June 15, 2003

AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer has been named as one of the new inductees into the Bronx Walk Of Fame, according to Launch.

Although AEROSMITH are known as a Boston band, Kramer was born and raised in the Bronx, one of the five boroughs that make up New York City, while frontman Steven Tyler comes from Yonkers, just north of the Bronx.

Kramer and the rest of this year's honorees — including hip-hop artist DJ Red Alert, sportscaster Michael Kay, former middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta, and others — will be officially inducted into the Bronx Walk Of Fame on June 22.

Kramer released this statement: "I've received my share of honors, but this one hits home because it's about home. Rumor has it that as a drummer I keep good time. The fact is that as a person I keep great company. Besides my brothers in AEROSMITH, it's unbelievably cool to join the likes of [Secretary Of State] Colin Powell, ['2001: A Space Odyssey' director] Stanley Kubrick, [the TV voice of the Yankees] Michael Kay, [talk-show host] Regis Philbin, and [former NBA star] Nate 'Tiny' Archibald on the Bronx Walk Of Fame."

Find more on
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • reddit
  • email

Comments Disclaimer And Information

BLABBERMOUTH.NET uses the Facebook Comments plugin to let people comment on content on the site using their Facebook account. The comments reside on Facebook servers and are not stored on BLABBERMOUTH.NET. To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@) with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).