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News as of July 30, 1998
  • Joe Perry - The Actor
      Yeah That's right! Joe Perry is going to be an Actor.
      Joe will play a role in an upcoming episode of "Homicide: Life on the Streets."

      A spokesperson for NBC confirmed that Perry will play an undercover narcotics agent in an episode that starts production in Washington, D.C., this week and will be aired in October.

  • Armageddon Soundtrack
      According to "Billboard.com"...
      The Armageddon Soundtrack was
      certified Platinum on July 21st, 1998

      This from Columbia Records:
      Armageddon Is Officially DOUBLE Platinum
      Certified by the RIAA on July 28,1998

  • Steven with "Draw The line"
      According to today's Boston Globe (p. E2), Steven MAY show up at tonight's Draw the Line concert at Waterworks in Quincy (MA). "Sources say Tyler, who's reportedly antsy because the Aerosmith tour has been postponed while drummer Joey Kramer recovers from burns he suffered earlier this month, may join Draw the Line on stage".

  • RE-SCHEDULED AEROSMITH SHOWS
      Here's the dates for the re-scheduled Aerosmith shows:

      City/StateNewOld
      Scranton PASep 9Aug 18
      Camden NJSep 11Aug 24
      Antioch TNSep 29Sep 7
      Raleigh NCOct 1Aug 14
      Atlanta GAOct 3Sep 5
      Charlotte NCOct 5Sep 1
      Virginia Beach VAOct 7Aug 16
      Bristow VAOct 9Sep 3
      Hartford CTOct 11Aug 22
      Wantaugh NYOct 13Aug 26
      Wantaugh NYOct 15Aug 28
      Holmdel NJOct 17Aug 30

      Mansfield MA (Aug 20) CANCELLED
      Milwaukee WI (Sep 17) CANCELLED

      The venues for these shows have not changed.

  • Aerosmith In Concert On ABC
      This news is taken from Ultimate TV

      "ABC In Concert" devotes the entire program to Aerosmith, FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 (12:35-1:05 a.m., ET ), on the ABC Television Network. Madison Michele hosts from the Hit Factory Recording Studios in New York City. (Rebroadcast: OAD -- 2/13/98)

      Please note: Airtimes vary; please check local listings for airtime in your market.

      With the release of their recent platinum-selling album, "Nine Lives," the Boston-based Aerosmith continue their legacy of playing unforgettable concerts on continuously successful tours. "ABC In Concert" features Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and the rest of Aerosmith performing their current hits, "Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees)" and "Pink," from a recent show in Germany; along with their smash, "Love in an Elevator," and their classic, "Sweet Emotion."


News as of July 28, 1998
  • Metal Edge
      If Monster Magnet is the opener and you want information on them, buy the new October issue of "Metal Edge". They have a four page interview on them and also they have a great centerfold of Aerosmith from SNL and a one page pinup of Steven.

  • FANAtic
      Chris (SteveTy5) interview with Steven Tyler will be aired to day (Tuesday, July 28th) on MTV at 11pm. DO NOT MISS IT!!!!!

  • VCR Alert!
      The latest information on the upcoming Aerosmith related T.V. appearences from "Rockontv" :

      Tuesday, July 28th, 1998
      11:00 P.M.
      MTV
      Fanatic
      {Includes the interview w/Aerosmith by Chris}

      Saturday, August 1st, 1998
      4:00 P.M.
      VH-1
      "VH1 Legends"
      {Profile of Led Zeppelin...Hosted by Steven Tyler}

      Friday, August 7th, 1998
      ABC
      ABC In Concert
      Aerosmith {Re-Run}

      Sunday, August 20th, 1998
      Comedy Central
      Saturday Night Live
      Musical Guest: Aerosmith


News as of July 25, 1998
  • Guitar World
      there is a nice picture with a small article on joe perry in the september issue of guitar world.

  • Billboard
      NL down to 183 this week. Its been bouncing between 170 and 183 for the last 5 weeks. Big Ones dropped 8 to 209.

