The Black Keys Perform “Gold On The Ceiling” With Johnny Depp At MTV Movie Awards

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Credit: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Credit: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

It’s no secret that Johnny Depp is an incredible actor. But what’s becoming more clear this year is Depp’s enthusiastic entrance into the world of rock n roll.

Depp’s close friendship with Marilyn Manson led to his appearance on stage at the Golden Gods Awards. He strummed alongside Manson, winning over throngs of hyper-critical metalheads.

Last night Captain Jack Sparrow once again, with axe in hand, took the stage. This time with The Black Keys. After the song and a montage of his most famous footage including his roles as Sparrow the drunken sea captain, Edward Scissor Hands and Ed Wood the B-movie director, Depp was given the “Generation Award” by Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry. Depp responded with the following; “Clearly, based on the clips, there’s obviously something wrong with me.”

He then took back to his guitar and joined in a performance of The Black Keys “Lonely Boy.”


-Jay Tilles, CBS Local

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