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Aerosmith is canceling its Las Vegas residency dates as the band takes care of one of its own.
The band announced via Twitter that rock musician Steven Tyler has relapsed, and they’re all on deck to support the frontman.
“Thank you for understanding and supporting Steven during this time,” read one tweet, which included a longer statement.
The group noted that ticket holders will be refunded.
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“As many of you know. Our beloved brother Steven has been working on his sobriety for many years. After foot surgery to prepare for the stage and the need to manage pain during the process, he recently relapsed and voluntarily entered a treatment program to focus on his health and recovery.
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“We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we have to cancel our first set of Las Vegas residency dates in June and July while he focuses on his well-being.”
The band added, “We will be continuing our 2022 dates from September, and will notify you of any further updates as soon as possible. We are devastated to have inconvenienced so many of you, especially our most dedicated fans. faithful who often travel great distances to attend our shows.”
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“Thank you for your understanding and support of Steven during this time.”
Tyler opened in 2019 around the time his band had to send him to rehab to kick a habit in 1988.
“There was a time in ’88 when management and the band did an intervention on me,” Tyler told Haute Living at the time. “They thought, ‘Get the singer sober, and all our problems would be solved. So I got sober and, you know, it took me many years to get over the anger that they sent me to rehab while they were going on vacation.”
Tyler said the experience helped him stay sober all these years.
“But today, because of this moment…I am grateful and owe them a thank you for my sobriety,” he added.
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Representatives for Tyler did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
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