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Johnny Depp claims music is a 'lifesaver'

Johnny Depp claims music is a 'lifesaver'

Apr 1 2014, 5:24am CDT | by

Johnny Depp says making music is a "lifesaver". The Hollywood star's "first love" was rock 'n' roll after getting a guitar aged just 12 and after years devoted to his film career, the 'Rum Diary'...

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Johnny Depp claims music is a 'lifesaver'

Apr 1 2014, 5:24am CDT | by

<p>Johnny Depp says making music is a "lifesaver".

The Hollywood star's "first love" was rock 'n' roll after getting a guitar aged just 12 and after years devoted to his film career, the 'Rum Diary' actor claims he's never felt better now he's back in the studio making music with the likes of Ryan Adams and Marcus Mumford.

In a special chat for Interview magazine conducted by Iggy Pop, Johnny - who opened for the godfather of Punk with his old band the Kids as a teenager - revealed how music has changed his life.

He explained: "I've been playing a lot of music lately. It's a real lifesaver, being able to focus on my first love. It's freedom. And immediate - yeah, f**k, we captured it. I suppose that's it, capturing something.

"I've been writing and recording with Ryan Adams a lot lately. Ryan is incredibly prolific and he's just a pure soul, he's just this being. He's got a great handle on it. And is taking good care of himself. But what a talent, man. I'm amazed by the f**ker.

"And then, here and there I'm doing some stuff with Alice [Cooper], which is really fun. Also with Marcus Mumford, who's amazing."

The 50-year-old actor - who is engaged to actress Amber Heard - and Iggy next met on the set of 'Cry-Baby' in 1990 and have been firm friends and collaborators ever since, but the 'Edward Scissorhands' star reminded him that their first meeting didn't go quite so well.

He told his musical idol: "After the gig you were walking around the club, and I was standing at the bar, all of 17 years old, guzzling as much spirits as I could to get up the nerve to talk to you. And I remember making the horrific decision in my teenage drunken state to go, 'Well, I'll just get his attention.'

"I started going, 'I-I-Iggy Pop, Piggy Slop', you know? You walked towards me and put your face about a quarter of an inch from mine and just went, 'You little turd.' And not only was it exactly the reaction that I deserved, but it was the one I wanted. I had a moment with you."

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Kevin Smith Shaved His Beard

Oct 28 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: IDon'tLikeYouInThatWay.com

  Kevin Smith wrote a movie called Yoga Hosers (“…when an ancient evil rises from beneath Canada’s crust and threatens their big invitation to a Grade 12 party”). And what you just read after the movie’s title is part of the premise, but I’m confused because it doesn’t star Justin Bieber, it stars Johnny Depp instead. Smith shaved his beard for the movie, where I assume he’s playing a character who is on some kind of neighborhood watchlist and has to check in with his parole ...
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Kevin Smith Goes Beardless!

Oct 28 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: GossipCenter

He’s always been known for his furry face so when Kevin Smith shaved off his beard on Monday (October 27) it was quite the sight. The “Chasing Amy” mastermind initially posted a photo of himself with his man fuzz fully intact, along with the caption, "This is my magic beard. Enjoy it now: tomorrow, I am going to shave it off for @YogaHosers. And #CBM is on in 1 hour!" And two days later, Smith shared a shot of his shorn face, rendering himself nearly unrecognizable. ...
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Marcus Mumford, Jim James and Elvis Costello Take on Bob Dylan Songs in The Basement Tapes Continued

Oct 28 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: People

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Marcus Mumford, Jim James and Elvis Costello Take on Bob Dylan Songs in The Basement Tapes Continued

Oct 28 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: People

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Kim Kardashian: I Was OBSESSED With Johnny Depp!

Oct 24 2014 11:41am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

We thought we knew everything there was to know about the life and times of Kim Kardashian. In the last few days, however, we've learned about her past, and dare we say - it's all making us like her a lot more: First we saw video of Kim when she was 13 and acting a fool at her eighth grade graduation. It seems the revelation that she was as corny and annoying as the rest of us in her middle school years has only helped her reputation. Next, we learned that Kim crin ...
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Kim Kardashian -- She Really is Just Like the Rest of Us

Oct 24 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Fish Wrapper

In only one -- just one -- way, of course: Kim Kardashian is only similar to us peasants in the way that she, too, adored Johnny Depp as a young girl. Take it away, Kim:''Kourtney and I actually shared a room together at one point growing up. I loved Johnny Depp, I was obsessed with him, and she was really into Leonardo DiCaprio, so we had cutouts of them on our wall next to our Michael Jackson posters." Unexpected, right? You would have pegged Kim for being into someo ...
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Kim Kardashian -- She Really is Just Like the Rest of Us

Oct 24 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: FishWrapper

In only one -- just one -- way, of course: Kim Kardashian is only similar to us peasants in the way that she, too, adored Johnny Depp as a young girl. Take it away, Kim:''Kourtney and I actually shared a room together at one point growing up. I ...
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“Into The Woods” Drops a Dozen Preview Stills!

Oct 23 2014 3:02pm CDT | Source: GossipCenter

With just over two months until its theatrical release, Disney has just unveiled twelve new images from “Into the Woods” for all to behold. The forthcoming fairytale flick is featured in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly with four different cover versions and the new cache of snapshots. Starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp and Lilla Crawford, “Into the Woods” is slated to h ...
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ONTD Roundup

Oct 23 2014 12:51pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

For Wednesday, October 22, 2014:Renee Zellweger Responds to People Yapping About Her 'New' FaceShooting Takes Place in Canadian ParliamentBenedict Cumberbatch's Wax Figure Is Eerily Realistic Rick Ross Details Weight Loss, RossFit & Eating Fruit Again‘Into The Woods': First Look At Johnny Depp As The WolfTaylor Swift 1989 TracklistKathy Bates' AHS Accent Explained & Discussion PostPromo for Next Week's 'Americ ...
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Night Crumbs

Oct 22 2014 8:27pm CDT | Source: Dlisted

This is Johnny Depp as The Wolf in Into The Woods. I’m guessing that in this version, Little Red Riding Hood never makes it to grandma’s house, because she laughs herself into a coma from seeing The Wolf looking like a cross between  Snoop Dogg as Huggy Bear and Riff-Raff from Heathcliff - i09 Here ...
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