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  • Summary: Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp decided three years ago to form their own Hollywood Vampires and recruited Joe Perry and producer Bob Ezrin to record a tribute album to the original members with the profits going to MusiCares. Guest appearances include Perry Farrell, Dave Grohl, Brian Johnson,Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp decided three years ago to form their own Hollywood Vampires and recruited Joe Perry and producer Bob Ezrin to record a tribute album to the original members with the profits going to MusiCares. Guest appearances include Perry Farrell, Dave Grohl, Brian Johnson, Robbie Krieger, the late Christopher Lee, Sir Paul McCartney, Slash, Zak Starkey, Joe Walsh, and Kip Winger. Expand
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My Dead Drunk Friends
Standing all alone here, in a tavern full of ghosts It's 3am, we're back again, here's my toast... The first one, goes to rock n' roll, the fortune... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Kerrang!
    Sep 16, 2015
    80
    The rock'n'roll spirit is just as potent as the kind you get from a bottle in a sleazy LA watering hole. [19 Sep 2015, p.52]
  2. Sep 16, 2015
    70
    What holds it all together is Cooper, who, at 67, still possesses one of the best and grittiest voices in rock and the endless charisma of the undead.
  3. Sep 16, 2015
    70
    [A] fun, star-studded tribute, recorded with new Vampires Johnny Depp and Joe Perry
  4. 60
    With all profits going to MusiCares, it’s a worthy effort--if not an entirely worthwhile one.
  5. Uncut
    Sep 28, 2015
    60
    Equal parts entertaining and self-indulgent. [Nov 2015, p.77]
  6. Oct 8, 2015
    60
    Bob Ezrin’s production is solid throughout, but the whole thing basically sounds like rock stars having fun on their day off.
  7. Sep 30, 2015
    60
    Hollywood Vampires is just a lark but it's a fun lark, and having fun is what matters in a party.
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  1. Feb 28, 2016
    9
    What a great throwback to the classic rock of the 60's and 70's! The album has great energy and great takes on classic tunes while puttingWhat a great throwback to the classic rock of the 60's and 70's! The album has great energy and great takes on classic tunes while putting their own original stamp on the music. The originals are great, too, and fit right in with the rest of the material. Great listening! Expand