Thursday, October 27, 2011

Aerosmith: Rocks 35th Anniversary reissue details

Aerosmith will celebrate the 35th anniversary of their iconic 1976 album, “Rocks,” with a special edition release due out November 23, 2011 in Japan.

The release will coincide with Aerosmith's Fall Tour through Japan, which kicks off Tuesday, November 22, 2011 in Kanazawa.

"Rocks" 35th-anniversary deluxe edition will include:

• "Rocks" Japan Edition CD (Jewel case with a replica of a golden spine onsert for Japanese LP sleeve
• The First Japan Tour Programme Replica (28 page)
• The First Japan Tour Poster Replica (Nippon Budokan version)
• The First Japan Tour Ticket Replica (Fromt he first show at Gunma Sport Center)
• Japanese 7" Singles' Artwork Replicas ("Home Tonight" / "Back In The Saddle" / "Last Child")
• 4 Postcards of photos from the "Rocks" era
• All housed in a clear, plastic case

The band’s fourth album, "Rocks" was a commercial success for the Boston band, with three singles charting on the Billboard Hot 100, two of which reached the Top 40 ("Back in the Saddle" and "Last Child"). The record was also one of the first albums to ship platinum when it was released; it has since gone quadruple platinum.

A new Aerosmith album – their first of original material in 10 years – is expected next spring.

The band are currently on a South American tour and making headlines this week after Steven Tyler fell in a hotel shower, costing him some teeth, a black eye and a day’s delay for a show in Asuncion, Paraguay. Check the "See Also" section below for more details.

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Aerosmith – Back in The Saddle
Tokyo Dome – Tokyo, Japan – February, 2002

See also:

VIDEO: Steven Tyler discusses Paraguay accident on Today Show
VIDEO: Steven Tyler returns to the stage after accident
Aerosmith: First look at Steven Tyler’s injuries
Aerosmith: Steven Tyler doing fine after accident
UPDATE: Steven Tyler accident blamed on food poisoning, dehydration
Aerosmith: Steven Tyler hospitalized after fall
VIDEO: Steven Tyler featured in new American Idol promo
VIDEO: Aerosmith launch South American tour
VIDEO: Steven Tyler rocks RIFF store opening in NYC
VIDEO: Steven Tyler at Macy’s in New York City
Meet Steven Tyler in New York City
Aerosmith: New photo book available
Aerosmith: 35th Anniversary edition of Rocks due next month
VIDEO: Producer talks about working with Aerosmith
Steven Tyler says Aerosmith album due in March
Aerosmith: Steven Tyler hooks up with Oprah
Aerosmith: New album update 2
Aerosmith: New album update
Aerosmith: Steven Tyler’s father dies at 95
VIDEO: Aerosmith jamming in the studio
Aerosmith: New album expected in May 2012
VIDEO: Aerosmith in the studio
Vintage Aerosmith finally coming to iTunes
Steven Tyler officially back for more American Idol
Aerosmith bassist underwent radical cancer treatment in 2009
VIDEO: Steven Tyler rocks Scituate’s Heritage Days
Derek Jeter visits Aerosmith in the studio
VIDEO: More of Aerosmith in the studio
VIDEO: Aerosmith in the studio