Fresh off his headline-grabbing defamation lawsuit, Johnny Depp will join his Hollywood Vampires bandmates for a European tour.
The group announced the six-date series on Wednesday, which will kick off in almost exactly one year. “The Hollywood Vampires are BACK!! We’re coming to Germany and Luxembourg Summer 2023! Tickets go on sale Monday, June 27 at 11:00 AM CET. Keep an eye out for more to come…” the group captioned the social media post.
Depp, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Tommy Henriksen will kick off the tour on June 20, 2023 at the Rudolf-Weber Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, followed by shows at Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg’s Rockhal; Olympia Hall in Munich; Stadtpark in Hamburg; Zitadelle Spandel from Berlin; and Zitadelle Mainz in Mainz, Germany.
The embattled actor recently made a surprise appearance at a late May Jeff Beck concert in London, performing their 2020 remake of John Lennon “Isolation” just two days after his team of lawyers presented their closing arguments in their hotly contested libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. (Depp was ultimately awarded over $10 million in damages by the judge, while the Aquaman the actress was only awarded $2 million in her counter libel suit.)
A few days after the show, Depp and Beck announced that they would be releasing a joint album titled 18 this summer. Slated for July 15, the 13-track collection will include two former Captain Jack Sparrow originals (“Sad Motherfuckin’ Parade” and “This Is a Song for Miss Hedy Lamar”) as well as covers of classic Beach Boys songs. , Marvin Gaye, Janis Ian, The Velvet Underground and others.
Meanwhile, Hollywood Vampires’ most recent album was 2019. To go upwhich, coincidentally, also featured a guest appearance by Beck on the “Welcome to Bushwhackers” album.
Check out the Hollywood Vampires European Tour announcement below.
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.