Rock Beat: AC/DC, Sammy Hagar, 311 ...

'Back in Black' rockers earn spot on Hollywood Rockwalk.

Hard-rockers AC/DC will be inducted Sept. 15 to Hollywood's Rockwalk, the sidewalk gallery on Sunset Boulevard that honors artists who have made significant contributions to rock 'n' roll. The bandmembers will place their signatures and handprints alongside those of such artists as B.B. King, Johnny Cash, James Brown, Bonnie Raitt and former Beach Boy Brian Wilson. ...

Former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar is planning an Oct. 24 release for his latest solo album, Ten 13, according to Beyond Records. The singer said that the LP, the follow-up to last year's Red Voodoo, is his hardest-rocking album since before his involvement with Van Halen. ... Reggae funk-rockers 311 are suing their label, Capricorn Records, for allegedly failing to sufficiently market and promote the band. 311 will begin a six-week tour Oct. 7 at the Smoke Out Festival in San Bernardino, Calif., running through Nov. 22 at a venue yet to be determined. Opening throughout the tour will be pop-rockers Zebrahead, who released Playmate of the Year on Aug. 22. Tour dates are available at www.311music.com. ...

Jimmy Eat World will release a split EP with Australia's Jebediah on Sept. 5 on indie label Big Wheel Recreation. The Mesa, Ariz., emo-rockers plan to begin recording their fourth full-length disc in mid-September, working again with producer Mark Trombino (Blink-182, Knapsack). In October, Jimmy Eat World will launch a U.S. tour with Jebediah. ... Prog-rockers Yes will release a double-CD titled House of Yes — Live from the House of Blues on Sept. 12, a spokesperson said. The discs will feature material from a 1999 Las Vegas concert, which has been released on home video and DVD. ...

Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh will play multiple-night stands at five theaters with a new lineup of Phil Lesh & Friends. Lesh's band will include guitarists Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, the Allman Brothers Band) and Jimmy Herring (Allman Brothers Band, Aquarium Rescue Unit), keyboardist Rob Baracco (Zen Tricksters), and drummer John Molo (Bruce Hornsby, the Other Ones). The tour will kick off Sept. 30 in Burlington, Vt. Tour dates are available at www.ThePhilZone.com. ... Photographs of Michael Stipe, Sonic Youth, and Tibetan monks and nuns are featured in "When the Iron Bird Flies," a collection of pictures taken by rock photographer Danny Clinch at the Tibetan Freedom Concerts from 1996 to 1999, according to publisher RSUB. The 180-page book is due in early October. ...

A woman who entered George Harrison's home in Maui, Hawaii, in December was released with one year of probation after spending four months in jail, the Associated Press reported. The woman had been found eating pizza and doing her laundry in Harrison's estate. The former Beatles guitarist was not in Hawaii at the time. ... Paul Leary of the Butthole Surfers is producing the second Long Beach Dub Allstars LP, a spokesperson for Leary said. A new Butthole Surfers album also is in the works. ...

New Orleans funk outfit the Radiators have finished recording a new album, their first for Capricorn Records, manager Tim Clary said. Recorded at Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor's Nothing Studios in New Orleans, the untitled album is being produced by Jim Gaines (Santana, Stevie Ray Vaughan). The group hopes to release the album early next year. ... Rocker-turned-DJ Perry Farrell's first solo album, The Diamond Jubilee, will hit stores early next year, according to Virgin Records. The LP was originally due this spring, but was postponed while Farrell continues to work on it. ...

Wednesday's birthdays (Aug. 30): John Phillips (Mamas and the Papas), 65; John McNally (Searchers), 59; Chuck Colbert (American Breed), 56; Micky Moody (Whitesnake), 50; Horace Panter (General Public), 47; and Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish), 20.

— sonicnet.com staff report