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No Surprise: Aerosmith’s Sales Have Increased Thanks To American Idol

Posted by on February 8, 2011

“It’s going to expand our audience, for sure. People who would never think about seeing Aerosmith might change their minds after seeing him on TV,” Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford told the Boston Herald about band mate Steven Tyler’s appearance as an American Idol judge. Well say what you will to what the show is doing […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/14: At What Point Does A Band Sell Out?

Posted by on January 14, 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column whereMetal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. It’s been announced that BLS frontman/head honcho Zakk Wylde will be appearing on Showtime’s Californication this Sunday. That’s not really too […]

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Video: Adam Lambert Covers Metallica

Posted by on October 18, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SaVi-zQud0&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] This really shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. Even though he was an American Idol contestant and is more known for his horrible pop dance music, Adam Lambert has a lot of rock influences. The first openly gay American Idol contestant won lots of praise for his renditions of Queen, Aerosmith and […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 9/23: Should We Care About Steven Tyler Joining American Idol?

Posted by on September 23, 2010

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. After all the “rumors” swirling around Hollywood, and despite Joe Perry’s wrath, it was officially announced that Aerosmith frontman Steven […]

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Steven Tyler Officially Joins American Idol

Posted by on September 22, 2010

Surprising nobody, Steven Tyler was officially named as a judge on American Idol, alongside Jennifer Lopez. We’re too apathetic to make a joke.

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Did Joe Perry Forget Something?

Posted by on September 7, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unkHSvSLQqw[/youtube] If you’ve been following TMZ or pretty much any other rock website for the past few months, then you know all about the Aerosmith drama. You’ve all seen Joe Perry hip bump Steven Tyler into the audience, and you’ve surely heard about the American Idol rumors. Well in a recent interview with The Calgary […]

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