He says he took the job because "there's nothing worth doing that's not worth overdoing." He says Aerosmith is still very much together.
They will work on an album at the end of this month and they have an overseas tour set for November.
As for his seat on the judges' panel, Tyler says he's very qualified for the job. He says he came from the era where you had to blow the other bands off the stage and he's been judged his entire life.