10 Surprising Facts About Aerosmith From Guitarist Joe Perry
The legendary guitarist opens up in Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith about music, family, and putting up with Steven Tyler.
Joe Perry told BuzzFeed News recently that he wrote his new autobiography, Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith, because he wanted to explore the question "How the hell did we manage to do it?" The "it," of course, being taking the band he co-founded at age 19 with a group of Three Stooges-loving kids in Massachusetts and turning it into what is often referred to as "America's Greatest Rock 'N' Roll Band."
So how did Perry and Co. do it? Here are 10 surprising revelations from Perry's autobiography that help answer that question — and more — in candid detail: