Republican vice presidential candidate Paul RyanPaul RyanThe Hill Interview: Budget Chair Black sticks around for now Gun proposal picks up GOP support GOP lawmaker Tim Murphy to retire at end of term MORE is a professed heavy metal fan, but he’ll be getting a little help on the campaign trail from a musician known more these days for his guitar-heavy rock tunes than his headbanging prowess.

Michigan native Kid Rock will appear and introduce the Wisconsin congressman at a Monday rally in the rocker’s home state, according to the local news site mlive.com.

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The “Born Free” singer also appeared at a private concert held during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., in August.

In an interview with Fuse music channel posted last week on YouTube, the 41-year-old entertainer (real name Bob Ritchie) said, “I try not to … talk about my politics so much. I try to do that with family and friends.”

Rock added, “But I think it’s OK to say, you know, yes, I’m probably going to vote for Mitt Romney this year.”