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Steven Tyler's Vocal Injury Postpones Aerosmith's Farewell Tour

Steven Tyler performing with Aerosmith

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Aerosmith's renowned frontman, Steven Tyler, faces a setback as a major vocal cord injury sidelines him from the stage.

A recent statement released on Aerosmith's official Facebook page shared that Tyler, now 75, has suffered a larynx fracture, causing the band to defer the remaining 2023 shows of their "Peace Out" farewell tour to the next year.

The statement detailed, “To all our fans: Regrettably, the extent of Steven's injury is graver than first assumed. Doctors have verified that beyond the vocal cord damage, he has fractured his larynx, necessitating thorough medical attention.”

“Though Steven is under expert medical supervision ensuring his speedy recovery, a fracture demands time. Consequently, the upcoming PEACE OUT shows are being postponed to 2024. We'll publicize the new dates once finalized,” the statement added.

Tyler, addressing his fans, mentioned, “I'm deeply saddened to be missing out on performing alongside Aerosmith and the fantastic Black Crowes for our amazing supporters. Assuredly, we'll return as soon as possible!”

Previously, Aerosmith had announced Tyler's vocal cord damage and resultant bleeding, which mandated a singing hiatus of a month. Tour dates within this window were already shifted, and the recent announcement means the rescheduling of shows slated for October, November, and December.

Celebrating half a century of Aerosmith's musical journey, the 40-date North American "Peace Out" tour was also meant to be the band's grand finale.

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