Rise (Hollywood Vampires album)

Rise
Rise Hollywood Vampires cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 21, 2019 (2019-06-21)
LabelEarMusic
ProducerTommy Henriksen
Hollywood Vampires chronology
Hollywood Vampires
(2015)
Rise
(2019)
Singles from Rise
  1. "Who's Laughing Now"
    Released: April 18, 2019[1]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic57/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[4]

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]

Recording[]

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 HenriksenCooper7:13
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 DenanderCooper4:13
7."The Wrong Bandage"Depp, Jamie Muhoberac(instrumental)0:28
8."You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory"Johnny ThundersPerry3:51
9."Git from Round Me"Cooper, Perry, Depp, HenriksenHenriksen and Depp4:22
10."Heroes"David Bowie, Brian EnoDepp4:08
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 CarrollDepp4:56
16."Congratulations"Cooper, Perry, Depp, Henriksen, Billie Perry, Sheryl Cooper(spoken word)3:31

Charts[]

Chart Peak
position
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

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ a b Kaufman, Spencer (April 18, 2019). "The Hollywood Vampires announce new album, unveil song "Who's Laughing Now"". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Metacritic Review". Metacritic. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  3. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "AllMusic Review". Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  4. ^ Grow, Kory (June 21, 2019). "Hollywood Vampires Search for Fresh Blood on 'Rise'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  5. ^ Legaspi, Althea (April 17, 2019). "Hollywood Vampires Preview 'Rise' LP With New Song". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Munro, Scott (April 17, 2019). "Hollywood Vampires are back with a new album and single". Louder Sound. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  7. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Hollywood Vampires – Rise". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Hollywood Vampires – Rise" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Hollywood Vampires – Rise" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  10. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Hollywood Vampires – Rise" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  11. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  12. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  13. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Hollywood Vampires – Rise". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Hollywood Vampires – Rise". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  15. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  16. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  17. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  18. ^ "Hollywood Vampires Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  19. ^ "Hollywood Vampires Chart History (Top Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  20. ^ "Hollywood Vampires Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2019.