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Rolling Stones Announce 50th Anniversary Concerts!

Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger,  The Rolling Stones Chris Jackson/Getty Images

In honor of their Big 5-0, the Rolling Stones are hitting the road.

The World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band announced via a video posted to their website and YouTube that they'll be playing four concerts—two at London's 02 Arena on Nov. 25 and 29 and two at Newark's Prudential Center on Dec. 13 and 15—to mark their amazing five-decade career together.

"Is everybody ready? Are you ready? Yeah, we're ready. You must have guessed this was coming," Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts say in the clip, which spliced together all four members unveiling the news from Paris. "Surely you didn't think we weren't gonna do this."

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The Stones also hinted that the four-show arena run might include a "few friends" joining them onstage. No word on who those special guests might be.

But the rock legends are promising a "heart-pumping celebration" that will see them perform such classics as "Paint It Black," "Gimme Shelter," "Jumping Jack Flash" and "It's Only Rock 'n' Roll" along with a slew of other hits off their new greatest hits collection, Grrr!, which drops Nov. 13. Additionally, the four gigs will sport a custom-built stage setup based on the Stones' iconic tongue-and-lips logo that will extend into the crowd and incorporate cutting-edge technology and video.

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"Sorry to keep you all hanging around but the waiting is over," Richards said in a press release. "I've always said the best place for rock and roll is on the stage and the same is true for the Stones. I'm here with Mick, Charlie and Ronnie and everything is rocking. See you very soon!"

Ticketing information for the concerts is available on the Stones' website.

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