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Brian Wilson: Pet Sounds Is My Best Work

Brian Wilson says 'Pet Sounds' is the greatest album he has ever produced. The Beach Boys legend is extremely proud of the band's 11th LP - which contains acclaimed songs such as 'Wouldn't It Be...

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...

Preview Of Primavera Sound Festival 2016

Situated in Barcelona at Parc del Forum by the seaside, it's garnered international acclaim for obtaining some of the most diverse line-ups in the circuit, accommodating for some of the most iconic and internationally known...

Brian Wilson's Keyboard Player Convicted

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 last month (29Apr16), following a week-long trial...

Texas' Levitation Music Festival Cancelled Due To Flooding

The annual three-day event was slated to kick off on Friday (29Apr16) at Austin's Carson Creek Ranch, but organisers from The Reverberation Appreciation Society announced on Thursday (28Apr16) they have decided to cancel...

16 Times Actors Excelled As Onscreen Musical Legends

We love a good biopic about a musical legend and with a new movie about Nina Simone coming soon starring Zoe Saldana, let's reflect on some of the best incarnations of famous musicians. Of course,...

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...

Brian Wilson Freaked Out Over Paul Giamatti's Portrayal Of Therapist

The Beach Boys star was treated for drug addiction and mental health issues by Landy in the 1970s and '80s in a desperate bid to put a stop to his reclusive existence....

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...

Brian Wilson 'Can't Write A Song' To Save His Life

Brian Wilson ''can't write a song'' to save his life.The Beach Boys founder has revealed although he released the solo album 'No Pier Pressure' earlier this year, he struggles to come up with new material...

'Love & Mercy' Takes Brian Wilson Back To Both Good And Bad Days

After garnering acclaim on the festival circuit, the Beach Boys biopic 'Love & Mercy' finally hits American cinemas this weekend (it opens in the UK next month), offering audiences a powerful glimpse into the complex...

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...

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...

Brian Wilson Brings California Spirit To UK Arenas In September 2015

Brian Wilson has announced a string of UK tour dates for September 2015, set to take place in eight different arenas around the country. The news comes ahead of the release of his eleventh solo...

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...

The Wrecking Crew Showcases The Best Of 1960s Session Musicians

In the words of Annie Lennox and Aretha Franklin "behind every great man is a great woman", but in this case it's more likely that behind the song there's a great combination of great, unrecognised...

Who Is Emile Haynie? New Album 'We Fall' Features Some Impressive Guests

Grammy winning record producer Emile Haynie makes a career turning point by unleashing his first album as a recording artist, 'We Fall', complete with collaborations with some of the biggest talent in the music industry...

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,...

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