1. Feuding Aerosmith Looking For New Singer

    November 10, 2009 6:46 AM EST Who wants to become the new singer for Aerosmith ? Guitarist Joe Perry said that he and his bandmates are "positively looking for a new singer to work with," following a rift with frontman Steven Tyler. Perry made the announcement on his Twitter page, ratcheting up an unusually…

  2. The Daily Noise's Most Magical Moments

    November 03, 2009 4:56 PM EST The Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, will take a break until next week. In the mean time, enjoy some of Bill Werde's recent interviews (and more questionable moments) with stars including Michelle Branch , Richard Marx , Joe Perry and Lynda Carter . Daily Noise Joe…

  3. Video Q&A: Joe Perry of Aerosmith

    October 12, 2009 1:57 PM EDT "I do like being on the road," says Joe Perry , Aerosmith's legendary lead guitarist, and he isn't letting the band's accident-plagued and ultimately cancelled summer tour slow him down. As he told Billboard.com doing a recent interview as he preps the release of his…

  4. Q&A with Aerosmith's Joe Perry

    October 02, 2009 4:43 PM EDT In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, we talk to Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry about the status of the band and his upcoming solo album. "Have Guitar, Will Travel" will be released Oct. 6, and Perry says that while there are similarities to…

  5. Les Paul Remembered By Musicians And Fans

    August 14, 2009 11:36 AM EDT Following the announcement yesterday of Les Paul's death at the age of 94, many of his fellow musicians, producers, and guitar acolytes stepped forward to remember the man who changed the course of modern music and recording. "Les was a renaissance man. He was many things, a great…

  6. Aerosmith Cancels Summer Tour

    August 14, 2009 10:06 AM EDT Aerosmith has canceled the remainder of its summer tour. In a statement issued late Thursday, the band's publicist MSO said "it is with great regret" that the band is canceling the rest of its tour because of injuries that frontman Steven Tyler suffered when he fell off the…

  7. Les Paul: Original Guitar Hero

    August 13, 2009 8:47 PM EDT Legendary guitar and recording innovator Les Paul, 94, died Aug. 13 from complications of severe pneumonia at White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital. A key pioneer in electric guitar sounds, responsible for developing and lending his name to what many consider rock'n'roll's definitive…

  8. Aerosmith's Joe Perry Frustrated By Tour Calamities

    August 10, 2009 6:16 PM EDT As Aerosmith determines what Steven Tyler's injuries mean for future tour dates, guitarist Joe Perry says the lurching pace of the group's summer excursion has been frustrating. "It hasn't really felt like a tour," Perry tells Billboard.com. "It's been such…

  9. Jane's Addiction Closes Lollapalooza With Short, Sweet Set

    August 10, 2009 8:19 AM EDT Jane's Addiction only ran through a dozen songs, but Perry Farrell and company made sure to roll through most of their hits for a revved-up crowd Sunday night to close out the 2009 Lollapalooza in downtown Chicago. Billboard.com spoke backstage with The Raveonettes about performing in…

  10. Aerosmith Postpones Tour; Tyler's Shoulder Broken In Fall

    August 07, 2009 10:50 AM EDT Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has broken his shoulder after falling off the stage during a concert on the veteran rock band's ill-starred summer tour , an insider said on Thursday. Tyler, 61, also received stitches in his head and back following Wednesday's mishap in South Dakota,…

  11. Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Hospitalized After Falling From Stage

    August 06, 2009 10:21 AM EDT Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler , known for dancing with microphone stands adorned with scarves, was airlifted to a hospital early Thursday after falling from the stage during a concert at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rall in Rapid City, S.D. Tyler, 61, fell while entertaining the crowd by…

  12. Aerosmith's Joe Perry Turns To Twitter Fans For Solo Album Title

    July 02, 2009 10:48 AM EDT Aerosmith's next album might be "on the bench, in pieces," waiting for the group to resume recording after it finishes touring in mid-September, but guitarist Joe Perry's next solo album is just about ready to go. Perry tells Billboard.com that he's just finishing…

  13. Aerosmith To Play Entire Classic Albums On Summer Tour

    June 15, 2009 2:30 PM EDT Aerosmith plans to play more than one album in its entirety on tour this summer. The Boston rockers performed all of their 1975 classic "Toys in the Attic," save for the album-closing "You See Me Crying," during the first two concerts of the trek and issued an official…

  14. Steven Tyler Enlists In Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp

    April 17, 2009 10:03 AM EDT Recovered from a recent bout of pneumonia, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is ready to infect the upcoming Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp in Los Angeles with some wisdom gleaned from nearly 40 years of recording and touring. "I've not done anything like this before. I'm…

  15. Aerosmith, ZZ Top Announce Tour Dates

    April 13, 2009 2:15 PM EDT Aerosmith and ZZ Top have announced the first dates for their summer North American tour. As first tipped by Billboard.com last week , the trek, sponsored by Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, begins June 10 in St. Louis and runs through Sept. 16 in Detroit. Some 33 shows (but not venues) have already…

  16. Jeff Beck Talks Hall Of Fame, New Album

    April 05, 2009 12:04 PM EDT New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jeff Beck is hoping to take his current touring band into the studio this fall to start work on his first album of fresh material since 2003's Grammy Award-winning "Jeff." But he's not sure what to do with it yet. "We can do…

  17. Jimmy Page Honors Jeff Beck At Rock Hall Of Fame

    April 05, 2009 10:13 AM EDT Jimmy Page appearances are rare, but the Led Zeppelin guitarist was happy to come to Cleveland on Saturday to induct his longtime friend and former Yardbirds bandmate Jeff Beck into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist. "He's been instrumental in pioneering a whole…

  18. Cleveland Rocks As Hall Of Fame Festivities Begin

    April 04, 2009 11:02 AM EDT In the throes of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame mania, Cleveland was loaded with revelry on the night before Saturday's induction ceremony. About 1,200 people turned out Friday night for an official VIP induction pre-party at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, including inductees…

  19. Aerosmith To Tour With ZZ Top, New Album Delayed

    April 04, 2009 10:44 AM EDT Health issues and touring commitments have combined to postpone Aerosmith's next album, according to guitarist Joe Perry. Perry tells Billboard.com that the record sessions -- for the group's first album since 2004's "Honkin' on Bobo" and first of all-original…

  20. Aerosmith Itching To Finish Up New Album

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After spending most of 2008 dealing with health issues, the members of Aerosmith plan to get back together in 2009 -- to, among other things, complete an album that group has already started recording After spending most of 2008 dealing with health issues, the members of Aerosmith plan to get…

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