By Leah Greenblatt
October 22, 2009 at 03:54 PM EDT

Kanye, Shmanye. Lady Gaga has risen from the ashes of Fame Kills (guess it doesn’t?) with plans for her own headlining tour, entitled Monster’s Ball — and kids, she ain’t bluffin’ with her muffin.

As she told Rolling Stone, “Imagine if you could take the sets of an opera, which are very grand and very beautiful, and put them through a pop-electro lens. The design of the show is very, very forward, very, very innovative.”

“The theme of monsters is certainly going to be an influence, as well as the theme of evolution and change. It’s going to be a truly artistic experience that is going to take the form of the greatest post-apocalyptic house party that you’ve ever been to.”

As for the detritus of Fame Kills? You won’t be seeing it at the Ball. “I’m certainly inspired by what we were doing,” claims la Gaga. “But I made a decision based on integrity not to use any of the things that we had designed together.”

“It just wasn’t the right timing,” she continues. “I don’t want to embellish on it too much, because I want to respect Kanye’s privacy. But we just had our own reasons. We’re real friends, real friends can make decisions like that… It just wasn’t the right time. But who’s to say what will happen in the future?”

According to the New York Times, the tour will kick off November 27 at the Bell Center in Montreal and wrap up January 20 and 21 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Her revised and expanded deluxe re-release of her 2008 debut The Fame, entitled Fame Monster, is due November 23.

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