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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 26: (L-R) Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of music group Aerosmith perform onstage during the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy )

Well, it’s not as scandalous as people thought. Even though the “Toxic Twins” have had their moments, Aerosmith has been one of the longest-standing bands in rock and roll history. There was that moment, though, we thought the band would have a different face. There were rumors that guitarist Joe Perry wanted to fire singer Steven Tyler and hire Sammy Hagar instead. But it’s not for the reason you may have thought. Joe Perry joined Ultimate Classic Rock recently to set the record straight. It had less to do with creative differences, and more to do with Tyler’s other projects and Hagar just being one darn likeable guy.

Aerosmith's Joe Perry Explains Why He Wanted To Fire Steven Tyler And Hire Sammy Hagar

In a new interview with Ultimate Classic Rock, guitarist has explained why he wanted to fire the band's singer and to hire and said Hagar is an easy person to get along with. In the past of the band, Joe Perry has parted ways with Aerosmith in 1979 since their forming year, 1970.