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Hamilton confirms Tyler's 'Idol' plans

Los Angeles -- Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton has confirmed the band's lead singer Steven Tyler will be a judge on TV's "American Idol" next season, the Boston Globe said.

"The ink is dry on that,'' Hamilton told The (Newark. N.J.) Star-Ledger.
"Steven is someone who absolutely lives to be in front of an audience, and the people closest to him know how witty and entertaining he can be. ... I hope it doesn't hurt the new momentum we've built up on this tour, because that's been so important for us as a band."

The Globe said neither Fox, which airs the show, nor Tyler would comment on Hamilton's remarks.

The 40-year-old rock band's guitarist and co-founder, Joe Perry, recently expressed his displeasure regarding rumors Tyler is headed to "Idol."

Aerosmith set to begin concert tour

Washington -- Aerosmith's publicist says the iconic rock band is gearing up to start its "Cocked, Locked and Ready to Rock Tour" in Oakland, Calif.

The 18-city U.S. summer tour is to begin Friday, Liz Rosenberg Media said.
The group recently completed a string of successful dates in Europe and South America.

Aerosmith is scheduled to play their hometown of Boston, along with the J. Geils Band, at a sold-out Fenway Park show Aug. 14.

"After last summer, we've been looking forward to getting back out there with a vengeance. I can't wait to feel the roar of the American audiences again and give this summer what it needs -- a double dose of Aerosmith!" Steven Tyler said in a statement Thursday.

Aerosmith guitarist treated and released after motorbike mishap

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry landed in hospital after his motorcycle was hit by a car on Thursday afternoon. Fortunately, the musician only suffered minor injuries and was released from the hospital after a short while.

Aerosmith announces U.S. summer tour

Los Angeles -- The rock band Aerosmith said on its Web site it plans to begin a U.S. summer concert tour in Oakland, Calif., July 23.

The iconic group recently played seven South American "Cocked, Locked, Ready to Rock Tour" dates. The final one Tuesday night was the largest concert in Costa Rica's history.

Aerosmith also has booked 11 European dates.

Live Nation, the national tour promoter for Aerosmith, confirmed Tuesday that the band will bring its show to 18 U.S. cities this summer. Tickets are to go on sale in select markets beginning Friday at

In addition, the recently announced hometown Fenway Park date scheduled for Aug. 14 sold out in a record-breaking 23 minutes, Live Nation said.

Aerosmith, J. Geils Band to play Fenway

New York -- Aerosmith says it will perform with its fellow Boston rockers The J. Geils Band at Fenway Park this summer.

Scheduled for Aug. 14, this marks the first time the acts will collaborate on stage.

The announcement of the "Double Play" event was made by Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler and J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf during the Red Sox/Yankees game Wednesday night.

"Sox fans look out! You've got a grand slam with Aerosmith and J. Geils and we're going to rock it over the Green Monster," Tyler told the crowd.

Tyler previously performed "God Bless America" at Fenway Park at last Sunday's Red Sox/Yankees game.

Aerosmith ready to rock after Tyler joins back

After months of internal strife, Steven Tyler has reunited with Aerosmith and the band is all set for a European tour this summer.

Aerosmith to tour Europe with Tyler

Los Angeles -- Aerosmith says it plans to tour Europe this summer with its lead singer, Steven Tyler, who was rumored to be leaving the rock band.

Guitarist Joe Perry was quoted recently as saying the iconic group was looking for a new lead singer since Tyler was in rehab for an addiction to painkillers related to injuries he sustained during his lively performances.
Although Tyler insisted he wanted to stay with the band, he also said he was interested in pursuing solo projects, leaving the fate of Aerosmith up in the air.

Aerosmith enroute recovery as Steven Tyler sets up second stint in rehab

Los Angeles, December 23 -- Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is back in rehab to tackle chronic pain and addiction to prescription painkillers, the consequences of his decade-long performance injuries.

Rock idol Aerosmiith looking for a new lead singer

Los Angeles, November 10-- Aerosmith's lead singer Steven Tyler has left the band after 40 glorious years, and now the band is reportedly looking for a replacement.

Tyler injured, Aerosmith summer tour cancelled

Los Angeles, August 14: Owing to singer Steven Tyler's injuries during their Aug. 5 performance in Sturgis, South Dakota, Aerosmith has called off the rest of its summer tour.