AEROSMITH's headlining appearance at the Download festival in Donington Park on June 15, 2014, was adored by the fans and acclaimed by the critics. The band delivered a blistering set of their greatest hits with 80,000 people in the crowd singing along. It was proof, if any were needed, that AEROSMITH remain one of the most dynamic live acts on the planet with a catalogue of songs that is firmly embedded in the hearts and minds of rock fans from all over the globe.
"Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014", a triumphant celebration of a legendary band at the peak of their powers, will be released on Blu-ray, DVD and digital on September 4.
The "Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014" 19-song set list includes the band's iconic hits "Love In A Elevator", "Janie's Got A Gun", "Don't Wanna Miss A Thing", "Dude Looks Like A Lady", "Walk This Way", "Dream On", "Sweet Emotion" and many more.
"It's always an absolute hoot that leaves me howling at the moon, performing at Donington we couldn't have had a better time on stage that night," says Steven Tyler. "I could feel the vibes of all the greats pulsing through the stage like AC/DC, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, METALLICA and so many more."
"We have played Donington many times but this performance was one of our best," said Joe Perry. "Thanks to our fans who were there who helped us make it a night to remember… It will give our fans who weren't there around the world a chance to relive an ass-kicking night of rock and roll."
"We're really proud and grateful to have been chosen to headline the Download festival at Donington for 2014," Tom Hamilton says. "It was an awesome experience and I think this film captures it. Special thanks to the insane fans who stuck with us through mud and rain."
AEROSMITH's latest effort, 2012's "Music From Another Dimension!", debuted at No. 5 on The Billboard 200 album chart, selling 63,000 copies in its first week of release. The group's previous collection of new songs, 2001's "Just Push Play", entered the chart at No. 2 with sales of 240,000 copies.