Overnight Sensation …
As always, the following two items scheduled to post either late tonight or early tomorrow morning are copyrighted and it goes without saying that anyone we catch illicitly distributing them will be hunted down like the loathsome, brainless, spineless piece of cow dung he or she might be. Gosh, this is just like our old job at the RIAA.
Los Brothers In Arms - Two top Latin rock bands, Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys, team up for a summer run.
It's Girl Talk Night - Gregg Gillis, aka Girl Talk, hits the road in support of a new release, Feed the Animals.
The blogger who last week posted the unreleased tracks from Chinese Democracy, the long-awaited, long-delayed new album by
Axl Rose Guns N' Roses, recently received a little visit from the F.B.I. - Rolling Stone
Why does media often refer to rappers by their birth names, but when it comes to artists like Moby or Alice Cooper, the stage name is the only name they use? - Columbia Journalism Review
We originally weren't going to link to this AP article about how high gas prices affect indie bands, but the reporter included a quote from a guy named Bongiovanni, and we think he doesn't get his name in enough news stories - Associated Press
Have you heard the latest Michael Jackson rumor? The one about the self-proclaimed King of Pop moving to Pahrump, Nevada? - Las Vegas Sun
New movie shows the surviving Beatles, along with producer George Martin plus widows Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison, working together on Cirque de Soleil's Vegas Beatle show "Love." - Reuters
Britney Spears gets visitation rights changes - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Agnostic Front rumbles through Europe in August and South America in September. New gigs include August 14 in Hannover, Germany; August 16 in Jaromer, Czech Republic, and August 17 in Augsburg, Germany. South American show dates include September 5 in Quito, Ecuador; September 6 in Bogota, Columbia; September 11 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and September 14 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Ana Gabriel has a few September shows set for major venues in California and New Mexico. California stops include September 11 in Santa Ynez; September 13 in Indio, September 20 in Universal City and September 21 in Pala. The New Mexico date September 18 in Albuquerque.
Saw Doctors look ahead to December with new United Kingdom shows. Dates and cities include December 5 in London, December 9 in Oxford, December 12 in Liverpool and December 13 in Leeds.
Finally, we have a few new Guttermouth dates - August 3 in Fort Collins, Colorado, at Aggie Theatre; August 6 in Ketchum, Idaho, at Whiskey Jacques and September 12 in Los Angeles at Safari Sam's.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Tiger Army, Juliette & The Licks, Todd Carey, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Jerry Lewis, Ramsey Lewis, OneRepublic, Newsboys, New York Dolls, Bryan Adams, Gin Blossoms, John Tesh, John McLaughlin, "Blue Note Records 70th Anniversary Tour" plus thousands of bands and artists we'd love to include in this space but we're still waiting for approval from Homeland Security.
And that's a wrap for Tuesday, June 24, 2009. Thank you for being our companion on this journey through the wild and strange world of concert data and we hope you can join us tomorrow for more hot date-on-city-on-venue action. G'night.