Video: Check Out Johnny Depp’s Guitar Solo Skills

If, like us, you´re fed up of the Cowell cronies´ god-awful (but well-meaning) cover of ‘Everybody Hurts´, you´ll probably really enjoy this alternative Haiti fundraiser from Shane McGowan and ‘friends´.

We liked the screaming and howling stuff, but when it got to 3.40 and Johnny Depp (who just stands around until that point) suddenly rips a guitar solo, we REALLY started to enjoy ourselves.

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Matthew Parker

Matt is a freelance journalist who has spent the last decade interviewing musicians for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.