Aerosmith Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

30th October 2016

Quote: "Jay Z's still the king. I mean, he's got a track record. Same with Kanye (West), so there's a lot of talent out there, but when I look at who's breaking new ground, Kendrick (Lamar) and Chance (The Rapper), those guys are doing just amazing work." U.S. President Barack Obama names his favourite hip hop artists.

24th September 2015

Quote: "I get nervous and I can't remember my name. I gotta have teleprompters out for Dream On when girls are lifting up their shirts at a rock concert." Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler has a hard time memorising the lyrics to his own songs.

21st July 2015

Fact: Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler posed for a photograph with a pair of newlyweds after the couple found his lost dog in the elevator of the hotel all three were staying in. According to, Ken Morrison and his new wife found the Shih Tzu alone in the elevator and took it to the front desk of the Fairmont Hotel in Edmonton, Canada and Tyler thanked them with a chat and picture.

19th June 2015

Quote: "There's always the past, but we try to keep the past out of it. When Joe gets in my s**t about something, I say, 'Don't squat with your spurs on'. It's a band, and it's a family. I'll do it until I come screeching to a halt, all broken and battered and can't stand up anymore." Steven Tyler on his love-hate relationship with Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry.

14th May 2015

Quote: "Nobody knows how country I am. As a kid I used to trudge through 10 miles of snow just for cigarettes and sex." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler insists his transition as a country music star isn't so bizarre.

27th February 2015

Fact: Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has recorded a new rendition of the band's hit Janie's Got A Gun for the soundtrack of Natalie Portman's new western Jane Got a Gun.

28th December 2014

Quote: "There was a time after Aerosmith got back together when we were doing and almost yearly New Year’s Eve show. One of my favourite ones was at the Orpheum (Los Angeles) right before the New Year rang in - we dragged living room furniture onto the stage and brought our wives out and celebrated with our fans." Aerosmith star Joe Perry recalls his favourite New Year's Eve memory.

22nd December 2014

Tweet: "We Loved You Forever, We Will Miss You Always...Rip Joe Cocker." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler pays tribute to Joe Cocker, who died on Monday (22Dec14).

21st October 2014

Fact: Aerosmith star Joe Perry gave U.S. late-night host Conan O Brien's show a rock edge on Monday night (20Oct14) when he joined house group Jimmy Vivino & the Basic Cable Band for the programme. In between musical interludes, the guitar great plugged his new autobiography Rocks: My Life in & Out of Aerosmith.

23rd July 2014

Tweet: "Happy Rockin Birthday @Slash.... Glad You're Still Alive Because You Killed It On Stage Last Night!!!" Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler marks his tour mate Slash's 49th birthday on Wednesday (23Jul14) with a complimentary tweet.

23rd June 2014

Tweet: "What Songs Do You Wanna Hear That You've Never Heard Before?? Bring It On... #Letrockrulesetlist". Rocker Steven Tyler appeals for fans' input to help Aerosmith determine the setlist for their upcoming joint tour with Slash. The gigs kick off in New York on 10 July (14).

27th May 2014

Tweet: "Happy 50th birthday Lenny Kravitz wishing you a great day all the best, Joe." Aerosmith's Joe Perry sends his congratulations to rocker Lenny Kravitz for reaching the milestone on Monday (26May14).

30th April 2014

Quote: "A breast. That happens all the time. You get to sign a vagina every now and then. I always tell them, 'Are you sure you want me to sign that thing? Your boyfriend might get a bit p**sed off next time he's down there.'" Aerosmith star Steven Tyler receives some odd autograph requests from fans.

16th April 2014

Quote: "We used to have some real scream-outs, but now if there's something important... we just grab each other by the elbow and throw everybody out of the room and sit down and talk about it and that's it. We know there's no more use in throwing chairs at walls, smashing things, throwing things on the floor... Sitting down and talking about it and just laying it out there gets it done and then we can go on and have fun and play." Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry insists he and bandmate Steven Tyler have found a new way of working through their differences.

