Aerosmith are to release their long-awaited blues covers album at the end of this month.

Billboard reports that 'Honkin' on Bobo' features Aerosmith's versions of 11 blues classics and one new track by the band, 'The Grind'.

In a statement, frontman Steven Tyler said: "Everything Aerosmith has ever done has been influenced by the blues. This time around, we just brought the influence a little closer to the surface."

Among the songs covered are: Muddy Waters' 'I'm Ready', Bo Diddley's 'Road Runner' and Fleetwood Mac's 'Stop Messin' Around'.