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    Thu, 22 Mar 2012 11:24:24

    Lita Ford to Release "Living Like a Runaway" on June 19 - She's a legend and a former Runaway

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    Oh, this news makes me so happy, as a Runaways devotee.

    Legendary female metal icon Lita Ford has confirmed the release date for her new album Living Like a Runaway. The album will be released June 19 in North America via SPV/Steamhammer. The album will be available in four configurations: a double LP, limited edition CD, standard CD and digital download.

    "This CD is truly a dream come true. It took me one year to write this CD along with Producer Gary Hoey and song writing Partner Michael Dan Ehmig. We have dumped out hearts and souls into this amazing CD. Along with a lot of tears, pain, heartache, laughter, ripping out hair, going hungry, losing sleep and a lot of frequent flyer miles," Ford said in a statement. Sounds like good times were had, right?

    She continued, "Living Like a Runaway is like being able to walk through fire and coming out the other side unscathed."

    Coinciding with the album's release, Lita is hitting the road this summer with Def Leppard and Poison on the "Rock of Ages Tour." The dates for the first leg of the tour have been announced and are listed below. More dates are expected to be announced soon.

    The singer is looking forward to the tour and getting to play the new songs live, saying, "We are honored with this awesome tour and being able to play with these brilliant musicians. So strap in tight, it's going to be one powerful journey."

    Tour Dates: 6/20: Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheater
    6/22: Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
    6/23: Las Vegas, NV @ Red Rock Amphitheater
    6/25: Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
    6/27: Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
    6/29: Atlanta, GA @ Aaron's Amphitheater at Lakewood
    6/30: Tampa, FL @ Tampa Bay Time Forum
    7/2: Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
    7/3: Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
    7/6: Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
    7/7: Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theater
    7/10: Baltimore, MD @ Merriweather Pavilion
    7/11: Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
    7/13: Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Pavilion
    7/16: Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
    7/17: Hamilton, ON @ Copps Coliseum
    7/19: Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena

    Are you going to be Living Like a Runaway?

    —Maggie Pannacione

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