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AEROSMITH Won't Rock With BOSTON POPS After All

According to The Boston Globe, the organizers of the annual Fourth of July extravaganza confirmed Thursday (June 3) AEROSMITH will not be joining the Boston Pops orchestra for their annual Independence Day concert after all. "The Pops and AEROSMITH have been unable to resolve logistical issues in the period between [the band's] North American tour ...

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Report: AEROSMITH Sales Are A Big Honkin' Letdown

Jim Farber of the New York Daily News is reporting that the sales performance of AEROSMITH's latest CD, "Honkin' on Bobo" has the band singin' the blues — not only on the album, but over its commercial prospects, as well. The CD, a spirited collection of covers of 12-bar standards, has sunk to No. 73 ...

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AC/DC, BLACK SABBATH, KISS To Rock Daytona Beach Museum

Laser light shows featuring the music of KISS, VAN HALEN, AC/DC, AEROSMITH, BLACK SABBATH and dozens of other rock and pop acts will be staged at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach, Florida beginning this Tuesday (June 1) and running through Aug. 7, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Laser light shows ...

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AEROSMITH To Perform On FOX TV's 'Summer Music Mania'

Legendary rockers AEROSMITH have announced that they will be performing Tuesday, June 1 on Fox TV's "Summer Music Mania 2004", hosted by reality pop-princess Jessica Simpson. Other confirmed performers include 3 DOORS DOWN, USHER, BLACK EYED PEAS and LUDACRIS. "Summer Music Mania 2004" is scheduled to air at 8:00 p.m. EST. ...

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AEROSMITH Tattoo & Piercing Contest Underway

The official AEROSMITH fan club Aero Force One is holding a contest for the best AEROSMITH tattoos and piercings, according to Launch Radio Networks. The grand prize is an autographed copy of the group's latest CD, "Honkin' On Bobo", and a $200 shopping spree in the Aero Force One online store, while the second- and ...

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Report: AEROSMITH To Rock With BOSTON POPS ORCHESTRA

AEROSMITH are in talks to appear alongside the Boston Pops Orchestra at their annual Independence Day concert, according to the Boston Herald. According to a source close to the band cited by the newspaper, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and the rest are discussing the prospect of rockin' the house with Keith Lockhart and the Pops ...

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AEROSMITH: 'Baby Please Don't Go' Video Posted Online

AEROSMITH have released the first video, "Baby Please Don't Go", from their critically acclaimed album, "Honkin' On Bobo". Directed by Mark Haefeli with some help from one of the band's closest friends, the high-energy camera work and editing "allows AEROSMITH to explode into every frame with the kind of raw, rough and raucous energy the ...

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AEROSMITH TV Special To Premiere Next Month

The A&E cable network will premiere "Aerosmith: You Gotta Move" — a two-hour documentary special on AEROSMITH — on Friday, June 6 at 8:00 p.m., according to ABC ePrep. The special provides a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of AEROSMITH's latest album, "Honkin' On Bobo", and travels with the band on tour. The following is ...

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DOOGIE WHITE Comments On YNGWIE Tour, CORNERSTONE And Other Projects

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have signed a Japanese record deal with Yamaha Communications. The group's recently completed third album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", will get a Japanese release on May 19. "They have a very strong marketing programme for us and we are ...

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AEROSMITH: Berklee Scholarship Created in STEVEN TYLER's Honor

Berklee College of Music has honored AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler by announcing an online scholarship program in his name. The Steven Tyler Online Scholarship Program is designed to provide gifted musicians throughout the world with unique opportunities to attend Berklee from anywhere, enabling them to interact with renowned faculty and world-class music instruction. More information ...

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GUITAR WORLD Magazine Invites You To Design Your Dream Guitar

Guitar World magazine and premier guitar-makers Fender Musical Instrument Corporation are offering fans a chance to design their "dream" guitar and have it judged by three true hard rock icons: BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi (No. 1 on Guitar World's list of the greatest metal guitarists), AEROSMITH's Joe Perry and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE/AUDIOSLAVE's Tom Morello. ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Confirm Italian Tour Cancellation

As first reported here on April 30, long-running San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have now officially confirmed the cancellation of their previously announced Italian tour. The group's statement on the matter is as follows: "Dear Fans, with much regret, VICIOUS RUMORS has had to cancel their Italian tour. Lead guitarist Geoff ...

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TESLA Guitarist: Being Back Together Is 'Pure Joy'

TESLA guitarist Tommy Skeoch spoke with Sean Richardson of the Boston Phoenix about the group's surprise "hit" album "Into the Now", the band's first new studio album in 10 years. "Dude, can you believe it? I think we’re going to pull a little AEROSMITH here," Skeoch enthused. "I'm not trying to compare us to them ...

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AEROSMITH Singer To Appear In SONY Ad Campaign

AEROSMITH lead singer Steven Tyler will appear in a Sony broadcast advertising campaign premiering Monday May 3. The TV commercial, dubbed "Slo Mo", will begin airing between 9:30-10:00 p.m. during CBS' "Two and a Half Men". The TV spot will also run on network and cable channels through July. Starring alongside Tyler is the Cyber-shot® ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Cancel Italian Tour

VICIOUS RUMORS' previously announced Italian tour has reportedly been cancelled due to guitarist Geoff Thorpe's "health problems". No further information is currently available. As previously reported, VICIOUS RUMORS recently signed a multi-album recording contract with Holland's Mascot Records. The group's first release for Mascot will be a DVD, entitled "Crushing the World - Part 1". ...

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ERIC SINGER On Rejoining KISS: 'We All Change Our Minds'

KISS drummer Eric Singer was recently asked by the Kiss Underground Archives web site to explain why he decided to return to the band in light of his previous statement that he couldn't imagine working with KISS again unless Ace Frehley was involved. "We all feel different about a situation at any given time, but ...

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PAUL STANLEY: 'KISS Is A Reality'

KISS guitarist Paul Stanley has spoken to The West Australian about the group's decision to continue touring without lead guitarist Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss (replaced by longtime KISS associate Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer, respectively). "Things do change and if there are some diehard fans who cry foul, then they need to realize ...

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THE DARKNESS To Cover AEROSMITH?

THE DARKNESS are set to pay the ultimate tribute to their rock heroes AEROSMITH — by covering their classic hit "Walk This Way", according to World Entertainment News Network. The Brit Award-winners will reportedly team up with U.K. hip-hop collective GOLDIE LOOKIN' CHAIN to remake the hit track — with a contemporary edge. In related ...

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AEROSMITH Sell More Than 160K Copies Of 'Bobo', Land At No. 5

AEROSMITH's critically acclaimed blues album, "Honkin' on Bobo" (Columbia), has landed at No. 5 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart with sales of 160,500 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band's last album, 2001's "Just Push Play", arrived at No. 2 with 240,000 copies and has gone on to sell 1.3 million. Meanwhile, GUNS ...

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AEROSMITH: JOE PERRY's Son To Guest On ABC's 'Knock First'

Tony Perry, son of AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry, will be the subject of an upcoming episode of the ABC Family series "Knock First". "Knock First" is a teen-do-it-yourself show that gives teens, with the help of professional decorators, the chance to reveal their identity through the makeover of their room. Tony and his friends, including ...

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