1. Beach Boys' Mike Love Denies Firing Brian Wilson

    October 05, 2012 8:30 PM EDT Mike Love wants to get one thing straight: He didn't fire Brian Wilson . However, the singer does give numerous reasons in an op-ed why he issued a statement saying he would continue to tour as the Beach Boys without Wilson, Al Jardine or David Marks -- chalking it mainly up to tour…

  2. Beach Boys Wrap 50 Years as Questions Arise About Their 51st

    September 19, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Band is honored at Grammy Museum one day after Mike Love puts expiration date on reunion; "Why stop now?" Al Jardine asks The Beach Boys gathered at the Grammy Museum Sept. 18 to celebrate their 50th anniversary with a platinum award presentation, a museum fund-raising meet-and…

  3. Exclusive: Beach Boys Get a 'ZinePak for 50th Anniversary

    April 20, 2012 12:00 PM EDT The first recorded fruit from this year's Beach Boys 50th anniversary reunion is coming May 1. A newly recorded version of the group's 1968 hit "Do It Again" will be featured on a disc that accompanies The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Commemorative 'ZinePak , a special…

  4. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, was announced on Tuesday (Feb. 14).…

  5. Beach Boys Reunion Begins at Grammys, With Foster the People & Maroon 5

    February 08, 2012 12:40 PM EST The surviving members of The Beach Boys will perform together for the first time in more than 20 years at Sunday's Grammy Awards (Feb. 12) in a joint appearance with sun-drenched nominees Foster The People and Maroon 5 , it was announced on Wednesday. Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine,…

  6. Beach Boys Reunite for Album, 50-Date Tour

    December 16, 2011 12:40 PM EST Brian Wilson Producing New Album for Capitol; Tour Kicks Off in April The surviving members of The Beach Boys are set to do it again. The legendary band and Capitol Records announced on Friday that Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, along with early member David Marks, are…

  7. Mike Love: Beach Boys Planning New Album for 50th Anniversary

    July 27, 2011 2:15 PM EDT The Beach Boys are planning to commemorate the group's 50th anniversary with a new album involving all of the remaining members, although frontman Mike Love says it's more in the planning stages at this juncture and probably won't surface until 2012. "Where we're at…

  8. Remembering 15 Forgotten Hot 100 No. 1s

    March 09, 2011 1:05 PM EST As Billboard celebrates 1,000 No. 1s in the Billboard Hot 100's storied archives , it's inevitable that certain past toppers require an extra pause before triggering recognition. Despite all 1,000 titles having earned the honor of, at least for one week, reigning as the most popular…

  9. Beach Boys' Love Talks Reunion Plans, Katy Perry's 'California Gurls'

    July 26, 2010 11:21 AM EDT The Beach Boys will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their first single in 2011, but the group's Mike Love says that any specific reports about how they'll do that are premature. "There have been a lot of ideas floated, but nothing decided," the senior remaining Beach Boy…

  10. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Consoles Mel Gibson, Eminem & Rihanna Shoot 'Lie' Video

    July 21, 2010 8:07 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Consoles Mel Gibson Britney Spears found a friend in Mel Gibson back when she hit a rough patch in 2008 (otherwise known as her Shaved Head Period), and now, the pop star is returning the favor.…

  11. Surviving Beach Boys Regroup In L.A.

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three of the original Beach Boys appeared together in public for the first time in a decade yesterday (June 13) to toast their musical legacy and hinted at the possibility of a reunion performance. Three of the original Beach Boys appeared together in public for the first time in a decade…

  12. Producer Terry Melcher Dies At 62

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Terry Melcher, a producer, composer and songwriter who helped shape the '60s-era California sound, died Friday at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home after a long battle with cancer. He was 62. Terry Melcher, a producer, composer and songwriter who helped shape the '60s-era California…

  13. 'Head' Games With Brian Wilson

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Interviews with Brian Wilson are notorious for not going smoothly. The songwriter and universally acknowledged creative genius of the Beach Boys has variously walked out on journalists in mid-intervie Interviews with Brian Wilson are notorious for not going smoothly. The songwriter and…

  14. Historic Beach Boys Concert Comes Home

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST A 1980 concert by the Beach Boys will be released on CD March 4 from Eagle Records, with a DVD/VHS release to follow later in the month. "Good Timin' -- Live at Knebworth, England 1980" documents the A 1980 concert by the Beach Boys will be released on CD March 4 from Eagle…

  15. Beach Boys Love & Johnston Carry On

    May 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT marks the 40th anniversary of the first release by the Beach Boys, the closest America came to producing a band who matched the Beatles in terms of artistic innovation and commercial impact. 2001 marks the 40th anniversary of the first release by the Beach Boys, the closest America came…