Aerosmith's Joe Perry taken ill on stage during gig with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has been taken to hospital after he was forced to leave the stage while performing in New York City.

Joe became ill on Sunday evening while performing with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper in his side band, Hollywood Vampires.

The guitarist left the stage at Ford Amphitheatre in Brooklyn's Coney Island and was taken to hospital. A spokesman said: "Joe Perry is doing well and resting and appreciates all your good wishes."

An administrator at Coney Island Hospital confirmed the 65-year-old is undergoing tests.

A video posted by a fan on social media shows Joe sitting down on stage and then walking off in the middle of a song.

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