Rise (Hollywood Vampires album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 21, 2019 (2019-06-21)
Label EarMusic
Producer Tommy Henriksen
Hollywood Vampires chronology
Hollywood Vampires
Singles from Rise
  1. "Who's Laughing Now"
    Released: April 18, 2019 [1]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic 57/100 [2]
Review scores
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Rise is the second studio album by American supergroup Hollywood Vampires, consisting of Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry. It was released on June 21, 2019 on EarMusic. [5]



The album consists of 13 tracks of original material, but covers David Bowie's ""Heroes"", Johnny Thunders' "You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory", and The Jim Carroll Band's "People Who Died". [1]

English guitarist Jeff Beck features on the song "Welcome to Bushwackers". [6]

Swedish musician Tommy Denander co-wrote "Welcome to Bushwackers" and plays guitars on it plus played guitars, keyboards and strings on "Mr. Spider".

Critical reception

Rise was met with mixed to average reviews from critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, this release received an average score of 57, based on 7 reviews. [2]

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Lead vocalsLength
1."I Want My Now" Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp, Tommy Henriksen Cooper7:13
2."Good People Are Hard to Find"Depp, Henriksen(instrumental)1:02
3."Who's Laughing Now"Cooper, Perry, Depp, HenriksenCooper4:09
4."How the Glass Fell"Depp, Buck Johnson, Finn Cooper Henriksen(instrumental)0:30
5."The Boogieman Surprise"Cooper, Perry, Depp, HenriksenCooper3:38
6."Welcome to Bushwackers" (featuring Jeff Beck, John Waters)Cooper, Perry, Depp, Henriksen, Tommy Denander Cooper4:13
7."The Wrong Bandage"Depp, Jamie Muhoberac (instrumental)0:28
8."You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory" Johnny Thunders Perry3:51
9."Git from Round Me"Cooper, Perry, Depp, HenriksenHenriksen and Depp4:22
10."Heroes" David Bowie, Brian Eno Depp4:08
11."A Pitiful Beauty"Depp, Chris Wyse (instrumental)1:27
12."New Threat"Cooper, Perry, Depp, HenriksenCooper3:33
13."Mr. Spider"Cooper, Perry, Depp, HenriksenCooper6:02
14."We Gotta Rise"Cooper, Perry, Depp, HenriksenCooper and Depp3:34
15."People Who Died" Jim Carroll Depp4:56
16."Congratulations"Cooper, Perry, Depp, Henriksen, Billie Perry, Sheryl Cooper(spoken word)3:31


Australian Albums (ARIA) [7] 44
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders) [8] 34
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia) [9] 30
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria) [10] 14
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [11] 12
Scottish Albums (OCC) [12] 7
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE) [13] 55
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) [14] 12
UK Albums (OCC) [15] 17
UK Independent Albums (OCC) [16] 5
UK Rock & Metal Albums (OCC) [17] 1
US Billboard 200 [18] 184
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard) [19] 7
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard) [20] 32

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