Joe Perry says Aerosmith are planning a 50th anniversary tour

Aerosmith don't have too much planned for the rest of this year with the only event planned being a headlining slot at New Orleans Jazz Fest.

But guitarist Joe Perry said in a new interview it's all part of a plan to come back strong next year when they mark their 50th anniversary.

"I think, the way things are going, we are going to try and and take it easy," he told the Atlantic City Weekly. "We may do a couple more one-offs — maybe some festivals over the next six or eight months. In 2019, we will be closing in on our 50th anniversary, so we are planning some dates and a tour to celebrate that. Right now we are pretty much laying low and finishing up some solo things before we start that."

He doesn't think they'll be promoting their tour with a new album though.

Since their 2012 album, Music From Another Dimension!, Perry has questioned whether or not it makes sense to go back into the studio. Two months ago, he said the band was up for the idea, but "we've got so many songs that we haven't played in so long, and other songs that we've never played, so there are a lot of things to come into consideration when you talk about a new record. Sometimes I think about, ‘What's the point?’"

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock