Win Copies of The New Aerosmith LP
Aerosmith unleash MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION!, their first album of brand new material in more than a decade, on 5 November. We are celebrating the release with an awesome giveaway of CDs and Vinyls PLUS a beautiful, super limited edition presentation disc.
We will also be speaking to Steven Tyler and Joe Perry about their new album on 5 November after 2pm.
Keep reading to find out more about the album and how you can win the CDs and vinyls...
On November 5 Aerosmith release MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION!. It's the band’s 15th studio album and their first album of all-new material in 11 years. The tracks were recorded in Los Angeles and at the band’s studio in Massachusetts. It was produced in part by Jack Douglas, who was responsible for some of Aerosmith's greatest moments, including Toys In The Attic and Rocks.
The album is a mix of classic old school rock 'n' roll along with a handful of the band's trademark ballads. Closer in sound to their late 80s/early 90s efforts such as Get A Grip and Permanent Vacation than their more recent blues excursions, this is without a doubt a crowd pleaser which will delight Aerosmith fans old and new.
MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! finds Aerosmith in ferociously fine form and at the peak of their powers from the get-go. Opening with the slightly disconcerting voice of producer Jack Douglas, in a parody of sci-fi show The Outer Limits, informing listeners to "submit quietly" you can't help but comply as it quickly launches into the immediate rush of riff-heavy, bold, brash and ballsy opener "Luv XXX" - a confirmation that this is indeed a return to their better days.
The plethora of upbeat hard rockers and heavy anthems are likely to be the songs that will have you reaching for the "repeat" button, with the awesome 'Oh Yeah' and the furiously brilliant 'Street Jesus' reminding us that this band is not all about the ballads. Elsewhere, singles 'Legendary Child' and 'Lover Alot' are as raucous and catchy as anything from their 80s prime, and the late appearance of the swaggering slide-guitar heavy 'Something' is a genuine delight.
In terms of the softer moments - of which there are a couple - 'What Could Have Been Love" is a throwback to the kind of power ballads which Aerosmith practically patented in the 90s, while the gentle 'We All Fall Down' and 'Can't Stop Loving You' are destined to soundtrack US FM radio for decades to come.
MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! is a welcome return from a band that had a lot to prove after its recent inner-turmoil. It's an impressively cohesive combination of all Aerosmith eras, meaning that no matter when you jumped on board the Aerosmith train you will definitely find something here to love.
The album is released on CD and digital download and as a Deluxe Edition 2CD/DVD Box Set.
The deluxe version of MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! will include:
- Four live performance videos: "Rats In The Cellar,” "Train Kept A Rollin,” "Oh Yeah” and "Same Old Song and Dance”
- Exclusive interviews with the members of AEROSMITH band members
- Three exclusive new bonus tracks: "Up On A Mountain,” "Oasis In The Night” and "Sunny Side of Love”
From Monday we are giving away copies of MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! on limited edition CD/DVD and vinyl every day until Sunday.
One lucky winner will also receive a presentation disc along with CD & vinyl copies of the new album.
All you need to do is tune in to Planet Rock and listen out for tracks from the new album. They will be followed by classic Aerosmith riffs which have been cleverly disguised. If you can name of the track then head to PlanetRock.com and tell us your answer to go into a prize draw.
At the end of the week one listener who has entered one of the daily competitions will be randomly drawn to win the presentation disc and CD/vinyl.