1. Brian Wilson Tells Doubters to Back Off, It ‘Kind Of Bums Me Out’

    June 11, 2014 5:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brian Wilson doesn’t dig negativity. It kind of, well, bums him out. The Beach Boys great has hit back at detractors who’re putting out bad vibes on his current recording project. According to a Rolling Stone article re-published by Wilson on his of ...

  2. Brian Wilson Says Album With Jeff Beck Is 'Different Than Anything I've Ever Done'

    October 14, 2013 10:15 AM EDT Album is two-thirds done; Beck says, "There's a style about the melody and the chords that I think he wants to recapture some of the 'Pet Sounds' flavor" Brian Wilson is well aware of all those rumors about three different ...

  3. Brian Wilson Announces He's at Work on 11th Solo Record, Jeff Beck to Feature

    June 06, 2013 10:05 AM EDT Brian Wilson is back in the studio. Capitol Music Group announced in a release today that the legendary songwriter is at work on his 11th solo record at Ocean Way Studios in Los Angeles and will go out on a short tour with his former bandmates ...

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  5. Beach Boys' Mike Love Denies Firing Brian Wilson

    October 05, 2012 8:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  6. Fun Fun Done: Beach Boys Cap Reunion With Epic London Show

    October 01, 2012 10:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 All Smiles During 55-SONG SET at Wembley Arena for Possible Swansong of 'Original' Group As the Beach Boys played their way around London last week, the word across town was of great sounds but bad vibrations. If the much-publicized rift i ...

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

    September 19, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 prese ...

  8. Beach Boys Wrap 50 Years As Questions Arise About Their 51st

    September 19, 2012 5:05 PM EDT The Beach Boys at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles for a new exhibition on the band. From left, museum executive director Robert Santelli, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, Brian Wilson, David Marks, Al Jardine, and EMI Music North America Catalog senior ...

  9. Beach Boys' 50th Anniversary: How the Complex Tour Came Together

    May 29, 2012 3:00 PM EDT (Photo: Guy Webster) God only knows how challenging it was to put together the Beach Boys' 50th-anniversary tour. With multiple managers, three booking agencies and the five Beach Boys participating in the reunion -- Brian Wilson, Mike Love, ...

  10. The Beach Boys Q&A: 50th Anniversary Tour, Album, Reunion

    May 25, 2012 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two Fender representatives approach Al Jardine during an interview to talk guitars. They have 1962 reissue Jaguars to give to Jardine and the man who briefly replaced him in David Marks: You could tell the chemistry was still there. When we started ...

  11. The Beach Boys: 'The Ultimate Summer Show'

    May 23, 2012 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 God only knows how challenging it was to put together the Beach Boys' 50th-anniversary tour. With multiple managers, three booking agencies and the five Beach Boys participating in the reunion - Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston ...

  12. The Beach Boys: Surf's Up, Again

    May 23, 2012 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 Two Fender representatives approach Al Jardine during an interview to talk guitars. They have 1962 reissue Jaguars to give to Jardine and the man who briefly replaced him in the Beach Boys, David Marks, for that day's rehearsal at Center Staging ...

  13. The Beach Boys: Fun, Fun, Fun At 50

    May 23, 2012 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 The Beach Boys have turned the group's golden anniversary into an extended period of good vibrations for fans, and for the band itself. The group is marking the milestone with a long-awaited reunion of surviving members Mike Love and Bruce Johnst ...

  14. Beach Boys Talk Reunion Tour: No Holograms 'Yet'

    April 30, 2012 7:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 A "miracle." That's the word Al Jardine not-so-jokingly uses to describe the latest Beach Boys reunion - this one consisting of himself and fellow founding Beach Boys Brian Wilson and Mike Love, as well as longtime players Bruce Johns ...

  15. Beach Boys Album: 'It's All Brand New'

    April 23, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Johnston Says the June 5 Release Reminds Him of 'Sunflower,' Talks Reunion Tour: "I think it's going to be one special tour and that's it" The Beach Boys ' reunion album is nearly mixed and on target for a pl ...

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

    April 20, 2012 11:58 AM 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 Anniv ...

  17. Record Store Day Co-Founder Eric Levin on In-Stores, Exclusive Releases, Iggy Pop's Ambassadorship

    April 20, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Eric Levin is a co-founder of Record Store Day (RSD), owner of Atlanta's Criminal Records and head of the Alliance of Independent Media Stores. Though this year he's scaled back his involvement with RSD to focus on his retail business ( ...

  18. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:26 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, ...

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

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 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, ...

  20. Daniel Ek Talks Spotify's Growth at Entertainment Law Luncheon; John Branca Shares Priceless Michael Jackson Story

    February 10, 2012 9:02 PM EST (L-R)Ziffren Brittenham Partner John Branca, Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow and Spotify CEO Daniel Ek outside the Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon and Scholarship Presentation Friday. (Photo: Michael Underwood/PictureGroup) BEVE ...

  21. Photos: Beach Boys' Grammy Reunion Rehearsal With Maroon 5, Foster the People

    February 10, 2012 4:30 PM EST Singers Mike Love of The Beach Boys (L) and Adam Levine of Maroon 5 perform onstage during The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards rehearsals at Staples Center on Thursday. (Photo: Rick Diamond/WireImage) The Beach Boys, Maroon 5 and Foster the People rehea ...

