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Aerosmith

September 14, 2002 Alpine Valley – East Troy Wisconsin. 

Steven Tyler performs Dream on with Slash 

 

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Bio

  formed in Boston in 1970. Joe Perry  and  Tom Hamilton,  met up with   Steven Tyler,   Joey Kramer,    and formed Aerosmith.  

  signed to Columbia Records in 1972,  and released  a string of gold and platinum albums.   debut album was followed by Get Your Wings in 1974.   1975 saw the band breaking into the mainstream .   Rocks cemented their status as   superstars. Two   albums followed in 1977 and 1979. Their first five albums have   attained multi-platinum status.  touring extensively and charted a dozen   singles.     drug addiction and internal conflict took their toll on the band. leading to the departures of Perry and Whitford . they were replaced by Jimmy Crespo and Rick Dufay. 

the 80’s

Perry and Whitford returned to Aerosmith in 1984 with a new deal with Geffen Records. After a comeback tour, the band recorded Done with Mirrors . winning   critical praise but failed to come close to commercial expectations.   they colaberated with rap group Run–D.M.C. in 1986. with the 1987 multi-platinum release Permanent Vacation.   regaining the level of popularity they had experienced in the 1970s.[18] 

Late 8os and 90s

1980s and 1990s saw  the band scoring several hits and   numerous awards.  with  music from Pump and Get a Grip and Nine Lives  .   a pop culture phenomenon with   music videos and   appearances in television and video games. Their comeback has been described as one of the most remarkable and in rock   history.[9][10] Additional albums followed in 2001, 2004, and 2012. Since 2001, the band has toured every year, except 2008. After 47 years of performing, the band continues to tour and record music.  

History

Aerosmith is the best-selling American hard rock band of all time.  selling more than 150 million records.  over 70 million records in the United States alone.  25 gold albums, 18 platinum albums, and 12 multi-platinum . they hold the record for the most total certifications by an American band. having scored 21 Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100.  number-one Mainstream Rock hits.    Grammy AwardsAmerican Music Awards, and   MTV Video Music Awards.   inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001 .  included among both Rolling Stones and VH1’s lists of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.