Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Aerosmith: Steven Tyler to undergo knee replacement surgery



Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has revealed that he will undergo knee surgery later this year.

"My knee is giving out," he tells Rolling Stone. "I had ACL reconstructions, and in November I'm getting knee replacement surgery. It'll take me about three or four months to recover . . . I've had so many operations on my knees and feet that just to be standing is a miracle. But to turn around and do one of my spins where I don't fall, that's the shit! But hey, all these years have taken their toll on me."

Tyler’s health issue came up while the singer was promoting Aerosmith’s forthcoming DVD release, “Rock For The Rising Sun,” as well as his thoughts on working on his first solo album.

Tyler has been writing with his longtime collaborator Marti Frederiksen and hopes the album will come out in October or November of 2014.

"It might be hard to decide when I write a song whether or not it should go on an Aerosmith album," he says. "What is a Steven Tyler solo album? Is it a bunch of songs like 'Dream On?' That's already on an Aerosmith album. It'll just be a different people playing it. I don't know. I just want to have some fun."

"I've got pieces of me that are a little bit more than Aerosmith," adds Tyler. "This gives me the freedom to write a song on trashcan lids or with the Boston Pops or an oboe and a harpsichord . . . Working on my own is a weird thought. It's kind of like being married and your wife says you can go hang out with your girlfriend."

Aerosmith have summer and early fall dates booked in the U.S., Japan, South America and Mexico.

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