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16 Jul, 2014

Performs with Aerosmith

aerosmith-600The actor joins rock band Aerosmith onstage in their show at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts. He is introduced by frontman Steven Tyler and proceeds to play guitar and an extended solo on the song, Train Kept A-Rollin’.

22 Aug, 2012

What Could Have Been Love

Single Release

The band releases, What Could Have Been Love, from their album, Music From Another Dimension!. Tyler:

Marti and I had both been through divorce: Do you ever have feelings about that? Do you ever think about that? It started from there: ‘What could have been love, it should have been the only thing that was ever meant to be, couldn’t see what was right in front of me.’ So many people are getting divorced now. When you’ve got kids, you still love the mother a little bit. Anyone worth their soul will admit it.

5 Aug, 2009

Falls off stage

Tyler falls off stage while performing in South Dakota. He breaks his shoulder and receives stitches in his head. The band cancels the remaining tour dates.

21 Oct, 2001

United We Stand benefit concert

Aerosmith performs Livin’ On The Edge, I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing,  Just Push Play, and Walk This Way at United We Stand: What More Can I Give benefit concert at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The concert is a tribute to the victims of 9/11.

28 Jan, 2001

Super Bowl XXXV halftime show

Aerosmith performs I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing and joined by ‘N Sync, Mary J. Blige, Nelly and Britney Spears who all sing Walk This Way.

21 Dec, 2000


Single Release

The band releases their song, Jaded, from their album, Just Push Play. Tyler:

When I hit on the melody for Jaded, it was so phenomenal that for a while I was scared to do anything more with it. I didn’t even tell the band.

24 Feb, 1999

Wins Grammy


Lead singer for Aerosmith Steven Tyler poses withAerosmith wins the Grammy for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for Pink.

18 Aug, 1998

I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing

Single Release

The band releases their song, I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing, from their album, Armageddon: The Album. Perry:

At the time, we just didn’t have the time to settle down and do it. We were out on the road, so they brought us in to see the movie and said ‘here’s the song, this is where it fits into the movie, you can do it if you want.’ So we were in the studio within the next three days cutting it. And yeah, we do wish that we’d had a little more time, so that we could have had a shot at writing it, but it was perfect timing. The song was great, people loved it, and I don’t think people care that much who wrote it.

1 Mar, 1995

Wins Grammy


Aerosmith wins the Grammy for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for Crazy. 

Dec 1994

Blind Man

Single Release

The band releases Blind Man, from their album Big Ones.The song is inspired by Tyler’s recovery from alcoholism. When he became sober, Tyler says he became more attuned to his surroundings and was able to see things he didn’t before.

13 Aug, 1994

WoodStock anniversary performance

Music PerformanceTV Appearance

Aerosmith performs Eat the Rich, Toys in the Attic, Fever, Joe Perry Solo, Draw the Line/F.I.N.E. extended jam, Rag Doll, Cryin’, Crazy, Monkey On My Back, Mama Kin, Shut Up and Dance, Stop Messin’ Around, Walk On Down, Janie’s Got A Gun, Love In An Elevator, Dude (Looks Like a Lady), Sweet Emotion, Come Together, ‘Livin On the Edge, and Walk This Way at Woodstock Music and Art Fair in Saugerties, N.Y.

1 Mar, 1994

Wins Grammy


Aerosmith wins the Grammy for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for Livin’ On The Edge.


Wayne’s World 2

Film Appearance

Aerosmith performs Dude (Looks Like a Lady) and Shut Up and Dance for the movie. In the movie Wayne and Garth are hosts of a public-access television cable TV show in Aurora, Illinois. The cast in the movie are Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Christopher Walken, Tia Carrere and Chris Farley

23 Feb, 1993

Livin’ on the Edge

Single Release

The band releases their song, Livin’ on the Edge, from their album, Get a Grip. The song was inspired by the Los Angeles riots of 1992, which took place after the police officers accused of beating the motorist Rodney King were acquitted.

20 Feb, 1991

Wins Grammy


Aerosmith wins the Grammy for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for Janie’s Got A Gun. 

18 Sep, 1990

MTV Unplugged

TV Appearance

Aerosmith performs Hangman Jury, Monkey On My Back, Love Me Two Times,  Seasons of Wither,  Big Ten Inch Record, One Way Street, Smokestack Lightning, Dream On,  Milk Cow Blues, Toys In The Attic, Walking The Dog  and Train Kept a Rollin’ on the TV show MTV Unplugged.

9 Nov, 1989

Janie’s Got A Gun

Single Release

The band releasesJanie’s Got A Gun, from their album, Pump. Tyler:

That song is about a girl getting raped and pillaged by her father. It’s about incest, something that happens to a lot of kids who don’t even find out about it until they find themselves trying to work through some major f–king neuroses.

15 Aug, 1989

Love in an Elevator

Single Release

The band releasesLove in an Elevator, from Pump. Tyler came up with the lyrics, but was concerned that the title was too juvenile. Perry told Tyler that they already had a song called Dude Looks Like A Lady which worked out very well for them, so they opted to keep the title to the song.

Oct 1987

Dude (Looks Like A Lady)

Single Release

The band releasesDude (Looks Like A Lady), from their album, Permanent Vacation. Co-writer, Desmond Child:

Joe (Perry) stepped in and said, ‘I don’t want to insult the gay community.’ I said, ‘Okay, I’m gay, and I’m not insulted. Let’s write this song.’ So I talked them into the whole scenario of a guy that walks into a strip joint and falls in love with the stripper on stage, goes backstage and finds out it’s a guy. But besides that, he’s gonna go with it. He says, ‘My funky lady, I like it, like it, like it like that.’ And so he doesn’t run out of there, he stays.

18 Aug, 1987


Single Release

The band releases their song, Angel, from their album, Permanent Vacation. The video for the song shows footage taken from shows on their 1988 North American tour.

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