Beach Boys fans had to wait decades for The Smile Sessions box set to be released. Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, along with compilation co-producers Alan Boyd, Mark Linett and Dennis Wolfe and mastering engineer Mark […]
Brian Wilson has just announced, via his website, an upcoming concert at the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering, Ohio, on July 25. Interestingly, the post also mentions that “special guests Al Jardine and David Marks will […]
The Chicago business is still a healthy one: like The Beach Boys, they tour every year to large crowds. But also like The Beach Boys, reuniting with their ex-frontman would be a huge event that would get the band more media attention than they’ve had in years, and would probably be a big enough deal to lead to a tour headlining the venues where they usually split the bill.
It’s the ironically-named Labor Day weekend where, if you’re lucky, you have three days off. As you hit the highway for summer’s big finale, you’ll need a playlist for the holiday road trip. Get those motors revving, we’ve got a Labor Day playlist of ten classic songs for the long drive ahead.
The band is celebrating 50 years with a new DVD.
Country stars are known far and wide for their patriotism, but they’re not the only musicians inspired by America. As we prepare for the 4th of July, let’s go beyond “God Bless the U.S.A.” and […]
This week, Aerosmith kicked off its Global Warming Tour – a tour that, following Steven Tyler’s American Idol-inspired near-replacement in 2010, some thought might not happen. But Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry worked out their […]
This week on the Billboard 200 album chart, a No. 1 alludes Rush once more, as the Canadian prog-rockers come in at No. 2 right behind pop/R&B star Usher. They lead the charge on classic […]
A long lost Beach Boys album will finally be released in November, some 40 years after it was recorded. Rolling Stone reports the surviving members of the band will release “The Smile Sessions” as 2 […]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beach Boys[/lastfm] are finally going to release the album Smile this summer in celebration of their 50th anniversary! The news came during an Examiner interview with Beach Boys guitarist [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Al Jardine[/lastfm]. Smile was […]