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Watch: Aerosmith and Run-DMC reunite for Grammys Walk This Way performance

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Despite a soap opera erupting around Aerosmith last week as the courts got involved in their separation from drummer Joey Kramer (opens in new tab) – much to the sticksman's chagrin – the band got on with the business of rock at last night's Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. They played their hit Living On The Edge before teaming up with Run-DMC for a blast of their 1986 collaboration Walk This Way.

And the results are… interesting. It's certainly live and raw but both Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have sounded better, to say the least. Let's blame the mix. They certainly brought he energy at least. 

The performance also featured a tribute to basketball star Kobe Bryant, who passed away on Sunday (26 January) in a helicopter crash, and played for the LA Lakers at the Staples Center where the awards were held. 

Rob Laing
Rob Laing

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.