Johnny Depp rocks out with Jeff Beck at concert in England

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Johnny Depp might be waiting for a jury to decide his fate, but that hasn't stopped him from rocking out.

On Sunday night, Depp took the stage with Jeff Beck at a concert in Sheffield, England. Beck is currently touring the U.K. and Depp's appearance was a surprise.

The two previously collaborated on the 2020 track "Isolation," and Depp joined Beck to sing that number, as well as covers of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On?" and Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing."

For weeks now, Depp has been at the center of a very high profile defamation trial involving his ex-wife, Amber Heard. But while he waits for the jury to reach a verdict (deliberations officially began last Friday), he doesn't appear to be phased.

Sporting a beret and a black-and-white flannel shirt onstage, Depp jammed out on his guitar, while also showcasing blonder hair than was visible when he took the stand in court.

Depp and Heard have been the subject of a sensationalized trial in Fairfax, Va., for the last six weeks, in which they have both recounted sordid details of their relationship, bringing to light issues of domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental health.

Depp is suing Heard for $50 million over a 2018 Washington Post op-ed she wrote detailing her experiences as a domestic abuse survivor. In it, she writes about the "wrath" victims face in coming forward with abuse allegations against powerful figures. Though she never mentions Depp by name, his lawyers have argued that the references to him — and her previous abuse allegations — are clear and damaged his career and reputation.

However, the trial has virtually proven the point of Heard's op-ed with the actress openly testifying about the daily slew of death threats she has received during the course of the trial. Indeed, Heard filed her own $100 million countersuit, alleging Depp and his legal team defamed her by calling her allegations a hoax and orchestrating a "smear campaign" that painted her as a liar.

None of that appeared to be on Depp's mind Sunday night, and Beck has more performances this week at London's Royal Albert Hall where the star could possibly make an appearance.

Depp has called music, specifically rock & roll, his first love, and he's often indulged his ambitions as a musician, even forming a band in 2015 with Joe Perry and Alice Cooper called the Hollywood Vampires. In 2016, they performed at the Grammys.

The jury will resume deliberations on Tuesday.

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