  • People
      In the Aug 3 issue of People Mag. (Tom Hanks on cover) there is a small mention of Joeys accident under the heading "Recouperating" Page 79

  • Tour Dates Postponed
      Aerosmith announced today that they would have to reschedule the first 13 dates of their upcoming 50 show US tour, to allow Joey Kramer sufficient time to heal from burns he sustained in a freak gas station fire last week.

      All of the postponed dates from the upcoming leg of their world tour (see list below) will be rescheduled within the next few days and should take place before the end of the year. Fans who have purchased tickets for these shows should hold on to them and can expect announcements of the exact timing of the make-up dates by early next week.

      DATES:
      Aug 14 Raleigh NC
      Aug 16 Virginia Beach VA
      Aug 18 Scranton PA
      Aug 20 Mansfield MA
      Aug 22 Hartford CT
      Aug 24 Camden NJ
      Aug 26 Wantagh NY
      Aug 28 Wantagh NY
      Aug 30 Holmdel NJ
      Sep 1 Charlotte NC
      Sep 3 Bristow VA
      Sep 5 Atlanta GA
      Sep 7 Antioch TN
      All concerts from September 9 on will remain unchanged.


News as of July 23, 1998
  • Saturday Night Live
      On the episode of Saturday Night Live on Comedy Central Tuesday july 21. They did a basketball thing called "play on" for Michael Jordan? I think that it was from 94. They played Sweet Emotion & Cryin'.

  • MTV Video Music Awards
      The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards will air live on September 10. and as you know Aerosmith has 4 Nominations

      Best Rock Video - Pink
      Best Video From A Film - I Don't Want To Miss A Thing
      Best Editing - I Don't Want To Miss A Thing
      Best Special Effects - Pink


News as of July 21, 1998
  • FANatic
      Chris (SteveTy5) reports
      My interview with Steven Tyler will be aired on MTV on Tuesday, July 28th at 11pm. DO NOT MISS IT!!!!! If MTV edits properly, all of us viewers will get the answers to some of the hotly debated topics, and then some.

  • Opening Act
      Yesterday i reported that Aerosmith's opening act for the upcoming tour will be "Monster Magnet" but now i Have also heard that it might be an Argetinian band "Fabulosos Cadillacs". I can't say anything for sure yet

  • Rufus Thomas - Not really Aerosmith related
      Rufus Thomas {who wrote the song "Walkin' The Dog" which Aerosmith later covered} is recovering after tripple by-pass heart surgery, he is now 81 years old. Thomas was admitted to the hospital last week after complaining of chest pains. Thomas is expected to be released from the hospital later this week. All the best to this R&B/Soul Legend!

      Click below to see a (very small) pic of what Rufus looks like now
      http://www.theenews.com/image-artsit/rufusthomas.jpg


News as of July 20, 1998
  • VCR ALERT!
      "Rockontv" has posted the following upcoming Aerosmith TV. appearences:

      Tuesday, July 21st 1998
      3:00 pm
      Comedy Central
      Saturday Night Live
      Musical Guest: Aerosmith

      Thursday, July 23rd 1998
      12:00 am
      Comedy Central
      Saturday Night Live
      Musical Guest: Aerosmith

      Thursday, July 23rd 1998
      9:00 pm
      Much Music
      Wired For Sound: A Guitar Odyssey

      {A history of the Gibson guitar; includes interviews and performances by Joe Perry! (does not air on "Much Music" in the USA) }

      Thursday, July 23rd 1998
      12:00 am
      Much Music
      Wired For Sound: A Guitar Odyssey

      Friday, July 24th 1998
      8:00 am
      Much Music
      Wired For Sound: A Guitar Odyssey

      Friday, August 7th, 1998
      ABC
      ABC In Concert
      Aerosmith

      Thursday, August 20th, 1998
      Comedy Central
      Saturday Night Live
      Musical Guest: Aerosmith

  • "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" In U.S
      Columbia Records has done it again! They annouced today on their "Release Schedule" page that the "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" single WILL be released on Tuesday, August 18th, 1998!

  • "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" In U.K
      Unconfirmed reports says that the single for "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" will be released in the U.K. on 27/7/98

  • Steven's got a gun watch Bruce Willis run!
      On the radio on a morning show. They said that Liv's Mom said that if Liv was dating Bruce Willis Steven would have kicked his @$$. Al the morning show guy then broke out in to song singing Steven's got a gun watch Bruce Willis run! : )

  • Jay Leno
      Did you see Jay Leno make fun of Joey Kramer? He said (about Joey's car catching on fire) "Your supposed to put the joint out first." That really pissed me off.

  • Monster Magnet
      In an add in the paper for the Clarkston, MI show on Sept. 13th the opening band is listed as Monster Magnet.

News as of July 17, 1998
  • More on Joey's car on fire
      For more information about Joey's accident when his car caught fire at an gas station on Wednesday read the articles from these news papers

      1. Boston Herald, Friday, July 17, 1998

        Aerosmith star injured as car bursts into flames
        By Lauren Beckham Falcone

        Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer thanked a guardian angel for helping him escape death after his Ferrari burst into flames at a Scituate gas station early Wednesday night.

        “Definitely somebody is looking out for me up there, and I’m grateful to him,” he told reporters yesterday. Kramer, 48, who lives in Marshfield, was sitting in his 1998 Ferrari 355 at Scarsilloni’s Sunoco on Route 3A in Scituate about 6 p.m. when the car sudde nly erupted into flames.

        “From the time I pulled up to the pump to the time of the fire was only about 10 seconds,” he said. “I was sitting in my car, I looked down into my wallet to get my credit card, I looked up, and the car was engulfed in flames. My only thought was to get out!” he said.

        The musician leaped out of the blazing sportscar, but not before fire singed his hair, face, arm and legs. A quick-thinking 16-year old gas attendant pulled him away from the burning vehicle. “The only way I could get out was through the flames,” said Kramer, who was treated for second-degree burns at South Shore Hospital [in Weymouth] Wednesday night and later released.

        His left arm, from hand to elbow, is swollen and bandaged as well as his lower right leg and most of his left leg. “My left arm got burned because I put it up to protect my head. I can’t really move those fingers right now. The bandages have to be changed twice a day, other than that all I can do is wait to see how I heal,” he said.

        Aerosmith spokeswomen Luke Burland said the drummer was “doing well and the show will go on,” meaning the injuries won’t hinder the re-start of the band ’s Nine Lives tour, starting in Raleigh, N.C. Aug. 14. “I don’t think there will be any change in plan as far at the tour schedule, if anything it will only be pushed back a week. The doctors will be able to give me a better idea in about a week when the swelling goes down and they can see how well the burns are healing. This band’s been though so much shit, it’s going to take more than this to bring us down,” he said.

        They’re scheduled to play at Great Woods in Mansfield Aug. 20. No foul play is suspected, but the state fire marshal’s office is investigating how gas pooled under the car and what caused it to ignite.

        Roger Andrey, owner of Gaston Andrey Ferrari of Boston, said Ferrari has had trouble with car fuel lines in the past, but it was “premature to make any kind of conclusion about what happened.” “The cars are fabulous,” he said. “They really are very good cars. Thank God he wasn’t hurt too badly.”

        Kramer said, “Yes, I went to church a few days ago. No, I was not smoking in the car; I don’t smoke. I’m definitely going to look into why my car caught fire. You don’t expect a one-hundred-fifty-thousand-dollar car to burst into flames. If they’re at fault, Ferrari will be hearing from me.

        Also I want to get the word out to people that in Massachusetts Full Serve Pumps are not required to have a foam extinguishing system. Only Self Serve Pumps do, and that needs to be changed. I’ll be looking into ways of getting those laws changed.”

