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Johnny Depp covers David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ with Hollywood Vampires

Their second album will release on June 21

by Hermeen Shahid

Johnny Depp covers David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ with Hollywood Vampires. Also, their second album will release on June 21.

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The American rock supergroup Hollywood Vampires are releasing their second album Rise on 21 June. The band was formed in 2015. Their members include Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry.

Depp Takes Vocal Lead

For their new album, Johnny Depp is taking over the lead vocals to cover David Bowie’s popular song Heroes.

HOLLYWOOD, CA – JANUARY 12: Johnny Depp (L) and Marilyn Manson perform at the Stella McCartney Autumn 2016 presentation and a special performance at Amoeba Music on January 12, 2016, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)

The band also released a promo video in which Johnny Depp covers David Bowie’s Heroes. It is entirely black and white. Moreover, the video was filmed at Berlin’s Hansa Studios, the exact studio where the legendary singer David Bowie recorded the original song in 1977.

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The band mostly covers songs from artists who have passed away to honor their memory. However, they have also released a few original songs. They released “The Boogieman Surprise” in May and “Who’s Laughing Now” in April.

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Upcoming Album: Rise

Regarding their new album Rise, Cooper also told NME, “It’s not only a totally different animal than the first Vampires album, it is unique to anything I’ve ever been a part of. I think that with this album, we are establishing what the Vampires’ sound really is, whereas with the first album we were more tipping our hats to our fallen rock n roll brothers.”

Furthermore, other songs on their album will include covers of People Who Died by Jim Carroll Band’s and You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory by Johnny Thunder.

Watch the promo video below:



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