12 Best Rock Star Cameos on The Simpsons

It's become a badge of honor for athletes, rockers, authors, astronauts, actors, politicians, and pop culture icons to get The Simpsons treatment. And on October…
Jolie Lash / October 13, 2019

Poison: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1988 issue of SPIN. Think of Disneyland on acid. No, make it a fistful of Dexatrim and…
Dan Hedges / October 5, 2019

Run-DMC: Our 1988 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the May 1988 issue of SPIN. When the car wasn't at the airport to pick them up, they…
Scott Mehno / September 1, 2019

So Tight Their Lovin’ Squeaked: Aerosmith Were Too Good to Ever Be Cool

A version of this article was originally published on June 29, 2016. There was a time not so long ago, in a pre-Trump,…
Dan Weiss / June 10, 2019

Joe Perry Hospitalized After Collapsing at Billy Joel Performance

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was rushed to the hospital last night during a performance with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden. Moments after playing the…
Rob Arcand / November 11, 2018

Steven Tyler Tells Trump to Stop Playing Aerosmith Songs at Rallies

On Tuesday night, Aerosmith's 1993 hit "Livin' on the Edge" played ahead of a Trump rally in West Virginia and frontman Steven Tyler is not…
Maggie Serota / August 22, 2018

Watch Post Malone Perform With Aerosmith at 2018 VMAs

The rumors began to trickle out earlier today: First, TMZ reported that Aerosmith was likely to close the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards tonight, and later,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 21, 2018

Why the Hell Is Aerosmith Closing Out the VMAs?

Did you know that the MTV VMAs are happening tonight? You'd be forgiven for failing to notice, as the once-essential awards show has been in…
Andy Cush / August 20, 2018

Drake’s “Jaded” Recaptures None of the Magic of Aerosmith’s “Jaded”

Today, acclaimed rapper and singer Drake released Scorpion, a 25-track musical exploration of all the emotional tics typically ascribed to people with his astrological sign. This indulgent colossus came…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 29, 2018

New Orleans Jazz Fest Announces 2018 Lineup: Aretha Franklin, Jack White, David Byrne, Beck, Aerosmith

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has officially announced its 2018 lineup. This year's headliners include Aretha Franklin, Aerosmith, Sting, Jimmy Buffett, Beck, Jack White,…
Anna Gaca / January 23, 2018

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler on Recent Health Issues: “I CERTAINLY DID NOT HAVE A HEART ATTACK OR A SEIZURE”

Earlier this year, Aerosmith embarked on what they’re calling a farewell tour. They’ve spent the better part of a year playing shows around the world.
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / October 3, 2017

10 Musicians Look Back on the Albums They Don’t Remember Recording

After David Bowie's tragic passing last year, I spent some time with my personal favorite Bowie album, Station to Station. While marveling over its raw…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 8, 2017

Jimmy Page, Elton John, Q-Tip and Other Musicians React to Chris Cornell’s Death

Chris Cornell, iconic frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died unexpectedly at age 52 Wednesday night. As news spread, scores of musicians took to social media to pay tribute. Here are…
Anna Gaca / May 18, 2017

All the Fucked Up Things About Pitbull’s New Album Climate Change

There's a new Pitbull album out today, and it's called Climate Change. This is despite the fact Miami's beloved native son is proudly apolitical, if not even a…
Jordan Sargent / March 17, 2017

Watch Pearl Jam Cover Aerosmith and the Beatles at Boston’s Fenway Park

Pearl Jam played Boston's famed Fenway Park last night, where they brought out two former Red Sox players and two choice cover songs: a first-ever…
Anna Gaca / August 6, 2016
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