Aerosmith cancel gigs as singer Steven Tyler goes into rehab - BBC

by Mark SavageBBC music Correspondent

Steven Tyler

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The singer had been sober given that 2009

Rock band Aerosmith have cancelled a part of their imminent Las Vegas residency after frontman Steven Tyler checked himself into rehab.

The big name, who had been sober for more than a decade, relapsed after taking ache remedy for foot surgical procedure.

The seventy four-year-ancient "voluntarily entered a medicine program to pay attention to his fitness and restoration", his bandmates noted in a press release.

Aerosmith had been as a result of birth their Deuces Are Wild indicates on 17 June.

They said Tyler had passed through surgical procedure "to put together for the stage", but that the "necessity of ache administration all over the procedure" had led him to relapse.

All dates for June and July have now been scrapped. The band referred to they intend to renew the residency, at the Park MGM, in September.

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earlier this 12 months, Aerosmith cancelled an extended-delayed UK and European tour due to "uncertainty around commute logistics and the endured presence of Covid restrictions and other issues".

They additionally announced that longtime drummer Joey Kramer turned into taking a "brief depart of absence" from the band as a way to "focal point on his household all the way through these doubtful instances".

Aerosmith became one among the united states's largest rock bands of the 1970s, scoring hits like sweet Emotion and Dream On, earlier than their profession was derailed via drug and alcohol abuse.

They enjoyed a renaissance in the late 80s after Run-DMC grew to become their tune stroll this way into a rap anthem, and capitalised on the success with new hits including Dude feels like a girl, eat The prosperous and Janie's received A Gun.

They also broadened their enchantment with a string of radio-pleasant vigor ballads like crazy, Cryin' and do not Wanna leave out A thing.

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Tyler has mentioned his struggles with dependancy, telling GQ journal that drugs had been "extra or much less the issue to do" for a rock musician within the 70s.

"I do not think there were any bands that even knew what sober became," he spoke of. "I couldn't do enough. I couldn't get excessive adequate."

chatting with americans magazine, he referred to he begun experimenting with medication in the Sixties as a teen, firstly retaining the addiction beneath manage. but Aerosmith's subculture at last caught up with them.

"We believed that the road to knowledge changed into through excess," he pointed out. "however it obtained in fact unhealthy in the '80s… What happens with the use of is: it really works in the beginning, but it surely would not work within the end. It takes you down. there may be nothing but jail, madness, or demise."

The singer first bought clear after his band mates staged an intervention in 1998. He suffered a relapse in 2009 and entered the Betty Ford clinic for medication. he is believed to were sober ever seeing that.

of their remark, Aerosmith apologised to these affected by the cancellations, "specifically our most loyal fans who regularly trip wonderful distances to event our shows".

The Park MGM website said ticket holders could be immediately refunded.

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