“Feel the millions of prayers coming your way,” Tyler tweeted in all-caps.
I LOVE YOU @JOEPERRY…FEEL THE MILLIONS OF PRAYERS COMING YOUR WAY…WE ALL LOVE YOU…SENDING WHITE LIGHT AND ALL THAT I GOT YOUR WAY…ST
— Steven Tyler (@IamStevenT) July 11, 2016
While performing at the Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn with the Hollywood Vampires, Perry looked noticeably ill during the band’s cover of Spirit’s “I Got a Line on You.” Perry was forced offstage for medical attention as the show continued on without him.
Other supporters of Perry included Hollywood Vampires frontman Alice Cooper, former The Metal Show host Eddie Trunk, fellow guitarist Tom Morello and many other rockers sending hopeful messages Perry’s way.
?Tyler’s tweet comes during an uncertain time for Aerosmith, given the rocker’s dedication to his solo country career. In November, Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford told Billboard of a possible band tour: “Steven doesn’t want to do it. It’s unfortunate. We kind of feel a little bit abandoned by him.”
Perry told Billboard last week that he would like to do another Aerosmith tour, although he was hesitant to call it the last. “Frankly I can see starting a tour that’s called the final tour, but do I think there’s going to be a last Aerosmith gig? That’s a little tough for me to wrap my head around,” Perry said. “We all know age is creeping up on us, but we’ve followed the lead of the original blues guys and early rockers and learned so much from them and how they just kept playing. But I think we’d like to do a tour where we play every place that we’ve ever played and maybe some places that we’ve never played and just do that on the premise that it’s [a final] tour. That’s the kind of stuff we’ve been talking about. I have a feeling that there’ll be a tour that we’ll call the final tour, but when will it end? That I can’t say.”
Perry is said to be in stable condition, and the Hollywood Vampires announced Monday that they will continue their tour dates beginning with their next performance in Kettering, Ohio, on Tuesday night.