Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry Storm Montreux Stage

MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry brought vintage rock to the mythic stage of the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, performing as the Hollywood Vampires for a sellout crowd.

The American trio, all dressed in black with silver chains around their necks, lived up to their reputation as “bad boys” during the 90-minute set.

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Johnny Depp, Joe Perry bit by bromance

Johnny Depp, left, is flanked by Joe Perry as they perform with The Hollywood Vampires band as part of the Hellfest metal music festival in Clisson, western France on June 22, 2018 (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)

There’s nothing like a bromance between guys who jam together. Case in point: Johnny Depp and Lawrence’s own Joe Perry, both of whom have been shredding the guitar onstage overseas.

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Hollywood Vampires and The Darkness, Genting Arena, Birmingham

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry gave Birmingham fans a show to sink their teeth into when they played as Hollywood Vampires on their first-ever UK tour.

The supergroup received support from The Damned and The Darkness at the Genting Arena show, which attracted thousands of fans – many of whom were dressed in Alice Cooper-like attire and make-up for the occasion.

The Darkness gave a stellar performance as the warm-up act, with a 45-minute show made up of hits, fan favourites and newer tracks. Continue reading Hollywood Vampires and The Darkness, Genting Arena, Birmingham

Hollywood Vampires at Genting Arena – Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry rocked – review and set list

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry were electric on stage in Birmingham. They promised they were going to “blow people away” when they announced their world tour in February.

And a supergroup concert starring international sex symbol Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was never going to be a quite affair.

It was edgy, electric, exciting – uplifting – and amazing. Continue reading Hollywood Vampires at Genting Arena – Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry rocked – review and set list

The Hollywood Vampires at Wembley Arena: Alice Cooper’s ‘super group’ with Johnny Depp and Joe Perry takes on London

Set features a tribute to late rocker Lemmy – a British regular at the Rainbow Bar and Grill on LA’s Sunset Strip

It seems that every Tim Burton role that Johnny Depp took on led to this moment he finds himself in, performing on a Gibson Flying V with the Hollywood Vampires at Wembley Arena, in an atmosphere that was utterly intense with the air of expectation ahead of the “super group”‘s performance. Continue reading The Hollywood Vampires at Wembley Arena: Alice Cooper’s ‘super group’ with Johnny Depp and Joe Perry takes on London

LIVE: THE HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES, MANCHESTER ARENA

Let me check the bucket list. Finally see Alice Cooper live. Tick. Watch Johnny Depp rock out, stalking the stage like a restless panther strapped into a six string. Yep, done that now too.

Anyone with a passing interest in the rock era’s geological record can’t not be intrigued by The Hollywood Vampires.


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Pop review: Hollywood Vampires at Wembley Arena

If your idea of a great night out is watching rock’s oldest juvenile delinquents pay tribute to their boozy fallen comrades, who are you gonna call? Hollywood Vampires, of course. Making their London debut, the vaudevillian supergroup fronted by the veteran shock-rocker Alice Cooper, the Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and the Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp played a lively show consisting largely of songs written by their famous dead friends. At times it felt like witnessing an army of Salieris dancing on Mozart’s grave, but the prevailing mood was one of rowdy, good-natured celebration. Continue reading Pop review: Hollywood Vampires at Wembley Arena