Girls Aloud routes an April / May tour, playing arenas throughout Jolly Old England as well as Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. New dates include Belfast on April 30 at Odyssey Arena; Dublin on May 2 at The 02; Newcastle Upon Tyne on May 5 at Metro Radio Arena; Glasgow on May 8 at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Liverpool on May 19 at Echo Arena and London on May 23 at O2 Arena. Other stops include Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester and Birmingham.

Eric Clapton slots February for Japan, playing a multi-night engagement at Tokyo’s Budokan Hall, February 15, 18, 19, 24, 25 & 27. EC also adds Osaka on February 12 & 13 at Osaka-Jo Hall.

Iron Maiden goes south of the border for a gig in Monterrey, Mexico, on February 25 at Estadio Tecnologico. From there it’s off to Guadalajara for a show at Arena VFG on February 26 and then Mexico City at the Foro Sol / Autodromo Hernandez Rodriguez on February 28. The band also adds a February 13 date in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates at Dubai Media City; February 20 in Auckland, New Zealand, at Mt Smart Stadium and February 21 in Christchurch, New Zealand, at AMI Stadium.

Kings Of Leon updates today with new listings for Spain, Denmark and France. Details include February 11 in Fredericksberg, Denmark, at KB Hallen; February 14 in Barcelona at Razzmatazz; February 15 in Madrid at La Riviera and February 20 in Paris at Olympia. The band also adds a February 21 stop in Amsterdam, February 23 in Berlin and February 26 in Cologne.

During the last 90 minutes we also updated the schedules for Kix, Jack Sheldon, J.J. Grey & Mofro, Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience, Third Eye Blind, Radiohead, Maureen McGovern and Kix.