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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...

Phil Spector: I'm Very Much Hounded Now

Legendary producer Phil Spector claims he has been "hounded" since his trial for second degree murder last year.A mistrial was declared in October 2007 after jurors failed to agree on a verdict on whether Spector...

By on 25 October 2008

Mccormick Slams Wilson's Psychologist

Former BRADY BUNCH star MAUREEN MCCORMICK has blamed the controversial psychologist who treated BEACH BOYS singer BRIAN WILSON for prolonging her drug addiction and depression. MCCormick - who played perfect teen Marcia Brady in the...

Furry's Gruff In Vegetable Collaboration

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS and NEON NEON frontman Gruff Rhys has made a guest appearance on the new album by MISTY'S BIG ADVENTURE.Rhys can be heard munching vegetables on the track Lunch, from the band's new...

By on 07 October 2008

Wilson Performs In Black Cab

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has played his most unique gig to date - from the back of a London cab. The veteran singer and his band recently piled into a five-seater black taxi for...

Wilson Lands Award For 'California Sound'

BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON is to be honoured in Los Angeles - for "defining" the city's sunny image. The singer, who pioneered the 'California sound' with classic songs including Surfin' USA and California Girls,...

Freeman And Who Stars Honoured With Kennedy Centre Awards

Morgan Freeman has been named as a recipient of a 2008 Kennedy Centre award.The Dark Knight star, as well as founders of the Who Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, will receive the prestigious honour at...

By on 10 September 2008

Wilson: 'Rap Music Brings Me Down'

BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON hates listening to rap songs - because the lyrics depress him. The California Girls hitmaker has famously battled depression and mental illness throughout his life. And he insists one way...

Wilson: 'I Miss The 60s'

BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON misses the 1960s - because music ever since has been "trash" The Good Vibrations hitmaker, who led the way in music production with his groundbreaking 1966 album Pet Sounds, insists...

Wilson: 'Drugs Were Bad For Me'

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has mixed emotions about his drug-using past - marijuana helped him create musical masterpieces but left him constantly paranoid. The Good Vibrations hitmaker wrote pop classics while stoned, but his...

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