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Record Store Day Names Pearl Jam 2019 Ambassador

Record Store Day has named Pearl Jam its 2019 ambassador. The band follows last year’s hip-hop duo Run The Jewels, as well as, previous acts like St. Vincent, Metallica, and Jack White. Record Store Day is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Speaking about the band’s involvement with RSD 2019, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready said: “Pearl Jam is honoured to be Record Store Day’s Ambassador for 2019. Independent record stores are hugely important to me, and have been ev...
Tags: Music, Aerosmith, Bruce Houghton, Mike McCready, St Vincent Metallica

Blizzard/Activision celebrates record revenues by laying off 800 employees

Blizzard/Activision posted $7.5b in net revenues for 2018, and announced that it would lay off 800 of the employees who made those revenues possible, but fear not! The last time the company did a mass layoff (600 people in 2012), it generously rehired those people as temps, doing the same jobs for less pay, with no security or benefits. The layoffs targeted the most precarious workers at the company: low-earning temps and contractors pulling long shifts in the hopes of getting hired on perm...
Tags: Post, Business, Games, News, Employment, Blizzard, Class War, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Aerosmith, Late Stage Capitalism, Guillotine Watch, American Carnage, Robert A Kotick, Activision Vivendi, Jordan Mallory Fanbyte

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Hosts Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg at Grammy Viewing Party

Several hours before Aerosmith took the stage for the second annual Steven Tyler Grammy viewing party — which benefits Janie’s Fund, an organization created by Tyler to help underage victims of human trafficking — an energized and animated Tyler spoke to Variety about what it’s like when the band gets together these days. “Let’s just […]
Tags: News, Mark Wahlberg, Leonardo Dicaprio, Steven Tyler, Grammys, Aerosmith, Variety, Tyler, Janie, Steven Tyler Hosts Leonardo DiCaprio Mark Wahlberg, Grammy Viewing Party

Theme Park Bits: Goodbye to Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster, A Lion King Celebration, and More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: A musically charged roller coaster is going the way of the dodo in Paris. Epcot’s space-themed restaurant may have a name. Disneyland will celebrate The Lion King this summer. And more! The Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith is one of only a handful of thrill-ride-style roller coasters in the Disney parks, but it’s going away at Disneyland Paris. On September 1, the attraction will shut down for good to make room for a new Iron Man-themed attrac...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Earth, Paris, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Epcot, Disneyland Paris, Aerosmith, Mickey, Disney Parks Blog, Ratatouille, Disney California, Paris Epcot, Disneyland YouTube

A Week In Minneapolis, MN, On A $67,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Oh, hey, did you hear we launched a podcast? Check out Money Diaries: The Podcast, and subscribe today so you don't miss any episode!Today: a strategy supervisor working in advertising who makes $67,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a Ne...
Tags: Amazon, Lyft, Fashion, Music, Hbo, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, George Harrison, Walgreens, Bob Dylan, New York Times, Bangladesh, Starbucks, Hulu, Thom Yorke

Dina LaPolt Honored by Steven Tyler, Top Attorneys at Entertainment Law Initiative Lunch

Attorney Dina LaPolt, whose clients include Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, Britney Spears and Fifth Harmony, was honored with the Service Award at the Entertainment Law Initiative’s annual pre-Grammy lunch held at the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica. The honor recognizes “a commitment to advancing and supporting the music community through service.” LaPolt was a key supporter […]
Tags: News, Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Santa Monica, Fairmont Hotel, Dina LaPolt, Steven Tyler Top, Steven Tyler Britney Spears, LaPolt

Walk of Fame This Way: Aerosmith Gets a Star on Hollywood Blvd.

