Aerosmith was formed & preformed their first concert.
•Aerosmith comes together in Sunapee, New Hampshire, a summer resort.
•Aerosmith perform their first concert at Nipmuc Regional High School in Mendon, MA.
Guitarist Ray Tabano leaves the band.
•Guitarist Ray Tabano leaves the band to return years later as a member of the crew. Tabano is replaced by Brad Whitford who cut his eye-teeth in rock n' roll at age 16, playing with Teapot Dome, Earth, Inc. and Cymbals of Resistance.
Steven Tallarico changes his name to Steven Tyler.
Aerosmith lands a $125,000 deal with Columbia.
Aerosmith lands a $125,000 deal with Columbia, following a show at New York's Max's Kansas City, when Clive Davis saw them play.
Aerosmith’s self-titled debut is released.
Aerosmith tour begins.
"Get Your Wings" is released.
Aerosmith appears on the popular late night show - "The Midnight Special".
Toys in the Attic Tour begins.
Aerosmith hits #36 with “Sweet Emotion”.
Aerosmith hits #21 with “Last Child”.
Aerosmith co-headline "California Jam II" with Ted Nugent.
Aerosmith co-headline "California Jam II" with Ted Nugent, the biggest rock festival of the mid to late 70's, and are featured on the double album release of the concert.
The band bailed out 53 fans arrested for smoking pot at a show in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Joe Perry and Steven Tyler are injured in Philadelphia when a fan tosses a cherry bomb onstage.
Joe Perry leaves Aerosmith.
He is replaced by Jimmy Crespo.
Aerosmith’s ‘Greatest Hits’ collection is released.
It remains their best-selling album to date, having sold 11 million copies.
Brad Whitford leaves Aerosmith.
He is replaced by Rick Dufay.
Done With Mirrors Tour begins.
Steven Tyler successfully completes a drug rehabilitation program.
“Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” becomes Aerosmith’s first Top Forty hit.
“Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” becomes Aerosmith’s first Top Forty hit in nine years.
Aerosmith hits #3 with “Angel”.
Aerosmith appear on Saturday Night Live, hosted by Tom Hanks.
They perform "Monkey on my Back" and "Janies Got a Gun". They also appear on the skit "Wayne's World" (recorded 02-17-90).
Added to Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Aerosmith appear on "The Simpsons".
The episode "Flaming Moe's".
Aerosmith performs "Dream On" for the MTV10.
MTV10 (10th Anniversary of MTV).
Aerosmith donated $10,000 to support a controversial art exhibition at M.I.T.
The National Endowment for the Arts denied funding for the exhibit the week before, claiming some of the graphic images were offensive.
‘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.
Appearance on the David Letterman Show.
Aerosmith changed manager & record label.
They went back to their old label, Columbia records.
Preform on the MTV European Music Video Awards.
(Pink, Falling in Love is Hard on the Knees).
European tour cancelled after Steven Tyler suffered a cruiciate knee ligament injury.
USA dates in May/June 1998 and the European Tour 1998 were cancelled after Steven Tyler suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury after dropping the microphone stand on his knee during "Mama Kin" at Sullivan Arena Anchorage, AK.
"I don't want to miss a thing" becomes first #1 hit, for a full month.
“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 peform at the Super Bowl.
Steven Tyler performs the National Anthem at the Indianapolis 500.
It receives some criticism for changing the words to the last line of the song.
Aerosmith perform for NFL kickoff live.
Aerosmith perform "Back in the Saddle", "Walk This Way", and "Dream On".
Aerosmith appear in the movie "Be Cool".
Tyler receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Massachusetts.
For his community activism.
Steven Tyler has throat surgery ending the Rockin the Joint Tour.
Steven Tyler and Joe Perry perform with the Boston Pops Orchestra.
Tom Hamilton undergoes treatment for throat cancer.
Aerosmith's World Tour begins.
Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Edition is released.
Aerosmith Donates Meet & Greet to Help Support the LGBT Community.