Quote: "Jay Z's still the king. I mean, he's got a track record. Same with Kanye (West), so there's a lot of talent out there, but when I look at who's breaking new ground, Kendrick (Lamar) and Chance (The Rapper), those guys are doing just amazing work." U.S. President Barack Obama names his favourite hip hop artists.
Quote: "Nobody has even mentioned it. Look, he's a really private guy. He's dealing with it, but as far as the band goes, nobody gives a s**t. Everybody's interested in his playing... All that trash that's out there doesn't have anything to do with us." Guitarist Joe Perry insists bandmate Johnny Depp's divorce battle has not come up in conversation in between The Hollywood Vampires gigs.
Quote: "I would probably be exploring and looking around the world, trying to add something to it, to make it a better place. I'm not sure if I would be a marine biologist, or if I would be... some kind of explorer, something, I don't know, but I've always been interested and excited about the natural world, and I think I would be involved with something that would be trying to make it a better place." Rocker Joe Perry on what he would have become if Aerosmith had not worked out for him.
Quote: "There was a time after Aerosmith got back together when we were doing and almost yearly New Year’s Eve show. One of my favourite ones was at the Orpheum (Los Angeles) right before the New Year rang in - we dragged living room furniture onto the stage and brought our wives out and celebrated with our fans." Aerosmith star Joe Perry recalls his favourite New Year's Eve memory.
Fact: Aerosmith star Joe Perry gave U.S. late-night host Conan O Brien's show a rock edge on Monday night (20Oct14) when he joined house group Jimmy Vivino & the Basic Cable Band for the programme. In between musical interludes, the guitar great plugged his new autobiography Rocks: My Life in & Out of Aerosmith.
Tweet: "Happy 50th birthday Lenny Kravitz wishing you a great day all the best, Joe." Aerosmith's Joe Perry sends his congratulations to rocker Lenny Kravitz for reaching the milestone on Monday (26May14).
Quote: "We used to have some real scream-outs, but now if there's something important... we just grab each other by the elbow and throw everybody out of the room and sit down and talk about it and that's it. We know there's no more use in throwing chairs at walls, smashing things, throwing things on the floor... Sitting down and talking about it and just laying it out there gets it done and then we can go on and have fun and play." Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry insists he and bandmate Steven Tyler have found a new way of working through their differences.
Tweet: "I have to give a huge shout out to Aerosmith's crew one of the best in the business, without them there would be no live Rock and Roll." Rocker Joe Perry gives thanks to the men and women who work behind the scenes to help them stage their concerts.
Tweet: "Had a great time at the Black Sabbath concert in Oz with Tommy Iommi." Aerosmith star Joe Perry found time to catch Black Sabbath's show in Melbourne on Monday (29Apr13) during a trip to Australia. Both bands are currently touring Down Under.
Fact: Steven Tyler's Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry is set to become a reality TV star again after returning to the set of U.S. show Sons Of Guns. The rock legend will join Will Hayden and his team of gunsmiths at Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Red Jacket Firearms on 19 September (12) in a bid to get a beloved black powder Lyle cannon restored and repaired.
Fact: Aerosmith star Joe Perry has recorded two new instrumental tracks for hit drama Csi: Crime Scene Investigation. The rocker teamed up with his DJ son Roman for the project. The finished product will feature on an episode which is set to debut in America on Wednesday (02May12).
Quote: "To be honest, I was expecting it... He wasn't in good shape and I was pretty p**sed off at that point." Guitarist Joe Perry on Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler's fall from grace when he took a misstep during a 2009 summer show and fell from a stage in South Dakota. The band was forced to scrap the rest of the tour as Tyler recovered from his injuries.
Tweet: "Our condolences to Gary Moore's family and personal friends. He will be missed by many. Our thoughts&prayers r with you." Aerosmith star Joe Perry adds his tributes to rocker GARY MOORE, who died on Sunday (06Feb11).
Quote: "I'll tell you one thing, when we put this band together, this is not something that he would do." Times have changed for Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, according to bandmate Joe Perry. The singer was unveiled as one of the new American Idol judges, alongside Jennifer Lopez, on Wednesday (22Sep10).
Quote: "Again, the four of us were in shock. It was a replay of last year, except this time he had a job... It's like getting hit over the head." Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is still reeling from the news his bandmate Steven Tyler may quit the band for a second time amid rumours he's been chosen as the new American Idol judge.
Quote: "I am not a fan of Aerosmith's music without the live performance behind it... I have never listened to one CD all the way through. I listen in the studio when they record. I've never put an Aero CD on my player. I did order a few songs from iTunes." Rocker Joe Perry's wife Billie admits she's not a fan of her husband's music.
Fact: Katy Perry joined namesake rocker Joe Perry for a rendition of Queen's WE WILL ROCK YOU anthem at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (13Sep09). The pair of Perrys made way for British funnyman Russell Brand, who was hosting the prizegiving for a second successive year.
Quote: "My wife found a singer on YouTube; she's always looking for flying saucers on the internet... and she found this guy from Germany, and he's an incredible singer." Aerosmith star Joe Perry on HAGEN, the frontman of his new side project.
Quote: "You would sit in first class in airplanes, and hand a bottle of coke around, and just turn your head to the side and do hits." Aerosmith rocker Joe Perry recalls living the high life back in the '70s.
Fact: <p>Aerosmith rocker Joe Perry and his son TONY have signed up to appear in new magazine advertisements for top designer JOHN VARVATOS. They will appear playing billiards while wearing the fashion guru's attire. </p>