I’m sad: Aerosmith boycotts farewell tour: Steven Tyler not allowed to perform

I’m sad: Aerosmith boycotts farewell tour: Steven Tyler not allowed to perform

On the advice of his doctors, Steven Tyler is not allowed to perform for a month. Photo: Dfry/Shutterstock

Aerosmith have to take a break on their farewell tour. Singer Steven Tyler suffered a vocal cord injury during a concert with the group and had to sit out for 30 days.

Iconic rock band Aerosmith has paused its farewell tour. Singer Steven Tyler (75 years old) suffered an injury to his vocal cords last Saturday during only the third performance of the band “Peace Out: The Farewell Tour” in Elmont, New York. The band also announced on Instagram. Therefore six tour dates planned for September had to be postponed.

Steven Tyler has been banned from singing for 30 days

“I suffered damage to my vocal cords during Saturday’s show,” Tyler explained on the group’s official Instagram channel. The injury led to “subsequent bleeding.” Now, on orders from his doctors, the singer has to take it easy for 30 days and is not allowed to sing. According to his statement, the postponement of the tour dates leaves him “devastated.”

Aerosmith continues to tour in October

Aerosmith are currently on a big farewell tour. A total of 40 shows are scheduled across the United States and Canada. Planned concerts in Toronto, Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Raleigh and Washington, D.C. will be rescheduled starting January 29, 2024. The “Peace Out: The Farewell Tour” currently continues on October 11 in Tampa, Florida.

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In May of this year, the band, which was founded in Boston in 1970, announced that it wanted to say goodbye to its fans with the current tour. The group tours with its original lineup consisting of Tyler, guitarist Joe Perry (73), bassist Tom Hamilton (71), and bassist Brad Whitford (71). Only drummer Joey Kramer (73) is represented by John Douglas. The drummer announced in March 2022 that he wanted to take a temporary break.

Aerosmith celebrated great success from 1975 onwards with their most famous song, “Walk This Way”. In the ’90s, the group thrilled a whole new generation of fans with songs like “Cryin’,” “Crazy” and “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing.”

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