Year of birth : 1970
Age: 45 years
Citizenship : United States
Stephen Victor Tallarico and Anthony Joseph Perry, future Toxic Twins, met in the summer of 1969. A year later, they assembled a group that has become one of the best rock bands of America.One of the most popular American hard rock band, "Aerosmith" was formed in 1970 when vocalist Steven Tyler (Steven Victor Tallarico, p. 26 March 1948, New York) met Joe Perry (Anthony Joseph Perry, p. 10 September 1950, Boston, USA ; guitar). Perry, then playing in the "Jam band",invited Tyler (had already released one single, "When I Needed You", with his team "Chain Reaction" and another, "You Should Have Been Here Yesterday", with "William Proud And The Strangeurs") to join his "Cream "-like project. The composition was completed by a colleague Perry on "Jam band" Tom Hamilton (b. December 31, 1951 ,Colorado Springs, USA; bass) and newcomers Joey Kramer (born June 21, 1950, New York, USA. drums) and Ray Taba (guitar) , who, however, was soon replaced by Brad Whitford (born February 23, 1952, Winchester, United States) .. After their first concert in the "Nipmuc Regional High School", the band decided to take a name "Aerosmith".Their popularity in the vicinity of Boston grew rapidly, and after, as they noticed Clive Davis at the concert "Max`s
Kansas City ", they signed a contract with " Columbia records ". Released in 1973, the debut album " Aerosmith " is located on the bottom of the charts. However, the single " Dream On ", a former first at the 59th position ,I hit the Top 10 in April 1976. When the second disc recording, "Get your wings", began a fruitful working relationship with producer Jack Douglas. Tours of the States brought the quintet fame and next album (currently sold over 6 million copies worldwide) was the first real success " Aerosmith ".
The fourth album ,"Rock", reached platinum status within a few months after its release. "Aerosmith" strengthened its position with the release of "Draw the line" and the powerful "Live! Bootleg", but despite the popularity among the audience, they failed to get the approval of many critics, who accused the group of secondary ideas ,particularly pointing to the similarity with the "Led Zeppelin". After filming "Aerosmith" in the movie "Sgt. Pepper`s Lonely Hearts Club Band" as the "Future Villain band" between Tyler and Perry began differences. After the provalishegosya "Night in the ruts" Joe left the composition and subsequently founded the "Joe Perry Project". In 1980-m to the "Aerosmith" joined Jimmy Crespo, but the following year Brad Whitford left. The album "Rock in a hard place", recorded with the participation of Rick Dufay replaced by his proved rather lackluster.
Normal relations between the band and Perry with Whitford were restored during a tour in 1984. Differences were forgotten ,and the following year " of Aerosmith " played in its " classic " lineup again. The Group entered into a lucrative contract with the "Geffen records", and after the release of the album "Done With Mirrors", produced by Ted Templeman, Tyler and Perry have successfully completed a course of rehabilitation from alcohol and drug addiction. Recorded with producer Bruce Fairbernom "Permanent vacation" has become one of the most best-selling albums of the band, and the first, which was a success in England. Discs "Pump" and "Get a grip" consolidated the team `s popularity. The new generation of hard rock bands, such as "Guns N`Roses", a little pushed "Aerosmith",but these latest releases still yavyalis samples of quality rock music. Desiring to consolidate the image of an extraordinary group " aerosmitovtsy " from afar impressive box set "Box of fire" on the 13-year- compact, and includes rare concert recordings. The kit also included a box of matches ! In the middle of 90-x the band returned to the label "Columbia pictures" and spent a lot of time to write "Nine lives" next disc. Oddly enough, the album sounded very fresh, although the "Aerosmith" style remained the same. Its output is anticipated hit single "Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees)" in February of 1997.
Although Tyler has " exchanged fifty dollars "on the stage, he still seems timeless - even Jagger and Bruce Springsteen look tired in comparison with him, giving him first place. In September 1998, "Aerosmith" led the American charts with her song "I Don`t Want To Miss A Thing", which remained at the top for 4 weeks, and also became the first of a thing ,trapped in the UK Top 10 (4th place) . In the new millennium the band released the album "Just push play", made in the best " aerosmitovskih " traditions