Sunday, May 12, 2019

VIDEO: The Hollywood Vampires open 2019 tour in Las Vegas

The Hollywood Vampires kicked off a 7-date US west coast spring tour at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on May 10.

Led by the trio of Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp, the band began the evening with “I Want My Now” – the opening track from their forthcoming second album, “Rise” – along with live debuts of four other original tunes from the set: "Who's Laughin' Now", "The Boogieman Surprise", "Git' From 'Round Me" and "We Gotta Rise”; also featured were three covers from the record, including Johnny Thunders' "You Can't Put Your Arms Around A Memory", Jim Carroll's "People Who Died" and David Bowie's "Heroes."

Alongside a pair of Cooper classics, the outfit also delivered songs originally recorded by The Doors, AC/DC, The Who and Tiny Bradshaw.

Scheduled to wap up in Indio, CA on May 18, the spring run will be followed by the June 21 release of “Rise”, which was recently previewed by a stream of the lead single, “Who’s Laughing Now.”

The follow-up to the band’s self-titled 2015 debut includes guest appearances by Jeff Beck and director John Waters.

See also:

Hollywood Vampires announce Rise album and stream single Who’s Laughing Now
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The Hollywood Vampires to release multiple albums this year
Alice Cooper announces summer tour premiere series
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