Hollywood Vampires began in the 1970s on the Sunset Strip at the Rainbow Bar & Grill’s upstairs bar, and has welcomed a rotation of stars passing through LA throughout the years.
“To join the club, one simply had to out drink all of the members,” said founder Alice Cooper. “I would walk in on a typical night and John Lennon, Harry Nilsson, Keith Moon—who would usually be in a costume like a maid or a chauffeur—Bernie Taupin, Jim Morrison and Mickey Dolenz would be there. The next week might be Bernie Taupin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Mickey Dolenz.”
Speaking of what to expect from the tour, Depp warned that “there will be rumbling in ears and there might be blood trickling out of one ear,” while Perry added “I don’t say things like this often, but this band is (bleeping) good,”
Hollywood Vampires tour dates and tickets
Upcoming UK tour dates are below. Tickets will be available here from 9am on Friday February 9.
16 June – Birmingham Genting Arena
17 June – Manchester Arena
19 June – Glasgow The SSE Hydro
20 June – London – The SSE Arena, Wembley
Meanwhile, rumours recently surfaced that Johnny Depp may be joining Manson’s band as guitarist.
The shock-rock icon is known for his close friendship with the acting icon, and last year enlisted him to star in the dark and twisted video for album track ‘KILL4ME’.
In the clip, which was released last November, Depp is seen brooding in a mansion before engaging in a threesome with two women.
Now, Manson has hinted that Depp could become a full time member of his band, after claiming that he is “considering” a role.