Last night’s festivities in Los Angeles’ was the equivalent of a corporate-branded bizarro world where free Jameson seeped in through the walls of the Wilshire digs and a revolving door of random celebrities, V.I.P.’s and musicians paid tribute to for over 150 minutes straight. Running through his seemingly endless trough of hit songs with the Heartbreakers, several tunes from Petty’s solo album Wildflowers (1994) and one from Traveling Wilburys, the evening was just one big damn liquor-fueled tribute, both on stage (notably more so) and in the crowd.

Special guests included , , of , Petter Ericsson Stakee of , the Followill bassist from , , of Death Metal, , Doug from The Hangover 1 & 2, , from The , , , the lead singer from , the drummer from Guns-n-Roses and more. A lot to keep track of when the liquor is free.

Continue below for musical highlights, a fittingly sloppy photo gallery and video of ’s guitar solo.

Johnny Depp's guitar solo during "It's Good to Be King" @ West 2012

Musical Highlights

and ’s duet on the / classic “Stop Draggin’ My Around”.
– Johnny Depp’s six song cameo, including a brief guitar solo during “Its Good To Be King” (above), looking more-and-more like a cross between a modern Jack Sparrow and every day in his gypsy-hobo-bandit-cowboy-get-up under billows of smoke.
and Nick Valensi of tore through “I Need to Know” and “Honeybee,” respectively. Valensi and Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti then stuck it out for “American Girl.”
of Death Metal destroyed “Runnin’ Down A Dream”.


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