Overnight Sensation …

The word is out! More people read our overnight / early morning items than hold up liquor stores at gunpoint. Please, for society’s sake, put down that gun and read the following stories when they post sometime between now and tomorrow morning.

Reveal U.S. Itinerary – ‘Nuff said.

Targets The States – The iconic industrial act returns with a new album and spring tour.

Here & There …

Grammy awards that make you say, “Huh?” – Associated Press

United Kingdom plans to disconnect music pirates – The Times Online

Can you “shred like Slash?” Gibson Guitar / PRNewswire

Safety experts dis for unbuckled scene in her concert movie – St. Louis Post-Dispatch

National Portrait Gallery opens Hip-Hop exhibit – CTV / Associated Press

Wanna smell like Avril Lavigne? You can, but you’ll have to wait until she’s done touring – The Canadian Press

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

It’s only February but we’re already seeing dates for “A Peter White Christmas.” Dates like November 28 in Incline Village, NV, Dec. 2 in Alexandria, VA, and December 19 in Fresno, CA. All in all, we posted seven new dates for Peter’s annual Christmas tour. Ho! Ho! Ho!

We’re seeing signs that Crowded House will keep the reunion thing going. Like the new Dublin, Ireland, dates we received today for June as well as other shows scheduled for that month and July in U.K. towns like Edwinstone and Thetford.

Jazz guitarist Joyce Cooling travels to Hawaii in May. Other new dates include Santa Rosa Beach, FL, in April, Orlando in May and Sioux Falls, SD, in July.

During the day we updated the schedules for R.E.M., Bob Weir & Ratdog, Eric Clapton, Eagles, Ani DiFranco, The Breeders, Curtis Salgado, James Blunt, Jack Johnson, Gore Gore Girls, Ipso Facto, Filter, The Roots, The Vines, Lizz Wright, Josh Ritter, Avenged Sevenfold, Boyzone, Hal Ketchum, Gin Blossoms, The Roches, Rusty Evans – Trib. to Johnny Cash, John Berry, Henry Rollins, George Strait, Chris Smither, Bullet For My Valentine, Marty Balin, Mae, Les Dudek plus more bands and artists than the folks behind the Grammys will ever learn about.

And that’s the end of the line for Monday, February 11, 2008 (A.D.). We hope you enjoyed using us today and we hope you’ll use us even more tomorrow. Goodnight and stay classy!