Review + Photos: Hollywood Vampires at the Warfield

Hollywood Vampires (photo: Kate Haley) Words by Kate Haley Hollywood Vampires raised the highly-punctual dead, whom took the stage precisely at 8pm, on Sunday night. The legends of those who rocked hard, drank hard, and died young in the 1970s were brought to the Warfield in carefully chosen covers and vintage photographs, most of which appeared to be Jim Marshall’s. For those who aren’t familiar with the Hollywood Vampires, it was originally a celebrity drinking club with Alice Cooper at the helm formed in the 70s. Elton John, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, and several others were known to be [...]

Hollywood Vampires: Flair, guyliner, dead drunk friends

From Bat Country to Wine Country, a film star and two legendary musicians have joined forces to “resurrect rock n’ roll classics” under the name Hollywood Vampires. How did this happen, you ask? The group of vampires first came to be when Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry got together to pay homage to their “Dead Drunk Friends” —  a track name that belongs to a song off their self-titled album. Cooper and Perry, those kings of guyliner who are now in their mid-60s, hooked up with Depp to play music, and the three released a full record of ‘70s [...]

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