Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry, Duff Mackagan bring ‘Hollywood Vampires’ band to Grammys

The band will pay tribute to Lemmy Kilmister, Lady Gaga to sing Bowie medley

Members of Guns N’ Roses, Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp will bring super-group ‘The Hollywood Vampires’ to The Grammys, to pay tribute to Lemmy and David Bowie at the 58th awards ceremony

The announcement came today as pressure and excitement builds around the annual music industry awards. Lady Gaga has also been confirmed to sing a medley of David Bowie songs on the night.

The super-group is comprised of Actor Johnny Depp, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, Cooper ans Guns N’ Roses member Duff Mackagan.

“We started this band as a means to toast our ‘dead drunk friends’ at the Rainbow, all the ghosts in the bar, and now I guess Lemmy is involved in that, too,” Alice Cooper told Rolling Stone recently. Cooper added that the band has yet to decide on which song they’ll play, though he’s personally campaigning for “Ace of Spades”.


The New York Times also reports that Lady Gaga will perform a solo medley of David Bowie hits. Nile Rodgers is also taking charge as musical director for 2016.

Other performers on the night include Kendrick Lamar, Justin Bieber and The Weeknd.

The list of nominees for the 2016 awards was released in December 2015.

The 2016 Grammys take place on Monday, February 15th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.