It’s been a strenuous 2012 for Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, and many have expressed concerns over the 70-year-old’s health as he’s toured the globe with his reunited band.
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.
The band is celebrating 50 years with a new DVD.
“They call me the pitch b*tch,” Carnie Wilson jokes. “I can’t help myself! When somebody is flat, I’m going to be the one to say, ‘you’re flat, get it together – we’re a vocal group.'”
Brian Wilson is the reason to go see the Beach Boys’ 50th anniversary tour, but he also happens to be the cause of it. One might assume it’s another one of those tours engineered to […]
An Endless Summer may not be in store for the reunited Beach Boys. Amidst hopeful talk of adding tour dates and recording another album comes a report that frontman Mike Love has scheduled his own […]
The Beach Boys’ surviving members – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks – joined L.A. sister station K-EARTH 101’s Morning Show with Gary Bryan last week on-air to talk about […]
The Beach Boys are undeniably Southern California’s hometown heroes. They’ve created a signature sound that defines the laid back California beach lifestyle, infatuation with classic cars and young romance, and now after 50 influential years […]
About an hour into their set at New York’s Beacon Theatre last night (May 10), the Beach Boys hit their stride, like a surfer catching that big, juicy wave. Though the band’s members – who […]
Is recording “live” in the studio a lost art? Filmmaker Denny Tedesco thinks it may be. He’s directed The Wrecking Crew, a documentary about the group of musicians that included drummer Hal Blaine, bassist Carol […]