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Brian Wilson and Al Jardine/photo credit: Kevin Winter, Getty Images

No (Mike) Love At Upcoming Brian Wilson Concert

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 […]

01/22/2013

Peter Cetera/ photo credit: Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images

Could It Happen: A Chicago Reunion With Peter Cetera

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.

09/13/2012

(photo courtesy of Capitol Records)

Labor Day Road Trip: 10 Classic Driving Songs

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.

08/31/2012

(Courtesy of BlastMusic)

Beach Boys Are ‘Doin’ It Again’ With New DVD, Greatest Hits Collections

The band is celebrating 50 years with a new DVD.

08/08/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Happy 4th of July: 8 Classic Songs About America

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 […]

07/03/2012

Aerosmith Announces Their "The Global Warming" Tour

Classic Rock’s 5 Most Surprising Reconciliations

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 […]

06/21/2012

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On The Charts: Rush Hit No. 2, Classic Rock Takes Over Top 20

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 […]

06/20/2012

The Beach Boys Press Conference in Madrid

The Beach Boys Lost Album To Be Released In November

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 […]

09/05/2011

The Beach Boys Set To Release 'Smile' Album Four Decades Late

[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 […]

02/17/2011

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