Lita Ford Releases Lead Off Single “Bed”


September 28, 2009


Lita and Husband Jim Gillette Reveal They Enjoy Kinky Love Life

In an innovative music marketing move, starting today, Monday, September 28th, heavy metal queen Lita Ford will release a single from “Wicked Wonderland” – her first album in 15 years – via, the world’s leading fetish site. The album is available for pre order through at, and will be available everywhere on October 6th.

Wicked Wonderland’s erotic and kick-ass song, “Bed,” which explores themes of bondage, kink and power exchange in a strong and highly artistic style, has been chosen as the exclusive sneak preview track, which can be heard on

“My husband, Jim Gillette, and I have carved out our own path to develop a wonderful and close family life,” said Lita. “Though we’re a long-married couple, we both have very active imaginations – including being kinky with each other, and that’s what this album is about. It’s sort of a sexual autobiography. We’ve partnered up with because it’s our favorite outfitter for kink products.”

While previewing “Bed,” fans of Lita and will also be able to view and order from “Lita’s Collection” ( – a special selection of some of the fetish gear that Lita and Jim have enjoyed, along with her personal choice of Syren Latex fashion styles.

The first 100 visitors to will receive a free copy of the “Wicked Wonderland” CD as well as an additional 10% off their entire purchase, by using the source code “LITA” at checkout during the September 28-October 19 time period.

Lita started playing guitar when she was 11 years old and joined the all girl rock band “The Runaways” as lead guitarist when she was 17. After the band’s split, some of Lita’s solo hits have included “Kiss Me Deadly,” “Close My Eyes Forever” (a duet with Ozzy Osbourne), “Gotta Let Go,” “Back to the Cave,” and “Shot of Poison” – the latter of which was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Female Vocal category, as was “Kiss Me Deadly.”

“Wicked Wonderland” – Lita’s first all-new solo release since 1995 – is being released on the JLRG Entertainment label, which is owned and operated by the couple. Lita and Gillette (formerly with the band “Nitro”) are touring together with QUEENSRYCHE in October and November. Dates below. Come and rock out with one of heavy metal all-time trailblazers!

Oct. 15, Louisville, Ky., Coyotes
Oct. 16, Montgomery, Ala., Montgomery Perf. Arts Centre
Oct. 17, Pensacola, Fla., Saenger Theatre
Oct. 18, Asheville, N.C., the Orange Peel
Oct. 20, Charlotte, N.C., the Fillmore
Oct. 21, Raleigh, N.C., Lincoln Theater
Oct. 22, Philadelphia, Theatre of the Living Arts
Oct. 23, Norfolk, Va., the Norva
Oct. 24, Englewood, N.J., Bergen Performing Arts Center
Oct. 25, Westbury, N.Y., Capitol One Bank Theater
Oct. 27, Covington, Ky., Madison Theater
Oct. 28, Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall
Oct. 29, Indianapolis, the Vogue
Oct. 30, Fort Wayne, Ind., Pierres
Oct. 31, St. Louis, the Pageant
Nov. 1, Joliet, Ill., Rialto Square Theatre
Nov. 2, Fargo, N.D., the Venue
Nov. 4, Missoula, Mont., Wilma Theater
Nov. 5, Spokane, Wash., Knitting Factory
Nov. 6, Boise, Idaho, Knitting Factory
Nov. 7, Stateline, Nev., Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
Nov. 10, Houma, La., City Club
Nov. 11, Nashville, the Cannery
Nov. 12, Atlanta, Masquerade
Nov. 13, Jacksonville, Fla., Plush
Nov. 14, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Revolution Live

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