News from here and there . . .

Popa Chubby channels Jimi Hendrix – Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson takes off – CNN

Would you buy a Cadillac from Bob Dylan? – Detroit News

A “punk”primer – St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Metallica’s “acoustic” plans for the weekend – San Jose Mercury News

Dates, dates and more dates …

Due to the Southern California forest fires, Velvet Revolver has rescheduled tonight’s show at Irvine’s Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre for December 12 at Universal City’s Gibson Amphitheatre.

Adrian Belew adds several 2008 dates; Peter Bjorn And John include stops in Michigan, Quebec, Ontario and Mexico and it looks as if The Queers have a buy January planned.

Be sure to check out the newly updated schedules for Richard Hawley, Olympia, Gordon Lightfoot, Blue Oyster Cult, Foghat, Menomena and Trans Am.

Dates that for Hedley that were originally scheduled for December are now planned for January.

Artists and bands whose new schedules we highlighted earlier today include Bon Jovi, Celine Dion, Rage Against The Machine and Emerson Hart.

And that’s it for now. Another update coming your way around 3 PM (PDT) from!