Aerosmith was forced to cancel four scheduled tour dates set for Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Mexico after frontman Steven Tyler suffered "unexpected medical issues." The news came earlier Tuesday and was shared via Twitter by Steven Tyler. Tyler also confirmed the Aerosmith tour dates cancellation on the band's official website.

Steven Tyler states illness is not 'life-threatening"

The post did not disclose any detail concerning Steven Tyler's medical issues but did ease Aerosmith's fans nerves by stating that Steven is "expected to make a full recovery." Tyler posted that his condition is not life-threatening, but it is something that needs proper treatment right away. He also promised fans that he would be back as soon as he gets his health issues under full control.

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Aerosmith fans flood social media in support

The Aerosmith concert dates affected run from September 27 to October 7. Aerosmith's 2017 shows, which began late spring in Europe, were billed as its "farewell," Aero-Vederci tour. Steven Tyler, 69, is not the only member of the iconic rock band to have faced health issues over the past few years. As reported in 2016, Joe Perry gave fans a scare after he collapsed backstage while performing with celebrities Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper's The Hollywood Vampires band.

Joe's medical distress was caught on video by a fan. He collapsed after making it off the stage and was transported to a nearby hospital where he was treated for what was reported as a cardiac episode. Steven Tyler looked the picture of health in mid-September and made celebrity news headlines after stepping out on the red carpet with girlfriend Aimee Preston, 28.

The happy couple was photographed wearing similar white dresses on the Celebrity Fight Night Red Carpet in Rome. Steven Tyler, besides being an incredible musician, is well known for often turning heads when it comes to his fashion choices.

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Aerosmith, also known as the "Bad Boys of Boston" got their start in 1970.

The band is best known for hits which include "Dream On," "Sweet Emotion," "Walk This Way," and "Don't Want to Miss a Thing," which was used in the hit film "Armageddon.". Aerosmith is one of the most popular award-winning and iconic long touring rock and roll bands of all time, spanning a career in the music business which has lasted nearly five decades.

Upon hearing of Tyler's medical issues, fans began flooding the band's social media pages, sending the frontman well wishes, prayers, and support.

Get well soon Steven Tyler, we also wish you all the best and full and speedy recovery and hope to see you back on stage in the near future. #Aerosmith