The solo star teams up with his heroes early next year...

Ryan Adams

is set to support THE ROLLING STONESon a number of the band’s dates in the US this month.

The alt-country figurehead will open for his heroes at eight shows, starting in Pittsburgh on January 10, and rounding up in Oklahoma on January 28.

Ryan Adams has been on the road in Europe touring ‘Demolition’, his collection of demos drawn from five unreleased albums. His follow-up proper to 2001’s ‘Gold’ – which has been variously named as ‘Life In Hell’ and ‘Love Is Hell’ – is scheduled to appear in March.

The dates that will see Ryan Adams with the The Stones are:

Pittsburgh Mellon Arena (January 10)

Boston Fleet Center (12)

New York Madison Square Garden (16, 18)

Chicago United Center (21, 22)

Houston Reliant Stadium (25)

Oklahoma City Ford Center (28)