Joe Perry Collapses Onstage
July 11, 2016 at 4:26 AM (PT)
AEROSMITH guitarist JOE PERRY suffered a cardiac event onstage during a HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES concert SUNDAY night in BROOKLYN, NY.
NBC NEWS reports, "Emergency services officials said an ambulance was called to THE AMPHITHEATER ON THE CONEY ISLAND BOARDWALK at about 9:40p. PERRY's second band, THE HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES — a trio with ALICE COOPER and JOHNNY DEPP — was performing at the time. After the show, COOPER tweeted that PERRY was stable at a hospital."
A police spokesman confirmed to NBC NEWS that PERRY, "was transported by ambulance from THE AMPHITHEATER's address and was listed as stable," adding, "Audience video of the show posted to YOUTUBE and verified by NBC NEWS shows PERRY sitting down on the front of the drum platform, then standing up and stumbling stage right behind a stack of speakers."
PERRY's TWITTER account shared this info:
Several posts to INSTAGRAM captured the event.