Mr. Bungle, Momus ...

Frontman Mike Patton and company are taking Mr. Bungle's

spastic, demented dissonance on the road to promote their third album,

California (July 13), this time without the masks and costumes.

Mr. Bungle tour dates:

Oct. 28; Columbus, Ohio; Newport Music Hall

Oct. 30; Cincinnati, Ohio; Bogart's

Oct. 31; Pontiac, Mich.; Clutch Cargo

Nov. 1; Toronto, Ontario; Guvernment

Nov. 3; Montreal, Quebec; Metropolis

Nov. 4; Winooski, Vt.; Higher Ground

Nov. 5; Old Bridge, N.J.; Birch Hill Nite Club

Nov. 6; New Haven, Conn.; Toad's Place

Nov. 7; Providence, R.I.; Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

Nov. 8-9; New York, N.Y.; Irving Plaza

Nov. 10; Towson, Md.; Recher Theatre

Nov. 11; Carrboro, N.C.; Cat's Cradle

Nov. 12; Columbia, S.C.; Elbow Room

Nov. 13; Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; House of Blues

Nov. 15; Athens, Ga.; Georgia Theatre

Nov. 16; Nashville, Tenn.; 328 Performance Hall

Nov. 18; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Will Rogers Theatre

Nov. 20; Albuquerque, N.M.; Sunshine Theatre

Nov. 21; Tucson, Ariz.; Rialto

Nov. 22; Anaheim, Calif.; Sun Theatre

Nov. 23; West Hollywood, Calif.; House of Blues

Singer/songwriter Nick Currie, a.k.a. Momus (Greek god of

criticism and mockery), is bringing his latest crop of colorful character

studies — namely the 30-odd musical portraits that make up his latest

album, Stars Forever (Aug. 24) — all over the States through

November. Joining him on the road are Japanese pop seductress and Momus

collaborator Kahimi Karie (Nov. 9–20) and pop-rockers Toog.

Momus tour dates:

Oct. 29; Hoboken, N.J.; Maxwell's

Oct. 30; Philadelphia, Pa.; Nick's

Oct. 31; Washington, D.C.; Black Cat

Nov. 2; Athens, Ga.; Caledonia

Nov. 3; Atlanta, Ga.; Echo Lounge

Nov. 5; Houston, Texas; Rudyard's

Nov. 6; Dallas, Texas; Gypsy Tea Room

Nov. 7; Austin, Texas; Emo's

Nov. 9; West Hollywood, Calif.; Troubadour

Nov. 11, 13; San Francisco, Calif.; Bottom of the Hill

Nov. 16; Seattle, Wash.;

Nov. 18; Minneapolis, Minn.; 400 Bar

Nov. 19; Chicago, Ill.; Double Door

Nov. 20; Detroit, Mich.; Magic Stick

After a stint on this summer's Ozzfest tour and dates with Black Sabbath,

Boston hard rockers Godsmack continue to tour the U.S. behind their

1998 self-titled debut, before heading back to Europe in December. Joining

them on this leg of their tour are the Jim Rose Circus and Harvard, Mass.,

rockers Reveille.

Godsmack tour dates:

Oct. 29; Detroit, Mich.; State Theatre

Oct. 30; Chicago, Ill.; Riviera Theatre

Oct. 31; Milwaukee, Wis.; Modjeska Theatre

Nov. 2; Minneapolis, Minn.; Quest Club

Nov. 3; Kansas City, Kan.; Memorial Hall

Nov. 4; Colorado Springs, Colo.; City Auditorium

Nov. 5; Denver, Colo.; Fillmore Auditorium

Nov. 6; Salt Lake City, Utah; SaltAir Pavilion

Nov. 8; Seattle, Wash.; Paramount Theatre

Nov. 9; Portland, Ore.; Roseland Theater

Nov. 10; San Francisco, Calif.; Warfield

Nov. 12; Las Vegas, Nev.; House of Blues

Nov. 13; Hollywood, Calif.; Palace

Nov. 17; Mesa, Ariz.; Mesa Amphitheatre

Nov. 19; Austin, Texas; Austin Music Hall

Nov. 20; Dallas, Texas; Bronco Bowl

Nov. 23; Tampa, Fla.; Masquerade

Nov. 24; Miami, Fla.; Jewel

Nov. 26; Orlando, Fla.; Hard Rock Live

Nov. 28; Norfolk, Va.; Boathouse

Milwaukee pop-rockers Promise Ring are "bop-a-do-bop"-ing across

the country through November. Their latest album, Very Emergency,

was released Sept. 28.

Promise Ring tour dates:

Oct. 28; Dallas, Texas; Trees (with Centro-Matic)

Oct. 30; Champaign, Ill.; High Dive (with Centro-Matic)

Oct. 31; Chicago, Ill.; Empty Bottle (with Centro-Matic)

Nov. 16; Detroit, Mich.; Magic Stick (with Dismemberment Plan)

Nov. 17; Oberlin, Ohio; Oberlin College (with Dismemberment Plan)

Nov. 18; Princeton, N.J.; Princeton University (with Dismemberment Plan)

Nov. 19; State College, Pa.; Pennsylvania State University (with Dismemberment Plan)

Nov. 20; Cambridge, Mass.; Middle East Club (with Dismemberment Plan, Burning Airlines)

Nov. 21; New London, Conn.; El-N-Gee Club (with Dismemberment Plan)

Nov. 23–24; New York, N.Y.; Knitting Factory (with Dismemberment Plan)