A lot more people will be humming “Walk This Way” as they walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame now. Aerosmith has just been announced as next in line to get a star on Hollywood Blvd. Honors are set for Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day — in front of an appropriate spot, the Musicians Institute, at […]
Tags: News, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Aerosmith, Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood Blvd Honors

Making The Most Of Your Ideas (Even The Bad Ones)

In this piece, James Shotwell encourages musical creators to slow down and think about their developmental process, as well as the value of fully exploring ideas to determine their value before writing them off. ___________________________ Guest post by James Shotwell of Haulix Last year, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler appeared on Joe Rogan’s popular podcast to promote a new documentary about his career outside the iconic rock band. During the conversation, Tyler began to describe ...
Tags: Music, Guest Post, Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Music Business, Joe Perry, Tyler, Joe Rogan, Rogan, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, James Shotwell, Haulix

Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, H.E.R., Red Hot Chili Peppers Join Grammy Performer Lineup

The Recording Academy today announced the next wave of artists to perform on this year’s 61st annual Grammy Awards: Multiple Grammy nominee Brandi Carlile and H.E.R. will both perform, as will past Grammy nominee Miley Cyrus, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will join Post Malone (following the rapper’s performance with Aerosmith at the MTV Video […]
Tags: News, Miley Cyrus, Grammy Awards, Aerosmith, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Malone, Recording Academy, Brandi Carlile, Brandi Carlile Miley Cyrus

Kia Will Fund a Scholarship Instead of Paying for a Celebrity in Its Super Bowl Ad

In recent years, Kia has become synonymous with running Super Bowl ads that star a celebrity. The brand featured Aerosmith's Steven Tyler in 2018, Melissa McCarthy in 2017, Christopher Walken in 2016, Pierce Brosnan in 2015, and Laurence Fishburne as his Matrix character Morpheus in 2014. But this year, Kia is breaking precedent and running...
Tags: General, Advertising, Christopher Walken, Steven Tyler, Kia, Laurence Fishburne, Aerosmith, Melissa Mccarthy, Pierce Brosnan, The Big Game

Universal Music Expands Merchandising Operation With Acquisition of Epic Rights

Universal Music Group-owned Bravado has acquired Epic Rights, the Los Angeles-based merchandising and branding company that counts KISS, Britney Spears, Aerosmith, *NSYNC, Def Leppard, Billy Joel and David Bowie, among others, on its roster. Epic Rights was launched in 2014 by Dell Furano, a pioneer of music merchandising who co-founded Winterland Productions in the 1970s with legendary concert […]
Tags: News, David Bowie, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Universal Music Group, NSYNC, Dell Furano, Bravado, Epic Rights the Los Angeles, KISS Britney Spears Aerosmith NSYNC, Winterland Productions

Aerosmith to Perform at Steven Tyler Grammy Viewing Party Alongside Host Jane Lynch (EXCLUSIVE)

Steven Tyler is bringing the band back together for his second annual Grammy Awards viewing party. Hosted by Jane Lynch, the gala will celebrate the Grammy Awards with a rock ‘n’ roll performance from Aerosmith alongside a live auction in support of Janie’s Fund, Tyler’s philanthropic initiative for abused girls. “It’s so clear just by […]
Tags: News, Jane Lynch, Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Tyler, Janie

'90s Fashion Icons: Alicia Silverstone

The definitive it-girl of the '90s. Here how you can get her style! The rumors are true. '90s style has made its way back into the mainstream, and we've got you covered. There are nine 90s fashion icons you need to know about. Last week, I broke down starlet Jennifer Aniston's '90s style. This week, we're going to look at teen idol Alicia Silverstone.  Alicia Silverstone Biography View the original article to see embedded media. Alicia began working when she was six years old as a model. She l...
Tags: College, Inspiration, View, Jennifer Aniston, Cher, Clueless, Aerosmith, 1990s, Alicia Silverstone, Cher Horowitz, ALICIA, Dove Cameron, Alicia Silverstone Alicia Silverstone, Dove Cameron Alicia, Alicia Cher

Hit Songwriters You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

While it's easy to get lost in the glamour and forget, the vast majority of our favorite pop hits are rarely penned exclusively by those singing them, and often as not there is a less well-known person, or even team of less well-known persons behind your favorite chart-topper. Here we look at some of these unsung heroes. ___________________________ Guest post by Evan Zwisler of Soundfly's Flypaper When we think about how the world’s most popular music is written, recorded, and perfo...
Tags: Music, New York, Mississippi, California, America, Brooklyn, Katy Perry, Guest Post, Shanghai, Madonna, Elvis Presley, Brian, Sinead O'connor, Britney Spears, Steven Tyler, Prince

