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The Closing Bell

05:01 PM Thursday 4/3/08 | |

New listings for A Wilhelm Scream, Michelle Wright and Bang Camaro, plus items about MP3s, "Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival" and "Iron Man" - both the Black Sabbath song and the superhero - wrap things up all nice and neat in your last update of the day!

Overnight Sensation …

The best music news items are always found between late afternoon and early the next morning. So be on the look out for the following stories scheduled to post ... well, you know when.

Rancid Announces Summer Tour - The punk vets take a break from working on a new album to head out for the first time in two years.

Projekt Revolution Lineup Revealed - Linkin Park has announced a roster for this year's tour that features Chris Cornell, The Bravery, Atreyu and more.

Link-O-Rama …

iTunes surpasses Wal-Mart for #1 music retailer position - Associated Press

Sure, the song is in the movie trailer, but is Black Sabbath's "Iron Man" about Marvel Comics' Iron Man? - The Boston Globe / Braniac

MP3 changed the world. But for the better? - CNET.com

Q&A with "Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival" promoter / founder Paul Tollett of Goldenvoice - Los Angeles Times

Is that a Fender in your pocket? The strange case of the man who shoplifted an electric guitar by sticking it down his pants - Bradenton Herald / Associated Press

Just how many Stones songs has Marty Scorsese used in his films over the years? - The Kansas City Star

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

A Wilhelm Scream plays Europe in May. Look for the band in places like St. Petersburg, Russia, on May 2, Moscow on May 4, Athens, Greece, on May 6 & 7, Stuttgart, Germany, on May 8 and Rotterdam, Netherlands, on May 11. Other tour stops include Schweinfurt, Vienna, Prague, Milan, Zurich and Paris.

Michelle Wright swings through Canada next December. So far the schedule shows the artist playing Ontario towns Cobalt, Saint Catharines, Mississauga and Peterborough.

And Bang Camaro hits the clubs in May and June. New stops include Charlotte, NC (May 16), Houston, TX (May 20), Fargo, ND (June 3), Davenport, IA (June 6) and Lawrence, KS (June 8).

During the day we also updated the schedules for Boz Scaggs, Peter Frampton, Steel Pulse, Etta James & The Roots Band, Gipsy Kings, Bonnie Raitt, The Wailers, The Neville Brothers, Willie Nelson, Lee Evans, "Projekt Revolution," k.d. lang, Michelle Shocked, Mindi Abair, The Lee Boys, Lee "Scratch" Perry, The Ting Tings, Rancid, Phoebe Snow, Melissa Etheridge, Pink Martini, STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9), Umphrey's McGee, Toubab Krewe, New York Voices, plus thousands and thousands of bands and artists, each and every one of them a personal favorite of our corporate overlords.

And that's the story for Thursday, April 3, 2008. Thanks for making it all worth while and we hope you'll continue to while away the time with us tomorrow. G'night!

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