Recorded eponymous first solo effort
Left Aerosmith to form The Joe Perry Project; rejoined in the mid-'80s
Formed band that would later become known as Aerosmith
Known for such albums as "Joe Perry" and "Have Guitar, Will Travel"
Perry had his own line of hot sauces named Joe Perry's Rock Your World Hot Sauces and also co-owns Mount Blue, a restaurant in Norwell, MA, with Steven Tyler.