15th April 2014

Quote: "That's why I have a teleprompter." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler jokes about needing lyric help when busty fans flash their boobs at him during shows.

9th December 2013

Fact: Rockers Steven Tyler and Lenny Kravitz treated attendees at an art bash in Miami, Florida to an impromptu performance of Aerosmith classic Walk This Way on Thursday night (05Dec13). Guests at the Wall venue included fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger and Paris and Nicky Hilton.

5th September 2013

Fact: Aerosmith star Steven Tyler took a break from writing new tunes in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday (02Sep13) to perform the group's hit Jaded with songwriter Marti Frederiksen onstage at tiny club the Bluebird Cafe.

9th August 2013

Quote: "We were all waiting for a load of blow to come. (Bandmate) Joe Perry was onstage and I ran up onstage and started jamming with him. Who knew that from jamming with Joe, it would become so big and do what it did?" Aerosmith star Steven Tyler reveals the story behind the band's smash hit Walk This Way.

23rd May 2013

Fact: Newlywed actress Katrina Bowden walked down the aisle to Aerosmith's I Don't Want To Miss A Thing and enjoyed her first dance as Mrs. Ben Jorgensen to the sounds of Ryan Adams' cover of Wonderwall. The 30 Rock star wed the musician last weekend (19May13) in a romantic ceremony at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York and has since shared photos from her big day with readers of Us Weekly magazine.

30th April 2013

Tweet: "Had a great time at the Black Sabbath concert in Oz with Tommy Iommi." Aerosmith star Joe Perry found time to catch Black Sabbath's show in Melbourne on Monday (29Apr13) during a trip to Australia. Both bands are currently touring Down Under.

3rd March 2013

Quote: "I never knew how much Steven probably taught me how to sing growing up because they've been around for so long that I would have been listening to him from birth. He knows I'm a big fan so I try not to geek out too much when I'm around them. With him, you listen and he talks. He has the most amazing and crazy stories that I want to soak up." Country star Carrie Underwood is a huge fan of Steven Tyler after learning to sing by performing Aerosmith tracks.

2nd November 2012

Quote: "This band is like a 40-year marriage. Using sex toys every now and then may help save it." Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler jokes about how spicing things up in the recording studio helped breathe new life into the band's first album since 2004.

10th October 2012

Tweet: "Just had a convo (conversation) on the phone with Steven Tyler!!!!!! No Biggie!" British singer Mollie King of The Saturdays is star-struck after a chat with the Aerosmith frontman.

11th September 2012

Fact: Steven Tyler's Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry is set to become a reality TV star again after returning to the set of U.S. show Sons Of Guns. The rock legend will join Will Hayden and his team of gunsmiths at Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Red Jacket Firearms on 19 September (12) in a bid to get a beloved black powder Lyle cannon restored and repaired.

31st July 2012

Fact: The new Aerosmith album will feature guest vocals from Carrie Underwood and Julian Lennon as well as guitarist cameos from Johnny Depp and the band's one-time member Rick Dufay, who returned to help the group cover the Temptations' Shakey Ground.

2nd May 2012

Fact: Aerosmith star Joe Perry has recorded two new instrumental tracks for hit drama Csi: Crime Scene Investigation. The rocker teamed up with his DJ son Roman for the project. The finished product will feature on an episode which is set to debut in America on Wednesday (02May12).

23rd March 2012

Fact: Rocker Steven Tyler had a special birthday treat on Thursday night (22Mar12) when Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry stepped onstage during the American Idol results show to perform Happy Birthday with the contestants. Tyler was clearly moved by the guitarist's performance. Tyler's actress daughter Liv Tyler and her son Milo were in the audience for the tribute. The rocker turns 64 on Monday (26Mar12).

9th March 2012

Quote: "To be honest, I was expecting it... He wasn't in good shape and I was pretty p**sed off at that point." Guitarist Joe Perry on Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler's fall from grace when he took a misstep during a 2009 summer show and fell from a stage in South Dakota. The band was forced to scrap the rest of the tour as Tyler recovered from his injuries.