The Unpopular Opinion: ‘Wayne’s World 2’ is Better Than the First Movie

(Welcome to The Unpopular Opinion, a series where a writer goes to the defense of a much-maligned film or sets their sights on a movie seemingly beloved by all. In this edition: the sequel to Wayne’s World is actually better than the beloved original.) In 1993, just one short year after Wayne’s World transitioned from SNL favorite to box office hit, Paramount unleashed the sequel. Despite the fact that Wayne’s World 2 received mixed reviews and couldn’t seem to attract as many fans a...
Tags: Bob Odenkirk, Movies, Features, United States, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe, Paramount, Aerosmith, Lorne Michaels, Morrison, Mike, Wayne, Myers, Glen, Cassandra, Chris Farley

'90s Fashion Icons: Liv Tyler

She's rock royalty and her '90s style is still worth copying today. The ‘90s are back, and we’ve got you covered if you want to channel the decade in your wardrobe, or just learn a little something about its fashion stars. Previously, I listed the nine '90s fashion icons you need to know about, and each week I'm breaking down a new one. Last week, we went over '90s rock icon Gwen Stefani. Today it's all about actress, model, and '90s it-girl Liv Tyler. Liv Tyler Biography View the original art...
Tags: College, New York City, Gwen Stefani, Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, 1990s, Todd Rundgren, Schoolgirl, Steven, Alicia Silverstone, Liv Tyler, LIV, Arwen, Tilly, Fashion Tips, Bebe Buell

Sunny Govan Radio invited to Ofcom meeting

Sunny Govan Radio has been invited to a meeting at Ofcom to discuss its compliance procedures after a number of complaints were made against the station. The request comes after station management asked the regulator to consider ways to reduce potential victimisation of community radio presenters through complaints. They were made about Steg G in the Morning at various times during the morning show on 17, 20 and 25 September 2018 after songs with swears words were played. The tracks in questi...
Tags: America, Radio, Ofcom, Eminem, Aerosmith, Pantera, Community Radio, Sunny Govan Radio, Steg G

Brie Larson Talks About Her Intense ‘Captain Marvel’ Training, Meeting Kelly Sue DeConnick and More [Set Visit Interview]

Sitting in a soundstage in Los Angeles, right outside the set of Captain Marvel, Samuel L Jackson pulls up a video on his phone and asks if we want to see “it,” almost like a proud father. He told us: “A year ago, Brie started working out. And the girl that I did Kong and Unicorn Store with is not this person. She’s like 5 percent body fat now. She used to send me workout videos, which were like, crazy dope workout videos. The first one she sent me, she was lifting… like a hundred pounds. She w...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Los Angeles, Features, Jackson, Sam, Marvel Studios, Samuel L Jackson, Aerosmith, Brie Larson, Alexander, Kong, Joanna, Larson, Renee, Tarzan

Kia Will Advertise in the Super Bowl for the 10th Year in a Row

Kia will return for its 10th consecutive year to advertise in Super Bowl LIII, Adweek confirms. The national spot will be handled by Kia's agency of record, David&Goliath, who has produced the automotive brand's Super Bowl ads in past years. Kia is known for its humorous, celebrity-led ads: 2018's spot starred Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler,...
Tags: Advertising, Kia, Aerosmith, The Big Game, David Goliath

Aerosmith’s Perry cancels tour after recent hospital visit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Perry has canceled his fall tour to take time off after recently being hospitalized with breathing problems. The Aerosmith guitarist’s publicist said in a statement Tuesday the 68-year-old will take the rest of the year off. He had expected to return to the road starting Nov. 30 through Dec. 16. […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Ap, Aerosmith, Perry, Joe Perry, Nation & World