        [When asked if he was going to get another Ferrari he said, “Well I’ve had four and they’ve all ended up pretty much like this one. I guess the writing ’s on the wall about that.”

        Kramer isn’t the only injured member of Aerosmith. Singer Steven Tyler recently underwent knee surgery after he whacked his knee with a microphone stand during a concert in Alaska.

        [photo of burned car with caption] Tom McKay, owner of 3A Towing in Cohasset, looks over Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer’s $250,000 1998 Ferrari 355 yesterday, after it burst into flames at a Scituate gas station. [All that is left of the car is metal. All of the fabric, seats (covers & cushions), rug and plastic, etc. were incinerated]

      2. Boston Globe, Friday, July 17, 1998

        Gasoline leak eyed in car fire that injured Aerosmith's drummer
        By Stephen Kiehl, Globe correspondent

        The investigation into the cause of a car fire that injured Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer in Scituate Wednesday night focused yesterday on a pool of gasoline that witnesses saw underneath the car before the fire: how it got there and how it was ignited. Kramer, 46, suffered second-degree burns on his left arm and minor burns on his legs. He was pulled from his burning 1998 Ferrari by an attendant at Scarsillino's Sunoco on Route 3A.

        Kramer was sitting in the driver's seat when the flames engulfed the car. He was released after treatment at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Kramer could not be reached for comment yesterday. The gasoline may have leaked from a ruptured fuel line or a faulty gasoline pump, said fire officials. The tip of the nozzle of the gasoline hose snapped off inside the fuel tank of Kramer's Ferrari. The fumes from the pool of gasoline may have been ignited by the intense, 1,500-degree heat generated by the car's catalytic converters, authorities said.

        Investigators also said yesterday that the car was running while the gasoline tank was being filled, which is illegal and increases the chance of fire. The engine in the Ferrari is in the middle of the car, near the gasoline tank.

        "If the fuel line had lost its integrity and the product leaking our of the fuel line puddled underneath the car and came in contact with hot engine parts, there is the potential of fire," said Scituate Deputy Fire Chief Charles Curran.

        The fire, which produced flames that reached 15 feet, destroyed the car and damaged a gasoline pump. The owner of the station, Gerald Gorman, said the pump was in good condition and that it had serviced "thousands" of cars without incident. Making sure that a motorist shuts off his car engine while fueling is the responsibility of a gasoline station owner.

        Gorman said he did not know whether the Ferrari's engine was running when it was being fueled. Investigators said they have not decided whether to press the issue.

        An Aerosmith spokeswoman said Kramer is resting at his home in Marshfield Hills with his wife. An Aerosmith tour will go forward as scheduled later this summer, including an Aug. 20 show at Great Woods.

      Also check out the pics from some TV news on the accident on my
      "Joey Kramer's Car on Fire - Picture page"

  • 100 Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll
      This Sunday July 19th at 4pm EST VH1 will re-air the 100 Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll. They first aired it in April. Aerosmith is at #79.

  • Billboard
      With Armageddon spending its second week at #1, NL managing to climb 13 back to #170 where it was 2 weeks ago. Big Ones is almost in the top 200 at #201.

  • Armageddon Sales
      The Soundtrack has picked up more with each week and basically sold more in 3 weeks as NL did in two months or more. First week was 112,000, 2nd 184,000 and this week 236,000 so just under 450,000 in total.

  • Brad Whitford at NASCAR race
      Laura Raposa of The Inside Track - Boston Herald, reported that Brad Whitford was at the NASCAR races in Loudin, New Hampshire this past weekend. She said he was in Kenny Wallace's pit.

  • Photos of Steven
      The Boston Herald, Friday July 17, 1998 Page S13 has a big picture of Steven Tyler with the caption "DRIVE ON: Steven Tyler sits behind the wheel of a Mercedes in 1975, in this candid portrait by photographer Ron Pownall."

      The article is an advertisement for a retrospective of the photographer's work: Ron Pownall: Rock & Roll Energy, on display at the Arthur Griffin Center for Photographic Art in Winchester, Mass. through Aug. 24.

