Tag Archives: Joe Perry

Alice Cooper Talks Hollywood Vampires Covers Album

Alice Cooper‘s next album — a mostly covers tribute to the Hollywood Vampires crowd that he ran with during the early 70s — is done. The shock rocker tells us that, “I have it. It’s mixed, ready to go, and I’m very happy with it, very, very happy with it…I’m really happy with all the stuff and, y’know, McCartney’s on ... Read More »

Joe Perry: ‘We’re at the end of an era’

Like a lot of veteran artists, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has seen his band’s album sales drop over the past decade — and he doesn’t think the music’s to blame. “The record companies don’t really invest in the artist the way they used to,” Perry said during an interview with Yahoo! Music. “In the ’70s, you usually had fans that were just sitting and waiting for the ... Read More »

Joe Perry talks years of Aerosmith tension

Aerosmith are in the middle of another successful tour and they haven’t had a major public argument in several years, but that doesn’t mean things are totally harmonious between Joe Perry and Steven Tyler. Perry, making the publicity rounds for his new memoir ‘Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith,’ spoke with Vanyaland about the difficulty of keeping the band together in recent years, admitting that while ... Read More »

Aerosmith Return to the Stage Without Recovering Joey Kramer

When the members of Aerosmith needed to find a temporary fill-in for ailing drummer Joey Kramer, they didn’t have far to look. Kramer fell ill before the band’s Aug. 13 tour stop in Concord, CA, forcing the cancellation of the gig and putting the group in a temporary bind while he’s on the mend following what’s being called a “minor ... Read More »

Joe Perry Hints at Secret Paul McCartney Project

Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Kevin Winter, Getty Images As if being on the road with Aerosmith, working on his next solo album, and prepping his memoirs for publication weren’t enough to keep him busy, it turns out Joe Perry has also been up to something in the studio with Paul McCartney. Telling the Chicago Sun-Times that he did a session ... Read More »