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Aerosmith's Steven Tyler in rehab, vows to stay with band



Steven tyler Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has checked himself into a rehab clinic to fight his addiction to painkillers, Rolling Stone reports this morning.

“With the help of my family and team of medical professionals I am taking responsibility for the management of my pain and am eager to be back on the stage and in the recording studio with my bandmates Joe Perry, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton and Brad Whitford,” the singer said in a statement to the magazine.

In an exclusive statement to Rolling Stone, Tyler also talked about allegations that he wanted a two-year hiatus away from Aerosmith: “I wish to set the record straight and say that I have read reports of a rumored two-year hiatus and want to be clear that this is completely false and I will enthusiastically be writing, recording and performing with Aerosmith as soon as things are handled.”

Click here to read the full article on Rolling Stone's website.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:54pm]


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