“We really wanted to give it the feel that you were in the room with the band,” Perry says. “Especially with headphones on. That’s how you get your best sound and have an intimate kind of experience. But loud, and rocky! I think there are a lot of different atmospheres on the record.”
From an impending apocalypse to the promise of a new Van Halen album with David Lee Roth, the bar was set high for 2012. Everyone from the Mayans to Nostradamus prophesied 2012 as being the end of the world, but who could have predicted Green Day's epic trilogy of new albums, or Rush churning out their heaviest record this side of 2012, or Joe Walsh's first solo effort in two decades?
In the all-new Holiday 2012 issue of Guitar World magazine, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Steven Tyler give you the scoop on everything from their new album, Music from Another Dimension!, to their battles over Aerosmith's destiny.
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin has made his second public appearance in the span of a few weeks, joining Aerosmith on stage Monday night in Los Angeles for a performance of "Mama Kin." Check out the footage below.
Earlier today, Aeroforce One touched down in Boston, Massachusetts, as Aerosmith performed a live set outside of 1325 Commonwealth Ave., where the band lived in their early years. In case you missed it, the band have uploaded a stream of the entire show, and you can watch it below.
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (who happens to be turning 62 today) will join Will Hayden and his team of gunsmiths at Baton Rouge-based Red Jacket Firearms on the September 19 episode of Sons Of Guns on the Discovery Channel.