Joe Perry, the legendary guitarist of the band Aerosmith, collapsed during a concert with his side project in Coney Island on Sunday night, police sources said. The 65-year-old was playing alongside actor Johnny Depp and front-man Alice Cooper with his super-group the Hollywood Vampires, when he apparently went into cardiac arrest around 9:30 p.m, the sources said.
Perry was taken to Coney Island hospital, where he was listed in stable condition. Videos posted to social media showed Perry shredding on his guitar at the Ford Amphitheater at the Coney Island Boardwalk before he suddenly walks over behind a speaker and stumbles backstage.Sources said he soon lost consciousness and police on the scene revived him.