Overnight Sensation …

We proudly present the following two items scheduled to post within the next 16 hours. Actually, when you get right down to it, we’re proud because our writers delivered the goods on time.

MxPx: Weapons Of Mass Diversion – The veteran Christian punk-pop trio has had a busy year, complete with headlining dates and shows with Chiodos and Rancid, and won’t be slowing down anytime soon. ( Exclusive free download! )

The Spiders From Nashville – Power pop quartet The Pink Spiders is hitting the road across the U.S. this fall in support of upcoming release Sweat It Out.

Link-O-Rama …

Rage Against The Machine, the Twin Cities and music activism in the new millennium – Los Angeles Times / Soundboard

She won’t be performing, but Britney Spears will open this year’s VMAs – People

Christina Aguilera’s greatest hits CD to be sold exclusively at Target – Associated Press

Nokia’s “Comes With Music” promotion means free music comes with specific phones. However, that all depends on your definition of “free” – Wired / Listening Post

Puero Rican reggaeton star, Hector “El Father” Delgado says he’s giving up rap and devoting his life to God – Associated Press

Catching up with Gary Numan – The Telegraph U.K.

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Singer / songwriter David Dondero plots an early fall tour for the U.S.ofA. Dates include September 30 in Omaha at The Waiting Room, October 2 in Des Moines at Vaudeville Mews, October 7 in Chicago at Beat Kitchen and October 26 in Atlanta at The EARL.

Superchick is also busy this fall with today’s update bringing us shows in Florida, Maine, Missouri, Oklahoma, Ohio and Michigan. Details include October 10 in Orlando at First Baptist Church, October 26 in Tulsa at Mabee Center Arena, November 2 in Sandusky, Ohio at Sandusky State Theatre and November 5 in Jackson, Michigan at Grace Baptist Church.

Jaguares fill in their October and November calendars with stops throughout the United States. Today’s update shows them in Austin on October 5 at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q / Waller Creek Amph., Denver on October 30 at Ogden Theatre, Mexico City on November 13 at Auditorio Nacional and El Paso on November 22 at El Paso County Coliseum.

Today’s Tina Turner update provides additional shows in specific markets. New dates are November 10 in Atlanta, November 20 in Auburn Hills, Michigan (Detroit market), November 24 in DC and December 1 in NYC.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band, Idina Menzel, Del Castillo, Hubert Sumlin, The Human League, Umphrey’s McGee, Love Like Fire, Smokey Robinson, Chuck Berry, Jenny Lewis, Blake Lewis, Staind, Mel Tillis, Anthony David, plus all the artists and bands worth seeing.

And that wraps up today’s data action. Thank you for supporting us and we hope you’ll join us tomorrow for more fun and games with tour dates. G’night.