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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,...

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...

So Have You Spotted All The Stars In The Bbc’S ‘God Only Knows’ Video?

Last night, (October 7th) the BBC gave us a special treat, premiering the video for ‘God Only Knows’, their star studded cover of the Beach Boys’ timeless classic. Featuring over 30 stars from music and...

Paul Dano Tested With Brian Wilson Classic On Movie Shoot

Actor Paul Dano had a baptism of fire when he began shooting his role as rock icon Brian Wilson because he had to perform the Beach Boys star's classic track Surf's Up within hours of...

George Harrison To Be Honoured At Star-studded Tribute Concert

George Harrison is set to be honoured by musicians including Brian Wilson and Norah Jones at a star-studded tribute concert, dubbed George Fest.The Beatles guitarist's tunes will be performed by some of music's most notable...

Brian Wilson Recording With Lana Del Rey

Brian Wilson is working with Lana Del Rey and Zooey Deschanel on new songs.The legendary Beach Boys singer and composer had started writing material to record with the group before he and fellow founding member...

Brian Wilson Hits Back At Album Critics

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson has hit back at fans who criticised his decision to work with stars including Lana Del Rey and Zooey Deschanel on his new album.The music veteran admits many devotees have...

Carnie And Wendy Wilson Defend Dad Over Jeff Beck Comments

Brian Wilson's daughters Carnie and Wendy have expressed their disappointment at guitar great Jeff Beck after he publicly questioned the Beach Boys legend's mental state following their joint tour last year (13).Beck hit headlines last...

Beach Boys Star Brian Wilson Reducing Workload

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson is reducing his workload on the advice of his daughters.The 71-year-old singer's children Carnie and Wendy, with ex-wife Marilyn Rovell, say their father is avoiding a tour that would mark...

The Beach Boys To Tour For Single's 50th Anniversary

The Beach Boys will embark on a tour to mark the 50th anniversary of their single 'Fun Fun Fun'.The 'Good Vibrations' hitmakers have announced they will be celebrating the landmark anniversary of their 1964 track...

Jeff Beck Opens Up About Hospital Visit On Brian Wilson Tour

Rocker Jeff Beck has opened up about his recent health crisis, revealing he played through the pain on his joint tour with Brian Wilson despite undergoing an invasive medical procedure.The veteran guitarist headed out on...

Brian Wilson: Paul Mccartney Is 'Gifted' Musician

Brian Wilson thinks Paul McCartney is the best musician around today.The Beach Boys singer branded the former Beatles musician as the most ''gifted'' singer he's ever listened to and praised the 'Let it Be' singer...

Brian Wilson Regroups The Beach Boys Bandmates For Beck Tour

Former Beach Boys bandmates Brian Wilson and Blondie Chaplin are set to reunite on the road.Singer/guitarist Chaplin will join the rock icon for select dates on his upcoming tour, which will also feature guest spots...

Having been a prominent member of the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson still often makes the headlines in the news a tremendous amount. He has been featured in the news on occasions for his own solo career, as well as his continued collaborations with other acclaimed members of the music industry.

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