Fortunately, Aerosmith also still knows how to deliver live, and the band sounds as good today as it ever has -- heck, maybe even better, with everyone on the same page creatively and chemically. These days, Aerosmith shows are more often than not a nonstop parade of hits, from early triumphs such as "Dream On," "Sweet Emotion" and "Walk This Way" to latter-day faves such as "Jaded" and "Girls of Summer." It's too bad this Aerosmith date won't feature opening acts Kid Rock and Run-DMC,as did the tour's first month of shows. Instead, we get grunge's designated whipping boys, Stone Temple Pilots. That's not as potent a bill, perhaps, but it gives STP a sizeable forum to prove they're still viable. The headliner's movable feast of sound and sobriety likely won't do STP frontman (and rehab recidivist) Scott Weiland any harm, either.
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