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By Metal Dave Let’s just say meeting Aerosmith was hardly a night in the ruts. The date was Nov. 16, 2012 in Austin, Texas, when Aerosmith hit town on the “Music From Another Dimension” tour. Depending on which day you ask, Aerosmith may be my all-time favorite band (they share a coin toss with the […]

The following originally published in the Austin American-Statesman on Nov. 15, 2012 to advance Aerosmith’s Nov. 16 concert in Austin with special guest Cheap Trick. Where noted, it has been expanded to include additional content. AEROSMITH DRUMMER JOEY KRAMER STILL HITS HARD, LIVES IN TEXAS By David Glessner Special to the American-Statesman Joey Kramer wasn’t […]

Aerosmith plays the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX on Friday Nov. 16 with Cheap Trick. Ticket info here. By Metal Dave Let’s give credit where credit is due: Just because Steven Tyler and Joe Perry pulled rank as Aerosmith’s “Toxic Twins,” that doesn’t mean the rest of the band was all cookies and chocolate […]

Aerosmith plays the Frank Erwin Center in Austin on Friday, Nov. 16 with Cheap Trick. Ticket info here. By Metal Dave Despite his best efforts to live fast, die young and leave a fabulous head of hair, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has buried his expiration date. Now 62 and free of the copious toxins that […]

By Metal Dave Glessner I first got kicked in the teeth by Supagroup during the late 1990s when a business trip took me to Atlanta. By day, I reported to an office. By night, I prowled the Little Five Points district where I happened upon Supagroup who, in those early days, used to encore with […]

By Metal Dave Before Steven Tyler silenced his critics by NOT becoming a complete Bozo Cara DeGeneres on “American Idol,” he spent decades stealing the spotlight as the inimitable singer and showman of Aerosmith — a band that is easily among my Top 3 all-time favorites. Tyler also ranks as my all-time favorite singer. Amazing […]

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Remember when you had to sleep in a car to be the first in line to get the best concert tickets? Remember when getting a rock star’s autograph was your reward for persistence, loyalty and obsession? No? Well, I do and I’m sure I’m not alone.   Today’s sad reality is the truest rock fans […]

The Bastard Son of Axl Tyler Colby Veil grew up in Rockwall, Texas but hauled ass to Los Angeles so he could start livin’ out his fantasy of sleepin’ late and smokin’ tea. Actually, Colby moved to L.A. so he could marinate in the birthplace of Guns N’Roses. Once there, he drank up the Hollywood nightlife, […]

  Josh Todd gave me a shout last night to talk about Buckcherry’s new record, “All Night Long.” He also talked about his fight for sobriety (he’s winning!), the rumors about him replacing Steven Tyler in Aerosmith and why the oil spill in the Gulf Coast should serve as an eye-opener. Regarding his past struggles with […]