Overnight Sensation …

There are things that go bump in the night and there are these two items that will post sometime during the night. We’ll leave it to you to decide which is scarier.

The Return Of Chali 2na – Ozomatli will take its unique mash-up of hip-hop, salsa, cumbia and dub on the road this fall with some help from old friend and former member Chali 2na.

Man Man Confronts Destiny – The experimental rockers have announced dates for the next round of touring behind their Anti- Records debut, Rabbit Habits.

Link-O-Rama …

Sony Ericsson announces PlayNow music service – CNET

A couple of weeks ago Yes announced it would tour with a Yes tribute-band singer filling in for an ailing Jon Anderson. But now it looks as if Jon did not get the memo – JonAnderson.com

More details on the minutes following the Travis Barker jet crash – People

Clay Aiken finally comes out – The News & Observer

Google’s new Android phone may give Amazon MP3 the edge it needs to beat iTunes – Computerworld

Sure, you know Nine Inch Nails. But does Nine Inch Nails know you? – Los Angeles Times / Soundboard (registration may be required)

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Biohazard carves a hunk out of the European touring scene this fall with an extensive tour planned for November and December. Dates include U.K. stops in Sheffield on November 2 and London on November 3, and then it’s onward to the continent for Paris on November 4, Brussels on November 7 and Strasbourg on November 12. Other new listings include stops in Milan, Innsburck, Budapest, Belgrade, Tilburg and Copenhagen.

Broken Social Scene slots a November 1 gig in Nashville at Cannery Ballroom. Other new listings include Atlanta on Variety Playhouse, November 20 in Tallahassee at The Moon, Saint Petersburg on November 21 at and Toronto on November 21 at Jannus Landing.

Roberta Flack updates this afternoon with new dates all over the globe. Ms. Flack will be in New York on October 24 for an appearance at Manhattan Center. On October 28 she’ll play Warsaw, Poland, November 1 is Sun City, South Africa, and January 30 & 31 it’s Melbourne Australia. Other new entries include Cape Town, Adelaide, Sydney and Perth.

Finally, Slipknot adds a few new ones – Berlin on November 15 at the Arena, Stuttgart on November 26 at Hanns Martin Schleyer Halle, Vienna on November 28 at Wiener Stadthalle and Munich on November 29 at Zenith.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Ill Nino, Neil Diamond, The Mighty Underdogs, The Subdudes, The Gruff, The Jets, Tina Turner, The Futureheads, OTEP, Jim Brickman, Bloc Party, Lykke Li, STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9), Broken Social Scene, Yes, The Killers, plus thousands and thousands of bands and artists that make life worth living.

And that’s a wrap for Tuesday, September 23, 2008. Thank you for accompanying us on today’s journey through the land of concert data, and we hope you’ll be up for another excursion tomorrow. Happy trails!