has announced a mammoth European tour for 2017. Fresh from a run of hugely successful South American shows, the Massacahusetts rockers will return across the Atlantic with one of the greatest rock shows ever seen and will undoubtedly be the ultimate must see event of 2017 as the band embark upon this, their "farewell" tour, saying "Aero-Vederci Baby!"
For more than 45 years, AEROSMITH has been the quintessential rock and roll band, becoming one of the most influential and loved groups in the world, due to their mass appeal, unforgettable songs and groundbreaking live shows.
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees, selling over 100 million albums, winning countless awards (including four Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Awards, and 12 MTV Awards), AEROSMITH is beloved worldwide. Over the past 45 years, the members of AEROSMITH — Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton and Brad Whitford — have earned an incredible 95 gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications from the RIAA for the group's albums, singles, and videos (the biggest ever tally for a U.S. act).
Throughout their career, AEROSMITH have been at the forefront of the rock world. From early hits such as "Dream On", "Sweet Emotion", "Toys In The Attic" and "Back In The Saddle", through to the genre defining "Walk This Way" (AEROSMITH featuring Run DMC), through to massive global hits such as "Janie's Got A Gun", "Cryin'", "Dude Looks Like A Lady", "Love In An Elevator" and "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing", AEROSMITH are unquestionably one of the ‘must-see' bands in the world.
Says Joe Perry: "It's been three years since we have been on tour in Europe and I can speak for my brothers that we can't wait to get over there and take it up a few notches. Last tour in South America we were running on all cylinders and I can see no reason to let up now."
Adds Steven Tyler: "AEROSMITH just got done ripping through South America like true ambassadors of rock...The band is unstoppable right now and in Europe, we're going to keep doing what we do best... Let The Music Do The Talking...Living On The Edge, and living to rock another day."
In a spoof news sketch video posted on the band's web site, Tyler and Perry announced the tour, with Tyler asking "Any truth to the rumors that this could be the last hurrah?" to which Perry replies: "Who the hell knows".
AEROSMITH has just completed a series of sold-out shows in South America, rocking to their die-hard fans in Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Mexico. Their return to Europe is highly anticipated by fans and the band alike. As part of the "Aero-Vederci Baby!" tour, they will also be performing at some of the biggest music festivals in the world, including Sweden Rock Festival, France's Hellfest and the legendary Download in Donington, U.K.
Don't miss this chance to see AEROSMITH in Europe… It's "Auf Wiedersehen," "A Bientot," "Hasta Pronto"… It's "Aero-Vederci Baby!"
Tickets for the majority of the "Aero-Vederci Baby!" tour dates will be on sale dates on November 18. Check local media for ticket details. Stay tuned for VIP package details.
"Aero-Vederci Baby!" European tour dates:
May 17 - Tel Aviv Israel @ Hayarkon Park,
May 20 – Batumi, Georgia @ Black Sea Arena
May 23 - Moscow, Russia @ Olympiski
May 26 - Munich, Germany @ Konigsplatz
May 30 - Berlin, Germany @ Waldbuhne
Jun. 02 - Krakow, Poland @ Tauron Arena
Jun. 05 - Copenhagen, Denmark @ Royal Arena
Jun. 08 - Sölvesborg, Sweden @ Sweden Rock Festival
Jun. 11 - Castle Donington, UK @ Download
Jun. 14 - Dublin, Ireland @ 3 Arena
Jun. 17 - Clisson, France @ Hellfest
Jun. 20 - Cologne, Germany @ Lanxess Arena
Jun. 23 - Florence, Italy @ Firenze Rocks Festival
Jun. 26 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Meo Arena
Jun. 29 - Madrid, Spain @ Rivas Auditorio Miguel Rios
Jul. 02 - Barcelona, Spain @ Rock Fest
Jul. 05 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Hallenstadion
Perry told The Pulse Of Radio that ultimately, the thrill of what AEROSMITH accomplished musically trumps all the problems that the band has endured due to drugs, women, management and ego issues. "It's really the five of us, y'know, as a band," he said. "And it's still exciting to walk out onstage with these guys. And that, I think, is the glue that keeps us coming back. Sometimes I ask that question myself, y'know, 'Why am I still doin' it?' Well, when I walk out onstage in Moscow and everybody out there is singing words to songs that we wrote in the basement, or, y'know, in some studio somewhere. It's nothin' short of a miracle, y'know? And so we kind of have a lot of respect for that."