Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck cover Killing Joke’s The Death and the Resurrection Show

Johnny Depp has dropped his new single The Death and the Resurrection – a

cover of the 2003 Killing Joke track that sees him team up once again with guitar legend Jeff Beck.

The track was announced via the actor’s Instagram(opens in new tab) account,

and is lifted from the pair’s upcoming collaborative album, 18, which is due July 15.

It’s a fairly faithful take on the original, though it slightly tweaks the

introduction’s dynamics so that the electric guitars

hit harder when they finally arrive around the one minute mark.

Depp and Beck spend much of the track’s five-and-a-half minute runtime

plugging away at the relentless riff that brutally bounces between two notes