Aerosmith frontman broke shoulder in stage fall

Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler has a broken shoulder and stitches in his head after falling from the stage during a South Dakota concert, bandmate Joe Perry said.

Aerosmith frontman broke shoulder in stage fall

Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler has a broken shoulder and stitches in his head after falling from the stage during a South Dakota concert, bandmate Joe Perry said.

Guitarist Perry said Tyler had been flown to Boston, Massachusetts, and was meeting his own doctor.

Meanwhile, the band was planning a conference call to discuss the fate of its tour.

Tyler, 61, fell several feet while dancing around as the sound crew replaced a fuse that blew during the song 'Love In An Elevator' at the Buffalo Chip Campground, which hosted Wednesday night’s concert during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota.

An amateur video showed him spinning around before falling off the stage.

Perry said his back was turned when Tyler fell, so he did not see the lead singer go down. He said he had not had a chance to talk with Tyler yet and was not sure what made him lose his balance.

“I’ve seen it a thousand times, him dancing or just twirling around, doing a somersault, he’s really agile, so I don’t know,” Perry said.

“We’re like kind of still in shock. What can you say? It’s stuff that could happen to anybody.”

The guitarist said band members planned to talk about the future of the tour. A show in Winnipeg, Canada, was already postponed but Perry said he was not sure about the remainder of the tour dates.

Perry said the band had to cancel only a couple of concerts during its first 25 years, but had a run of bad luck the over last three years.

On June 28 Tyler hurt his leg at a concert in Uncasville, Connecticut, and the band had to postpone seven shows in July. Tyler also battled pneumonia before the tour began in June, while Perry fought a knee infection.

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