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Mike Love: 'Manson Family Killer Looked After My Kids'

In his new memoir, Good Vibrations, the singer explains he hired incarcerated killer Susan Atkins to look after his children in the late 1960s. Atkins was among those involved in a cult-led...

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...

Beach Boys Star Mike Love Releases 36-Year-old Christmas Single

(You'll Never Be) Alone on Christmas Day was released on Love's Meleco Records on Friday (06Nov15). He originally wrote the tune with classical pianist Ron Altbach and the Beach Boys cut a...

David Crosby Brands Kanye West An 'Idiot'

Veteran rocker David Crosby has blasted rapper Kanye West as a talentless "idiot" and taken aim at Beach Boys co-founder Mike Love, insisting he is "not a good person", in a candid Twitter.com chat with...

Mike Love Planning Beach Boys Tell-all

Beach Boys founder Mike Love is planning to reveal all about the surf-rock group in a new autobiography.The Surfin' U.S.A. singer will detail his "complex relationship" with bandmate and cousin Brian Wilson and his reasons...

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...

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...

Mike Love Marks George Harrison's Birthday With Track Tribute

The Beach Boys founder Mike Love paid tribute to George Harrison by releasing a previously unheard track on Tuesday (25Feb14) to mark what would have been The Beatles star's 71st birthday.The Good Vibrations singer wrote...

The Beach Boys Interrupt Wedding

The Beach Boys invited a bride onstage to apologise for interrupting her wedding.The 'Good Vibrations' band could be overheard rehearsing as Mark Kent and Jaime Diadiun wed in Cleveland, Ohio, last month and to make...

After Beach Boys Farce, Brian Wilson To Tour With Jeff Beck

We already knew that Jeff Beck had contributed to Brian Wilson's forthcoming solo album, though it appears the pair's collaborative future is more serious than we first assumed. The rock heavyweights are set to hit...

The Beach Boys Want Brian Wilson Back

The Beach Boys want to reunite with Brian Wilson again.The 'Good Vibrations' hitmakers insist they never sacked frontman Brian - who briefly rejoined the band for their 50th anniversary tour and new album 'That's Why...

Beach Boys, Madness And Paloma Faith To Headline Henley Festival

The Beach Boys, Madness and Paloma Faith have been announced as headliners at the 2013 Henley Festival.The 'California Girls' band are set to kick off the festivities in the quaint town in South Oxfordshire, England,...

Brian Wilson Rules Out Beach Boys Reunion

Brian Wilson doubts he will ever play with The Beach Boys again. The singer and songwriter reunited with the group for a number of 50th anniversary shows last year, but he and members Al Jardine...

Brian Wilson Wants To Resolve Beach Boys Bust-up

GOOD VIBRATIONS singer Brian Wilson has urged bandmate and cousin Mike Love to call him so the pair can discuss the future of the Beach Boys following a bust-up in the ranks.The band wrapped up...

Brian Wilson Responds To Mike Love’S Beach Boys Snub

Brian Wilson and Al Jardine have publicly responded to the news that Mike Love and Bruce Johnston would be continuing to tour without them, using the name The Beach Boys. The band have recently completed...

Mike Love: 'I Have Not Fired Brian Wilson'

BEACH BOYS star Mike Love has hit back at reports suggesting he has "fired" Brian Wilson and his bandmates from the iconic surf-rock group, insisting he doesn't have that kind of power.The band wrapped up...

Brian Wilson Fired From The Beach Boys!

The Beach Boys will continue to tour after this summer's special 50th anniversary set of shows, but guess what, three of the original members won't be joining them, after Mike Love opted to let them...

Three Beach Boys Fired

Three of the Beach Boys have been sacked. The group's frontman, Mike Love - who owns the rights to the band's name - issued a public statement dismissing Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks...

Mike Love & Bruce Johnston To Continue Beach Boys Tour Past Anniversary Shows

Mike Love and Bruce Johnson have confirmed they'll be keeping the music of The Beach Boys alive when the group's 50th anniversary tour wraps in London at the end of the month (Sep12) - they'll...

Mike Love Making Plans For Another Beach Boys

Beach Boys star Mike Love has dismissed reports suggesting his plans for Beach Boys shows without bandmates Al Jardine and Brian Wilson signal the end of the band's 50th anniversary reunion.The singer has booked a...

Beach Boys Reunion In Question As Mike Love Books Show In South America

The Beach Boys reunion appears to be over - singer Mike Love has booked a South American show without Brian Wilson and Al Jardine.The group is in the middle of their 50th anniversary tour, and...

London Calling For The Beach Boys' 50th Anniversary Jaunt

With anticipation high following the Beach Boys reunion for their 50th anniversary of existence, London can now get in on the excitement after it's been announced that the legendary surf-pop group will be calling in...

The Beach Boys To Play One-off London Gig

The Beach Boys are to play a one-off UK gig later this year. The legendary pop group - who are made up of Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks -...

Rock Legends 'The Beach Boys' Reunite For A One-off London Show

60s surf rock sensations The Beach Boys return for a 50th anniversary world tour with a one-off show at London's Wembley Arena on September 28th 2012.This year has been the first time the legendary rock...

The Reunited Beach Boys Rock Jimmy Fallon Show

The Beach Boys stopped by Jimmy Fallon's show last night for a reunion performance, before putting on a show at New York's Beacon Theatre. The band plans to release a new studio album later this...

The Beach Boys Announce New Album As Tour Begins

The Beach Boys will release their first original album in more than two decades later this year. The reunited band, featuring Brian Wilson and Mike Love, are putting the finishing touches to the new record,...

Beach Boys To Release New Album On June 5

The Beach Boys will release a new album on June 5. The legendary group will go on a world tour this year with founding members Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine, and Bruce Johnson...

Surfin' USA: The Beach Boys Announce North American Tour

The Beach Boys have announced dates for their North American tour, celebrating their 50th year anniversary. The group, fronted by Brian Wilson, performed 'Good Vibrations' at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (February 12, 2012) and...

The Beach Boys Announce 50th Anniversary World Tour

Following their appearance at the Grammy awards on Sunday (February 12, 2012), The Beach Boys have announced a world tour to celebrate the band's 50th anniversary. The dates, which have been published on the band's...

The Beach Boys Share Good Vibrations At The Grammys

The Beach Boys put aside their well-publicized differences over the years, to reunite and perform one of their biggest hits 'Good Vibrations' at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (March 12, 2012). The...

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