Aerosmith came into being in 1970 and is rooted in blues-based hard rock. The band is known to merge together pop, R&B and heavy metal beats to produce their signature brand of music that has become an inspiration to several subsequent artists as well. The band started garnering acclaim very early on in its career and quickly developed a following in Boston. Their debut, eponymous album, came out in 1973, and became the first of many multi-platinum albums to come. Their second album, titled Get Your Wings, came out in the following year and repeated the success story of its predecessor. The third album, titled Toys in the Attic, brought the Aerosmith mainstream success and international recognition in 1975. Rocks in 1976, cemented the group’s position as one of the hard rock superstars. During this time, Aerosmith also continued to tour and managed to produce chartbusting Hot 100 singles.
Today, Aerosmith is a cultural phenomenon and the bestselling American rock band of all time. Their repertoire includes twelve multi-platinum, eighteen platinum and twenty-five gold records with their worldwide album sales exceeding 150 million. Aerosmith has produced at least twenty Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Their list of accolades also includes four Grammy Awards, ten MTV Video Music Awards and six American Music Awards among many others. Aerosmith members have also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame. The two principal songwriters of the group, Joe Perry and Steven Tyler, have also received the ASCAP Founders Award. This is your chance to see this remarkable ensemble perform live on stage. Hurry to get your tickets so you do not miss out on this.
Accompanying Aerosmith on this upcoming concert is Slash. The British-American musician and songwriter learned to play bass guitar when he was in his teens. His first music experience came as part of the band, Tidus Solan, in 1981. For the next four years, Slash became part of several other music bands including Hollywood Rose, etc. His breakthrough came in 1985, when he joined Guns N’ Roses as the lead guitarist and gained acclaim for songs like Sweet Child O’ Mine and Paradise City. By the time the band released its debut album, Appetite for Destruction, Slash had already become an internationally acclaimed phenomenon and was on his way to super stardom that will continue for decades to come.
In 1991, Guns N’ Roses embarked on its ‘Use Your Illusion Tour’ that spread over two and a half years. In the meantime, it also released two albums, Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II, which debuted at number two and number one respectively on Billboard 200. During this time, Slash had also formed another project, ‘Slash’s Snakepit’. His last project with the rock band was in 1993, after which Slash went into dormancy for a couple of years. The mid-2000s brought Slash back into the limelight as a solo artist. His self-titled debut album came out in 2010 followed by Apocalyptic Love in 2012 and World on Fire in 2014. Slash has been ranked at number sixty-five by the Rolling Stone on ‘The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Times” list and as the runner up by Time on ‘The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players’ list. He is also a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. The upcoming concert brings Aerosmith and Slash together on stage. Get the Aerosmith & Slash tickets while they are still available and become part of a memorable rock and metal music extravaganza.