AEROSMITH's official fan club, Aero Force One, will make an official announcement regarding the band's fall touring plans on Monday, June 19. The group are expected to confirm that they will be teaming up with MÖTLEY CRÜE for a U.S. tour beginning in early September. So far, the following dates are being rumored (NOT yet officially confirmed) for the trek:
Sep. 05 - Columbus, OH @ Germain Amphitheatre
Sep. 07 - Hartford, CT @ TBA
Sep. 09 - Pittsburg, PA @ TBA
Sep. 14 - Holmdel, NJ @ TBA
Sep. 19 & 21 – Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach
Sep. 23 - Camden, NJ @ Tweeter Center at the Waterfront *
Sep. 26 - Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts *
Oct. 05 - Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
Oct. 07 - Alpine Valley WI @ TBA
Oct. 13 - Noblesville, IN @ TBA
Oct. 15 - St. Louis, MO @ UMB Bank Pavilion
Nov. 12 - Phoenix, AZ @ TBA
* confirmed by Live Nation
The first rumblings of a possible AEROSMITH / MÖTLEY CRÜE pairing were heard in early January when CRÜE frontman Vince Neil revealed during an appearance on the "Opie and Anthony" show on XM Satellite Radio that the two bands would be hooking for a trek later in the year.
AEROSMITH are currently recording their new album with producer Steve Lillywhite, who has previously worked with U2 and MORRISSEY. The band were forced to cancel a bunch of shows on their spring tour after singer Steven Tyler suffered a broken blood vessel in his voice box.
MÖTLEY CRÜE are believed to have commenced the songwriting/demoing process for their new studio album with producer Bob Rock, who previously worked with CRÜE on their "Dr. Feelgood" and self-titled albums, as well as the three new tracks that appeared on CRÜE's two-CD "greatest hits" collection, "Red, White & Crüe" (which came out in February 2005). An early 2007 release is expected.