Overnight Sensation …
We've had a team of writers chained to their desks all afternoon to finish these stories so they'll be up and ready to go tomorrow morning before you are.
Let's Get Bopping! - Round up the kids and the juice boxes, Kidz Bop Live is hitting the road again.
Filter's Damned Good Tour - The band climbs on the tour bus again for the first time in almost six years in support of a brand-spankin' new album.
A second murder trial for Phil Spector is set to begin September 29, after the first trial resulted in jury deadlock - Reuters
Activision's "Guitar Hero World Tour" is ramping up the band to include drums and a microphone - Wired News
Leave Amy and Lily alone! 'Nuff said. - Times Online U.K.
Mary J. Blige says she's putting the drama behind her - Melbourne Herald Sun
Kids! Build your own iPod stereo system! - Macworld
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
The Temptations are grooving their way over to the U.K. in the fall, with stops scheduled in Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, London, Birmingham, Oxford and more.
Mighty Mighty Bosstones hook up with Dropkick Murphys for a summer run that focuses on the Midwest and Northeast, with a couple of California dates thrown in for good measure.
Europe and the U.K. may have need of The Pied Piper soon, with RATT headed their way for shows including Belfast, U.K.; London; Sweden and Spain. And the North America isn't safe either, with upcoming dates in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
It's a safe bet '80s new wave icon Gary Numan will be using some kind of car as he travels across the U.K. for performances at The Mighty Boosh Festival, the Wickerman Festival, Bestival and more.
The Detroit Cobras are headed to a city near you to mark the release of a new collection of their original singles and unreleased material from 1995-1997. Cities on the itinerary include Philadelphia, New York City, Atlanta, New Orleans, Austin, Dallas, Las Vegas, San Diego, San Francisco and many others.
It's been another busy one for us. Since punching in this morning, we've updated schedules for Tom Waits, The Fratellis, Mickey Hart Band, Westlife, The Psychedelic Furs, Kathy Mattea, Joshua Redman, Edison Glass, Langhorne Slim, Grant Lee Phillips, Ian Brown, Eef Barzelay, GZA, Bruce Hornsby, Apollo Sunshine, Cherish The Ladies, We Are Scientists, and our nominee for coolest band name in recent memory, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.
Thanks for playing, and here's a lovely home version of our game to take with you as a parting gift. Sorry, we're fresh out of Rice-A-Roni; the sales staff ate all of it.
Be sure to check back with us tomorrow as we feverishly work to make sure everything's up to date before we head out to get the grill ready for the holiday weekend. Ta!