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Roger Waters debuts new songs, mocks Trump at Us + Them Tour rehearsal show

ABC RadioRoger Waters gave about a thousand "friends and family" members a preview of his Us + Them Tour on Sunday at Meadowlands Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. At the invitation-only concert, the...

Amid death threats, Thunder center Enes Kanter wants US citizenship

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Oklahoma City Thunder's Enes Kanter has received online death threats and suspects his recent detention at a Romanian airport stems from his criticism of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

Metallica, Imagine Dragons, Mike McCready & more pay tribute to Chris Cornell

ABC/Randy HolmesThis past weekend, artists throughout the music world paid tribute to Chris Cornell, who died last week at the age of 52. Robert Trujillo played a snippet of Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" during Metallica's...

Talking Heads approve of new Selena Gomez single that samples their classic song

Kevin Mazur/WireImage; Image Group LA/ABCIf the pulsing bass line featured in pop star Selena Gomez's new single "Bad Liar" sounds familiar, that's because it's taken directly from the influential new-wave group Talking Heads' classic...

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/21/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEL.A. Angels 12, N.Y. Mets 5AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2Toronto 3, Baltimore 1Cleveland 8, Houston 6Kansas City 6, Minnesota 4Boston 12, Oakland 3Chicago...

Kyle Busch takes $1M prize at Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

iStock/Thinkstock(CONCORD, N.C.) -- It might not have earned him any points, but that $1 million prize sure must have been sweet for Kyle Busch who won the Monster Energy All-Star Race on Saturday Night.Not...

Funeral for Chris Cornell to be held Friday

ABC/Randy HolmesLate Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Friday at a private ceremony in Los Angeles, his attorney told Variety on Sunday. Cornell will be buried at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. ...

Former Foreigner/King Crimson member Ian McDonald’s new band, Honey West, releases debut album

Readout RecordsEx-Foreigner/King Crimson multi-instrumentalist Ian McDonald latest musical project is Honey West, which has just released its debut album, Bad Old World. For McDonald, getting involved in the new band was as easy as...

U2 pays tribute to Chris Cornell at Rose Bowl

Rich Fury/Getty ImagesU2 paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell, who died this past week of an apparent suicide, during their concert Saturday night at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. The band dedicated the Joshua Tree track...

Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter claims he was detained in airport over political views

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Enes Kanter, an NBA center with Turkish roots, is returning to the U.S. on Sunday after having been detained for several hours at a Romanian airport following statements he made...

Scoreboard roundup — 5/20/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEN-Y Mets   7  L.A. Angels   5AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland         8  Boston        3Cleveland       3  Houston       0Tampa Bay       9  N-Y Yankees   5Detroit         9  Texas         3Baltimore       7  Toronto       5Chi White...

NBA player Enes Kanter in London after being detained in Romanian airport

J Pat Carter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is now safe in London after being detained in an airport in Romania, a spokesman has told ABC News. Enes' representative, Hank Fetic, said the...

NHL fines Ducks captain for ‘inappropriate remark’

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) -- Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has been fined thousands of dollars for making an "inappropriate remark" during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. The NHL announced on Saturday that...

Cleveland Cavaliers crush Boston Celtics in Game 2 as Isaiah Thomas aggravates injury

iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' 130-86 drubbing of the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James learned he was not named a top 3 finalist for the NBA's...

Scoreboard roundup — 5/19/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEN-Y Mets   3  L.A. Angels   0AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore       5  Toronto       3, 10 InningsTampa Bay       5  N-Y Yankees   4Texas           5  Detroit       3Cleveland       5  Houston       3Minnesota       4  Kansas...

Predators’ Ryan Johansen out for rest of NHL playoffs

Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- The Nashville Predators have lost center and leading scorer Ryan Johansen for the rest of the NHL playoffs because of a thigh injury. Johansen, 24, sustained a left...

U2 to perform & chat on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” this Tuesday

Credit: Kevin MazurU2 fans will find what they're looking if they tune in to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! this Tuesday, May 23. The Irish rockers will be visiting the talk show that evening...

