Johnny Depp band the Hollywood Vampires to tour Germany, Luxembourg in 2023

After a lucrative victory in his trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard, a new announcement from Johnny Depp suggests he has no plans to hide.

He may have just been awarded a cool $US10 million ($A15m) following the defamation trial of ex-wife Amber Heard, but Johnny Depp isn’t planning on relaxing with his pile of money.

The film star and musician has announced his next career step – touring with his revival band The Hollywood Vampires.

The super rock group posted a picture of Depp along with fellow band members Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Tommy Henriksen on Wednesday.

“Hollywood Vampires BACK!” read Instagram posts.

“We are coming to Germany and Luxembourg Summer 2023!”

Little Luxembourg might not seem like the most obvious destination for a rock band full of great people. But the Grand Duchy borders France, Germany and Belgium with millions of people within hours of where Rockhal is.

This group will also play against Munich and Berlin among other cities.

Depp formed Hollywood Vampires in 2012 with Cooper and Aerosmith’s Perry.

Since then the band has released two albums, in 2015 and 2019.

No stranger to the stage, Depp was spotted playing several shows in England while his trial was underway.

Depp appeared to a sold-out crowd with Jeff Beck at London’s Royal Albert Hall for three nights in a row – as he awaited the verdict in the libel trial against Heard.

On one of those nights, his ex-girlfriend and key witness Kate Moss was reportedly partying backstage with Depp.

Footage of Depp singing and playing guitar shows the audience cheering, “We love you, Johnny!” and gave the Hollywood star a standing ovation.

When the verdict came in at the blockbuster trial, Heard went to court. But Depp remains in England where he has featured.

Earlier this year, Heard was sued by Depp for implying that he abused her in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed. Heard sued back claiming that she suffered “rampant physical abuse and abuse” at her hands but was slandered when there were claims that she had made the allegations. .

At the conclusion of the trial, Heard was ordered to pay Depp $US10m ($A14m) in libel damages and $US5m ($A7m) in damages after the jury ruled he “acted with malicious intent”.

However, Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Penney Azcarate reduced jury damages to Depp to $350,000 ($A487,000), the state legal limit, bringing the total damages to $10.4m ($A14.49m).

The jury agreed with one aspect of Heard’s claim – that he was slandered by Depp’s attorney – and awarded him $US2m ($A2.78m) in compensation and $0 in sentencing fees.

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