23rd January 2012

Quote: "I think that was great. That was great. Very soulful." Aerosmith rocker and American Idol judge Steven Tyler gives U.S. President Barack Obama the thumbs up for his brief rendition of Al Green's Let's Stay Together at a fundraiser in New York on Thursday (19Jan12).

23rd June 2011

Quote: "I'm proud of my father. I admire his courage to do American Idol at this time of his life. He's fabulous. Charming. Magical. Friends my age tell me, 'I have a crush on your father.' We're both busy working, but we see one another. We speak. We text constantly." Liv Tyler on her famous dad, Aerosmith rocker Steve Tyler.

31st March 2011

Quote: "Oddly enough, when the guy talks, I can feel where he's coming from. I've actually witnessed a lot of that kind of behaviour in my life... Nobody in particular, but when you've been doing what I do for 40-plus years, you start to see that kind of tiger's blood and warlock thing." Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton is convinced there are many people in Hollywood who are just like embattled actor Charlie Sheen.

9th March 2011

Fact: A charity founded in memory of late rocker Ronnie James Dio is selling off guitars painted by elephants to raise money. The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund has teamed with the Asian Elephant Art & Conservation Project (Aeacp) to create the pieces, signed by stars including Metallica, Slash, and Aerosmith, which will be auctioned off later this year (10).

10th February 2011

Tweet: "Our condolences to Gary Moore's family and personal friends. He will be missed by many. Our thoughts&prayers r with you." Aerosmith star Joe Perry adds his tributes to rocker GARY MOORE, who died on Sunday (06Feb11).

19th January 2011

Quote: "I already called Joe to tell him not to watch, knowing full well that he will." Steven Tyler has told his Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry not to watch his TV stint on American Idol.

13th January 2011

Quote: "I gotta get up every 20 minutes to go pee. It's gotten me in trouble, the fact that I can't sit still." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler fidgets.

7th January 2011

Quote: "He's a good friend of mine. I went to a picnic with him and he taught me how to fry a turkey." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler refuses to enter a war of words with Kid Rock after he publicly criticised the Cryin' singer for becoming an American Idol judge.

5th November 2010

Quote: "He’s just jealous." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler responds to Kid Rock's criticism of his decision to become a judge on TV talent show American Idol.

21st October 2010

Fact: Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will sing the American national anthem at the ice hockey game between the Boston Bruins and the Washington Capitals in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday (21Oct10).

23rd September 2010

Quote: "I'll tell you one thing, when we put this band together, this is not something that he would do." Times have changed for Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, according to bandmate Joe Perry. The singer was unveiled as one of the new American Idol judges, alongside Jennifer Lopez, on Wednesday (22Sep10).

23rd September 2010

Quote: "At first they were jealous, they heard it through the press and not through me. But then I said to them, 'Four months ago you were looking for another lead singer.' So things go up and down." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler on how his bandmates reacted to news he was the new judge on TV talent show American Idol.

13th August 2010

Quote: "I'm very judgemental of the guys in the band. I know when to say, 'Don't bore us - get to the chorus!' and I think I'd bring credibility to that forum if I was asked to do it." Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler on his ability to judge U.S. TV singing competition American Idol. The rocker recently confirmed he is in talks with Fox network executives to take over one of the vacant slots left by Simon Cowell and Ellen DeGeneres.

6th August 2010

Quote: "Again, the four of us were in shock. It was a replay of last year, except this time he had a job... It's like getting hit over the head." Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is still reeling from the news his bandmate Steven Tyler may quit the band for a second time amid rumours he's been chosen as the new American Idol judge.

2nd August 2010

Quote: "So many of us have gone through the same thing. When somebody like Steven Tyler tells you that he's been through what you've been through and that you're going to be OK, you're going to listen." Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer STEVEN ADLER was given advice by Aerosmith frontman STEVEN TYLER as he battled addiction.