      All of the photos are NOT of Steven Tyler. The display features MANY Rock & Roll and Hollywood greats. One other photo of Steven that was mentioned, but not shown in the article, was as follows: Steven Tyler applies gender-bending eye-liner in front of a three-way makeup mirror in Tulsa, Okla.


News as of July 16, 1998
  • Joey Kramer Hurt in Fire
      Very sad news...Joey Kramer has been burned while he was getting his car fueled up at a gas station. When an attendant was pumping gas into his car flames started. Joey got out of his car sheilding his face from the flames with his arms. he has severe burns on his arm and leg but it's been reported that he's been released from the hospital and is now at home. Joey's wife (April Kramer) says that he's not concerned about not making shows....meaning they will be playing their shows as scheduled. Get well, Joey!

  • Mia Tyler follows big sisters footsteps
      Mia (Steven's second daughter) will star in a film called "Don't Stand So Close To Me", tentatively slated for September 1st in the Seattle area. Now it's only to see if she's as good actress as Liv

News as of July 15, 1998
  • MTV Video Awards
      Aerosmith received 4 nominations in this year's MTV Video Awards. "Pink" got 2 nominations (Best Rock Video and Best Special FX in a video) and "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" got 2 nominations as well (Best Video from a Film and Best Editing in a Video).

  • "The Midnight Special" - Correction
      I'm sorry...I wrote that the "The Midnight Special" starts at "2:30 P.M."!
      The REAL time is on Friday night, July 17th, 1998 at 2:30 A.M. Eastern US time.

      The reason tvguide.com lists "The Midnight Special" on 1:00 A.M. is because VH-1 now shows 4 episodes of "The Midnight Special" beginning at 1:00 A.M. and lasting until 3:00. They are all half hour shows and Aerosmith's is the forth

  • No Single (?)
      Sony has taken the "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" single off ALL of it's release schedules... So I guess it will never be released. : (

  • Aerosmith on Jeopardy
      There was another Aerosmith related Jeopardy question last night... The catergory was "5'10" Femmes" and the answer/question thing was: "She is 5'10" and straight as an Aerosmith. She is also one of them..." The answer was Liv Tyler. maybe someone on the show likes the band (since they have been featured a few times).

News as of July 14, 1998
  • Billboard
      The position for Nine Lives should be #166 not 183 as reported earlier

  • Metal Edge
      There is a great centerfold of the boys in the new Metal Edge October issue.

  • "The Midnight Special"
      "The Midnight Special" episode with Aerosmith is going to be broadcast on VH-1 on Friday, July 17th 1998 @ 2:30 P.M.

      This is the episode where Aerosmith performs "Train Kept A Rollin' !" And the one where the boyz are really drunk! As Tom Hamilton wrote in "Walk This Way: The Autobiography Of Aerosmith" on pages 220-221:

      "At the end of June [1974], we flew to Los Angeles to tape "The Midnight Special", an early rock concert show broadcast on NBC at 1 A.M. on Friday nights. We got up before dawn so we could be as loaded on Jack Daniel's to play "Train [Kept A Rollin']" at the 10 A.M. taping as we were for a regular 9 P.M. show. I never drank during the day and we really sucked. (Little Richard was the host, Wolfman Jack was the announcer, and we were on with Kool and the Gang, Golden Earring, and David Clayton-Thomas. The show was broadcast on August 16th, 1974.)"

      So I guess this is the first showing of their performance in 24 years!!! Here's the set list for this half-hour show VH-1 has listed on their web site:

      1} Little Richard "The Midnight Special"
      2} Little Richard "Ooh Poo Pah Doo"
      3} Aerosmith - "Train Kept a Rollin"

      If you want to see some scans from the aerosmith performance on "The Midnight Special"...Go to the following links:

      Aerosmith Screen Shot
      http://www.midnightspecial.com/images/maerosm1.gif

      Steven Tyler Close-Up
      http://www.midnightspecial.com/images/st1.gif


News as of July 11, 1998
  • Billboard
      Aerosmith related albums on the U.S. Billboard top 250 album charts this week:

      the Armageddon Soundtrack is up by 3 to the number one spot!

