Aerosmith announced that it was cancelling the June and Jul dates of its Las Vegas residency. This decision was made after Steven Tyler, Aerosmith’s frontman, voluntarily entered. rehab.
Tyler, 74, had foot surgery. “prepare for the stage,”According to the band, this necessitated the use of pain management medication.
Tyler relapsed “voluntarily entered a treatment program to concentrate on his health and recovery.”
“We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must cancel our first set of Las Vegas residency dates this June and July while he focuses on his well-being,”The band was added.
The band was due to begin performing at Dolby at Park MGM in Las Vegas, June 17. It is still scheduled for the September dates.
“We are devastated that we have inconvenienced so many of you, especially our most loyal fans who often travel great distances to experience our shows,”According to the statement.
Fans who purchased tickets via Ticketmaster will receive a refund, the band stated on Twitter.
Tyler has been open about his addiction and spoke out about the 1988 intervention he and his bandmates staged.
“They thought, ‘Get the lead singer sober and all our problems will be over.’ So I got sober, and you know it took me many years to get over the anger of them sending me to rehab,”He said Haute Living. “But today, because of that moment … I am grateful and owe a thanks to them for my sobriety. My sobriety cost me less than everything.”