Overnight Sensation …
Our overnight crew has come up with the following items guaranteed to help take your mind off of the writer's strike:
Man Man Spreads Rabbit Habits - The Philly quintet hits the road in advance of a new release.
Lust On The Road - The Raveonettes head for North America.
Here & There …
Cashing in on Britney's latest troubles - The Times Online
Morrissey wants to play Israel, Iran - Chicago Sun-Times (registration may be required)
It's a year in rehab for former "American Idol" contestant Jessica Sierra - UPI
Behind the scenes with Policeman Andy Summers - The Australian
Yoko Ono unveils high-tech music education tour bus - AFP
What's so wonderful about Slacker's Internet radio receiver? It's portable! - San Jose Mercury News (registration may be required)
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
New shows for Puddle Of Mudd include February dates in Flint, MI, John City, NY, Richmond, VA, and Norfolk, VA, and Jacksonville, NC, while March has the band in Charlotte, NC, Panama City, FL, Bossier City, LA, and Oklahoma City, OK.
Buckets and buckets of Fu Manchu dates for March and April, with stops in places like Pittsburgh, NYC, Austin and Albuquerque; Bobby "Blue" Bland plays Kansas City, St. Louis, Detroit and Buffalo in March; Umphrey's McGee adds February gigs for California west coast towns Ventura, San Diego and Los Angeles and George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic plays California, Nevada and Arizona in February.
During another day of bringing tour dates to the masses we updated the schedules for The Black Crowes, Built To Spill, Superchick, Ace Frehley, Agent Orange, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Dark Star Orchestra, Dave Elkins, Dave Mason, George Lopez, Jason Ricci & New Blood, Jill Scott, Josh Groban, Kathy Griffin, Kevn Kinney, Loverboy, L.A. Guns, M.O.D., Man Man, North Mississippi Allstars, Sons and Daughters, Sophie Milman, The Greyboy Allstars, The Guess Who, The Raveonettes, They Might Be Giants, Zoroaster plus more artists and bands than there are stars in the sky, grains of sand on the beach, and paparazzi hanging around outside Britney's house.
And that wraps up Monday, January 7, 2008. Thank you for spending some time with us today, and we hope you can spend some more time with us tomorrow (don't worry, your boss says it's cool). Good night and drive safely.