Yesterday (April 8), tour dates were released for Aerosmith's 'Let Rock Rule' tour with Slash featuring Myles Kennedy as the trek's supporting act. In celebration of the upcoming run, Aerosmith returned to Hollywood's Whisky a Go Go for the first time in over 40 years yesterday for a mini-gig with Slash as a special guest. And you can watch the entire show above!
The cat was let out of the bag a few weeks ago that Aerosmith and Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators would be teaming up for a summer tour. Slash and a couple of Aerosmith members confirmed the pairing via Twitter. Now the cities and dates for the trek have been announced (see below).
In the wake of the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15, the local community has sprung into action, raising funds for those impacted by the devastation. Now, several bands with ties to the bay state are stepping up to participate in the ‘Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration’ benefit show on May 30 at the TD Garden, with net ticket proceeds donated to The One Fund Boston.
Aerosmith vocalist Steven Tyler, his former management company Kovac Media Group and Tyler's lawyer, Dina LaPolt, have been entrenched in a legal battle since October 2012, regarding issues with the singer's stint as a judge on 'American Idol.' Tyler's former management company accuses the singer's lawyer allegedly sabotaged a multimillion dollar deal for the Aerosmith legend, resulting in Tyler's exit from the popular TV show. As if this wasn't dramatic enough, the Hollywood Reporter reports that Mick Mars and Tommy Lee of Motley Crue are now involved in another issue between both Kovac Media Group and lawyer Dina LaPolt, adding to the whirlwind of serious allegations.
If you want to figure out what kind of video Aerosmith are putting out this far into their music career, all you have to do is listen to the narrator of their 'Legendary Child' clip, who reveals, "This is the story, the story of Aerosmith done by girls on roller skates. How f---in' cool is that?"