Tyler: I'm Not Leaving Aerosmith

Frontman shows up at Joe Perry concert to set record straight
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 11, 2009 10:45 AM CST
In this June 10, 2009 file photo, vocalist Steven Tyler, who likes to refer to himself as "the rainbow."   (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
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(Newser) – Reports of Steven Tyler’s solo career have been greatly exaggerated. The Aerosmith frontman made a surprise appearance at last night’s Joe Perry Project concert in New York, assuring fans he was not leaving Aerosmith. He told fellow band member Perry, who earlier Tweeted that the band would look for a new singer, “Joe Perry, you are a man of many colors. But I, motherfucker, am the rainbow,” Rolling Stone reports.