Watch Aerosmith Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
If your bucket list includes seeing the members of Aerosmith getting buckets of ice-cold water dumped on their heads, you can now cross off that item. Watch the above video, and you’ll see the veteran rockers getting soaked onstage last night.
The band was challenged by Motley Crue a few nights ago to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has dominated your social-media feeds the past couple weeks. Aerosmith were playing in Texas last night when they decided to meet the Crue’s challenge.
Before he was soaked, but after he had taken off his shirt, guitarist Joe Perry told the audience that a part of the proceeds from every ticket sold to the show last night was donated to the ALS Association.
Steven Tyler, of course, got a few words in, too, laying out the band’s list of who should take the challenge next. Breaking the rules a bit, Tyler went with five nominees instead of the usual three: Quentin Tarantino, Fleetwood Mac, Cheap Trick, the Dalai Lama and the road crews for Aerosmith and Slash, who’s been opening the tour’s shows.
With their backs facing the audience, the five members were then soaked. Only drummer Joey Kramer, who recently had to sit out a few shows while recovering from an illness, seemed to be genuinely shocked by the presumably ice-cold water poured over him. Hopefully, this won’t pull him from the road again. At least Tyler’s neon makeup didn’t run.