What to Know
- Joe Perry fell ill Sunday night while performing with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper in his side band
- He was taken to the hospital for testing
- A post to Perry's Twitter account said that he is "under the best care"
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is resting and "doing well" after sudden illness forced him off a New York City stage and to a hospital for testing late Sunday, a representative for the musician said.
Hollywood Vampires record label rep Sujata Murthy also said Monday that Perry appreciates the public's good wishes.
Perry became ill around 9:30 p.m. while performing with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper in his side band, the Hollywood Vampires, at Ford Amphitheater in Brooklyn's Coney Island.
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An administrator at Coney Island Hospital confirmed the 65-year-old Perry was undergoing tests.
A post to Perry's Twitter account said that he is "under the best care."
A video posted by a fan on social media shows Perry sitting down on stage and then walking off in the middle of a song.
The band continued playing after Perry left the stage.