Called “America’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band” and “The Bad Boys of Boston,” Aerosmith is an American rock band that was formed in 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts.
The members include Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Joe Kramer, Brad Whitford, and Tom Hamilton.
Their fans might think they know everything there is to know about them but they probably don’t know everything yet. Here are 10 curious facts about Aerosmith.
10, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were cocaine addicts
The money sure went to their head when the band became famous. More like it went to their nose. As Steven Tyler puts it, “I must have snorted all of Peru.” He and Joe Perry were constantly snorting cocaine and throwing parties in hotel rooms. They trashed a lot of hotel rooms while partying too and even brought in a chainsaw to help them trash the room. They would also bring extension cords and use them so they could see the TV’s explode when they threw them into the pool. They were so wild with their parties that they also even admit that their performances suffered from it. Joe Perry even said, “A lot of times we really sucked, but we’d stopped giving a sh–. ”
9, Steven Tyler’s real name
Steven Tyler’s real name is Steven Tallerico. He was originally in a band called, The Strangeurs but they had to change the name to something else because there was already a band called, The Strangers. Then, he was in a band called Chain Reaction and he changed his name to Steven Tally. He later founded Aerosmith and became Steven Tyler. He originally wanted to change his name to Tyler Britt but his manager talked him into using Steven Tyler instead. They thought about naming themselves Spike Daniels or Jack Daniels at one time.
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