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Christmas Pudding 2016
Johnny at Alice Cooper's 15th Annual Christmas Pudding
Phoenix AZ  December 3, 2016



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Recent Live performances:
  • December 3, 2016:  Hollywood Vampires at Alice Cooper's 15th Annual Christmas Pudding, Phoenix AZ
  • November 11, 2016:  Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan, Classic Rock Awards
  • October 31, 2016:  Jimmy Kimmel Live, LA, with Alice Cooper
  • October 30, 2016:  Pantages Theatre, LA, with Alice Cooper
  • October 23, 2016:  Ace Hotel, LA, Harry Dean Stanton Award ceremony, with Harry Dean Stanton, Kris Kristofferson, John C. Reilly and others
  • July 17, 2016:  Hollywood Vampires at the Starkey Hearing Foundation Gala, RiverCentre, St. Paul, MN (fundraiser)
  • May 24 through July 25, 2016:  Hollywood Vampires Raise The Dead Tour
Recent musical projects:
  • (Oct 2016)  Oasis Be Here Now Remastered Deluxe Edition (album).  The re-release of the 1997 album features the original Mustique demo of Fade In-Out, on which Johnny played slide guitar
  • (Feb 2016)  Hollywood Vampires Deluxe Digital Album release (album).  The deluxe version includes a new original song, Bad As I Am, covers of I'm A Boy and Seven And Seven Is, and all of the tracks from the original Hollywood Vampires release; the songs are available for individual purchase.
Upcoming shows and possible musical projects:
  • (?)  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. 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 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.
  • (?) 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 5 years.  Dariusz Wolski recently mentioned that the film had a screening at UTA, and hoped that there would soon be some film festival screenings. Here's hoping!
  • (?) Joe Perry studio album.  Johnny is said to be executive producing an upcoming album by his good friend Joe.
  • (?) Possible collaborations with:  Shane MacGowan and Cronin, Steven Tyler, Marcus Mumford, Marilyn Manson, and others
   


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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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