Star Apps: Aerosmith
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Aerosmith keep the rock flag flying high. This month the band kicks off the Let Rock Rule tour, with openers Slash and Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. I chatted with Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton about the tour, the stories behind his most famous contributions, surviving cancer, the importance of staying up-to-date on Twitter and Logic X.
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What can you tell us about the Let Rock Rule tour? Having Slash with us has created a synergy where instead of two rock bands, it’s gonna be something bigger than that. We feel that it’s the perfect bill, really. There’s a mutual respect there, and he’s a great character and really flies the rock flag.
Will you be playing together onstage? I don’t see how it would make sense not to. I hope we do.
Will it be a career-spanning set? It’s going to be stuff from all the different eras of the band, the old ’70s era, where we established ourselves and defined ourselves, and the later era where we spread out and had all these… [Read more]
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