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Thursday, June 14, 2012
Aerosmith: "A Year Ago, Nobody Wanted To Do An Album," Says Steven Tyler
Gunderson at USA Today recently caught up with Aerosmith frontman
Steven Tyler. Read excerpts below:
year ago, nobody wanted to do an album," says Tyler, 64. "Now
we're all on the same page and we've been burning the candle at both
ends. It all comes together when the band gets on stage. It's nothing
but beautiful and all the crap melts away. That's when the band is a
band, no matter what else is going on."
tempers have cooled, sparring "is business as usual," says
Perry, 61. "We don't agree on everything. But the machine is
bigger than the parts. We all know that. We sorted out what we had to
personal things got overblown and a few things got misconstrued.
We've been working together on the record for the last four months.
Hey, if we didn't have disagreements, something would be wrong and
the record wouldn't be what it is."
what is it? Dimension, a true team effort "hammered
out with everyone in the room," recalls 1976's landmark `Rocks`,