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Aerosmith Considered Replacing Steven Tyler

Aerosmith Considered Replacing Steven Tyler
9/5/2012 4:46 PM ET

When Steven Tyler chose to become a judge on American Idol, his fellow band members from Aerosmith had to make a decision to either work around Tyler's new schedule, wait for him to be done with the show or look for a new lead singer.

Guitarist Brad Whitford has revealed that the band did strongly consider replacing Tyler, and although the band realized replacing Tyler would be too difficult, they did have a few people who were interested in the job, like Sammy Hagar.

"Well, we spoke to Sammy, and he was really excited about it," Whitford said. "I love Sammy, and I was like, 'Oh man this would be so cool!' (But) it all started to come back together on its own, like it was going to and should have."

by RTT Staff Writer

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