2nd August 2010

Quote: "The rumours are true... I'm pregnant with (Aerosmith guitarist) Joe Perry's baby."AEROSMITH rocker Steven Tyler pokes fun at reports he is set to join the judging panel on reality TV show American Idol.

3rd April 2010

Fact: Aerosmith are in talks to play two big hometown shows at Boston's Fenway Park in Massachusetts. The reunited rockers are close to signing a deal for two dates at the hallowed home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team in August (10). The band has already announced plans to tour Europe and South America this summer (10).

19th March 2010

Quote: "I've been married to those guys for nearly 40 years." Steven Tyler insists his relationship with his Aerosmith bandmates is like a marriage. The group almost split over Christmas (09) after the frontman announced plans to take a two-year hiatus before checking into rehab to tackle painkiller issues.

17th March 2010

Fact: Aerosmith have scored a concert record in Peru after selling 10,000 tickets for their 22 May (10) concert in Lima in one day. Tuesday (16Mar10) sales marked the biggest first-day sales made by any band in the country.

1st March 2010

Fact: Aerosmith's summer (10) Locked, Cocked & Loaded tour dates have been finalised. The reunited rock group will perform 11 concerts across Europe in June and July (10). The gigs include shows at London's O2 Arena, Athens Olympic Stadium in Greece and Barcelona's St Jordi Arena in Spain.

25th February 2010

Fact: Aerosmith is back in business - the band has announced a full arena tour in addition to a handful of festival dates over the summer (10). The trek kicks off at the Sweden Rock Festival on 10 June and will include gigs across Europe, before winding up in Italy on 3 July (10). Frontman Steven Tyler has confirmed he will be taking part.

27th October 2009

Fact: Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is going solo for an evening. The singer will host a charity event, titled Dream On, An Intimate Evening with Steven Tyler, in Concord, New Hampshire on 23 January (09). The night will see him perform and stage a question-and-answer session with the audience to raise money for good causes.

12th October 2009

Quote: "I am not a fan of Aerosmith's music without the live performance behind it... I have never listened to one CD all the way through. I listen in the studio when they record. I've never put an Aero CD on my player. I did order a few songs from iTunes." Rocker Joe Perry's wife Billie admits she's not a fan of her husband's music.

24th September 2009

Fact: Aerosmith will perform as part of the Formula One racing season's final weekend on 1 November (09). The rockers will take to the stage in Abu Dhabi to play for race fans.

11th August 2009

Quote: "My wife found a singer on YouTube; she's always looking for flying saucers on the internet... and she found this guy from Germany, and he's an incredible singer." Aerosmith star Joe Perry on HAGEN, the frontman of his new side project.

13th May 2009

Fact: Aerosmith fans will be able to win concert tickets and backstage passes when the group tours the U.S. this summer (09) thanks to a pioneering new lottery game initiative. Gaming technology company GTECH has created a game based on Aerosmith's Dream On song, which offers rock fans the chance to win tickets instead of cash.

14th November 2008

Quote: "Every third girl is lifting up her shirt and flashing me. When I see stuff like that, of course I'm going to forget the lyrics." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler admits flashing fans distract him at concerts.

9th November 2008

Fact: Aerosmith will play their first ever show in Venezuelan capital Caracas when they headline the Solid Fest festival in February (09). Rapper 50 Cent and Simple Plan are also on the bill.

9th July 2008

Quote: "He's the hardest driving rock star there is today. Congratulations TED. P.S. Send me that seven-foot Kodiak bear rug you promised; you can keep the liver." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler pays tribute to Ted Nugent as the CAT SCRATCH FEVER rocker celebrated his 6,000th show in his native Detroit, Michigan on Friday (04Jul08).

4th July 2008

Quote: You have the freedom to wave your freak flag as high as you want; to aspire as high as you want; to aim high and hit your mark if you're so inspired." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler is proud to be an American on Independence Day (04Jul08).

