Rock Beat: Papa Roach, Carlos Santana, Collective Soul …

'Last Resort' rockers to headline club tour after stint with Korn.

Papa Roach will follow their tour as a supporting act for Korn with a club tour of their own, according to DreamWorks Records. The band has lined up 15 shows, beginning Aug. 22 in Quebec City, Quebec, and continuing until Sept. 15 in Charleston, S.C. …

Veteran guitarist Carlos Santana has designed a T-shirt in conjunction with the Hard Rock Cafe to raise money for the Milagro Foundation, a charity he started with his wife in 1998 to help grassroots youth organizations. The shirts, which will be sold at the 40 U.S. Hard Rock Cafe locations, feature the message “Treat each other with dignity, justice, compassion and love,” according to the restaurant chain. … Collective Soul, who will release Blender on Oct. 10, according to Atlantic Records, will join up with Creed on the fall leg of their North American tour, beginning Sept. 22 in Sacramento, Calif. …

Scottish rockers Travis will return to North America for another round of dates in September. Keeping to the East Coast and Midwest, the band will play 11 shows beginning Sept. 5 at Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 club, hitting New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Toronto before winding up at Minneapolis’ Quest Club on Sept. 21. Travis will record the follow-up to their second album, The Man Who, in Los Angeles in October, again with producer Nigel Godrich. … Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, T-Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, J.D. Souther, Tom Waits and Jennifer Warnes are among the guests who join the late Roy Orbison in a re-edited version of the 1987 concert special “Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black & White Night.” The special will be seen during PBS’ August pledge drive and features never-before-seen footage of two Orbison songs, “Claudette” and “Blue Bayou.” CD, DVD and VHS versions of the special will be available as membership premiums. …

Singer/songwriter Richard Ashcroft will play a three-song acoustic set and answer questions during a live webcast Aug. 18 on nme.com. The event will be webcast simultaneously on the singer’s Web site, richardashcroft.co.uk. The former Verve frontman’s solo debut, Alone With Everybody, was released Stateside June 27. … UK rock band Coldplay have signed a Stateside deal with Nettwerk America. Parachutes, the band’s debut album, sold more than 70,000 copies in the UK its first week and is scheduled for a Nov. 7 U.S. release. The first single off the album, “Yellow,” is scheduled to ship to radio in January, with a tour and an appearance at South by Southwest to follow. …

Former Beatles singer/bassist Paul McCartney has invested an unspecified amount of money in Magex, an Internet company devoted to copyright-protected digital music trading and downloads, the company announced. Universal Records is also a major investor and partner in Magex. … Five people were injured at a No Doubt concert in Mesa, Ariz., on Wednesday (Aug. 2) when a crowd of 4,000 people rushed the stage, the Associated Press reported. Three people were taken to the hospital, but none of the injuries was serious, according to fire department officials. …

Hip-hop rockers (hed)pe have posted an MP3 of the song “Bartender” on their Web site. The track is the first single off (hed)pe’s second album, Broke, due Aug. 22, a Jive Records spokesperson said. … Van Morrison’s forthcoming You Win Again features a series of country-rock duets with Linda Gail Lewis, the sister of Jerry Lee Lewis. The LP, tentatively due Oct. 3, is Morrison’s second this year. The veteran singer/songwriter reissued The Skiffle Sessions: Live in Belfast in January. …

Monday’s birthdays (Aug. 7): Herb Reed (Platters), 69; Kerry Chater (Gary Puckett & the Union Gap), 55; Andy Fraser (Free), 48; Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden), 42; Ian Dench (EMF), 36; and Kristin Hersh, 34.

— sonicnet.com staff report