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Aerosmith Not Even Trying Anymore: Announce Their Own Lottery Tickets

Look, Aerosmith were never bastions of credibility and artistic integrity; their guitarist still tries to act like Jimmie Page. But here's the latest in a long line of questionable decisions: Aerosmith have announced a lottery game for fans to win backstage passes, a lot of money to spend on concessions, and front-row seats. In each city that will have a Aerosmith concert this summer, GTECH, a lottery game company, will release games based on Aerosmith songs like "Dream On." You know, because convincing fans they're getting their money worth at shows isn't enough; you have to convince them to spend money at the mere chance of seeing you up close.


Aerosmith are the first band to have a lottery game based on them, and while they would seem like perhaps the only band willing to do it, EMI recently signed a deal with a different lottery company to start manufacturing games based on other acts. Expect a Duffy lottery game soon, folks. [Billboard]

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With the age of the band's fanbase, maybe a line of bingo cards would have been better?

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And plastic hips too.

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This sounds more like a Shirley Jackson-style lottery to me.

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Jason Light

I was surprised to hear Perry is a McCain Republican so you may be right about lack of integrity. Perry drives the business and is cashing in on name to pass legacy to children. He says he was raised to work hard, do the best you can, and try to get rich. Now I know why this stupid war goes on and on; because people who have the mouthpiece think it is a good idea, like cashing in on fan desires. Where there is a market ... They do have about 100 great songs, however.


Oh come on- I don't really agree with the negativity here... as an Aerosmith fan, I'm very excited over this idea. This is just another instance of Aerosmith being the


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