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Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler checks into rehab
In a move that will hopefully bring a sense of closure to the ongoing drama in the Aerosmith camp, frontman Steven Tyler has checked himself into rehab for an addiction to painkillers.
This is Tyler's second rehabilitation stay in two years, but first since his public back-and-forth with his bandmates about wanting a solo career this fall.
Said Tyler in a statement Tuesday: "I love Aerosmith; I love performing as the lead singer in Aerosmith. I am grateful for all of the support and love I am receiving and am committed to getting things taken care of."
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Paul Gargano is the National Music Examiner for eXaminer.com.
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