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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY To Form Production Company

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry reportedly plans to start a production company to sign some "baby bands"' to help accelerate their careers. ''I just hear too much music that comes and goes," Perry told the Boston Globe. ''The whole industry is so shaken up all the time that I think a lot of this new music ...

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NEUROTICA To Lens Video For "All My Friends Crush You"

Florida's NEUROTICA, featuring former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will film a video for the track "All My Friends Crush You" on Saturday June 22nd at The State Theatre In St. Petersburg. Anyone interested in appearing in the video must arrive at 6:00 PM sharp. Shooting is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM. The video shoot ...

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AEROSMITH Announce More US Dates

AEROSMITH have added more than 30 dates to their North American tour, which, as previously reported, kicks off on August 13th in Holmdel, New Jersey. KID ROCK and RUN DMC will also be on the bill for the trek, which is scheduled to wrap on November 14th in Mountain View, California. The confirmed dates are ...

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METALLICA, KORN, OZZY Among 2001's Top-Earning Music Stars

METALLICA, KORN, OZZY OSBOURNE, TOOL, LIMP BIZKIT, and AEROSMITH are among the artists included in Rolling Stone magazine's list of top-earning music stars last year (2001). While admitting that calculating the earnings of famous people involves some "estimation and guesswork", the magazine said it compiled the numbers through conversations with music industry insiders, such as ...

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AEROSMITH Lens Video For "Girls Of Summer"

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler spent last weekend in Miami, Florida filming the video for "Girls of Summer", one of the two new cuts featured on the band's upcoming O, Yeah!-Ultimate Aerosmith Hits CD. Rumored to include an appearance by over 250 female models on the sand in South Beach, the video was directed by Dave ...

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AEROSMITH Push Back "Greatest Hits" Release Date

AEROSMITH's upcoming double-disc career retrospective, entitled O, Yeah! — Ultimate AEROSMITH Hits, has had its release date pushed back a week to July 2nd. As previously reported, the set includes all the band's classics as well as two new songs, "Lay It Down" and "Girls of Summer". O, Yeah! will be available with four different ...

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AEROSMITH Get Certified, Recover From Surgery

AEROSMITH's classic Columbia Records album Toys in the Attic has been certified eight times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Featuring the Boston-based band's immortal tracks "Sweet Emotion" and "Walk This Way", the set has shipped eight million copies to U.S. retailers since its April 1975 release. In other news, AEROSMITH guitarist ...

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NEUROTICA Become Kings Of The Ring

Florida's NEUROTICA, featuring former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will have their track "Ride Of Your Life" featured as the theme for this month's pay-per-view special King Of The Ring on all of WWE's programming, including Raw, Smackdown, and Sunday Night Heat on MTV. NEUROTICA will issue their self-titled third full-length album through Koch/Smackdown Records on ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO To Embark On US Tour In Late Summer

New York's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will embark on the first of several tours in support of their album, Goodbye To Romance: Standards For A New Generation in late August/early September. According to Skolnick, "this has been the subject of much planning and organizing which continues as we speak. ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER Gets Miserable With PINK

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler joined pop artist PINK on stage at Boston's Orpheum this past weekend for a rendition of the PINK song "Misery". At the end of this week, AEROSMITH will be reportedly headed to a warm climate at an undisclosed location to film the video for the song "Girls of Summer", one of ...

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AEROSMITH: First Summer Dates Announced

AEROSMITH have confirmed the following dates as part of their upcoming summer tour: Aug. 13 - Holmdel, NJ @ P.N.C. Bank Arts Center Aug. 22 - Boston, MA @ Tweeter Center Aug. 24 - Boston, MA @ Tweeter Center Aug. 28 – Wantagh, NY Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach ...

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AEROSMITH To Tour US In Late Summer/Early Fall

AEROSMITH are tentatively due to kick off their headlining tour in early August on the east coast and move to the Midwest in September. After a 10-day break, the group will blitz through the southeast, Texas and the west and then end the trek mid-November in the Pacific Northwest. Although presently unconfirmed, it appears that ...

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AEROSMITH To Appear At R&R Convention, Hit Movie Theaters

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 ...

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AEROSMITH VH1 "Behind The Music" Special In The Works

An AEROSMITH Behind The Music special is currently being produced by VH1 for a tentative early July air date, according to AEROSMITH fan site Aero Force One. "Over the last couple weeks they caught up with old managers and producers," states a message on the site. "They once again sat down with [drummer] Joey Kramer ...

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DEF LEPPARD Finalize Release Date For "X"

DEF LEPPARD have set July 30th as the North American release date for their tenth studio album, entitled X. The CD is expected to surface in Japan on July 24th and in Europe on July 29th. As previously reported, X marks the first time in DEF LEPPARD's history that they have collaborated with more than ...

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AEROSMITH Finalize "Best Of" Track Listing

AEROSMITH have finalized the track listing for their as-yet-untitled greatest hits collection, due out n June 25th through Columbia Records. It is as follows: Disc One: 01. Mama Kin 02. Dream On 03. Same Old Song and Dance 04. Seasons of Wither 05. Walk This Way 06. Big Ten Inch Record 07. Sweet Emotion 08. ...

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House Owned By AEROSMITH's TOM HAMILTON Burned Down

The Cape Cod home of AEROSMITH bass guitarist Tom Hamilton was destroyed in a fire, according to the Associated Press. No one was in the house when a fire started just before 7:00 PM Saturday, firefighter James Murphy said. An addition to Hamilton's home was under construction. Minutes later, a second fire was reported at ...

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COSMOSQUAD To Participate In Italy's GUITAR DAY

L.A. fusion metallers COSMOSQUAD have been invited to participate in Guitar Day, a one-day guitar extravaganza that will take place on June 13th at Club Alpheus in Rome, Italy. Guitar Day will mark the first ever overseas live appearance for the band whose new album, Squadrophenia, is out now in Europe and North America and ...

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AEROSMITH To Disband?

The following report was posted at MSNBC's The Scoop: Are the members of AEROSMITH planning to walk their own way? A source close to the long-lived group says that in-fighting among the members has gotten so bad that the band is on the verge of splitting. "They would be fighting except that they're ...

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NEUROTICA To Issue Third CD On June 25th

Florida's NEUROTICA, featuring former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will issue their self-titled third full-length album through Koch/Smackdown Records on June 25th. The record was produced by Doug Kaye and mixed by Kevin "Caveman" Shirley (i.e. BLACK CROWES, AEROSMITH, SOIL) and features 11 tracks, including the first single, "All My Friends Crush You", and "Ride of ...

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AEROSMITH Record New Material For "Greatest Hits" CD

During the recent recording sessions that produced the group's "Theme from Spider Man" contribution to the Spider-Man movie, AEROSMITH tracked two brand new cuts: "Bad Enough" and "The Girls Of Summer". Both songs will most likely surface on the group's greatest hits-style CD, due out this summer. ...

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STAIND, GODSMACK, AEROSMITH Big Winners At Boston Music Awards

GODSMACK, STAIND, and AEROSMITH received two trophies each at this year's Boston Music Awards, which were held on Thursday, April 11th at the Orpheum. STAIND took home award for Act Of The Year, and nabbed the Single Of The Year prize for "It's Been Awhile". Meanwhile, GODSMACK received the Rock Band award, and their singer, ...

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