Marathon of Pink Floyd-related programs airing on AXS TV this Sunday

Courtesy of AXS TVAXS TV will celebrate the music and legacy of Pink Floyd with a special block of programming on Sunday, May 21, starting at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. The Sunday Night...

Imagine Dragons will honor Chris Cornell at Sunday night’s “Billboard” Music Awards

ABC/Randy HolmesThe legacy of Chris Cornell will be recognized at this weekend's Billboard Music Awards. According to the rep for the show, Imagine Dragons will be "honoring" the late Soundgarden frontman prior to their own...

Memorial to victims of tragic 2003 Great White club fire to be dedicated on...

Credit: Christina PimentelA new memorial honoring the 100 people who died in the tragic fire at a 2003 Great White concert at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island, will be dedicated this...

The Pretty Reckless’ Taylor Momsen opens up on Chris Cornell: “My heart is broken”

Credit: Justin CampbellThe Pretty Reckless opened for Soundgarden at their show in Detroit Wednesday night, and Thursday morning, we got the sad news that frontman Chris Cornell was dead.  Pretty Reckless frontwoman Taylor Momsen...

Listen to early take of “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” from The Beatles’...

Universal Music GroupWith the 50th anniversary reissue of The Beatles' landmark 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band arriving next Friday, May 26, the band has offered up a new preview of ...

Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist covers Chris Cornell’s “Singles” track, “Seasons”

Credit: Steve KerosRed Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer paid tribute to Chris Cornell during the band's show in Indianapolis Thursday night with a cover of the late Soundgarden frontman's song "Seasons," which appears...

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong remembers Chris Cornell: “He made the walls peel”

ABC/Randy Holmes; ABC/Randy HolmesLike many members of the music community, Billie Joe Armstrong was shocked to hear about the death of Chris Cornell. "It's really just sad, I don't really know another way to put...

Rock on the Range staging “special tribute” to Chris Cornell; Stone Sour, Brad Wilk...

ABC/Randy HolmesThe Rock on the Range festival has announced it will be holding a "special tribute" to the late Chris Cornell tonight in lieu of Soundgarden's scheduled headlining performance. "Our hearts are filled with sorrow,...

Music-filled special marking “Rolling Stone” magazine’s 50th anniversary to air on ABC in 2018

Courtesy of Wenner MediaRolling Stone magazine will turn 50 years old this November.  To celebrate the milestone, the famous music and pop culture publication is planning a three-hour television special that'll air...

NBA star Isaiah Thomas opens up about his family’s tragedy

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA star Isaiah Thomas opened up about how he was able to overcome a recent family tragedy through basketball, saying in an interview with ABC News' Good...

Hair, There and Everywhere: Locks of The Beatles’ hair auctioned for more than 10...

Courtesy of CatawikiSnippets of hair belonging to all four Beatles members were auctioned off separately recently for a total of more than $10,000, the Catawiki auction site reports. The snippets were cut from Paul...

Scoreboard roundup — 5/18/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEColorado 5, Minnesota 1Texas 8, Philadelphia 4Toronto 9, Atlanta 0Colorado at Minnesota, postponedAMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit 6, Baltimore 5Kansas City 5, N.Y. Yankees 1Oakland 8, Boston 3Seattle...

Heart’s Ann Wilson sitting in with “Kimmel” house band tonight; kicking off new solo...

Credit: Jess GriffinHeart's Ann Wilson will launch her second U.S. solo tour leg of 2017 this Friday in Indio, California, before kicking it off, the vocal powerhouse will kick it out tonight...

Tom Morello says goodbye to Chris Cornell: “I love you, brother”

Sean tSabhasaigh/WireImageTom Morello has shared a statement in which he mourns the death of his Audioslave band mate, Chris Cornell. "I love you, brother," Morello writes. "Thank you for your friendship and your humor...

Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma festivals issue statements on Chris Cornell

Credit: Michael LavineThe Rock on the Range and Rocklahoma festivals, both of which Soundgarden was scheduled to headline this month, have issued statements regarding the unexpected death of Chris Cornell. "We are devastated to hear...

Peter Cetera greatest-hits compilation coming Friday

Varèse SarabandeNext month, Peter Cetera will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, along with other founding members of his former band, Chicago.  To mark the occasion, a new greatest-hits collection from the...

