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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Aerosmith's Tyler Enters Rehab

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler says he has entered a rehab clinic to treat an addiction to pain killers he has taken to cope with 10 years of performance injuries.

Tyler says in a statement released Tuesday to People and Rolling Stone magazines that he is eager to return to work with his bandmates.

The band canceled a summer tour in August after Tyler fell off the stage during a performance in South Dakota and broke his left shoulder.

Tyler's doctor Brian McKeon told People that orthopedic injuries over the past decade have left the 61-year-old rocker with severe chronic pain that will require surgeries on his knees and feet.

A message left by The Associated Press after business hours for Tyler's manager Allen Kovac was not immediately returned.


Brief and to the Point:

We wish Mr. Tyler luck, but that goes to show that "Old Habits Die Hard"... 

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