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Brian Wilson's 'Amazing' Psychedelic Tracks

Brian Wilson's "output was amazing" when he was heavily into psychedelic drugs. The Beach Boys member developed bizarre beliefs - such as producer Phil Spector trying to murder him - and became so paranoid he...

Zooey Deschanel To Sing At World Series

Zooey Deschanel is proving that she's not just a hit on the silver screen, and that her musical ties extend beyond her marriage with Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard. Zooey Deschanel is set...

Aaron Eckhart To Play Beach Boys Drummer Wilson

Aaron Eckhart will play late Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson in a new movie.The 'Rum Diary' actor will show off his vocal talents in 'The Drummer' as the biopic - which will be directed by...

Aaron Eckhart To Play Wilson In Biopic

Aaron Eckhart has landed the leading role in a new biopic about tragic Beach Boys star Dennis Wilson.The Dark Knight actor will embark on drumming lessons to perfect his transformation as Wilson in Randall Miller's...

Wilson Rules Out Beach Boys Birthday Show

The Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson has axed plans to reunite the group to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year (11).The Surfin' Usa hitmaker sparked hopes of a comeback for the legendary band when he...

Doris Day Makes Chart History

Doris Day has become the oldest artist in chart history to score a UK top ten hit with an album of new material. The 87-year-old singer-and-actress' latest release, 'My Heart', went in at number nine...

Fascinating Fact 12009

The original recording sessions from the Beach Boys' legendary 'lost' album Smile have got a release date - they will go on sale on 31 October (11).

Brian Wilson Gives Disney Tracks A Beach Boys Makeover

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson has re-made several classic Disney songs, including The Jungle Book's Bare Necessities, for an upcoming album.The singer has added a 'Beach Boys sound' to the popular tracks on new record...

The Things They Say 22479

"Wouldn't It Be Nice - if I ever had a wedding, I'd walk down the aisle to that song." Taylor Swift is a big fan of The Beach Boys.

Alice Cooper Scared Of Brian Wilson

Alice Cooper was too afraid to argue with Brian Wilson.The 63-year-old rocker and his pal Iggy Pop were left bemused when they visited the former Beach Boys star at home and he played for them...

Brian Wilson Biopic Being Release

Brian Wilson will be immortalised on screen with a new film about his life. The rights to the former Beach Boys singer's life story have been secured by producers Bill Pohlad and John Wells who...

Brian Wilson Movie In The Works

Brian Wilson's colourful life story is to be retold in a big screen biopic of the Beach Boys frontman.The rights to Wilson's story, as well as that of his wife Melinda, have been bought up...

Beach Boys' Smile Tapes To Be Released

The original recording sessions from The Beach Boys' legendary 'lost' album Smile are to be released for the first time after spending 44 years locked in a vault.The experimental album was abandoned by composer Brian...

Fascinating Fact 11568

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson is to receive the first Lifetime Achievement Award at next week's (beg13Jun11) Nxne Festival in Toronto, Canada.

Rubber Soul Inspired Brian Wilson To Write Pet Sounds

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson has credited the Beatles' Rubber Soul album and marijuana for inspiring the iconic Pet Sounds recordings.The Good Vibrations hitmaker hosted a listening party at his home when the Fab Four's...

Brian Wilson 'Considering' Beach Boys Reunion

Brian Wilson may reunite with The Beach Boys to mark their 50th anniversary.The group's founder- who recently announced he plans to stop touring next year - has admitted he would "consider" performing with his surviving...

Wilson Hints At Beach Boys Reunion

Brian Wilson has given The Beach Boys fans hope of a comeback by hinting the band might stage a 50th anniversary reunion later this year (11).The Good Vibrations hitmakers formed in 1961 but since the...

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"I haven't written a song in four years. I've had a dry spell." Beach Boys star Brian Wilson is suffering from writer's block.

Brian Wilson Plans To Retire

Brian Wilson plans to retire from touring because of stage fright and hallucinations.The 68-year-old Beach Boys singer feels he may not be able to continue playing live as he is getting old and still suffers...

Brian Wilson Plans To Quit Touring Next Year

Brian Wilson has dashed fans' hopes of a future Beach Boys reunion tour after announcing retirement plans.The legendary singer/songwriter, who co-founded the band 50 years ago (61), confesses he's getting too old to keep up...

Beach Boys Record Japan Charity Single

The Beach Boys have recorded a charity single to raise cash for the relief effort in Japan.Founding member Al Jardine approached the rest of the band - Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Bruce Johnston -...

John Stamos Helps Desperate Fan See The Beach Boys

John Stamos has come to the rescue of a Beach Boys fan who put out a desperate plea for concert tickets on Twitter by offering to take her to the gig.The actor/musician often plays drums...

Stars Donate Memorabilia For Japan Auction

Katy Perry, The Beach Boys, Chris Martin and Arcade Fire are among the stars who have donated memorabilia to a charity auction raising money for the relief effort in Japan.The Jonas Brothers, Kylie Minogue, Iron...

Brian Wilson To Receive Music Industry Honour

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson is set to be honoured for his career achievements at a top music industry event later this year (11).The legendary songwriter and band co-founder will receive the Chairman's Award for...

Who Has The Best Harmonies

Roger Daltrey reckons The Who's vocal harmonies were better than The Beach Boys'.The singer with the legendary 'My Generation' rockers performed a solo concert at London's Royal Albert Hall last night (24.03.11), where he paid...

Fascinating Fact 11100

Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines has recorded a cover of the Beach Boys' God Only Knows for the series finale of hit TV drama Big Love. The track, which features Red Hot Chili Peppers star...

Natalie Maines Debuts Beach Boys Cover

Natalie Maines has premiered her first new material for nearly five years.Natalie Maines, the American singer-songwriter and Dixie Chicks star, has premiered her cover of the Beach Boys classic 'God Only Knows'. Fans of the...

The Drums Return Surfing To Their Set

The Drums stopped playing their biggest hit to make a point. The US group dramatically dropped their biggest hit, 'Let's Go Surfing' from their set when they played at the UK's Reading and Leeds festivals...

Carnie Wilson Fired For Selling Cheesecake

CARNIE WILSON, the 42-year-old American singer and daughter of BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON, has been fired from a healthy diet company for selling a brand of cheesecake while simultaneously helping to promote weight loss,...

The Beach Boys Hit Back At Lip-syncing Allegations

THE BEACH BOYS frontman MIKE LOVE and keyboard player TIM BONHOMME have fired back at reports the band has taken to lip-syncing at concerts.Fans of the group accused the bandmates of miming at a high-profile...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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