Aerosmith's Perry hospitalized after jamming with Billy Joel

Aerosmith's Joe Perry

Aerosmith's Joe Perry

Paramedics rushed to the scene and, per TMZ, reportedly worked on Perry for more than 40 minutes in his dressing room before eventually taking him to the hospital.

The statement says Perry felt short of breath after the performance at Madison Square Garden.

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has been hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in NY.

A source is telling TMZ that the 68-year-old musician left the stage after performing "Walk This Way" and walked back to his dressing room.

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As of this morning, there's no official word on Perry's condition, but radio personality Eddie Trunk tweeted that he heard the guitarist is "doing well today thankfully".

His representative apologized to fans for the cancellation on his behalf.

In 2016, Perry abruptly staggered offstage during a performance with Alice Cooper-led supergroup the Hollywood Vampires, where he promptly received emergency medical attention.

Joel posted a photo of himself with Perry just before the show on Instagram with the caption "Billy with tonight's special guest Joe Perry!" just before the concert at Madison Square Garden.

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