Once a Rocker, Always a Rocker is an album by The Joe Perry Project, released in 1983 on MCA Records. Work on the album started in early 1982 with Aerosmith rhythm guitarist Brad Whitford. Demo versions of Black Velvet Pants, No Time For Women and the unreleased When Worlds Collide with Perry in February 1982. Drummer Ronnie Stewart was still with The Joe Perry Project for the February and November recording sessions.
"When Worlds Collide" and "Going Down" were often included in setlists of The Joe Perry Project prior to the recording sessions of the album with "Something Else" performed during the tour for the album.