26th May 2008

Quote: "He has no idea what my dad does, or that he's famous but I can tell that he thinks there's something special about him. He gets this little extra twinkle in his eye when he's around him." Liv Tyler on her son's relationship with his Aerosmith rocker grandfather Steven Tyler.

1st April 2008

Quote: "It's probably now what you would expect but I'd love to work with Steven Tyler from Aerosmith. Oh, and John Mayer, definitely." American Idol winner Jordin Sparks on her dream collaborations.

16th November 2007

Fact: Heavy rockers Sebastian Bach, MICK MARS and Aerosmith's JOEY KRAMER have re-recorded RAM JAM's classic BLACK BETTY with former RUN-DMC star DARRYL MCDANIELS.

29th October 2007

Quote: "What could I do? Run away and smoke a joint, and go to rock concerts for the weekend? That's all they ever did." Actress Liv Tyler insists teenage rebellion was impossible as the daughter of Aerosmith rocker Steve Tyler and socialite BEBE BUELL.

28th September 2007

Quote: "He's very musical. He went to an Aerosmith concert and sat on stage with LIV and loved it." Rocker ROYSTON LANGDON is proud his two-year-old son with Liv Tyler enjoys the music his grandfather Steven Tyler makes with Aerosmith.

26th July 2007

Fact: Police in Charlottetown, Canada made 54 arrests at a festival headlined by Aerosmith on Saturday night (21Jul07). Most of those cited at the Blast at the Beach event were booked for public drunkenness and possession of alcohol.

14th July 2007

Fact: Aerosmith's ARMAGEDDON anthem DON'T WANT TO MISS A THING has beaten Eric Clapton's WONDERFUL TONIGHT and Elton John's YOUR SONG to top a new U.K. online poll to find the nation's Favourite Wedding Tune.

26th June 2007

Fact: Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry will team up with Tom Jones at Sunday's (01JUL07) Concert for Diana at London's Wembley stadium.

21st June 2007

Quote: "There's nothing good about your libido waning, even if it does free you up to do other stuff. And any man who tells you different is a liar. Life is not about hobbies and putting a ship in a bottle. I mean, talk about displacing one thing with another!" Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler dislikes old age for many reasons.

20th June 2007

Quote: "When I look at Joe Perry on stage, I see someone who looks as sculpted as one of his horses." Steven Tyler is inspired by his Aerosmith bandmate's physique.

15th June 2007

Quote: "You would sit in first class in airplanes, and hand a bottle of coke around, and just turn your head to the side and do hits." Aerosmith rocker Joe Perry recalls living the high life back in the '70s.

16th April 2007

Fact: DIANE WARREN was inspired to write Aerosmith mega-hit I DON'T WANT TO MISS A THING after hearing James Brolin talk fondly about his wife Barbra Streisand.

9th April 2007

Quote: "I like cutting the umbilical cord at my son TAJ's birth... I like smelling placenta." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler dismisses reports rock 'n' roll has prevented him from enjoying fatherhood's magical moments.

27th February 2007

Quote: "I'm looking forward to playing all the new places on this tour. I'm sick of talking to Bono and he telling me all the places that U2 have played that we haven't done. That's why we're doing this tour." Aerosmith frontman Steve Tyler looks forward to performing in Dubai for the first time this summer (06).

26th February 2007

Quote: "People say, 'Isn't the band like a marriage?' It's so much more than that. We may not f**k, but we f**k each other with our music." Aerosmith frontman Steve Tyler describes the band's special relationship.

19th January 2006

Fact: <p>During Scarlett Johansson's recent appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman, the band played Aerosmith's LOVE IN AN ELEVATOR as the actress walked onstage. The LOST IN TRANSLATION star was rumoured to have had a tryst with actor Benicio Del Toro in the lift at the Chateau Marmont hotel after the Oscars in 2004. </p>

24th August 2005

Fact: <p>Aerosmith rocker Joe Perry and his son TONY have signed up to appear in new magazine advertisements for top designer JOHN VARVATOS. They will appear playing billiards while wearing the fashion guru's attire. </p>


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