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After Manchester attack, Aerosmith still on European tour

Associated Press logo Associated Press 5/25/2017 By SIAN WATSON, Associated Press
FILE - In this April 8, 2014 file photo, Steven Tyler, left, and Joe Perry of Aerosmith perform at the Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles. Though others are canceling events and concerts after the terror attacks at an Ariana Grande concert in England, Aerosmith have decided to still perform. Perry said in an interview Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Munich that the band “doesn’t want to live like that” and “the fans don’t want to live like that.” Aerosmith will play Munich on Friday on its Aero-Vederci Baby! Tour. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this April 8, 2014 file photo, Steven Tyler, left, and Joe Perry of Aerosmith perform at the Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles. Though others are canceling events and concerts after the terror attacks at an Ariana Grande concert in England, Aerosmith have decided to still perform. Perry said in an interview Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Munich that the band “doesn’t want to live like that” and “the fans don’t want to live like that.” Aerosmith will play Munich on Friday on its Aero-Vederci Baby! Tour. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

LONDON (AP) — Aerosmith's Joe Perry says the band's European dates will not be canceled in the wake of Monday's deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.

From left : Tom Hamilton, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, and Joey Kramer of the US rock band Aerosmith pictured during a photo call in Munich, Germany, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The band will play in Munich on May 26, 2017, as part of their farewell tour. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP) © The Associated Press From left : Tom Hamilton, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, and Joey Kramer of the US rock band Aerosmith pictured during a photo call in Munich, Germany, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The band will play in Munich on May 26, 2017, as part of their farewell tour. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)

Perry says that the band "doesn't want to live like that" and "the fans don't want to live like that."

From left: Tom Hamilton, Joe Perry, and Steven Tyler, of the US rock band Aerosmith pictured during a photo call in Munich, Germany, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The band is playing in Munich on May 26, 2017, as part of their farewell tour. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP) © The Associated Press From left: Tom Hamilton, Joe Perry, and Steven Tyler, of the US rock band Aerosmith pictured during a photo call in Munich, Germany, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The band is playing in Munich on May 26, 2017, as part of their farewell tour. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)

Aerosmith will play Munich on Friday on its Aero-Vederci Baby! Tour. Steven Tyler said the attack that left 22 dead hit him as a father and a musician.

Others have decided to cancel events. The London premieres of "The Mummy" and "Wonder Woman" were canceled, while Blondie and Take That canceled shows in the immediate aftermath of the bombing. Netflix also scrapped a few screenings.

Several European dates on Grande's tour are postponed. It resumes on June 7 in Paris.

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