Link-O-Rama …

Is there a new Michael Jackson song floating around the Net? – Reuters / In Entertainment

Matt Mays talks about living life on the edge – The Montreal Gazette /

Although composer Frederic Chopin was buried in Paris, his heart was pickled in something resembling cognac and returned to his native Poland. Now researchers want to take a second look at that heart, saying the organ might reveal what killed the composer – The Australian / AFP

“Wall-E” may have been the biggest grossing movie this past weekend, but did you know the little robot with a heart is also a music pirate? –

Brit popster Adele does the Q&A dance with Associated Press

They’re not just for hymns anymore as more rock and pop songs are played at funerals – / AAP

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

The eternal event that is the Tina Turner tour updates today with 2009 shows for Germany. Dates now include January 19 in Cologne, February 19 in Mannheim and February 28 in Munich.

Jonny Lang adds a show in Bend, Oregon, at the Athletic Club. Mr. Lang also adds a two-fer for Ameristar Casino in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on October 3 & 4, and a one-night performance in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, at the Broward Center For The Performing Arts.

Disturbed heads Down Under at the end of August and stays there through the first couple of weeks of September. New listings include Perth at Metro City on August 31, Boondall at Brisbane Entertainment Center on September 2, Newcastle at Newcastle Entertainment Center on September 4 and Auckland, New Zealand, at Vector Arena on September 9.

We just added a mess of dates, which is somewhat less than a truck full, but more than a bunch, for Girl Talk for October and November. Stops include October 9 in Philadelphia, October 16 in Atlanta, October 21 in Dallas, October 24 & 25 in Los Angeles and November 13 in Montreal.

We also updated the schedules for J.J. Grey & Mofro, Foster & Allen, Dominic Kirwan, Dave Thompson, Misfits, Peter Karp, Mel Tillis, Metal Church, Rockin’ Jake, Scott Holt and Yngwie Malmsteen.

And that’s the story at the halfway mark. Of course, there’s more dates, more cities, more venues yet to come in Your Latest Update, scheduled for around 3 pm (PDT), from!