Steven Tyler is reportedly working on a solo project. We
From page 12 of Classic Rock Magazine June 2011
know this after his daughter Liv told a US TV show that she had heard the Aerosmith singer’s new single, which she said was “amazing and beautiful”. A new Aerosmith anthology, called Tough Love: Best Of The Ballads , is released in May.
Jon Bon Jovi believes that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is “personally responsible for killing the music business”. Mourning the decline of albums and CDs, he states: “I hate to sound like an old man but mark my words, in a generation from now people are going to say: ‘What happened?’” Regardless, Bon Jovi’s albums are still being sold via iTunes.
Former Dio members guitarist Craig Goldy, bassist Rudy Sarzo, drummer Simon Wright and keyboard player Scott Warren will pay tribute to the late band leader by appearing at this summer’s Download billed as the Dio Disciples, joined by ex-Judas Priest/ Iced Earth frontman Tim Owens, and Toby Jepson, formerly of Little Angels and Gun, now of Fastway. Other newly confirmed Download attractions include Dan Reed, Biohazard and Children Of Bodom (pictured).
Bizarrely, Chickenfoot are considering calling their second album, currently being recorded, Chickenfoot IV . It's due for release later this year.