Aerosmith's original van was found rotting in the woods
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Few things embody the romance of being in an up-and-coming band as well as the ugly, broken van that you can use to drive to gigs, carry gear, and fill with unsold t-shirts. On a recent episode of History’s American Pickers, hosts Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz managed to find a legitimate piece of band van history when they found the actual tour van that Aerosmith used in the ‘70s rotting in the woods of Massachusetts. Boston.com has a photo of the van, which looks like something straight out of...


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  • Original Aerosmith tour van found in Massachusetts woods

    A piece of American rock 'n' roll history was discovered in western Massachusetts: the original Aerosmith tour van.

    Boston.com:

    In a recently aired episode of the hit History Channel show, “American Pickers,” hosts and antique scavengers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz tracked down the band’s original tour van in Chesterfield that the group used to schlep to gigs around New England in the early 1970s.

    Not much was initially known about the rusted, 1964 International Harvester Metro van, buried...


  • Original Aerosmith tour van found in woods after 40 years

    CHESTERFIELD, Mass.  — Long before Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Aerosmith filled stadiums with tens of thousands of fans, the band traveled New England in a tiny van playing to smaller crowds. That dilapidated van has been found in the woods of a small Massachusetts town. @Aerosmith Saw @americanpickers Last night discovering this hidden treasure from the Greatest Rock Band ! Really Cool -AMERICAN HISTORY now in the right hands ! Excited to see what the do with […]


  • Original Aerosmith tour van found in woods after 40 years

    CHESTERFIELD, Mass.  — Long before Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Aerosmith filled stadiums with tens of thousands of fans, the band traveled New England in a tiny van playing to smaller crowds. That dilapidated van has been found in the woods of a small Massachusetts town. @Aerosmith Saw @americanpickers Last night discovering this hidden treasure from the Greatest Rock Band ! Really Cool -AMERICAN HISTORY now in the right hands ! Excited to see what the do with […]