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Happy Birthday, Brian Wilson!

20th June 2012

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson will be riding on the crest of a wave on Wednesday (20Jun12) when he turns 70.The feted songwriter is still going strong after 50 years in the music business and...

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Beach Boys Top The Beatles As U.s. Album Charts' Longest Serving Top 10 Group

15th June 2012

The Beach Boys have beaten the Beatles to the longest stand of top 10 albums in the U.S. charts by a group - by 18 months.Brian Wilson's reunited surf pop band crashed into the new...

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Samantha Urbani From Friends Discusses Her Innovative Genre 'Exp. Pop'

14th June 2012

American band Friends have recently released their self-produced debut album 'Manifest!' on Lucky Number records. Frontwoman Samantha Urbani reveals to Contactmusic.com her band's innovative new genre 'Exp. Pop' short for 'Exploration Pop' at London's FIELD...

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Week 68: Adele's '21' Regains Billboard No.1 Spot

14th June 2012

Adele has regained the No.1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart with her sophomore effort '21', 68 weeks after its release. The multi-Grammy Award winner remarkably held off new entries from Neil Young, The...

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Beach Boys Bandmates Fear For Brian Wilson's Health On Tour

12th June 2012

The Beach Boys stars Al Jardine and Bruce Johnston have their fears about band leader Brian Wilson's health as the group's reunion tour continues - because they're not sure how long the singer will be...

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Endless Summer Keeps On Going For The Beach Boys

2nd June 2012

There is no shortage of veteran bands hitting the road in recent times, but the Beach Boys reunion tour just about takes the biscuit when it comes to anticipation for an act. Their tour of...

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London Calling For The Beach Boys' 50th Anniversary Jaunt

29th May 2012

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...

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The Beach Boys To Play One-off London Gig

29th May 2012

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 -...

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

29th May 2012

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...

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Beach Boys Musical Surfs To Las Vegas

17th May 2012

The music of The Beach Boys has inspired a new stage spectacular in Las Vegas.Surf the Musical will feature classics such as California Girls, I Get Around and Wouldn't It Be Nice as a backdrop...

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Alan Rickman To Play Cbgb Owner

15th May 2012

Alan Rickman has signed up to play New York club owner Hilly Kristal in a forthcoming movie. The 'Harry Potter' actor will portray the CBGB proprietor in a film about the legendary punk rock club...

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The Reunited Beach Boys Rock Jimmy Fallon Show

9th May 2012

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...

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The Beach Boys Announce New Album As Tour Begins

26th April 2012

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,...

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Beach Boys Working On First New Album In 16 Years

24th April 2012

The Beach Boys have announced they are working on their first album of new material since 1996.The legendary group reunited after Brian Wilson and Mike Love teamed up with fellow original Al Jardine as part...

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Beach Boys To Release New Album On June 5

24th April 2012

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...

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Foster Starstruck By Beach Boys During Grammy Rehearsal

16th April 2012

Singer Mark Foster was so starstruck during his first rehearsal with The Beach Boys for their Grammy Awards performance, he forgot the lyrics to the song they were performing.The star's group Foster The People joined...

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Beach Boys Team Up With Los Angeles Dodgers For Baseball Season

4th April 2012

The reunited Beach Boys will open the baseball season at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles with a special performance.The band formed 50 years ago when the Los Angeles Dodgers first made the sports mecca their...

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Rupert Grint Joins The Drummer Cast

15th March 2012

Rupert Grint and Chloe Moretz are set to star in 'The Drummer'. The indie music biopic tells the story of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson and will see the 'Harry Potter' actor and the 'Hugo'...

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Grint & Moretz Join The Beat For The Drummer

14th March 2012

Young stars Rupert Grint and Chloe Grace Moretz have joined the cast of late Beach Boys star Dennis Wilson's biopic The Drummer.Hugo star Moretz will portray the surf-pop icon's daughter Jennifer, while Harry Potter's Grint...

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Fabled Los Angeles Recording Studio Wrecked By Fire

6th March 2012

A fabled Los Angeles studio where the Beatles and the Beach Boys recorded hits has been destroyed by fire.The Monday night (05Mar12) blaze wrecked the second floor of 1041 Production Studios as firefighters attempted to...

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Michael Sucsy To Direct Beach Boys Musical?

28th February 2012

Michael Sucsy is in talks to direct a film using the music of The Beach Boys. The 'Vow' filmmaker has entered into negotiations with Fox 2000 to eventually helm the movie, which is being produced...

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Fascinating Fact 12894

21st February 2012

Fans can get their hands on this year's (12) Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival tickets on Saturday (25Feb12), just one week after organisers were forced to shut down purchasing due to overwhelming demand and technical...

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Beach Boys Announce Massive Spring/summer Tour

16th February 2012

The reunited Beach Boys have announced dates for an extensive spring and summer (12) world tour, just days after a get together at the Grammy Awards.Brian Wilson and Mike Love teamed up with fellow original...

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Surfin' USA: The Beach Boys Announce North American Tour

15th February 2012

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...

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The Beach Boys Announce 50th Anniversary World Tour

15th February 2012

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...

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Bonnaroo Lineup 2012: Radiohead, Beach Boys And Bon Iver

14th February 2012

The 2012 festival season is gearing up already, with many festivals announcing their line-ups now, well in advance of the summer, in order to maximise on tickets sales. The Bonnaroo festival has been taking place...

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Glen Campbell Gets Standing Ovation For Grammy Awards Swan Song

13th February 2012

If this was Glen Campbell 's last performance - such is the tragic circumstances that surround his later life, the country veteran revealing last year that he was suffering from the memory-loss illness Alzheimer's -...

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Grammy Performers 2012: Comeback Kings Steal The Show

13th February 2012

Alongside the seemingly endless parade of awards given out at the Grammy Awards, the highlights of the evening of course come thanks to the live performers - many of whom this year were making comebacks....

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The Beach Boys Share Good Vibrations At The Grammys

13th February 2012

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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Foo Fighters Awarded As The Grammys Start To Sparkle

13th February 2012

The 54th Grammy Awards are well under way at the Staples Centre and the main section of tonight's ceremony is taking place, with Foo Fighters taking home another of the major awards being given out...

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