AEROSMITH's Joe Perry has vowed to "put on a great show" tonight in Russia "in honor of those killed and injured" in Monday's attack outside an Ariana Grande concert in England.
In a Twitter message, the guitarist wrote: "I feel terrible about the news today. We knew this was going to eventually happen at a concert one day.
"My first reaction is we shouldn't give concerts because it is putting all the fans in danger, but that's what [the terrorists] want.
"If there's one thing I learned touring all these years is you carry on. That is the way you fight back.
"Today I feel sorrow and sadness, but tonight we will put on a great show in honor of those killed and injured. We will take every precaution to keep our fans safe, to celebrate our freedom and to strike back in the face of this terror."
AEROSMITH is set to perform tonight (Tuesday May 23) at Olympic Stadium in Moscow.
Fifty thousand fans attended AEROSMITH's first concert in Israel in twenty years on May 17 in Tel Aviv. Despite some technical issues, highlights included them covering FLEETWOOD MAC's "Oh Well" for the first time in more than ten years, along with "Hangman Jury", which they hadn't done in six years.
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