If you’ve got the chance, go see The Stadium Tour. In life, we have very few chances to see the greatest acts do what they do best on the grandest stages. For several years, The Stadium Tour seemed improbable, but on June 24th, 2020, at Citi Field in Queens, NY, an up-and-coming act, a fearless rock warrior, and three of rock music history’s most seminal bands, accomplished the improbable, and then some.
On November 7, 1982, at the Stabler Arena in Bethlehem, PA – the opening night of Aerosmith’s Rock in a Hard Place tour – Paul Lipke and Matt Smith would forge a lifelong friendship in a decisive moment of serendipity.
Before achieving mainstream success and earning a spot on the Mount Rushmore of perhaps the most transcendent era in music history, the humble beginnings of Poison were established in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1983.