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

    February 08, 2012 5:53 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 We ...

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

    February 08, 2012 12:40 PM EST 0 0 0 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 Wed ...

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

    December 16, 2011 12:40 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    December 16, 2011 12:00 PM EST The surviving members of The Beach Boys are set to do it again. The legendary band and Capital Records announced on Friday that Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, along with early member David Marks, are reuniting in 2012 for an ...

  26. Brian Wilson Starts New Album, Talks Beach Boys Rumors & 'SMiLE'

    October 18, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 After reimagining Gershwin, singing "In the Key of Disney" and helping to compile an official release for the Beach Boys ' "SMiLE," Brian Wilson is ready to work on some fresh material again -- his first since "That Luc ...

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

    July 27, 2011 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 sur ...

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

    July 26, 2010 11:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 d ...

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

    July 21, 2010 8:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 no ...

  30. Ex-Beach Boy Jardine Recruits Neil Young, Steve Miller For Solo Album

    April 05, 2009 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Beach Boy Al Jardine recruited an impressive group of all-star friends to be part of his new solo album, which he plans to release in early summer. Neil Young, Brian Wilson, Steve Miller, Stephen Stills, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and ...

  31. Cleveland Rocks As Hall Of Fame Festivities Begin

    April 04, 2009 11:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the throes of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame mania, Cleveland was loaded with revelry on the night before Saturday's induction ceremony. About 1,200 people turned out Friday night for an official VIP induction pre-party at the Rock and Roll Hall ...

  32. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a conc ...

  33. Settlement Reached In Beach Boys Name Dispute

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The settlement of a long legal dispute over rights to the Beach Boys' name has restored good vibrations among the three surviving original members of the famed group, attorneys in the case said yester The settlement of a long legal dispute over ...

  34. Settlement Reached In Beach Boys Name Dispute

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The settlement of a long legal dispute over rights to the Beach Boys' name has restored good vibrations among the three surviving original members of the famed group, attorneys in the case said yesterday (March 20). The agreement, reached on ...

  35. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a conc ...

  36. Judge Rejects Motion In Love/Jardine Suit

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beach Boys used to sing about endless summers. These days, at least two of them seem to be caught up in endless litigation. The Beach Boys used to sing about endless summers. These days, at least two of them seem to be caught up in endless litig ...

  37. Underground Garage

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Wanna have some fun? Tune in to intheattic.tv for Rachel Fuller's Inter ...

  38. Wilson Drafts Jardine For 'Pet Sounds' Gigs

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brian Wilson will be joined by ex-Beach Boys bandmate Al Jardine for four complete performances of the group's landmark "Pet Sounds" album later this fall. The gigs are set for Nov. 17 in Boston, Nov. Brian Wilson will be joined by ex ...

  39. Judge Dismisses Part Of Suit Against Jardine

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A judge yesterday (Sept. 13) dismissed part of a $2 million lawsuit by Beach Boy Mike Love that claims ex-bandmate Al Jardine illegally used the group's name. A judge yesterday (Sept. 13) dismissed part of a $2 million lawsuit by Beach Boy Mike ...

  40. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after ...

  41. Beach Boys Refurbish Classic Recordings

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Capitol/EMI Music Catalog Marketing will salute two of the Beach Boys' most iconic releases with new editions this summer. As expected, Capitol/EMI Music Catalog Marketing will salute two of the Beach Boys' most iconic release ...

  42. Surviving Beach Boys Regroup In L.A.

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  43. Evans, Beach Boys CDs Celebrate Special Days

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hallmark may be the first brand that comes to mind for greeting cards, but the company is hoping to further associate itself with hit music. Hallmark may be the first brand that comes to mind for greeting cards, but the company is hoping to further ...

  44. Beach Boys' Love Sues Former Bandmate Wilson

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love's attorney hopes the suit won't mar their good vibrations. (AP) -- Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love� ...

  45. Beach Boys Singer Mike Love Sues Brian Wilson

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Seeks 'millions of dollars in illicit profits.' Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love's lawyer hopes the lawsuit won't mar their good vibrations. Love filed the lawsuit in federal c ...

  46. Mike Love Sues Brian Wilson Over 'Smile'

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love's lawyer hopes the lawsuit won't mar their good vibrations. Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love's lawy ...

  47. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after ...

  48. Al Jardine Gets OK To Sue Mike Love

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Founding Beach Boys member Al Jardine has won an appeal against ex-bandmate Mike Love, clearing the way for a breach-of-fiduciary-duty lawsuit against Love. "This is the first step in a long journey," Founding Beach Boys member Al Jardine ...

  49. Supreme Court Won't Hear Beach Boy Suit

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Supreme Court today (Oct. 6) refused to hear an appeal from a founding member of the Beach Boys, who fought a court order preventing him from using the famous name in his touring band. The 9th U.S The Supreme Court today (Oct. 6) refused to hear ...

  50. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world. 2002 - Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world. 2002 - Russian Space Agency officials terminate Lance Bass ...

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