We didn’t plan it this way, but today Your Latest Update takes on an international feel with all highlighted tours taking place outside North America.

Mary J. Blige hits Germany in May. New additions to her schedule show the artist playing Munich on May 20, Hamburg on May 26, Berlin on May 29 and Duesseldorf on May 30.

Killswitch Engage play Japan in June. Dates include June 10 (Osaka), June 11 (Nagoya) and June 12 (Tokyo).

Simple Plan also plays Japan, but one month before Killswitch Engage gets there. Simple Plan Japan shows include May 26 (Osaka), May 27 & 28 (Tokyo) and May 29 (Nagoya). The band also plays Berlin, Germany, on April 26.

And Elton John heads to Australia in May. Look for Captain Fantastic in Perth on May 10, Darling Harbour on May 12 and Darwin on May 17.

During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Face, Future Of The Left, Goldfinger, Gin Blossoms, Iron & Wine, Mark Hummel, Sarah Slean, Sin City Sinners, Soilwork, Story Of The Year, The Temptations, Tristan Prettyman, Toadies and Wounded Buffalo Theory.

But that’s not all! There’s more tour data coming up in our last update of the day – The Closing Bell – scheduled for around 5 pm (PDT) from Pollstar.com!