"Aerosmith" is a prominent American rock band, often regarded as "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band" http://sev.prnewswire.com/entertainment/20050921/NYW20021092005-1.html http://www.aerosmith.com/news.htm http://www.nba.com/bobcats/arena_aerosmith.html. Although they are known as a Boston, Massachusetts band, none of the members are actually from the city. Three of the members, Steven Tallarico (Tyler), Joe Perry, and Tom Hamilton had originally met in Sunapee, New Hampshire in the late '60s, but had not yet formed a band together. Tyler was from Yonkers, New York, Perry from Hopedale, Massachusetts, and Hamilton from New London, New Hampshire. In 1970, the three decided to form a band and that Boston, Massachusetts would be the ideal venue.
Guitarist Brad Whitford and drummer Joey Kramer rounded out the lineup, and the band released their eponymous debut album in 1973. The band enjoyed major popularity throughout the 1970s, but their serious substance abuse and drug addictions contributed to their decline (The Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia reportedly said they were "the druggiest bunch of guys I've ever seen"), and almost relegated them to the annals of history. Joe P...
|country||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
|music genre|| Hard Rock|
|current members|| Steven Tyler|
Joe Perry (musician)