      Ringo Starr's new album "Vertical Man"
      {which includes Steven Tyler on 5 tracks} went up 8 points to #115!

      "Nine Lives" fell 13 points down to 183 in it's 68th week of release!

      "Big Ones" is up 7 points from last week to end up @ #229!


News as of July 10, 1998
  • FANatics
      This was in July 9 Boston Globe, Names and Faces column.

      HE EVEN WALKS THIS WAY
      A crew from MTV was in town yesterday filming an upcoming episode of "FANatic", the new show that brings an overboard fan together with a favorite celebrity. Yesterday MTV flew Aerosmith fan Chris Kopchak (AKA SteveTy5) from Boca Raton, Fla., to chat with Steven Tyler at Mama Kin. Kopchak, a 21-year-old college student, owns a collection of the band's bootlegs dating to 1973, posts their lyrics on his ceiling, and credits the song "Amazing" with turning his life around.

  • Liv + Bruce = "Total Bullshit"!
      Liv, did not cause the break-up between Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. The young actress is not romantically involved with Willis, her co-star in the summer blockbuster Armageddon, contrary to recent gossip. Some of the more vicious rumors, in fact, have gone so far as to say Demi gave her husband the boot after she found him with Liv in a uncompromising position at the Willis-Moore compound in Idaho.

      "It's total bullshit" says a reliable source. "Not only is Liv still with Jauquin Phoenix, she wouldn't date Bruce because she doesn't like older men. Besides," claimed the source, "she wouldn't want to piss off her dad."......... Isn't That Cute : )

  • Armageddon
      When all of the guys get thrown out of the bar (the scene that WKOLAYO is playing in)---the bar with that green "LOVE" sign is the exact same as the scenes in the beginning and end of the FIL video! (As another cool fact Armageddon was Directed by Michael Bay. The same man behind the FIL Video)

  • Steven at Spice Girls Concert
      At the Spice Girls great woods concert on Wednesday night. Someone saw Steven Tyler there with his youngins'!

  • Billboard
      Armageddon sold 184,000 in its 2nd week taking it to the top of the charts (about 30,000 or so more than NL did in its best week).

  • 50 North American Dates Announced (LONG)
      NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- After a three month break from the road, America's premier rock band, Aerosmith, will return to the United States on August 14 for a seventeen week run of dates that will include 26 outdoor summer concerts, followed by a further seven weeks of indoor shows. Taking in 50 cities across 22 of the country's Mid-West, Eastern and Southern states, together with three stops in Canada, this latest leg of the 'Nine Lives' World Tour will include all of the 18 shows that were postponed when singer Steven Tyler injured his knee at the end of April.

      Kicking off at the Walnut Creek Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC and finishing up some four months later in Louisville, KY, the band's already-year-long tour (which was launched last May in support of their multi-platinum album 'Nine Lives', - Columbia Records), has been hailed by critics across the country as their best ever.

      Following hot on the heels of the release of their hit single 'I Don't Want To Miss A Thing' (from the upcoming blockbuster Touchstone Pictures, movie release 'Armageddon' - July 1), the 50 new dates will take the band's audience figures for the 'Nine Lives' world tour to well over 2.5 million, at 169 shows across three continents. Highlights of this spectacular run include headline slots at a series of prestigious festivals in Europe, two capacity New Year's Eve shows in their home-town of Boston, a special anniversary concert celebrating 20 years of sold-out shows at New York's Madison Square Garden and a record-breaking stadium tour of Japan, which marked the first time that an international act has ever been able to complete a sold out dome tour of the country.

      On stage for more than two hours each night, the five original band members (Steven Tyler - vocals, Joe Perry - guitars, Tom Hamilton - bass, Brad Whitford - guitars, Joey Kramer - drums) are performing better than ever before, playing songs that span their rich and controversial career.

