Better Than: Most bands half their age. At 66, frontman Steven Tyler is quite possibly the coolest and most rockin' grandpa ever... even if he sometimes looks like your slightly demented grandmother with a schmata on her head. Twenty-six years ago, when Guns N' Roses opened for Aerosmith, the the ... More >>
That's Francie, above. The greatest pug in the history of pugs. She's 9. And she loves music. Lives for it. She especially likes electronic music, with all the bleeps and bloops, the thwooooooshhhhes and zhhhrrmmmm and so forth. Anything Warp Records, she's all over that shit like it's a bowl full o ... More >>
Given that Metallica themselves have raised the question, "Can you ever really have enough money? Can you possess enough beachfront properties and Fifties-style hot rods?", it makes sense that the band will have its own Monopoly game, which goes on sale in the band's online store next week. ... More >>
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here. The road to hell gets paved with charitable intentions and confused sexual metaphors.
Is wiry, big-lipped frontman Steven Tyler walking this way right out of Aerosmith? That seems to be the case according to some of the signs popping up in the media--like the fact that he quit.
In honor of 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, we've invited SOTC buddies and pop savants Sean Fennessey and Ryan Dombal to lend a certain wisdom and perspective to these sure-to-be completely dignified proceedings. Gentleman? John Shearer 9:00pm Sean: We're coming to you live from one or two or ... More >>
--The rapidly decaying corpse of Aerosmith called the whole thing off today, canceling the rest of the band's AeroForceOne summer tour. Frontman Steven Tyler danced his way right off the stage at a motorcycle rally in Sturgis, SD last week, shattering his shoulder and amusing the entire inter ... More >>
--Sufjan Stevens has announced an intimate fall tour. In what Asthmatic Kitty Records are calling an "east-of-Lake-Minnetonka tour," the run focuses on eastern states, kicking off September 21st at Philly's 250-capacity Johnny Brenda's. Stevens wraps the tour with four New York dates: October ... More >>
--Steven Tyler broke his shoulder and received some stitches in his head after falling off the stage during Aerosmith's show Wednesday in Sturgis, South Dakota (he's not dead, as some sites were reporting). Billie Perry, wife of guitarist Joe Perry, wrote on her Twitter: "[Tyler] hit his hea ... More >>
Readers of today's New York Daily News (the Bronx edition, anyway) saw a lovely 1960s-vintage photo of a park near Yankee Stadium, accompanied by a report that the image had "reignited questions about whether the city is actually replacing all of the recreational parkland taken for the Bombers' new ... More >>
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