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Anthony Joseph Pereira


1970-1979 Aerosmith - guitars (as Joe Perry)  
1979-1984 The Joe Perry Project - lead guitar, vocals  
1984- Aerosmith - guitars (as Joe Perry)  
2005- Joe Perry - guitars, bass guitar, synth guitar, keys, lead and backing vocals  
2009- The Joe Perry Project - lead guitar, vocals  
2012- Hollywood Vampires - guitars  

Guest musician

1989 Alice Cooper - guitars  

Personal information

Also known as: Joe Perry
Born on: 10.09.1950
Official website

The paternal side of Perry's family are Portuguese, originally from Madeira. His grandfather changed the family's name from Pereira to Perry upon arriving in the United States of America. His maternal side is Italian, more specifically Napolitan.

Perry was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts and grew up in the small town of Hopedale, Massachusetts. There, his father was an accountant and his mother a high school gym teacher and later an aerobics instructor. She later retired to Arizona when Perry's father died in 1975. Perry also attended the prep school Vermont Academy, a boarding school of about 232 students in Saxtons River, Vermont.

Birth name: Anthony Joseph Pereira
Born: September 10, 1950 (1950-09-10) in Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S.
Genres: Hard rock, blues rock, heavy metal
Occupations: Musician, songwriter
Instruments: Guitar, vocals, Bass
Years active: 1970-present