AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler and bassist Tom Hamilton will appear in an intimate setting to discuss their careers and perspectives on the music industry in a general session on Friday, June 14th at R&R Convention 2002.At the R&R session, Steven and Tom will debut the studio tracks from AEROSMITH's forthcoming album and play the band's video for the current single, "Girls of Summer". The R&R Convention is the record industries' and radios largest combined gathering of recording industry executives, radio professionals and recording artists. Held annually, the convention features a mix of keynote speakers (this year's keynote address will be delivered by industry legend Clive Davis), panels, workshops and evening entertainment. It is also where the R&R Industry Achievement Awards are announced each year.
In other news, the Dodge vehicle brand has announced Legends of Rock—Legends of Roll, a summer promotion that puts AEROSMITH and Dodge vehicles together on movie screens nationwide and awards 500 AEROSMITH fans a private concert by the legendary band. A 60-second Dodge/AEROSMITH commercial — also titled Legends of Rock—Legends of Roll — debuted on May 24th and is scheduled to run through June 28 in 2,400 movie theaters (18,000 screens) in the continental United States. The spot concludes with a sweepstakes offer, excluding Florida, in which one lucky winner and 500 of his or her closest friends will be treated to an invitation-only AEROSMITH concert. The sweepstakes ends on July 19th, with the winner to be announced later in the year. In addition to the top prize, Dodge and AEROSMITH collectibles will be given away weekly.