Steven Tyler Rejected For Led Zeppelin Position
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has revealed that lead singer Steven Tyler was turned down after he auditioned to replace Robert Plant in Led Zeppelin, according to NME.
However, Jimmy Page invited Tyler to make a record together, which Tyler declined. Why the hell would anyone turn down the chance to make an album with Jimmy Page?
In Tyler's defense, he stood by his band like a good man should.
"He's in the biggest band in the world and I'm in a band like that," Tyler said. "I have such an allegiance to my band, and I love it so much."
While it could've been a great collaborative album for Jimmy Page and Steven Tyler, not all music dreams can come true. Even though this one was shattered, keep looking out of more potential surprise collaborations this year.
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