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Paul McCartney Contributes New Version Of 1969 Badfinger Song To Johnny Depp/Alice Cooper/Joe Perry Supergroup

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry have formed a super group called the Hollywood Vampires, as Cooper recently told Rolling Stone, but they’ve enlisted another icon for the project too. Fresh off of his Kanye collaborations, Paul McCartney has apparently contributed a new version of Badfinger’s “Come and Get It” to the forthcoming album… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 5, 2015 - 6:20 pm

Stream Ryan Adams’ No Shadow EP Feat. Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp has been an outspoken supporter of Ryan Adams for a long time, and last year, the two got together onstage to cover Danzig’s “Mother,” of all things. Lately, Adams has been cranking out really good non-album singles and EPs on his Pax-Am label. For his latest release, he’s once again teamed up with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 13, 2015 - 9:43 am

Ryan Adams Unveils 7″ With Johnny Depp, Christmas Merch, Dead Kennedys Cover

Ryan Adams’ self-released Pax-Am era continues to be incredibly fruitful. The latest batch of Adams news includes a 7″ with Johnny Depp, Christmas merchandise, and a Dead Kennedys cover with Jello Biafra himself. Incidentally, here’s a tiny photo of Adams with Depp and Biafra from Buzzfeed’s recent Adams profile:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 15, 2014 - 3:16 pm

Watch Marilyn Manson Play “The Beautiful People” With The Beautiful Johnny Depp And Die Antwoord

Marilyn Manson brought out Johnny Depp and Die Antwoord rapper Ninja during the encore last night at his Halloween show at the Roxy in Los Angeles. They performed “The Beautiful People” from 1996’s Antichrist Superstar. Johnny Depp has a history of performing with rock musicians, and joined Manson for a cover of Carly Simon’s “You’re… More »

By: James Rettig / November 1, 2014 - 3:49 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Danzig’s “Mother” With Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp has been bros with Ryan Adams for a long time, and he played guitar on “Aching For More,” the B-side of Adams’ recent “Gimme Something Good” 7″ single. And last night, when Adams and his band played London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Depp joined them onstage to wear a big stupid hat and to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 19, 2014 - 8:52 am

Watch Paul McCartney’s Impromptu Jam Session With A Bunch Of Great Blues Musicians And Johnny Depp

As teased at the end of Paul McCartney’s “Early Days” video, here’s 29 minutes of Macca jamming on some 12-bar blues ditties with a number of accomplished musicians and Johnny Depp. I’m preconditioned to despise this sort of thing as a reaction against the sort of straw men (and, let’s be honest, completely real living… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 5, 2014 - 3:15 pm

Hear “Nothing To It” From All-Star Bob Dylan Comp The New Basement Tapes Feat. Jim James, Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford

Bob Dylan wrote over a hundred songs during the legendary Basement Tapes recording sessions, which took place in the summer and fall of 1967, eight years before the album itself was released. Those sessions would produce some of Dylan’s most enduring songs, including “I Shall Be Released,” “The Mighty Quinn,” and “This Wheel’s On Fire.”… More »

By: James Rettig / August 19, 2014 - 9:02 am

Alt-Country Con Man Gets 4 Years In Prison For Bilking Investors With Fake Album Feat. Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire, Pearl Jam

According to Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Portland musician Kasey Anderson has been sentenced to four years in prison after defrauding investors out of almost $600,000 by promising to put on a benefit concert and release a compilation album featuring some big musicians to benefit the West Memphis Three, who were incarcerated for 18 years before being released… More »

By: James Rettig / July 26, 2014 - 12:08 pm

Paul McCartney – “Early Days” Video (Feat. Johnny Depp)

Someone needs to inform Johnny Depp that hanging out with ancient, beloved rock stars does not make you cool. Depp didn’t automatically become cool by getting Keith Richards cast in that one Pirates Of The Caribbean movie, and now that he’s shown up in three recent Paul McCartney videos, that doesn’t make him cool, either. More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 7, 2014 - 11:30 am