Producer Giles Martin reveals that a reissue of The Beatles’ “White Album” is on...

Capitol/UMeWith the 50th anniversary edition of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Club Hearts Club Band album set to be released later this month, producer Giles Martin visited BBC Radio on Wednesday to chat about...

Blue Jays outfielder Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Tom Szczerbowsk/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar is under investigation after he allegedly used an anti-gay slur towards Atlanta Braves pitcher Jason Motte during the teams' game Wednesday night.Pillar struck out...

Chris Cornell’s cause of death ruled “hanging by suicide,” according to medical examiner

ABC/Randy HolmesChris Cornell's cause of death has been ruled a "hanging by suicide," according to a statement from the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office in Detroit. "The cause of death has been determined...

Man dies after falling at Chicago’s Wrigley Field

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) -- A 42-year-old man has died after falling over a railing at Wrigley Field and hitting his head, according to Chicago police.The fall happened Tuesday night following the Chicago...

Big Pop: Movie theater to name popcorn stand in Billy Joel’s honor

Credit: Myrna SuarezBilly Joel has won countless awards in his career, but he's about to receive a very unusual honor: A movie theater is going to name its popcorn stand after him. The...

Black Crowes spinoff band The Magpie Salute’s US tour flying into the fall

Credit: Shervin LainezAs The Magpie Salute, the new group led by founding Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson, prepares for the June 9 arrival release of its debut album, the band has scheduled additional U.S....

Rock community reacts to Chris Cornell’s death

ABC/Randy HolmesThe news of Chris Cornell's death late Wednesday night has been met with an outpouring of tributes from musicians mourning the late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman. Here are a few of the reactions: Jimmy...

Scoreboard roundup — 5/17/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEHouston 3, Miami 0Atlanta 8, Toronto 4Texas 9, Philadelphia 3Boston 5, St. Louis 4, 13 InningsColorado at Minnesota, postponedAMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 7, Cleveland 4Detroit 5,...

Mick Fleetwood excited to play the “cool” Malibu Guitar Festival with his blues band...

Mark Metcalfe/Getty ImagesThe third annual Malibu Guitar Festival gets underway tonight in Malibu, California, and among the four-day event's highlights is a headlining performance this Saturday by Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood's...

Chris Cornell dead at 52

ABC/Randy HolmesChris Cornell, solo artist and singer for Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, has died.  He was 52. In a statement to ABC Radio, his rep said that Cornell died late Wednesday...

NFL says ‘no records’ show that Tom Brady had a concussion

Maddie Meyer/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The National Football League responded on Wednesday to reports that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sustained a concussion last season, saying that there are "no records that indicate that...

Graham Nash, Michael Stipe among artists contributing to Chelsea Manning benefit album

Credit: Amy GranthamGraham Nash is among the many musicians who have contributed songs to Hugs for Chelsea, a benefit album to support Chelsea Manning, who was released from military prison Wednesday morning after seven...

Historic guitar Jimi Hendrix played at Monterey Pop going on the auction block next...

Courtesy of Heritage AuctionsAn electric guitar that helped Jimi Hendrix ignite the rock world when he played it at the Monterey Pop Festival in June 1967 could be yours, but you'll have...

Paul McCartney postpones date of US tour kickoff in Miami because of “production enhancements”

MJ Kim/© MPL Communications Ltd.If you were planning to see the kickoff of the 2017 U.S. leg of Paul McCartney's One on One Tour in Miami on July 5, you'll have to wait two...

Course mishap forces runners to go extra half-mile, dashing some Boston Marathon hopes

iStock/Thinkstock(BIDDEFORD, Maine) — Some marathon runners went the extra half-mile unbeknownst to them after a race guide mistakenly sent them down a wrong turn that led to a dead end, costing some their shot...

Reelin’, rockin’ and dancin’! Watch first-ever official Chuck Berry video, “Big Boys”

Credit: Danny ClinchThe first-ever official Chuck Berry video premiered online Wednesday -- a clip for "Big Boys," the lead single from the late rock 'n' roll pioneer's forthcoming album, Chuck. Directed by Matt...
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