The supergroup Hollywood Vampires formed by Alice Cooper, Joe Perry (Aerosmith) and Johnny Depp announced 2023 tour dates for Germany and Luxembourg, will be their first shows since 2019. The band will be accompanied by Tommy Henriksen (Guitar – Alice Cooper), Glen Sobel (Drums – Alice Cooper), Chris Wyse (Bass) and Buck Johnson (Backing vocals, keyboardist).
The Hollywood Vampires first 2023 tour dates:
- 20 – Rudolf Weber- Arena – Oberhausen, Germany
- 21 – Rockhal – Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
- 24 – Olympiahalle – Munich, Germany
- 27 – Stadtpark – Hamburg, Germany
- 28 – Citadel Music Festival – Zitadelle Spandau – Berlin, Germany
- 30 – Summer in the City – Zitadelle Mainz – Mainz, Germany
More dates will be announced soon.
The band was formed back in 2012 by Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry. The name was inspired by the celebrity drinking club formed by Cooper in the 70s at the Rainbow Bar & Grill in Los Angeles, that also had names like John Lennon, Harry Nilson, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon and Mickey Dolenz.
Other touring members that had been with the band over the years were Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), “Robert DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots) and Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses, The Cult, Velvet Revolver). They released two studio albums, the self-titled debut in 2015 and their second “Rise” in 2019. Besides celebrating classic Rock and Roll bands covering them on the setlist, the band also plays some original tracks released on the two albums.
The setlist of their last concert in 2019 had:
- I Want My Now
- Raise the Dead
- As Bad as I Am
- Five to One / Break On Through (to the Other Side) (The Doors cover)
- The Jack (AC/DC cover)
- Who’s Laughing Now
- The Boogieman Surprise
- You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory (Johnny Thunders cover)
- My Dead Drunk Friends
- Baba O’Riley (The Who cover)
- Sweet Emotion (Aerosmith cover)
- “Heroes” (David Bowie cover)
- Git From Round Me
- I’m Eighteen (Alice Cooper cover)
- People Who Died (The Jim Carroll Band cover)
- The Train Kept A-Rollin’ (Tiny Bradshaw cover)
- We Gotta Rise
- School’s Out (Alice Cooper cover)