Holiday gift guide 2018: Entertaining experiences at home and away

Fun times await at venues in the Los Angeles area, Orange County, Inland Empire plus Las Vegas. And when you get back home, we have a pair of ideas for there too. SPLURGE Lady Gaga in Las Vegas The music superstar has earned raves for her acting debut in the recent remake of “A Star is Born.” Now, Lady Gaga is set to embark on a new Park Theater residency at Park MGM Resort and Casino in Las Vegas with two show formats. The first, “Enigma,” described as an odyssey of hits like “Million Reasons,”...
Tags: Gift Guide, England, California, Boston, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, Broadway, Elton John, Manhattan, William Shakespeare, Lady Gaga, Las Vegas

SAP's top dealmaker explains the German software giant's strategy behind its $8 billion Qualtrics acquisition and where it's looking in 2019 (SAP)

SAP acquired Qualtrics for $8 billion in a surprise deal just days before the startup's initial public offering. And while SAP didn't intentionally time its acquisition so close to the IPO, acquiring hot cloud companies is all part of the plan, according to its executive vice president of global business development, Arlen Shenkman. Business Insider spoke to Shenkman to find out how the deal got done and how SAP sees the tech M&A landscape moving into 2019. Qualtrics, the Utah-based "experien...
Tags: Utah, Ipo, Trends, Cisco, ERP, United States, Ibm, Sap, Qualtrics, Aerosmith, Ryan, Peterson, Becky, Ariba, Medalia, Shenkman

Great Christmas Marketing Campaigns: What Can We Learn?

We know that Christmas represents a major opportunity for us marketers, whether we’re working for an agency or in-house. For most retailers, the festive quarter is their most important time of the year. Have a poor Christmas and the ripples may well be felt throughout all the following year. Have a good one, and it can be the springboard for a good 2019. Now, I want to look at some companies that have nailed their Christmas campaigns over the last couple of years and see what we can learn. What ...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Christmas, Sem, Sainsbury, Mcdonalds, Greenpeace, Iceland, Coca Cola, Coke, Aerosmith, The Digital Marketing Blog, DMC, McDonald, YouTube Facebook Twitter, Emily Somers

Aerosmith’s Perry tweets ‘doing well’ after hospitalization

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Perry is feeling the love from fans after he was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York. The Aerosmith guitarist on Tuesday tweeted: “Doing well, thanks for the love and support.” Perry’s publicists said in a statement Sunday the 68-year-old felt […]
Tags: New York, News, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Perry, Joe Perry, Nation & World, New York The Aerosmith

Cool Stuff: ‘Wayne’s World’ Funko POPs! Party Time! Excellent!

Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar are two of the most iconic faces of the ’90s thanks to their public access program Wayne’s World that broadcast on Saturday Night Live. In their signature torn jeans, the duo talked about babes, Aerosmith, hockey and whatever topical Top 10 list they could come up with. And now you can bring them home in the form of two totally excellent Funko POP figures. Check out the Wayne’s World Funko POP figures below. Wayne’s World Funko POP Figures Coming Soon: Wayne&...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Paramount Pictures, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Chicago Blackhawks, Aerosmith, Wayne, Wayne Campbell, Funko, Dana-Carvey, Mike-Myers, Waynes-World, Garth Algar, Funko Pop, Funko Pops

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry hospitalized

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was taken to a hospital in New York on Saturday night after a performance with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden.
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Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry hospitalized in New York

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was hospitalized in New York after concert with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden.
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Joe Perry Hospitalized After Surprise Performance With Billy Joel

Joe Perry is on the mend after a medical emergency landed him in the hospital shortly following his appearance at a Billy Joel concert in New York City on Saturday night (11/10). More »
Tags: Music, News, New York City, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Joe Perry

Aerosmith’s Perry hospitalized after jamming with Billy Joel

NEW YORK (AP) — Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has been hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York. Perry’s publicists said in a statement Sunday that the musician is alert and responsive in the hospital and is expected to return to the road later this month. The […]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Perry, Joe Perry, Nation & World

AEROSMITH's Joe Perry Rushed To Hospital After Collapsing Backstage At Billy Joel Concert

Last night, legendary Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry surprised fans attending Billy Joel's concert last night at Madison Square Garden. Perry... The post AEROSMITH's Joe Perry Rushed To Hospital After Collapsing Backstage At Billy Joel Concert appeared first on Metal Injection.
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