Overnight Sensation …

Due to getting snagged in a bear trap (one of the many occupational hazards of working in Fresno, CA), our overnight crew has only one item scheduled to post between now and tomorrow morning. But it’s a really, really, good item.

The Range Rocks Again – It’s the . Back for two nights in May.

Here & There …

Aretha Franklin reminds everyone (including Beyonce), that she is still the “Queen of Soul” – Detroit Free Press

You can stop holding your breath waiting for a new album from The Police. It ain’t gonna happen – ABC Online Australia

Who would pay $3,000 for Shakira’s bra (other than our boss)? That pricey brassiere was just one of the items donated by Shakira and sold during an Internet auction which raised approximately $76,000 for the singer’s school-building Bare Feet Foundation – Associated Press

Q&A with Paula Abdul – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Widget enables vans to vote on Super Furry Animals setlist selections – Wired / Listening Post

MSNBC’s Doug Miller asks the questions, Emerson Hart serves up the answers – MSNBC

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Lots of new March and April show listings for Blind Melon. March includes gigs in Gorlando, Tuscaloosa, Chattanooga and Nashville, while April now lists new shows for Austin, Mobile, Tempe, Vegas, L.A. and San Diego.

Ahoy! It’s British Sea Power with an April / May update including shows in New Orleans, Orlando, Memphis, Oxford, Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, Montreal and Toronto.

Brit electronic band Ladytron is also routing a U.S. / Canada tour. May and June is the time frame and cities include Edmonton, AB, Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Dallas, TX, Miami, FL and more.

And The Mars Volta slots the UsofA for some April action. Like April 1 outside Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, April 17 in St. Louis, April 20 in Chicago and April 21 in St. Paul, MN.

During the day we also updated the itineraries for Radiohead, KISS, The Nadas, The Bouncing Souls, The Honorary Title, The Marshall Tucker Band, Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers, Tokyo Police Club, Celine Dion, Elton John, Seether, Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige, Liza Minnelli, Angelique Kidjo, Bruce Hornsby, Ricky Skaggs, Paul Kelly, The Doobie Brothers, The Posies, Los Lonely Boys, Joe Ely, Keb’ Mo’, Incubus and more artists and bands than your parents will ever know. Even if they constantly rant about how “music was better” back in their day.

And that’s a wrap for Tuesday, February 12, 2008. Thank you for spending your quality Web surfing time with us and we hope we can return the favor sometime. Happy trails!