As previously reported, is to receive the MTV Generation Award at this Sunday, June 3 ceremony of 2012 MTV Movie Awards. MTV has announced that the artists on duty to hand the actor the honor are rockers and Joe Perry.
Depp and Aerosmith have been linked by their love of music. "Johnny is a great musician and many people don't know that, he plays piano, guitar, he knows his music. We are actually in Tim Burton's old studio right now called Swinghouse doing our new Aerosmith album, and Johnny will come down every other night," Tyler told FOX411. "And then when we are done recording I go up to Johnny's house and I play him stuff and ask if it is any good... He gives me (honest feedback)."