It’s Scorpions in Russia in April, where the band plays such cities as Novosibirsk, Komsomolsk, Novokuznetsk and other cities we can’t pronounce. Look for th boys in more diction-friendly towns as St. Petersburg on April 10 and Moscow on April 26.

As long as Sugarland dates keep landing on our loading dock we’ll keep posting ’em. New listings include Richmond, VA, on June 1, Burlington, IA, on June 11 and Pryor, OK, on June 12.

Out of South Carolina, Zach Deputy plots its next step toward world dominance with new March and April gigs in southeast U.S. Shows include March 7 in Charleston, SC, Jacksonville, FL, on March 8, and Louisville, KY, on April 24.

During the first couple hours of biz we also updated the schedules for Too Slim And The Taildraggers, U.S. Bombs, Tim Reynolds And TR3, KISS, The Posies, The Retros, The Slants, Willie Nile, Wanda Jackson, Tab Benoit, Steep Canyon Rangers, Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers, Porter – Batiste – Stoltz, Lou Gramm, Hamilton Loomis, Boy Kill Boy and Alan Parsons Live Project.

And the game is afoot! More tour data coming up in your Midday Update, scheduled for around 12 noon, (PST), from!