Recent musical projects:
- August 16, 2015: Lucky Strike Live, Hollywood CA, with Gene Simmons, Gilby Clarke and others for the benefit of Mending Kids.
- February 27, 2015: The Tivoli in Brisbane, Australia, with Marilyn Manson
- January 24, 2015: Duesenberg Imperial Ball with Alice Cooper, Joe Walsh, The Bayonets, and others.
- November 13, 2014: private show at the Montalban Theatre in Hollywood CA, with The New Basement Tapes
- October 31, 2014: Roxy, West Hollywood CA, with Marilyn Manson
- September 18 and 19, 2014: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, with Ryan Adams
Upcoming and possible musical projects:
- (Feb 2015) Bob Gruen and Jody Denberg: See Hear Yoko (Book).
Johnny's imprint Infinitum Nihil has published this photobiopic about Yoko Ono.
- (Feb 2015) Butch Walker: Afraid Of Ghosts (Album).
Johnny provides the guitar solo on the song 21+.
- (Jan 2015) Ryan Adams: No Shadow (7" single). Johnny participates on the songs No Shadow and It's In My Head, and is a co-writer of No Shadow.
- (Dec 2014) Into The Woods
(Feature Film and Soundtrack).
Johnny plays the Wolf in the screen adaptation of the
Stephen Sondheim musical.
- (Dec 2014) Joe Perry: Joe Perry's Merry Christmas (EP and video). Johnny plays rhythm guitar on Run Run Rudolph. He also appears in animated form in the video for White Christmas.
- (Sept 11, 2015) Hollywood Vampires (album). This
project is a "dead friends" covers album spearheaded by Alice Cooper,
honoring dead rock
stars. Participants include Johnny, Joe
Perry, Paul McCartney, Zak Starkey, and Brian Johnson. Johnny is a
cowriter of two original songs for the project.
- (Sept 16 & 17, 2015) Hollywood Vampires at the Roxy Theatre (live shows). Besides Johnny, Alice Cooper, and Joe Perry, former
Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and drummer Matt Sorum, Cooper
guitarist Tommy Henriksen, and Bruce Witkin will also perform in the
- (Sept 24, 2015) Hollywood Vampires (Live Show). Alice
Cooper has announced that he, Johnny, and Joe Perry will
play at Rock In Rio as the Hollywood Vampires on Sept. 24.
According to Joe Perry.
- (2015?) Hollywood Vampires (Additional Live Shows?) Joe Perry has teased the possibility of additional shows: "...once word gets out about us, people are gonna want to see us." We'll see!
- (2015?) Hollywood Vampires (Live Album?) Perry also teased another possibility: "“We have to at least do a live album!” Here's hoping!!
- (2015?) Douglas Brinkley: The Unraveled Tales of Bob Dylan (Book). Johnny's imprint Infinitum Nihil will reportedly publish this Dylan biography in 2015.
- (?) 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. 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; Keith recently implied
that the footage may never end up being used but let's hope it's just
that the progress is slow.
- (?) Song or songs for upcoming Shane MacGowan album with The Cronins. The Irish Independent and Johnny Cronin report that Johnny may guest on such an album.
- (?) Possible collaborations with: Steven Tyler, Marcus Mumford, Marilyn Manson
- (?) Friends Of The Viper Room
This film is said to focus on
the history of The Viper Room, which Johnny owned from 1993-2004.