Guitarist Joe Perry falls ill on stage, leaves show (Video)

NEW YORK (AP) — Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has been taken to a hospital after he was forced to leave the stage while performing in New York City.

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.

Perry became ill around 9:30 p.m. Sunday while performing with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper in his side band, the Hollywood Vampires, at Ford Amphitheater in Brooklyn’s Coney Island. He was then taken to a hospital, NBC reported.

An administrator at Coney Island Hospital confirmed the 65-year-old Perry is undergoing tests.

Hollywood Vampires record label rep Sujata Murthy says Perry is “stable and resting.”

Fellow band mate and frontman Alice Cooper echoed news of the rock legend’s condition in a tweet.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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