Paul McCartney – “Queenie Eye” Video (Feat. Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, So Many Famous People)

Paul McCartney is probably going to be the most famous person in the room wherever he goes, and his new video for “Queenie Eye,” a chugging rocker from his new album New, seems like an attempt to test that hypothesis. In the video, we see McCartney head into Abbey Road to lay down a track,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 24, 2013 - 12:18 pm

Some Strokes, Black Keys, Johnny Depp, Ke$ha & More Pay Tribute To Tom Petty @ El Rey, Los Angeles 11/14/12

“This is a lot of Alpha energy to wrangle,” Guster’s Ryan Miller said in testament to Alex Levy and the Cabin Down Below Band’s work last night. “This is a hard thing to organize.” And that’s probably true of most every tribute concert of this nature, as it has probably been true of the decade… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 15, 2012 - 3:09 pm

Watch Johnny Depp Join The Black Keys At The 2012 MTV Movie Awards

Last night’s MTV Movie Awards yielded, among other things, a musical performance by the Black Keys that featured Johnny Depp accompaniment on guitar. Sure, kind of random, but at the very least it’s a way better idea than covering Carly Simon with Marilyn Manson. Watch the performances of “Gold On The Ceiling” and “Lonely Boy“… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 4, 2012 - 8:50 am

Hear Marilyn Manson And Johnny Depp Cover “You’re So Vain”

Earlier today we saw Johnny Depp in facepaint (playing Tonto in the Jack White-soundtracked Lone Ranger). Later today we hear Johnny Depp collaborating with some facepaint. We’ve come full circle! It is true, this cover of Carly Simon’s classic “You’re So Vain” is a thing that exists. It’s a bonus track on Marilyn Manson’s forthcoming,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 25, 2012 - 5:52 pm

Paul McCartney – “My Valentine” Videos (Feat. Johnny Depp & Natalie Portman)

Paul McCartney recently put out three new videos for his single “My Valentine” featuring Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman signing the lyrics. Some could say he gets by on a little help from his (VERY FAMOUS CELEBRITY) friends. Macca himself directs with help from Wally Pfister — daughter Stella came up with the idea. Watch… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 16, 2012 - 5:42 pm

Hear Serge Gainsbourg Covers From Rufus Wainwright, Iggy Pop, Shane MacGowan, Johnny Depp

The legendary French singer/libertine Serge Gainsbourg is a man worth honoring, and a new tribute album called From Lulu To Gainsbourg does just that. Gainsbourg’s son Lulu put together the tribute and sings about half the songs, but he also brought in an impressive array of famous people to sing his father’s songs. More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 21, 2011 - 5:29 pm

Patti Smith, Eddie Vedder & Johnny Depp Play West Memphis 3 Benefit

Vedder, Smith, and Depp were in Little Rock, Arkansas last night for a benefit for the West Memphis 3, the three now-adults convicted of killing three children in West Memphis, Arkansas in 1993, though most evidence (including recent DNA evidence) points elsewhere. Other performers included Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines, and Ben Harper. Depp and Vedder… More »

By: jessica / August 31, 2010 - 10:00 am

Shane MacGowan, Johnny Depp, Nick Cave, Chrissie Hynde & Friends – “I Put A Spell On You” (For Haiti)

Here’s the promised “alternative” to the various Haiti relief charity singles released since that country was torn asunder. Even though the front page news has shifted on to how the womens’ skiing team are actually jealous about the amount of media exposure each other are getting, or whatever, Haiti remains pretty asunder. The opening shot… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 26, 2010 - 9:50 am

Shane MacGowan, Nick Cave, Johnny Depp & Friends Record Haiti Single

Like I said the other day, in times like these we judge not the artists who are joining to make whatever difference they can in reconstructing Haiti via their art, we just celebrate that it’s happening. But Susan Boyle, Miley Cyrus, & James Blunt this is not: The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan and his good bud… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 4, 2010 - 9:29 am