Aerosmith is rocking his Las Vegas residence while lead singer Steven Tyler Checks in at a rehab facility.
the band was scheduled to play As The Hollywood Reporter reports, Las Vegas’s Dolby Live at MGM in the park in June and July, but those dates were canceled after Tyler had to relapse after foot surgery.
“As many of you know, our dear brother Steven has worked on his sobriety for many years. After foot surgery requiring stage preparation and pain management during the procedure, he recently has returned and voluntarily entered a treatment program to focus on his health and recovery,” the band said in a statement. “We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must cancel our first set of Las Vegas residency this June and July, while he remains focused on his well-being.”
In January, the band canceled their European tour, also scheduled for June and July, due to COVID-19 concerns.
If all goes well, Aerosmith will be back at MGM on September 14.
Tyler has long been open about his struggles with sobriety since he was first treated in the late 1980s.
In recent years, his relapse has been related to pain management for his orthopedic problems, caused by decades of dancing and dancing on stage. Morton’s neuroma, a thickening of the nerves in the legs that can cause pain and swelling, according to Variety.
You can read the band’s official statement below.
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