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- Posted on Jan 22nd 2010 6:08AM by Barnaby Smith
Guitarist Joe Perry told Canada's QMI Agency that the band are "already getting the word out there, the word's been out there for a while."
He added that Aerosmith will "start having some auditions, making some phone calls. Hopefully we'll have found a new singer by the summer and Aerosmith will be able to go back out on the road."
Tyler remains troubled by an addiction to painkillers and checked into rehab at the end of 2009. At the time he quashed reports he was leaving the band, but with his problems ongoing it seems Perry's desire to set Aerosmith moving again might leave the singer behind.
Any replacement singer for Tyler however, may be temporary. Perry stated, "The rest of the band wants to play. And I want to play with the other guys in Aerosmith. So the four of us are just making our plans. We're gonna find somebody to get in there and fill that spot. Just like when Tom was sick -- we got David Hull to come in and play bass. When Brad was sick, we got somebody else to come in and play for him. That's basically how I look at it; we need another singer to fill in."