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Ask Steven Tyler a Question! | Steven Tyler

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Ask Steven Tyler a Question!

Originally posted 12/20/2010 09:20PM

As the lead singer of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler has been rocking the music world for 40 years. And now he's moving from the stage to the American Idol judge's table.

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Steven Tyler Is Back with Aerosmith – and Headed on Tour!

Originally posted 02/25/2010 01:40PM





Walk this way, Aerosmith fans! Recently rehabbed Steven Tyler is ready to rock again with his bandmates – and not without some effort on his part.

"I just auditioned and I got the gig," Tyler, 61, jokes in a new video announcing his band's upcoming European tour. "We're coming your way and rocking your world. Look out baby – because here we come again."

The rocker caused fans – and his bandmates – to worry about his health in Nov. 2009 after he displayed some erratic behavior which caused Aerosmith to cancel shows. Tyler ultimately entered rehab for painkiller addiction the next month.

The band's newly announced tour begins June 10 in Sweden – and wraps July 3 in Venice, Italy. No North American shows have been announced yet. – Brian Orloff

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Aerosmith Members Say Steven Tyler 'Needs Help' | Steven Tyler

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Aerosmith Members Say Steven Tyler 'Needs Help'

Originally posted 11/19/2009 05:30AM

As Steven Tyler's bandmates ponder the future now that he has decided to take a two-year break from Aerosmith, they are also expressing concerns about the singer's well-being.

"I think that he needs help and that attention needs to be put to his health," drummer Joey Kramer tells PEOPLE.

And Kramer says he isn't referring to the broken shoulder Tyler sustained when he fell off the stage during a concert in August.


Asked if he thinks there is something else going on with Tyler, he says, "I do."

Recent reports in the Boston Herald and online suggest Tyler, who battled drug addiction in the '70s and '80s and checked into a rehab center last year to detox from painkillers, may be partying again.

Though Kramer would not say whether he has seen Tyler use drugs recently, he says he is concerned because the singer has "isolated himself."

Says Kramer, "He's got some bad influences in his life right now and he's making poor choices."

Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford tells PEOPLE, "His behavior is spinning out of control."

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Joe Perry: Fate of Aerosmith Still 'Up in the Air' | Joe Perry, Steven Tyler

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Joe Perry: Fate of Aerosmith Still 'Up in the Air'

Originally posted 11/11/2009 04:30PM

Joe Perry still isn't sure which way Steven Tyler's walking.

After reports swirled that Tyler might be leaving Aerosmith, his unexpected performance with bandmate Perry in New York City on Tuesday night wasn't just a shock to fans but also to Perry. At the performance, Tyler said, "I just want New York to know I'm not leaving Aerosmith."


"I was totally surprised. I had no idea he was going to show up," Perry tells PEOPLE in his first interview since the show. In fact, the pair hadn't spoken in weeks. "All I know is we walked off stage and were sitting taking our break [before] the encore and there was a bunch of commotion and I looked up and Steven was there."

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Steven Tyler: Back with Aerosmith | Joe Perry, Steven Tyler

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Steven Tyler: Back with Aerosmith

Originally posted 11/11/2009 03:20PM

It looks like Aerosmith may have nine lives after all.

Just days after guitarist Joe Perry Tweeted that frontman Steven Tyler was leaving the band, the longtime duo has apparently patched things up.

Tyler and Perry made a surprise appearance onstage at the Fillmore in New York Tuesday night and announced that Tyler was back in the saddle. "I just want New York to know I'm not leaving Aerosmith," Tyler, 61, told the cheering crowd. The band then gave an rousing performance of "Walk this Way."

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POLL: Who Could Replace Aerosmith's Steven Tyler?

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POLL: Who Could Replace Aerosmith's Steven Tyler?

Originally posted 11/10/2009 01:35PM

Only six weeks ago, Joe Perry optimistically told PEOPLE that he and his Aerosmith bandmates were "pretty much counting on getting back together sometime in 2010," once lead singer Steven Tyler recovered from the fall he took over the summer.

But now the guitarist has changed his tune, telling the Las Vegas Sun that "Steven quit as far as I can tell." He added, "We'll probably find somebody else, and then we'll be able to move Aerosmith up a notch."

Perry later posted more comments on Twitter, writing, "Aerosmith is definetly NOT breaking up. One of the members is doing his own thing and said so in the press. That's all I know ... In the meantime Aerosmith is positively looking for a new singer to work with."

Tell us: Who should replace Steven Tyler?

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Steven Tyler to Take a Permanent Vacation? | Steven Tyler

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Steven Tyler to Take a Permanent Vacation?

Originally posted 11/09/2009 08:20AM

Possibly taking cues from the group's album titles, will veteran rock band Aerosmith continue to Rock in a Hard Place? Or will its fans be force to Just Push Play?

According to rumors – and guitarist Joe Perry himself – it looks like people are going to have to get used to listening to songs like "Dude Looks Like a Lady" without the distinctive warbling of frontman Steven Tyler, who may or may not have left the band.

"Steven quit as far as I can tell. I don't know any more than you do about it," Perry told the Las Vegas Sun. "I don’t know for how long, indefinitely or whatever. Other than that, I don't know."

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What Happened to Aerosmith's Steven Tyler? | Steven Tyler

What Happened to Aerosmith's Steven Tyler?

Originally posted 08/12/2009 02:05PM

Nearly a week after Aerosmith's lead singer Steven Tyler fell off the stage at a South Dakota concert, mystery surrounds his current condition.

A concert spokesman said Tyler, 61, was airlifted to a local hospital after suffering minor head, neck and shoulder injuries, according to the Associated Press. The band then postponed three concert dates in Canada and it's unclear when they will resume touring.

In radio interviews this week, lead guitarist Joe Perry said he hasn't spoken with Tyler since the fall, but told Chicago's 97.9 The Loop, "I've seen him fall of a stage more than once ... I've fallen off ... Stuff happens."

According to Perry, the frontman (who suffered a leg injury earlier this summer) broke his shoulder blade in two places. "No concussion. Nothing internal," he told Detroit's WXRX 104.9 FM. "So it's like he [was] in a bad bar fight. [Like] somebody had a baseball bat."

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