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News |  17 Feb 2015 17:12 |  By IANS

Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp form new music band

MUMBAI: Actor-musician Johnny Depp has joined singer Alice Cooper and Aerosmith's lead guitarist Joe Perry to form a new band called Hollywood Vampires.

"Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp have been partners for a while and now with Joe Perry also on Hollywood Vampires, they will 'rock it out' yet once again," was written on Cooper’s official website.

In the past, Cooper also shared that Hollywood Vampires will make their debut at the 2015 Rock in Rio music festival, which will take place in September in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The band will play on the same night as Queens of the Stone Age and System of a Down.

The Hollywood Vampires is the name of a famous band in the 1970s. Cooper fronted the music act alongside the likes of John Lennon, Harry Nilsson, Keith Moon and Ringo Starr.

Depp started his career as musician and have been associated with artistes like Marylyn Manson, Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) and Keith Richards (Rolling Stones), amongst others.