Link-O-Rama …

It’s back to rehab for Ron Wood. Minus the 19-year-old Russian lass – Reuters

Former boy-band mogul Lou Pearlman ordered to repay $300 million to those he swindled, bamboozled, scammed, flimflammed and conned – Associated Press

It’s starting to look as if every video game publisher has a music angle – San Francisco Chronicle / Tech Chronicles

Barenaked Ladies fans react to news of lead singer’s pot arrest – The Canadian Press

Surprise! Boston Red Sox reserve outfielder Brandon Moss discovers he is a distant relative of Alan JacksonBoston Herald

Catching up with Tilly And The WallHouston Chronicle

Bent on world domination (and the lovely miss in the laundromat), Dr. Horrible crashes servers, reaps success – Los Angeles Times / Web Scout (registration may be required)

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Alan Jackson updates today with several new listings for October and November. Stops include October 2 in Fayetteville, Arkansas at Crown Center, October 24 in Philadelphia at The Wachovia Spectrum, November 6 in Columbus, Ohio at Schottenstein Center and November 22 in Sacramento. Other cities just added to Mr. Jackson’s touring schedule include Fairfax, Worcester, Memphis, Bloomington, Greenville, Fresno, Auburn Hills and Toronto.

Kings Of Leon play the United Kingdom during December. Look for the band in places like Brighton on December 1 at The Brighton Centre, Sheffield on December 5 at Sheffield Arena, Liverpool on December 8 at Echo Arena and London on December 11 at O2 Arena.

Hey look! Toadies dates and they’re not for Texas! New ones include September 8 in Phoenix at The Brickhouse, September 13 in Anaheim at House Of Blues and September 23 in Aspen at Belly Up Aspen.

And Sam Sparro slots new shows for both coasts as well as a few U.K. appearances. In North America look for Sam playing New York City at Santos Party House on August 5. On August 9 the place to be is the Troubadour in West Hollywood and Boston gets him on September 14 for a show at Paradise Rock Club. New U.K. gigs include Bristol on September 30 and Brighton on October 3.

During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Wade Bowen, Todd Wolfe, Pedro Guerra, The Courteeners, Joe Satriani, Electric Touch, Feels Like July, Culture Feat. Kenyatta Hill and Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip.

That wraps up the first half of today’s adventure in touring data. Don’t miss the afternoon intelligence report in Your Latest Update, coming up around 3 pm (PDT), from!