- Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band"
|How old is Aerosmith in 2019? ||49 years|
|Where was Aerosmith founded?||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
- Their style, which is rooted in blues-based hard rock, has come to also incorporate elements of Rap, heavy metal, and rhythm and blues, and has inspired many subsequent rock artists
- They were formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1970
- Guitarist Joe Perry and bassist Tom Hamilton, originally in a band together called the Jam Band, met up with vocalist/pianist/harmonicist Steven Tyler, drummer Joey Kramer, and guitarist Ray Tabano, and formed Aerosmith
- In 1971, Tabano was replaced by Brad Whitford, and the band began developing a following in Boston
- They were signed to Columbia Records in 1972, and released a string of gold and platinum albums, beginning with their 1973 eponymous debut album, followed by Get Your Wings in 1974
- In 1975, the band broke into the mainstream with the album Toys in the Attic, and their 1976 follow-up Rocks cemented their status as hard rock superstars
- Two additional albums followed in 1977 and 1979
- Their first five albums have since attained multi-platinum status
- Throughout the 1970s, the band toured extensively and charted a dozen Hot 100 singles
- By the end of the decade, they were among the most popular hard rock bands in the world and developed a loyal following of fans, often referred to as the "Blue Army"
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