Steven Tyler of Aerosmith is born.
Joey Kramer of Aerosmith is born.
Joe Perry of Aerosmith is born.
Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith is born.
Brad Whitford of Aerosmith is born.
Aerosmith comes together in Sunapee, New Hampshire, a summer resort.
Aerosmith’s self-titled debut is released. It contains the band staples “Dream On” and “Mama Kin.”
Aerosmith releases ‘Toys in the Attic,’ including the hit singles “Sweet Emotion” (#36) and “Walk This Way” (#10).
“Dream On,” from Aerosmith’s debut album, is re-released as a single and reaches #6.
Aerosmith hits #21 with “Last Child”.
Aerosmith hits #23 with “Come Together”.
Joe Perry and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith are injured in Philadelphia when a fan tosses a cherry bomb onstage.
Aerosmith’s ‘Greatest Hits’ collection is released. It remains their best-selling album to date, having sold 10 million copies.
Guitarists-in-exile Joe Perry and Brad Whitford attend Aerosmith’s show at Boston’s Orpheum. Afterward, they agree to put the original quintet back together.
The re-formed Aerosmith releases Done With Mirrors, the first of four studio albums for their new label, Geffen Records.
Run-D.M.C.’s remake of “Walk This Way,” a collaboration with Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, enters the Top Forty. It becomes the first big rap-rock crossover hit, reaching #4.
“Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” becomes Aerosmith’s first Top Forty hit in nine years. Two more singles from ‘Permanent Vacation,’ the group’s first album since getting clean and sober, race up the charts
Aerosmith hits #3 with “Angel”.
Aerosmith hits #17 with “Rag Doll”.
‘Pump,’ the cornerstone album of Aerosmith’s post-sobriety renaissance, is released. It yields a bumper crop of hit singles
Aerosmith hits #5 with “Love In An Elevator”.
‘Pandora’s Box,’ a three-CD box set retrospective of Aerosmith’s years on Columbia (1973-1982), is released. The previous month, it was announced the Aerosmith had re-signed to Geffen Records in a deal worth $30 million.
Aerosmith hits #18 with “Living on the Edge”.
‘Get a Grip,’ Aerosmith’s 11th studio album, debuts at #1. It goes on to sell 7 million copies in the U.S. and more than 10 million worldwide. It also ushers forth another quartet of hits
Aerosmith hits #12 with “Cryin’”.
Aerosmith hits #17 with “Crazy”.
The 11th Annual “MTV Video Music Awards” airs live from New York’s Radio City Music Hall, after an eight-year absence from the Big Apple. Rosanne is the host and Aerosmith wins three awards, including “Video of the Year” for “Cryin’”.
Aerosmith hits #29 with “Pink”.
“I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing,” from the soundtrack to the film Armageddon, becomes Aerosmith’s first #1 hit. It holds down the top spot for a full month.
Aerosmith are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame