Twenty years after coming to Madrid for the last time, Aerosmith are coming back to say goodbye – or Aero-Vederci Baby! The US rockers will offer one of the greatest shows ever as they embark on their farewell tour.
As they say ‘Aero-Vederci Baby!’, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton and Brad Whitford will come on stage for the last time. Their tour will follow Tyler’s promotional concerts in support of his debut solo album, We’re All Somebody From Somewhere, in which he ventures into country music. For 45 years, Aerosmith have been considered one of the biggest rock bands ever, whose songs are well known to three generations of fans.
Their concerts are always crowded, like the New Year’s Eve show in Osaka, Japan, on 31 December 1999 or the performance at Donington Park in England in 2014. Many of Aerosmith’s songs stand atop the classic rock lists of the last decades, and their albums have sold more than 100 million copies.
The band’s greatest hits, from ‘Sweet Emotion’ or ‘Back in the Saddle’ to ‘Cryin’,’ Crazy’, ‘Love in an Elevator’ or ‘I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing’ (from Armageddon), marked a highly successful, brilliant career.
Aerosmith have achieved 95 gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications, as well as plenty of accolades. They were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2001 and have won many prizes, including four Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Music Awards and twelve MTV Awards.
Recently, they played a series of concerts attracting large audiences in South America. Now they embark on their upcoming European tour with the same enthusiasm as ever. Madrid will be their first stop in Spain. They’ll say goodbye to their Spanish fans for good at Rock Fest Barcelona on 2 July.