Overnight Sensation …

Our writers drank studied long and hard at college to perfect the skills needed to write the following two items scheduled to post during the late night / early morning hours.

Hot Chip Gets Hotter – The quintet moves closer to the title of hardest working band in the business this fall with another North American run.

Get Wrecked With Dead Confederate – The Athens, Ga., psych-rock outfit is out on the road to build buzz for its upcoming full-length debut, Wrecking Ball. Free Download!

Link-O-Rama …

Record labels want more money from “Rock Band” and “Guitar Hero” video games. Actually, they just want more money. Today they want it from video games. Come tomorrow they might want more money from something else – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Speaking of money, Rufus Wainwright wouldn’t mind a few extra dollars – The Gazette

Wanna guess who’s partially responsible for leaking four songs from U2’s upcoming album? Here’s a hint. His name is spelled the same way as the last name of Cher’s first husband, he wears sunglasses 24/7 and he’s often credited with saving the world – CNET / News.com

Manager of ’80s Australian band Mi-Sex sentenced to four years in prison for having real sex with teen he met on the Net – Brisbane Times

Disco for kindergarten kids ordered shutdown due to excessive noise – The Dominion Post / Suff.co.nz

Rolling Stone’s “Satisfaction” credited with waking man from coma – KHBZ 990 AM

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Otis Day & The Knights add shows for Delaware, Florida, Wisconsin, Washignton, Connecticut and Nevada. The group’s schedule now includes October 17 & 18 in Dover, DE at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, October 22 & 23 in Lake Buena Vista, FL at Epcot Center, October 24 in Miami at Cafe Iguana, December 19 in Menasha, Wisconsin at Waverly Beach, December 31 in Bow, Washington at Skagit Valley Casino Resort, January 16 in Uncaseville, CT at Wolf Den and February 17 in Las Vegas at Top Of The Riv.

Norma Jean updates today with club dates for October and November. Details include October 5 in Sauget, Illinois at Pops, October 24 in Boise, Idaho at Knitting Factory, November 2 in Cleveland at Peabody’s Downunder and November 15 in Atlanta at The Masquerade.

Chris Cagle continues adding to his calendar. New listings include October 10 in Bakersfield, California at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace, October 11 in San Diego at House Of Blues, October 17 in Denver at Grizzly Rose and November 14 in Klamath Falls, Oregon at Ross Ragland Theater.

And we have a couple of new ones for Clint Black – November 22 in Robinsonville, Mississippi at Sams Town Casino, and January 17 in Prior Lake, Minnesota at Mystic Lake Casino.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Death Cab For Cutie, Peter Frampton, The Cult, Cancer Bats, X, Motley Crue, Cracker, Nine Inch Nails, Drive-By Truckers, Madonna, The Hold Steady, Kenny Rankin, The Academy Is…, We The Kings, The Legendary Shack Shakers, Gym Class Heroes, Puddle Of Mudd, Little Feat, Neil Young, plus all the bands and artists that make this world a better place, as well as a few that don’t.

That’s a wrap! Thank you for supporting us, and we hope you can join us again tomorrow for another great adventure in the land of concert data. Happy trails!