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JOE PERRY’s Album Release Party Turns Into a Mega-Jam: WMMR.com
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry’s big release show for his new solo album Sweetzerland Manifesto happened last night, and the party went out on a massive high note! The set was capped off with a massive jam of “Train Kept A-Rollin’” that included: Slash, Johnny Depp, Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, Dean and Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots, David Johansen of the New York Dolls, Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes, and several others… All of these musicians, on stage together, at The Roxy! Video is here. Perry’s new album comes out tomorrow.
BEASTIE BOYS Official Memoir Will Be Released This Fall: Loudwire
The long-awaited Beastie Boys memoir is expected to be released this fall, according to rapper Mike D. He and Ad-Rock began writing the book in 2013, and in a new interview, Mike D explained “Like many things we embark on, there are many false starts and we realized (these) were not the directions we should be going in, but it’s gonna be coming out in the fall of this year.”
He also claims “it will be unlike any other music book” in terms of how it’s written, saying you “have to use all dimensions to tell the story more accurately.”
DEAD & COMPANY Plot Extensive Summer Tour: Rolling Stone
The summer show announcements are coming in fast and furious as we add another MMR 50th Birthday Concert Event! Grateful Dead offshoot group Dead & Company will come to Camden for two shows, June 1st and 2nd. Tickets go on sale next Saturday, and fans can register for Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan program starting today.
Dead & Company features original Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, as well as John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti.