Powerman 5000, WestBam ...

Boston rock quintet Powerman 5000 continue their cross-country

trek with hard-rockin' rapper Kid Rock through December. PM5K's

second album, Tonight the Stars Revolt!, was released July 20.

All dates are with Kid Rock, unless otherwise noted.

Powerman 5000 tour dates:

Nov. 18; Denver, Colo.; Fillmore Auditorium (with Kid Rock, Bolt Upright)

Nov. 19; Salt Lake City, Utah; SaltAir Pavilion (with Kid Rock, Bolt Upright)

Nov. 21; Salem, Ore.; Salem Armory (with Kid Rock, Bolt Upright)

Nov. 22; Seattle, Wash.; Seattle Center Mercer Arena (with Kid Rock, Bolt Upright)

Nov. 24; Sacramento, Calif.; Memorial Auditorium

Nov. 26; San Jose, Calif.; Event Center Arena

Nov. 27–28; West Hollywood, Calif.; Hollywood Palladium

Dec. 1; Las Vegas, Nev.; Hard Rock Hotel — The Joint

Dec. 2; Mesa, Ariz.; Mesa Amphitheatre

Dec. 4; Lubbock, Texas; Fair Park Coliseum

Dec. 5; Dallas, Texas; Bronco Bowl

Dec. 7; Kansas City, Kan.; Memorial Hall

Dec. 9; Indianapolis, Ind.; Conseco Fieldhouse

Dec. 10; Louisville, Ky.; Louisville Gardens

German house/techno innovator Maximilian Lenz took his nickname,

WestBam, from his hometown (Westphalia) and his biggest musical

influence (Afrika Bambaataa). This founder of Germany's world-renowned

Love Parade and Mayday Festivals is playing a few North American dates

behind his latest album, We'll Never Stop Living This Way, released

Sept. 21.

WestBam tour dates:

Nov. 17; Dallas, Texas; Red Jacket

Nov. 19; Chicago, Ill.; Crobar

Nov. 24; Victoria, British Columbia; The Limit

Nov. 25; Edmonton, Alberta; The Lush

Nov. 26; San Francisco, Calif.; 1015 Folsom (Nikita)

Former Soft Cell singer Marc Almond is gracing U.S. fans

with a few rare dates this month. His latest solo album, the sultry

Open All Night (Aug. 17), features a collaboration with the

Creatures' Siouxsie and Budgie.

Marc Almond tour dates:

Nov. 17; Seattle, Wash.; Fenix/Fenix Underground

Nov. 19; Las Vegas, Nev.; The Joint

Nov. 21; Anaheim, Calif.; Sun Theatre

Nov. 22, 24; Los Angeles, Calif.; El Rey Theatre

Nov. 27; Philadelphia, Pa.; Trocadero

Nov. 28; New York, N.Y.; Bowery Ballroom

Boston pop trio Guster continue their trek across the States behind

their third album, Lost and Gone Forever, released Sept. 28. Guster

are revered for their live shows, so don't miss 'em — especially on

Nov. 30 when they open for piano goddess Tori Amos.

Guster tour dates:

Nov. 17; Calgary, Alberta; Max Cafe (with Jump Little Children)

Nov. 18; Edmonton, Alberta; Sidetrack Cafe

Nov. 20; Minneapolis, Minn.; Fine Line Music Cafe (with Jump Little Children)

Nov. 26; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club (with Jump Little Children)

Nov. 27; New York, N.Y.; Hammerstein Ballroom (with Getaway People)

Nov. 29; Harrisonburg, Va.; James Madison University

Nov. 30; Providence, R.I.; Veterans Memorial Auditorium (with Tori Amos, Vertical Horizon)

Dec. 4; Durham, N.H.; University of New Hampshire

Dec. 5; Kingston, R.I.; University of Rhode Island

Dec. 11; Villanova, Pa.; Villanova University