Wednesday, August 18, 2010


Despite much controversy among band members having been publicized in the media of late, legendary Rock Band Aerosmith, known affectionately as "The Bad Boys of Boston" pulled through for their fans earlier this evening at their Cocked, Locked and Loaded Tour show at Air Canada Centre.  As per reports on Twitter, lead singer Steve Tyler gave his audience a shocker in diving into the crowd - a vision of energy at 62 years of age. 

The band, regarded as one of the greatest Rock Bands of all time, performed 17 selections from their Anthology spanning 38 years tonight; 150 million albums sold worldwide.  Walk this Way.  Dream On.  Sweet Emotion.  Dude Look Like a Lady.  Love in an Elevator.  Janie's Got a Gun.  Crazy.  Misery.  I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing.  Need I say more?

I was able to catch the band, as they returned back to their Yorkville Hotel tonight, most band members arriving back in Town Cars; Tyler of course, had to arrive in a Limousine.  Wearing a skin-tight pair of green jeans, no shirt and a scarf around his neck, he is every bit a Rock Star off-stage as he is on-stage.  His Security Guard lined-up a handful of fans and Tyler signed autographs one-by-one and despite fans being told not to photograph Tyler, he overrode that decision encouraging us: "Take as many photos as you want, guys".  One cannot deny that Tyler looks great still and has every right to be proud to be photographed.

Of all other band members, only Tom Hamilton (Bassist) came out to greet fans.  Joe Perry (Guitarist, Vocalist) regarded often as the band's second lead, managed to slip into the Hotel without anyone's noticing. Perry has been vocal with his displeasure regarding Tyler's talks with American Idol Producers, which was done without his fellow band members' knowledge.  Tyler is rumoured as the likely replacement for Simon Cowell, who has guided the reality show to nine seasons of success.

Check out these photos I got of Tyler below:

(Photo credit: Mr. Will-W.)