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Joe Perry

Joe remembers going to the family dinners as a child where his uncle would sing Portuguese folk songs on his homemade guitar. As Joe got older his parents got him clarinet and piano lessons. After listening to Ike & Tina Turner, Roy Orbison, and Elvis on the radio in the late 1950's, he wanted to emulate the sounds he was hearing. Joe finally talked his parents into getting him a guitar that he played for a while and then put it…

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Joe Perry talks about Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp in the Holywood Vampires

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry talks about his current rock & roll supergroup The Hollywood Vampires, which features shock rock singer Alice Cooper and actor Johnny Depp on guitar. They take their name from the Hollywood Vampires, which was a celebrity drinking club formed by Alice Cooper in the 1970's, that included stars like John Lennon, Harry Nilsson, Keith Moon, Mickey Dolenz and Ringo Starr.  "It's kind of a tribute band to a lot of the people who have died," says Perry. "It's a real…

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