Aerosmith History

Events in Music

  • 1978-10-10 Aerosmith's Steve Tyler & Joe Perry injured by a cherry bomb
  • 1993-06-05 "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith hits #18
  • 1994-06-27 Aerosmith become first major band to let fans download a full new track free from the internet

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

1994-09-08 11th MTV Video Music Awards: Aerosmith wins with newlyweds Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley opening the show

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley
  • 2001-10-21 "United We Stand" benefit concert for September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks victims, held at RFK Stadium Washington, D.C. organized and headlined by Michael Jackson and featuring Aerosmith, Mariah Carey and The Backstreet Boys

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-08-24 Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler sends cease-and-desist letter to President Trump demanding he stop using the band's songs at rallies

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Birthdays in Music

  • 1948-03-26 Steven Tyler, American rock vocalist (Aerosmith - "Walk This Way"; "Dude Looks Like A Lady"), born in New York City
  • 1949-12-30 Bruce Fairbairn, Canadian musician and record producer (Loverboy; Bon Jovi; Aerosmith), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1999)
  • 1950-06-21 Joey Kramer, American hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-09-10 Joe Perry, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith - "Walk This Way"), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • 1951-12-31 Tom Hamilton, American rock bassist (Aerosmith - "Dream On"), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1952-02-23 Bradley "Brad" Whitford, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith - "Love In An Elevator", "Last Child"), born in Winchester, Massachusetts
  • 1954-07-05 Jimmy Crespo, American guitarist (Aerosmith), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-01-20 Mark Ryden, American Pop Surrealist painter, album cover art creator (Micheal Jackson; Aerosmith; 4 Non-Blondes), born in Medford, Oregon

Weddings in Music

  • 1975-08-05 Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (25) weds Elissa Jerret

Deaths in Music

  • 1999-05-17 Bruce Fairbairn, Canadian musician and record producer (Loverboy; Bon Jovi; Aerosmith) dies at 49

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