Overnight Sensation …
Test tomorrow! Read the following items after they post tonight and early tomorrow morning, then bring a sharpened #2 pencil tomorrow.
Who Likes Rock Music? – Indie rockers British Sea Power hit the States in support of their latest release.
Nearly half of all teenagers did not buy a CD last year – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)
What do the songs “Enter Sandman,” “Babylon,” “Born In The USA,” “Raspberry Beret” and the “Barney Theme Song” all have in common? They have all been used by U.S. interrogators to induce terrorist confessions – Mother Jones
3 Doors Down opens up – The Salt Lake Tribune
Looking for a simple, turn-key solution to digitizing all that vinyl taking up space in your closet? Sony may have what you’re looking for – Slippery Brick
Catching up with Loudon Wainwright III – The Australian
Eddie Money embraces his inner cowboy – Associated Press
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
That little ol’ metalcore band from Grand Rapids, Mich, Still Remains, updates today with a very serious looking tour for March and April. Dates include St. Louis (March 26), Omaha (March 31), Denver (April 2), Spokane (April 6), Flagstaff (April 13), Montgomery (April 22), Buffalo (April 27) and Grand Rapids (April 30).
Minus The Bear has a hefty March / April schedule. Look for the Seattle band in places like Vancouver (March 24), Ann Arbor (March 31), Providence (April 3), Boston (April 6), Philadelphia (April 8), Cleveland (April 13) and Las Vegas (April 23).
Lots of new May dates for Matthew Ryan. Like May 1 in Asheville, NC, May 8 in Philadelphia, PA, May 13 in Chicago, IL, and May 17 in Nashville, TN.
Finally, Garrison Starr gives us a handful of new April dates today. Catch her in places like Santa Barbara, CA, on April 8, Louisville, KY, on April 25 and Grand Rapids, MI, on April 27.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Billy Joel, MxPx, David ‘Honeyboy’ Edwards, James Blunt, Rick Derringer, Edgar Winter Band, Westlife, Katt Williams, Eels, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Amy Grant, Ace Frehley, Blue Oyster Cult, Authority Zero, Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Little Big Town, Van Morrison, Kansas, Journey, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (B.R.M.C.), Stanley Jordan, Chris Stills, Saliva, Josh Ritter, The Boxing Lesson, Gallagher, Gordon Lightfoot, plus more bands and artists than your parents have ever known about, even though they still claim they were hip “back in the day.”
And that’s a wrap for Tuesday, February 26, 2008. On behalf of all our 4,291 concert tour researchers, as well as our in-house chef, our fitness coaches and our AA sponsors, thank you for spending your time with us today, and we hope we may enjoy your company again tomorrow. Adios!