Tyler: Oh, hell yeah. Of course! You have a shot of Jack Daniel’s and you play Madison Square Garden and you get offstage and you go clubbing with Jimmy Page—come on! After two encores in Madison Square Garden, you don’t go and play shuffleboard. Or Yahtzee, you know? You go and rock the fuck out. You’ve done something that you never thought you could, and you actually think that you are a super-being.
Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) talks with Julien Baker, Ben Harper, Jason Isbell, Joe Walsh and other sober musicians on how to thrive creatively without drugs or booze.