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Stars Line Up For Mccartney Tribute Album

Brian Wilson, Billy Joel and B.B. King are hitting the studio to record Sir Paul Mccartney's greatest hits for a new tribute album.Willie Nelson, Kiss, Alice Cooper, Jeff Lynne and The Cure will also cover...

The Beach Boys To Perform With Maroon 5 And Foster The People At Grammy Awards

The Beach Boys original line-up is reuniting for the first time in twenty years at this weekend's Grammy Awards. The surviving members will perform a medley of some of their greatest hits, along with Maroon...

The Beach Boys To Perform At Grammys

The Beach Boys will reunite at the Grammy awards on Sunday (12.02.12).The legendary pop group will start celebrations of their 50th anniversary as a band at the event when the surviving members of the their...

Carnie Wilson Admits, 'I Can't Smoke A Joint, I Need Ten Joints'

Carnie Wilson, daughter of Beach Boys star Brian Wilson, singer and TV host, has been struggling with her weight again, she revealed to Fox News in an interview undertaken ahead of her pre-recorded appearance today,...

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...

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...

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...

Rock Legends Feted At Mojo Awards

Rock legends Ringo Starr, John Lydon and Brian Wilson were honoured at the 2011 Mojo Awards in London on Thursday night (21Jul11).The Beatles legend was the main attraction at the magazine's annual prizegiving, as he...

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...

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...

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...

Jane's Addiction Preview First New Song In Eight Years

Jane's Addiction previewed their first new song in eight years, 'End to the Lies', yesterday (30.03.11).The 'Been Caught Stealing' rockers have recently finished recording comeback 'The Great Escape Artist' and frontman Perry Farrell unveiled the...

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...

Charlie Sheen Flies To San Francisco To Pick Up Brian Wilson

CHARLIE SHEEN hosted another party at his mansion this weekend and flew to Arizona to personally pick up his guest of honour.CHARLIE SHEEN flew on a private jet to pick up the San Francisco Giants...

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,...

Elton John Spiked To Play Piano

Sir Elton John's friends once spiked his dinner with cocaine to make him play the piano all-night.In a new documentary focusing on how he became a superstar in America, the singer-and-pianist reveals his pals put...

Leon Russell And Elton Set To Perform On Good Morning America

Singer-songwriter LEON RUSSELL is set to perform with ELTON JOHN on 'Good Morning America' tomorrow (Wednesday 20th October 2010). The performance will come live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, and the duo...

Wilson Had 104 Gershwin Songs To Choose From

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON was overwhelmed when he began work on GEORGE GERSHWIN's unfinished music - the jazz legend has left behind more than 100 incomplete songs.The trustees of the Gershwin family estate approached...

Beach Boy 'Brianises' Gershwin

Brian Wilson has "Brianised" the works of Gershwin for his new album. The Beach Boys songwriter is releasing an album interpreting the works of the 1920s jazz composer, including two tracks George Gershwin never completed....

Katy Perry Gets Beach Boys Bother

Katy Perry is in trouble for using a lyric made famous by The Beach Boys.The 25-year-old singer used the phrase "I wish they all could be California Girls" in her single 'California Gurls' - a...

Beach Boys To Reform

The Beach Boys are to reunite for a 50th anniversary show.The 'Good Vibrations' hitmakers - who last performed together in 2006 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of their 'Pet Sounds' album -...

Wilson Loves Perry's California Gurls

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has given KATY PERRY his blessing to become the girl of summer - he loves her take on his band's seasonal songs.Perry has revealed she wrote 2010 summer anthem California...

Wilson To Rejoin The Beach Boys

BRIAN WILSON is rejoining THE BEACH BOYS for a tour to mark the band's 50th anniversary.The legendary songwriter will team up with the two other surviving founding members, singer Mike Love and guitarist Al Jardine,...

Wilson Lands Gershwin Honour

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has been given permission to complete and record jazz legend GEORGE GERSHWIN's unfinished works by the composer's estate.The Good Vibrations hitmaker will attempt to finish a handful of compositions Gershwin...

Stars Mourn Les Paul

Stars including THE BEACH BOYS songwriter BRIAN WILSON, JOAN JETT, KEITH RICHARDS and U2's THE EDGE have all paid tribute to late guitar legend LES PAUL.The musician-turned-guitar innovator died on Thursday (13Aug09) at the age...

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