Joe Perry Collapses on Stage
Guitar legend Joe Perry collapsed during the first song by The Hollywood Vampires in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday night and was rushed to a a nearby hospital.
The 65-year-old is believed to be suffering from dehydration. He is now conscious, stable and talking in Coney Island Hospital.
The Aerosmith guitarist is in the middle of a North American tour with his all-star side group, which also includes Alice Cooper and actor Johnny Depp.
Tonight's show at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island continued without him.
(The band includes two other guitarists: Depp and Tommy Henriksen.)
At one point Cooper asked the crowd to wish Perry well.
Later, guest star Ian Hunter came on to lead the band through "Sweet Jane," the Lou Reed song Mott the Hoople recorded.