      What the papers are saying:

      "With a band like Aerosmith everybody is able to enjoy the show... it is an experience that empowers the soul." (Moscow Pullman Daily News; Idaho)

      "After twenty years, Band's got 'What It Takes'. Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer show up to play - and by the time their two-hour show came to a close, they had pretty much blown the roof off the joint." (Muskegon Chronicle; MI)

      "I have been to several different rock concerts, but nothing had prepared me for the adrenaline-pumping rock and roll bomb blast that I witnessed in Charleston Friday night... The roar of the crowd and the excitement raged on for over two hours as Aerosmith rocked the city." (Webster Echo; Webster Springs, WV)

      "Led by the forever young Steven Tyler, the crowd was treated to more than two hours of Aerosmith, complete with over-the-top staging, high drama and high jinks." (Kalamzaoo Gazette; MI)

      "Perry's rifts were as smooth and well-rehearsed as if crunching from the album, yet his years of experience made it look as easy as walking a dog." (Daily Cardinal, Madison, WI)

      Dates as follows: .....
      Check the Official Site for a current listing of concerts


News as of July 8, 1998
  • "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" single
      Columbia Records has annouced yet another U.S. release date for the "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" single....It's now going to be released on Tuesday, August 4th, 1998!!!

  • Steven Tyler's BIOrhythem
      Those of you who were going to watch Steven Tyler's BIOrhythem, On MTV last night noticed that instead of Steven the Tupac Shuker episode is came on! The Steven Tyler episode is now going to air NEXT week. Maybe they changed it so they can show it in combination with the FANatics show.

News as of July 7, 1998
  • MTV's Total Request
      "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" Is Number One On MTV's Total Request Show!!!...Let's Keep It There...Vote @ total@mtvmail.com

  • "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" single
      Columbia Records has announced that the "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" single will be released on Tuesday, July 28th, 1998! This is the third release date they announced on their web sites for this song!

  • Billboard
      Just wanted to give you an update to where all aero-related albums are on the U.S. Billboard top 250 album charts:

      The "Armageddon" Soundtrack is #4 this week!

      The Steven Tyler helped album "Vertical Man" Ringo Starr fell 61 points from last week to end up @ #123

      Also the Boyz latest album "Nine Lives" is up 2 points from last week to #170!

      Also "Big Ones" debuted back on the top 250 charts this week @ #236!!!


News as of July 6, 1998
  • BIOrhythm
      Steven Tyler's "BIOrhythm" this Tuesday night!!
      July 7, at 10:30 Eastern and Pacific. Set those VCR's!!

  • VCR ALERT!!
      Be sure to catch E!'s "Behind The Scenes - Armageddon" for a short segment with the guys. Air dates this week, per the E! On-line schedule, are (all Eastern/Pacific time):

      Monday, July 6, 5:30 - 6 pm
      Tuesday, July 7, 6:30 - 7 pm
      Thursday, July 9, 2:30 - 3 pm
      Friday, July 10, 7:30 - 8 am


News as of July 2, 1998
  • Billboard
      The Armageddon soundtrack had a pretty impressive debut
      selling 112,000 units and coming in at #4 for the week.

  • Armageddon premiere - Set List
    1. Walk this Way
    2. Come Together
    3. I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
    4. "Happy Birthday Liv"
    5. Stop Messin' Around
    6. Sweet Emotion

News as of July 1, 1998
  • Liv Tyler
      Happy 21st Birthday, Liv Tyler!!
      Yes Stevens beautiful daugther Liv is now 21.

      While Liv was onstage on Monday at the Armageddon Premiere concert, delivering that famous pink boa to her Dad, Steven had the audience sing "Happy Birthday" to her!
      You can see 2 pics of Liv, Steven and the Boa in my Pics from the Armageddon Release Party

  • Armageddon
      But as if turning 21 wasn't enough for her, her new movie, "Armageddon" is opening in the U.S today :)
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