Monday, July 4, 2011

Aerosmith announce Japanese tour

Aerosmith have announced a fall 2011 tour of Japan, their first visit there in 7 years.

In light of the terrible tragedies that have recently taken place in the country, Aerosmith are excited to return to play for some of their biggest and most dedicated fans. The band first toured Japan in 1977 and, this year, the Boston rockers are set to play throughout the country, including Tokyo, Osaka and Sapporo.

Aerosmith’s fall 2011 tour of Japan kicks off November 22nd in Kanazawa at Ishikawa Sogo Sports Center.

“Our prayers are with all of our Japanese fans and the people of Japan,” says guitarist Joe Perry. “They can use all of our prayers and whatever help we can give. We can’t wait to be there and play for the people who have supported us for the past 40 years. Our fans know how much we love them and we are eager to return and give them the show of a lifetime, especially after the tragedy they have recently been through.”

"Every time we've come to Japan we've had a great time,”
adds bassist Tom Hamilton. “We'll do our best to bring a show that meets the high expectations of our Japanese fans. Let's Rock!”

Tickets for the tour will go on sale beginning July 23rd with presales TBD. VIP experience packages which may include meet and greets, backstage tours, early entry passes, and premium seating and/or merchandise are available through or by calling +1-508-791-6710 in the United States between 9am and 5pm Eastern Time.

2011 Japanese tour

Nov 22 - Kanazawa, Japan - Ishikawa Sogo Sports Center
Nov 25 - Hiroshima, Japan - Hiroshima Green Arena
Nov 28 - Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Dome
Nov 30 - Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Dome
Dec 02 - Fukuoka, Japan - Marine Messe Fukuoka
Dec 06 - Osaka, Japan - Kyocera Dome Osaka
Dec 08 - Nagoya, Japan - Aichi-ken Taiikukan (Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium)
Dec 10 - Sapporo, Japan - Sapporo Dome

Aerosmith are working on a new album and are set to enter the studio this month; the new disc will be the group’s first album of new material since 2001's "Just Push Play."

"Whole band has plans to go into the studio with Jack Douglas second week of July to work on new Aero CD," tweeted Perry last month. “Laying down some new tracks this week. Been listening to fans comments over last couple of yrs putting that in creative blender.”

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Yokohama International Stadium – Yokohama, Japan – July 24, 2004

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