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Brian Wilson's Keyboardist Sentenced To Five Years In Prison

The multi-instrumentalist, who has toured with the Beach Boys star since 1998 and co-produced his solo albums, was convicted of rape by instrumentation and sexual battery in April (16), following a week-long trial...

Brian Wilson On His Drugs Downfall

The 73-year-old musician, most famous for his pioneering work with the Beach Boys, spent much of his younger life as a recluse after developing schizophrenia in the 1960s. The condition means he hears voices, but...

Beach Boys To Headline Memorial Day Concert

Producers have confirmed that the California-based surf-rock outfit will perform at the free annual concert, which is held on the west lawn of the United States Capitol Building on May 29 (16), the Associated Press...

Emotional John Stamos Receives Tv Icon Award

The actor was presented with the Timeless Icon prize by his longtime actor friend Garry Marshall, who recommended John for TV show Full House, following tributes from John's Full House co-stars Dave Coulier...

Mike Love Plans To Tell His Side Of Beach Boys Drama In New Book

The singer, who is the sole licensee of the Beach Boys name, hasn't been portrayed in the best light in previous Beach Boys books and now he's hoping to set the record straight...

Brian Wilson To Retire Pet Sounds On 50th Anniversary Tour

The God Only Knows singer will hit the road in March (16) for a seven-month world tour.The dates, which begin in New Zealand and Australia, will feature his "last ever" complete concert performances of the...

Brian Wilson Announces World Tour Performing Beach Boys' 'Pet Sounds' In Full

Brian Wilson has revealed plans for an extensive world tour to celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds, the Beach Boys’ era-defining 1966 album.The singer, 73, has announced more than seventy live dates around...

Lenny Kravitz Learning To Surf To Perfect His Beach Boys Sound

The Let Love Rule star spends a large part of the year at his retreat on Eleuthera in the Bahamas and he's made it his 2016 New Year's resolution to take surfing lessons...

Kurt Russell Stumbled Upon The Beach Boys Recording Iconic Song As A Child

The Furious 7 star stumbled upon the studio session as a child after he was dropped off to perform some acting work. "I was about 12 years old and I had......

Beach Boys Star Mike Love Releases 36-Year-old Christmas Single

(You'll Never Be) Alone on Christmas Day was released on Love's Meleco Records on Friday (06Nov15). He originally wrote the tune with classical pianist Ron Altbach and the Beach Boys cut a...

Brian Wilson Performs Beach Boys Classic With Actor Who Portrayed Him On Film

Paul Dano performed Beach Boys classic You Still Believe in Me alongside Wilson and Al Jardine, and told Rolling Stone the jazz club gig was a dream come true. "Brian asked me...

Brian Wilson To Play Benefit Concert For Mental Health Drive

The veteran musician, who spent much of his younger life as a recluse after developing schizophrenia in the 1960s, is backing Campaign to Change Direction, an initiative which aims to erase the stigma...

Brian Wilson's Astounding Life Story Reaches Your Living Room With 'Love & Mercy'

Those who missed the theatrical release of Brian Wilson biopic 'Love & Mercy' don't have to miss out any longer as the critically acclaimed flick is now on DVD, bringing a story of hope, love...

Bruce Springsteen Performs With Brian Wilson

The former Beach Boys star played at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel and he was joined by The Boss during the encore. Springsteen, who has a home nearby, joined Wilson...

Brian Wilson Postpones U.k. Tour

The veteran singer was due to play a series of gigs in Britain in September (15), but he has rescheduled the dates until next year (16) and announced he will not tour Europe...

Beach Boys To Play Fundraising Gig For Sydney's Lifeguards

The veteran singers are to headline the inaugural Beachfest gig on Bondi Beach on 14 November (15) to bring in funds to support Surf Life Saving, which provides patrols to keep beaches Down...

Paul Dano's Brian Wilson Weight Gain Shocked Biopic Director

The There Will Be Blood star had to round out his "scrawny physique" to accurately portray Wilson as a young man in Love & Mercy, but he took the idea a little further...

Brian Wilson Discusses The Meaning Behind Latest Release 'No Pier Pressure'

Brian Wilson has just unveiled his hugely anticipated new solo album 'No Pier Pressure', and now opens up about the generational significance of the new material and what it means to be writing music at...

Frank Ocean To Release New Album

Frank Ocean will be releasing a new album and magazine in July 2015.The 27-year-old hip hop star is simultaneously bringing out his third LP and a magazine this summer, his representative has confirmed.Ocean's album was...

Brian Wilson Feels Grateful To His Controversial Psychologist

The Good Vibrations hitmaker underwent two courses of treatment with Landy in the 1970s and '80s at the behest of his famous family in a desperate bid to end his life as a...

Brian Wilson Depressed By New Biopic

Love & Mercy, starring Paul Dano as 20-something Wilson in the 1960s and John Cusack as the middle-aged star in the '80s, is due for a U.S. cinema release in June (15)....

Paul Dano And John Cusack Kept Apart For Brian Wilson Movie Shoot

Dano plays the legendary musician during his creative peak in the 1960s, and Cusack portrays Wilson in the 1980s as he emerged from years spent as a recluse, in the upcoming movie Love...

Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing 'Barbara Ann' With Five Waxwork Jimmy Fallons

On Thursday night’s edition of ‘The Tonight Show’, host Jimmy Fallon unveiled what has got to be the creepiest of all the creepy duets. In the pre taped skit, Jimmy and five (yes five!) identical...

Lana Del Rey Cancelled Recording Session With Brian Wilson

The Summertime Sadness singer was among the stars scheduled to appear on Wilson's new album, No Pier Pressure, and fans of both stars were surprised when their collaboration, Last Song, failed to make...

Queens Of The Stone Age Are On A 'Break'

Queens Of The Stone Age are currently ''taking a break'' but have not split, bassist Michael Shuman has revealed.The musician insists the rock band - fronted by Josh Homme - are taking a much needed...

David Crosby Brands Kanye West An 'Idiot'

Veteran rocker David Crosby has blasted rapper Kanye West as a talentless "idiot" and taken aim at Beach Boys co-founder Mike Love, insisting he is "not a good person", in a candid Twitter.com chat with...

Brian Wilson Taking Former Beach Boys Bandmates On Tour

Music icon Brian Wilson has recruited his former Beach Boys bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin to join him on his upcoming U.S. tour.The veteran musician is gearing up to release his new solo album,...

Brian Wilson's Troubled Life Story Hits The Big Screen In Bill Pohlad's 'Love & Mercy' [Trailer]

The full story of The Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson is finally hitting the movies in the form of Bill Pohlad's challenging, life-spanning biopic 'Love & Mercy' which stars Paul Dano and John Cusack as...

Brian Wilson Brings A Modern Twist To Upcoming Solo Album 'No Pier Pressure'

Brian Wilson goes solo again with his forthcoming, pun-laden album release 'No Pier Pressure' which marks his return to former band The Beach Boys' home label Capitol Records and will hit shelves in April.Brian Wilson...

Fun. Star Nate Ruess To Join Brian Wilson For Career-spanning All-star Gig

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson has recruited fun. frontman Nate Ruess and composer Mark Isham for an upcoming Las Vegas show.The Good Vibrations singer will perform hits and tracks from his new album No Pier...

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