Joe Perry

  1. ASCAP Taps Tom Petty for Founders Award

    March 20, 2014 5:14 PM EDT Rock veteran to be honored at 31st Annual Pop Music Awards on April 23 in L.A. Tom Petty’s gotta have it…the ASCAP Founder’s Award, that is. The veteran rocker will be honored with the organization’s prestigious Founders Award at its 31st annual P ...

  2. Berry Gordy, Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Aerosmith, More Honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame Event

    June 14, 2013 6:12 PM EDT NEW YORK -- The Songwriters Hall of Fame dinner is pretty much the do of the year for the music publishing industry, and in addition to virtually everyone who’s anyone in the executive side of that world, there’s always a jaw-dropping array of l ...

  3. Class of 2013 Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

    June 14, 2013 3:22 AM EDT Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigner's hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson debuted part of a new song he wrote about Berry Gordy. The 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony was ...

  4. Diplo, Fun., Max Martin, Sony/ATV, More Honored at ASCAP Pop Awards

    April 18, 2013 9:03 AM EDT Songwriter/producer Max Martin, fun.’s “We Are Young,” Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, and producer/DJ Diplo were among the top honorees at ASCAP’s 30th annual pop awards Wednesday night (April 17). Held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in ...

  5. Steven Tyler Talks Drugs, Bullying on Australian TV

    February 25, 2013 6:30 AM EST Steve Tyler has admitted blowing $6 million -- at least -- on drugs. The Aerosmith frontman’s confession on Australian television overnight was carefully orchestrated to coincide with the ticket onsale for the band’s tour in these parts. Tyler and ...

  6. Steven Tyler and Joe Perry to Receive ASCAP Founders Award at 30th Annual Pop Music Awards

    February 20, 2013 4:02 PM EST Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry will be the 36th recipients of ASCAP's Founders Award at this year's Pop Music Awards, it was announced today. The Founders Award is given to artists who "have made exceptional contributi ...

  7. Aerosmith May Self-Release Future Albums If 'Band Stays Together'

    October 12, 2012 11:40 AM EDT With the upcoming Music From Another Dimension marking the end of their current deal with Columbia Records, Aerosmith may abandon the label world and take future release matters into their own hands. Asked during a conference call with reporters o ...

  8. B.B. King, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, More Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame

    October 11, 2012 10:31 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Elvis Costello, B.B. King and Ray Davies are among the nominees for the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame. They're joined by a slew of top acts, including Jimmy Buffett, Vince Gill and Rod Temperton, who wrote Michael Jackson ...

  9. Backbeat: Big Machine's Scott Borchetta On Taylor Swift Going Pop, Clear Channel Royalty Pact

    September 24, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Big Machine Label Group CEO Scott Borchetta (left) who told Taylor Swift (right) when she was making her new album Red the she had "artistic license" to head in any music direction she wanted. (Photo: Andrew Hampp) Big Machine Label Grou ...

  10. Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Falls Onstage Again

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler may be "American Idol"-bound , but he's taken another tumble on stage -- this time in Toronto. Aerosmith was performing Tuesday night at Toronto's Air Canada Center when, according to local media ...

  11. Exclusive: Steven Tyler May Sue Aerosmith

    January 31, 2010 12:00 AM EST Amidst continuing reports of other singers being approached to front Aerosmith, Steven Tyler and his handlers are taking steps to reassert his position in the band. Tyler's Los Angeles-based attorney, Skip Miller, fired off a letter to Aerosm ...

  12. Aerosmith To Hold Auditions For Replacement Singer

    January 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST Aerosmith has begun its search for a singer to replace Steven Tyler -- though whether it's permanent or temporary is uncertain. Guitarist Joe Perry told Canada's QMI Agency that the group is "already getting the word out there. The ...

  13. Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Enters Rehab

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Estranged Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler says he envisions a future with Aerosmith after he's treated in a rehabilitation facility for an addiction to prescription painkillers, according to a statement released by his management company. 10t ...

  14. Steven Tyler Not Leaving Aerosmith, Joins Joe Perry Onstage

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Steven Tyler said that he is "not leaving Aerosmith" as he made what appeared to be a conciliatory guest appearance with guitarist Joe Perry and his band Tuesday night at Irving Plaza in New York City. Tyler joined Perry and his Project ...

  15. Feuding Aerosmith Looking For New Singer

    November 10, 2009 12:00 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 ...

  16. Aerosmith's Joe Perry Says Current Tour In Question

    August 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry says he doesn't know if the band will keep its current tour going because of injuries lead singer Steven Tyler suffered after falling off a stage. Tyler tumbled Wednesday while performing during the Sturgis Motor ...

  17. Aerosmith Unveils 'Guitar Hero' In New York

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Real-life Aerosmith fans screamed as loudly as the animated ones in a video sneak preview of "Guitar Hero: Aerosmith" played today (June 27) during a press conference at New York's Hard Rock Cafe. All five band members attended the ...

  18. Producer/Songwriter Remi Remixes Beatles Song

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Producer/Songwriter Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse, The Fugees, Sade, Chrisette Michele, Sting) has created a soulful version of the Beatles "Come Together" track to be performed tonight during VH1's Fashion Rocks concert by Grammy-Awar ...

  19. The Beat

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry's self-titled album is slated for a May 3 release on Columbia and will feature him on all instruments (except drums) and vocals. Read Melinda Newman's column. Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry's self-titled ...