We have 25 new shows for Avril Lavigne, all in Europe, all shiny and new; Feist adds a couple of Australian gigs, Public Enemy play NYC; Tift Merritt does the “First Night” thing in Raleigh and Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials slot Highwood, IL, for January.

Foo Fighters do Australia and New Zealand in April and May, Killswitch Engage add Wichita, KS, and Hartford, CT, to the ’08 schedule; Bump addMI, OH, IL, KS and CO to their ’08 plans and Candlemass play West Springfield, VA, in May.

During the first 90 minutes after the opening bell we also updated the schedules for Social Code, Katie Melua, Born Of Osiris, Lupe Fiasco, Funny Money, Sky Eats Airplane and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith.

And there’s more, plenty more, to come on this great Wednesday to be alive. Be sure to check out your Midday Update, coming up around 12 noon (PST), from Pollstar.com!