The Hollywood Vampires is the name of an all-star music project/album helmed by Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry. The band’s self-titled debut, out September 11th, also features contributions from Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Slash, Joe Walsh, AC/DC’s Brian Johnson, Perry Farrell, The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Kip Winger, the late actor Christopher Lee, and many more.
The album consists mostly of covers, including a rollicking rendition of The Who’s “My Generation”, which serves as the first single. In addition to Cooper and Depp, the track features Bruce Witkin on bass and Ringo Starr’s son Zak Starkey on drums. Listen in below.
The Hollywood Vampires also features covers of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love”, The Doors’ “Break on Through”, and a mashup of Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” with Cooper’s “School’s Out” in addition to a few original songs co-written by Cooper and Depp.