Topic: Steven Tyler

Why Seeing Steven Tyler on ‘American Idol’ Shattered Precious Memories From My Adolescence

Why Seeing Steven Tyler on 'American Idol' Shattered Precious Memories From My Adolescence

The year was 1993 — the venue, the Boston Garden. A 13-year-old girl clad in a flannel shirt and Doc Martens stood excitedly on the arena’s floor surrounded by thousands of similarly attired Massholes, anxiously awaiting her favorite rock star to hit the stage for her first-ever concert.

That 13-year-old was me, folks, and that concert was Aerosmith. They were touring for “Get a Grip,” and they were fucking awesome.

Fast forward 18 years.
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