Tyler appointed himself as the frontman and lead singer of the newborn band, recruiting a drummer and rhythm guitarist before moving the band to Boston where they could focus on launching their careers and establishing themselves in the industry. A brief break in the mids would be followed by Nine Lives, which went double-platinum, yielded three huge hits, and garnered the group a fourth Grammy. Of the procedure, she said: Unfortunately, as quickly as Aerosmith rose to fame, it plunged into a major decline. She and Tyler were heavy drug users, which they were worried would damage the baby. What a crock of sh--! He even offered some to me once, but I just turned away, sick inside Tyler left no stone unturned, speaking about everything from the inspiration for the song "Big 10 Inch Record" hint: Prior to that, he had spent his formative years hanging around Greenwich Village and catching shows performed by the Rolling Stones, which solidified his desire to break into the music industry. The band would see the return of some of its core members in , several years after their departures; however, the entire group was continuing to abuse drugs, especially Tyler who notably collapsed during a performance in Springfield, Illinois, during their tour. Steven sat beside me in the hospital until it was over. Meanwhile, Tyler had quickly emerged as a major rock star and a prominent sex symbol, booking the cover of Rolling Stone by himself rather than with his band. Shortly after an injury that occurring when Tyler fell off the stage during a performance, it was reported that Tyler had quit Aerosmith to pursue solo projects; however, Tyler joined Perry onstage at a Joe Perry Project performance, assuring the crowd he had no intention of quitting his band. But, soon enough, the story about the backstage tryst unfolded and Tyler groaned, "Wouldn't you know, it would go to here? Seeing what was coming at him, the second gangster pulled out his gun Then I was taken to a room to wait for the contractions.