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AEROSMITH's "You Gotta Move" Named Official Theme Song of WWE's SummerSlam


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World Wrestling Entertainment® has tapped AEROSMITH's blazing tune "You Gotta Move" as the official theme song for SummerSlam®. WWE's signature summer event airs live on pay-per-view Sunday, August 23rd at 8 PM ET/7 PM CT from Staples Center in Los Angeles.

America's greatest rock band AEROSMITH has garnered four Grammy wins, a Rock ˜N Roll Hall of Fame induction and album sales upward of 150 million, and is now in the midst of a massive North American tour with special guests ZZ Top, presented by Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. Aerosmith tickets are available now at www.livenation.com.

AEROSMITH will headline Staples Center Friday, August 21, a mere two days before their "You Gotta Move"--a highlight of their Honkin' On Bobo album--is heard at WWE's SummerSlam. Millions are expected to tune in to the electric live pay-per-view event.

For more information on AEROSMITH--STEVEN TYLER (vocals), JOE PERRY (guitar), BRAD WHITFORD (guitar), TOM HAMILTON (bass) and JOEY KRAMER (drums)--including fan club tickets, go to www.aeroforceone.com.

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AEROSMITH is receiving rave reviews for their live performances. Here's a taste of what the critics are saying:

"The guitar heroics from Joe Perry...were sizzling, the rhythm section of Joey Kramer and Tom Hamilton thunderous...and Steven Tyler's wide-mouth wail was soaked in its trademark blend of raunch and fire..."

--Sarah Rodman, BOSTON GLOBE, June 17, 2009

"Aerosmith did prove, yet again, that they can rock it like they did in their 20s...thunderous performance..."

--Chris Harris, ROLLINGSTONE.COM, June 29, 2009

"...Aerosmith was a lean mean hit machine¦with the best moments of the night coming when the Boston band reprised their now-classic record Toys in the Attic in its entirety. The music from that album--which features classics like ˜Walk This Way' and ˜Big Ten Inch Record'--was at its most tasty for ˜Sweet Emotion,' with the Toxic Twin magic of Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry at full power."

--Dan Aquilante, NEW YORK POST, June 29, 2009

About AEROSMITH

For more than 30 years AEROSMITH has defined American Rock 'n' Roll. They've earned countless awards (including four Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Awards, and 12 MTV Awards), performed electrifying sold-out concerts around the world and have a fan-base numbering in the millions worldwide. The members of AEROSMITH remain creatively vital, and are the platinum standard for artistic and commercial success in the music business. Through it all they have undeniably withstood the test of time. For more information on AEROSMITH, including fan club tickets, go to www.aeroforceone.com.

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