Steven Tyler

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Aerosmith's Joe Perry Walks His Way in New Memoir

    While they may not be blood brothers, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, singer and guitarist for Aerosmith, respectively, might as well be, given the relationship they've had for more than 45 years. It's a love/hate story that Perry details extensively in his new autobiography, written with David Ritz, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Minneapolis Armory could return as concert venue by 2016

    The Minneapolis Armory's crescent moon roof is impossible to miss in the eastern portion of the city's downtown. Aside from customers using the 110,000 square foot building as a parking facility, the eye-catching appeal of the nearly 80-year-old structure has gone largely underutilized over the past ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2014

    The Replacements at Coachella, 4/11/14

    The Replacements Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Indio, California April 11, 2014 Paul Westerberg wasn't exactly thrilled to be in the Southern California desert last night. "Headed out to San Francisco, definitely not L.A.," he once sang. During his latest reunion show with the Replacem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    The long, sad death of the Troggs' "Wild Thing," a great rock 'n' roll song

    No surprise that the first thing mentioned in each obituary for Reg Presley, the Troggs' lead singer who passed away on Monday, is "Wild Thing." Presley didn't write the song, but he popularized it and with the Troggs recorded it several times. Over 35 years "Wild Thing" transition from a rock and r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    Black Sabbath at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12

    See Also:M83 at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youBest of Lollapalooza 2012, day one: Afghan Whigs, Die Antwoord, and moreBlack SabbathLollapalooza at Grant Park, ChicagoFriday, August 3, 2012In 2012, being a purist fan of rock (of varying hardness) is getting tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    American Idol ISO country judge: our predictions

    The country music world's been abuzz all week with Idol chit-chat about - cue Ryan Seacrest voice - Who will be... the next American Idol judge. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez have vacated their seats, with Mariah Carey joining tenured judge Randy Jackson for the program's twelfth season, and rumor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Aerosmith and Cheap Trick at Target Center, 6/16/12

    AerosmithWith Cheap TrickTarget Center, MinneapolisSaturday, June 16, 2012View a slideshow here.It was fitting that Aerosmith and opener Cheap Trick would spark off their Global Warming tour in Minneapolis. Considering the two bands jammed together across the street in 1998 at First Avenue -- for a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Aerosmith's Global Warming tour launches in Minneapolis

    ​Aerosmith will begin its 18-date summer tour this June at Target Center. Dubbed the Global Warming tour, the seminal Boston band will bring Cheap Trick along for the North American dates that carry between mid-June and early August."The old Aerosmith is back with a new vengeance and we will kick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Caleb Hawley talks about 'Idol' future at sold-out Aster Cafe show

    ​Caleb Hawley is kind of a big deal these days, not that you would ever know it by looking at him. Born and raised in Hudson, Wisconsin and living in New York City for the past four years, this messy-haired, sweet-blue-eyed guy is as approachable as your favorite bartender, but with enough tal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    American Idol auditions destined to make Idol franchise, judges seem even longer in the tooth

    ​Somewhere, right now, Randy Jackson, Steven Tyler, and Jennifer Lopez are listening to some Glee-adoring teenage outcast absolutely slaughter a Lady Gaga standard and wondering - maybe not so much Jackson, but definitely the other two - "what am I doing here, and what the hell happened to my bril ... More >>

  • Music

    June 3, 2010

    The Goondas: Staying out late with the irreverent rock band

    They're a rail-whiskey cocktail of rockabilly, post-punk, and blues

  • News

    December 31, 2003

    Artists of the Year

    Iraq. SARS. Jay Leno, Still on television practically every night. Yeah, 2003 was about as much fun as a social disease.

  • Music

    December 24, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Natalie Merchant does an about-face; Joe Strummer's countenance appears on the wall; Stephen Tyler loses his head

  • Music

    June 12, 2002

    One Non-Blonde

    Pink proves she's not just another Britney in a bottle

  • Music

    October 3, 2001

    Zombie Jamboree

    Neo-retroists Clinic and the Strokes raid the graves of punkers past

  • Music

    May 30, 2001

    Song Sung Blue

    My Morning Jacket's At Dawn sounds like a country of sadness

  • Movies

    July 1, 1998
  • Music

    May 28, 1997

    various artists

    Kerouac and In Their Own Voices