Johnny Depp Joins Aerosmith on Stage for Surprise Guest Performance

The Hollywood star played guitar on a rendition of "Train Kept A-Rollin'."

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Actor Johnny Depp made a surprise appearance on stage with Aerosmith on Wednesday night (July 16), joining the band in a performance of blues song "Train Kept A-Rollin'."

As reported by Rolling Stone (via NME), Depp united with the band for the final encore of their Massachusetts show. Watch below.

"Train Kept A-Rollin'" was first recorded by jazz musician Tiny Bradshaw in 1951. Having been performed by the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin, among others, Aerosmith first recorded their version for the 1974 album "Get Your Wings." Depp had previously performed the song with the group, which is included as a bonus track on the DVD release of 2012 album "Music From Another Dimension."

Depp's colaborations with rock stars doesn't end with Aerosmith. In 2012 he joined forces with Marilyn Manson, playing drums and lead guitar on a cover of Carly Simon's 1972 hit "You're So Vain." The song appears as a bonus track on Manson's album, "Born Villain."

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star has appeared alongside Alice Cooper, performing a variety of covers of including the Doors' "Break on Through (to the Other Side)," the Beatles' "Revolution" and Jimi Hendrix's "Foxy Lady." He's also played guitar alongside Oasis, the Black Keys and various other artists.

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    I'm going to tell my agent to tell Depp's agent that he can join our band IF he doubles as our roadie/merch/groupie.
    It would be cool ifDepp showed up to the Queen + Adam Lambert concert tomorrow.
    That's the lamest public ever. Why are people like that nowadays?
    He's a pretty decent rhythm guitarist. Used to play in a band before he got into acting, they even opened for Iggy Pop, Ramones and some others.