Overnight Sensation …

Words of wisdom and tips on how to live a better life may be found in the following two items scheduled to post during the next 16 hours.

Misfits Team With Motörhead – The punk and rock icons join forces with Airbourne, Valient Thorr and Year Long Disaster for the Volcom 2008 Tour.

Santogold Launches Headlining Run – Red hot neo-wave singer/songwriter Santi White has announced her first headlining tour of the U.S. in support of her self-titled debut.

Link-O-Rama …

Smashing Pumpkins to release next single through Activision’s “Guitar Hero: World Tour” video game – The Chicago Tribune

Looks as if Neil Young will have a come January – The Sydney Morning Herald

Amazon launches wiki-style music reference. Why settle for anonymous information when you can get anonymous information from a major online retailer? – Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Usher says his upcoming tour is “for ladies only” – Associated Press

We all know music is good for easing stress. But researchers think that, given the right tune, music can also ease pain and help the healing process – The Independent U.K.

Pssst … you wanna buy some show tunes? Some really, really good show tunes? – Reuters

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Apollo Sunshine gets serious and lays down an October schedule showing the band playing on the east coast as well as trips down south and to the midwest. New dates include October 3 in Black Rock, Connecticut at Field Restaurant, October 8 in Philadelphia at Johnny Brenda’s, October 9 in DC at DC9 and Nashville at 3rd & Lindsley. Other stops include Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, New York and Columbus (Ohio).

The Cruxshadows also provide a major update today, but for November and December. New listings include November 15 in Pittsburgh at Pegasus Lounge, October 21 in Portland, Maine at Asylum, November 22 in Albany, New York at Valentine’s and NYC at Pyramid Club on November 26.

Vince Neil does the solo thing in Europe this fall. Newly posted shows include December 4 in Bologna, Italy at Estragon, December 5 in Munich at Alabamahalle, December 10 in Moscow at DK Gorbunova and December 14 in Stockholm at Fryshuset.

Finally, Hawthorne Heights fills up just about every date on the calendar from mid-October to the end of November. Newly posted shows include October 19 in Fort Lauderdale, October 21 in Atlanta, October 23 in New Orleans, October 30 in Seattle, November 1 in San Antonio, November 8 in West Hollywood and November 30 in Norfolk, Virginia.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Tina Turner, Michael Franti & Spearhead, David Gogo, Terri Hendrix, Motley Crue, The Decemberists, Black Diamond Heavies, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Zucchero, The Gaslight Anthem, Roger Hodgson, Cheech & Chong, Simple Plan, Over The Rhine, Sammy Hagar & The Wabos, plus many more bands and artists, each of which we know personally. Or we at least know them well enough to bum a few bucks from them from time to time.

And that wraps up the Tuesday adventure in datadom. Thank you and have a great evening!