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Johnny with Tom Petty
Petty's Birthday Party,  October 20, 2001




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Recent Live performances:
  • December 9, 2017: SSE Wembley Arena, London UK, with Marilyn Manson
  • September 13, 2017: The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano CA, with Ian Hunter & The Rant Band
  • September 12, 2017: Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles CA, with Ian Hunter & The Rant Band
  • June 23, 2017: Pyramid Stage, Glastonbury Festival UK, with Kris Kristofferson
  • April 4, 2017: Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles CA, with Patti Smith
  • January 21, 2017: Johnny Depp - Friends - Special Guests (featuring the Hollywood Vampires) at the 2017 Duesenberg Imperial Ball and the TEC Awards in Anaheim CA
  • December 3, 2016:  Hollywood Vampires at Alice Cooper's 15th Annual Christmas Pudding, Phoenix AZ
Recent musical projects:
  • Nov 2017: Marilyn Manson: KILL4ME (music video).  Johnny costars with Marilyn in another music video to promote Marilyn's album Heaven Upside Down.
  • Oct 2017: Marilyn Manson: Say10 (music video).  Johnny costars with Marilyn in their first music video together.  The video promotes Marilyn's album Heaven Upside Down.
  • May 2017: Asahi Beer Commercial.  Johnny trades guitar licks with Japanese star Masaharu Fukuyama, and then they make a toast with a can of the beer. Johnny plays his faithful Duesenberg.
Upcoming shows and possible musical projects:
  • January 15, 2018: Shane MacGowan 60th Birthday Celebration at National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland. Johnny will perform.
  • January 19, 2018: Joe Perry: Sweetzerland Manifesto (album).  Johnny is executive producer on Joe's solo album, and contributes drums to Eve of Destruction.
  • May 28, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Olympisky, Moscow, Russia
  • May 30, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Ice Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • June 2, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Stadtpark, Hamburg, Germany
  • June 4, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Zitzdele Spandau, Berlin, Germany
  • June 12, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Torwar, Warsaw, Poland
  • June 13, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Letiste Letnany, Prague, Czech Republic
  • June 14, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Sparkassenpark, Monchengladbach, Germany
  • June 24, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Graspop Festival, Dessel, Belgium
  • June 27, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Tollwood, Munich, Germany
  • June 29, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
  • June 30, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Clam Castle, Klam, Austria
  • July 3, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Samsung Hall, Zurich, Switzerland
  • July 7, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Summer Festival, Lucca, Italy
  • July 8, 2018:  Hollywood Vampires at Rock In Roma, Rome, Italy
  • (?)  Hollywood Vampires (Follow-up Studio and Live Albums)  Johnny and Alice have stated in interviews that they still have some unused material for a potential second album, and a recent Rolling Stone article confirmed that one is in the works. Alice has mentioned that the Vamps may enter the studio in around February of 2018.  Joe Perry has also teased the possibility of a live album: "We have to at least do a live album!”  Alice Cooper has also said that all the 2016 shows have been taped.
  • (?) Douglas Brinkley: The Unraveled Tales of Bob Dylan (Book) This Dylan biography was originally scheduled for publication in 2015 by Johnny's imprint Infinitum Nihil. As of December 2017 there is no sign of publication.
  • (?) Muscle Shoals (TV drama series).  A series about the recording studios, music scene, culture and politics of Muscle Shoals, Alabama will be produced by Johnny and Christi Dembrowski at IN.  A 2016 update reports that IN will partner with IM Global TV to develop the series.  Stay tuned for information about when the show will be filmed and what network it might air on.
  • (?) Keith Richards Documentary (working title Happy). Johnny is directing a documentary about Keith Richards. The film has been in the works for about 7 years.  In about 2016, Dariusz Wolski mentioned that the film had a screening at UTA, and hoped that there would soon be some film festival screenings. Here's hoping!
   


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        -Cathy aka MadScntst, July 23, 2011:
    Five years ago, I published my first few pages of Johnny Depp Rocks!  As a huge fan of Johnny Depp and also a longtime music enthusiast and collector, I had been investigating Johnny's musical background and pursuits, but I grew frustrated when I saw so much false information on the web and in print.  I created this site as an attempt to compile accurate information about Johnny's musical side: his bands, live performances, recordings, and videos, as well as his friends in the world of music, and share it freely with all his fans.  While the design may be plain, I hope that the information presented here is as accurate and reliable as it can possibly be.  Many thanks to all those who have offered feedback or contributed information to help this site to thrive. I always welcome any corrections, additions, or suggestions, and hope that this site will continue to grow whenever there may be more to add!  Hope you enjoy!
                         
        -Cathy aka MadScntst, July 23, 2016:
    Happy Tenth Anniversary to Johnny Depp Rocks!!  Ten years ago, when I started this site on my free Verizon web space, Johnny was rarely performing publicly anymore (though Sweeney Todd had just been announced so we had his vocal skills to look forward to).  Who could've predicted then that Johnny would reunite with The Kids, guest on over a dozen studio albums and even more live shows, and go on tour with the Hollywood Vampires?!  It's been a great ten years, and here's hoping for many more!  Keep rockin', Johnny!!!


    I am always grateful for corrections or additions to any of the content on this site!  I would particularly love any photos or other memorabilia from any of Johnny's live performances, past or present.  Please contact me if you can help!
    e-mail info@johnnydepprocks.com

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