AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY: STEVEN Hasn't Quit The Band, Nor Have We Sacked Him

Joe Perry has exclusively told U.K.'s Classic Rock magazine that Steven Tyler will remain a member of AEROSMITH, even though another singer is being brought in.

Commented Perry: "Steven hasn't quit the band, nor have we sacked him. We're taking the attitude that he's going on a vacation from AEROSMITH. While he's away working on other projects, the rest of us (Perry, guitarist Brad Whitford, bassist Tom Hamilton and drummer Joey Kramer) want to carry on playing live. So we will be bring another singer to make this happen.

"We're not daft enough to think we can replace Steven, and that's not our plan. But after 40 years of working together we just don't wanna stop. How long with Steven be away? He says it'll be two years, but I believe he'll be back a lot sooner. It may end up that we only do 10 shows with the new person!"

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