Tag Archives: Aerosmith

Queen, Metallica, Tool among highest paid musicians of 2020 says Billboard

Posted by on July 23, 2021

  Queen tops the list of highest paid hard rock and heavy metal acts of 2020 according to Billboard’s highest-paid musicians of 2020 list. Reaching the no. 7 spot on the list of highest paid musicians overall, Queen tops the hard rock and heavy metal category with $13.2 million in earnings for 2020. Reaching no. […]

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Round Hill Music Partners With Songwriting/Production Team 4 Horsemen

Posted by on August 21, 2020

This probably won’t come as a surprise to you, but a lot of songs you’re hearing aren’t all written by the artists. Take, for example, this week’s #1 song at rock radio, Shinedown’s “Atlas Falls.” It was co-written by Zac Maloy, who some 90’s rock fans may remember as the frontman of The Nixons. He’s […]

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Aerosmith at 50

Posted by on August 8, 2019

  Aerosmith at 50 362. That’s the collective age of Boston’s best-loved and most enduring hard rockers, and as Aerosmith enters its 50th year of existence, there can be few septuagenarians who could even imagine still cutting such a dash, without any hint of irony, as the bad boys of rock. Sure, the Stones have […]

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Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry announces headlining Fall tour dates

Posted by on October 9, 2018

Joe Perry has announced tour dates in support of his latest solo effort Sweetzerland Manifesto, which was released earlier this year via his Roman Records imprint/distributed worldwide by Amped Distribution. The trek kicks off on November 30th in Sioux City Iowa and runs through December 16th in Agoura Hills, CA. The Aerosmith guitarist’s touring band includes […]

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The best-selling rock and metal of 2018 so far is…

Posted by on June 15, 2018

If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider, you likely check out Metal by Numbers, in which we look at the week’s biggest-selling heavy titles. Of course, streaming is more or less taking over as the way many people consume music, but hard rock and metal fans tend to be more loyal. With this current […]

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Women’s group asks Spotify to remove Red Hot Chili Peppers, Don Henley, Steven Tyler and more

Posted by on May 16, 2018

How far is too far? Last week, Spotify recently removed both R&B singer R Kelly and rapper XXXTentacion from their playlists due to their history with sexual misconduct. Unfortunately, there’s no easy right answer to that question as neither artist has been formally charged with anything, despite the fact that evidence points to the contrary. […]

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Steven Tyler medical issue forces Aerosmith tour cancellation

Posted by on September 26, 2017

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler turned 69 this year, which is pretty amazing considering the band is still touring. However, due to what’s vaguely being described as “unexpected medical issues,” the frontman has been sidelined, and the band are being forced to cancel their South American tour, which was to have kicked off tomorrow. Tyler’s condition […]

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Photos/Review: Hellfest 2017 was One Hell of a Ride

Posted by on June 26, 2017

As promised, Hellfest 2017 was “One Hell of a Ride” For three day; over 120 bands took over the small town of Clisson, France.  Proving that Hellfest is quite possibly the greatest metal festival around today, dare I even say Ever! “Are you ready for some awkward Canadian prog metal?!?!” –Devin Townsend The opening day […]

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Hellfest Open Air unveils 2017 lineup

Posted by on November 29, 2016

Hellfest Open Air Festival has finally unveiled the full lineup for the already sold out event that takes place on June 16-18th in Clisson France. There’s a reason why it sells so fast, and next year’s massive list speaks for itself which confirms that it is one of the best festivals to attend. The lineup […]

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Aerosmith confirm farewell tour, announce Spring dates

Posted by on November 14, 2016

It’s not that big of a surprise that Aerosmith are gearing up for their last hurrah. Steven Tyler released a country album, Joe Perry has been playing with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp with Hollywood Vampires (and collapsing onstage while doing so). The fact that they’d be doing a farewell tour has been pretty much […]

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