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Mike Love Wants Brian Wilson Reunion For Beach Boys' 60th Anniversary

Mike Love has hinted at a Beach Boys reunion to mark their 60th anniversary.The 79-year-old musician hasn't performed live with surviving members Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks since their 50th anniversary...

Stevie Wonder Planned To Jam With Bill Withers Before His Death

Stevie Wonder was planning to hit the studio with late soul legend Bill Withers before his passing.The 'Isn't She Lovely' singer had been in constant contact with the 'Ain't No Sunshine' hitmaker right up until...

Music And Murder: How Charles Manson Inspired A Generation Of Musicians

We're taking a rather different approach to our 'Album of the Week' feature this week as we explore instead the power that serial killer and cult leader Charles Manson had on musical culture on this,...

Noel Gallagher Hates 'Overrated' Brian Wilson

Noel Gallagher has insisted Brian Wilson is ''overrated'', adding that he ''hates'' the Beach Boys legend.The Britpop icon took aim at the 'Good Vibrations' hitmaker in a scathing attack when his own experimental arrangements on...

Brian Wilson Extends 50th Anniversary 'Pet Sounds' Tour Into 2017

Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys has decided that he's not ready to quit the road just yet, and has added more than 30 new dates to his already extensive 'Pet Sounds: The Final Performance...

Brian Wilson Announces World Tour Performing Beach Boys' 'Pet Sounds' In Full

Brian Wilson has revealed plans for an extensive world tour to celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds, the Beach Boys’ era-defining 1966 album.The singer, 73, has announced more than seventy live dates around...

Brian Wilson Performs Beach Boys Classic With Actor Who Portrayed Him On Film

Paul Dano performed Beach Boys classic You Still Believe in Me alongside Wilson and Al Jardine, and told Rolling Stone the jazz club gig was a dream come true. "Brian asked me...

Brian Wilson To Play Benefit Concert For Mental Health Drive

The veteran musician, who spent much of his younger life as a recluse after developing schizophrenia in the 1960s, is backing Campaign to Change Direction, an initiative which aims to erase the stigma...

Brian Wilson's Astounding Life Story Reaches Your Living Room With 'Love & Mercy'

Those who missed the theatrical release of Brian Wilson biopic 'Love & Mercy' don't have to miss out any longer as the critically acclaimed flick is now on DVD, bringing a story of hope, love...

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...

Beach Boys To Play Fundraising Gig For Sydney's Lifeguards

The veteran singers are to headline the inaugural Beachfest gig on Bondi Beach on 14 November (15) to bring in funds to support Surf Life Saving, which provides patrols to keep beaches Down...

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...

Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing 'Barbara Ann' With Five Waxwork Jimmy Fallons

On Thursday night’s edition of ‘The Tonight Show’, host Jimmy Fallon unveiled what has got to be the creepiest of all the creepy duets. In the pre taped skit, Jimmy and five (yes five!) identical...

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...

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...

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...

Beach Boys Cancel Israel Show

The Beach Boys have pulled out of plans to stage their first concert in Israel next month (Nov14).The Good Vibrations hitmakers, led by singer Mike Love, were due to perform for fans in Tel Aviv...

Bbc Unveil Star-studded Track

One Direction, Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Sir Elton John and Chris Martin are among the stars to have joined forces to cover 'God Only Knows'.The 27-member supergroup - which also includes Kylie Minogue, Dave Grohl,...

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...

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