“This cannot be the new normal!”
From prog rockers playing in a Roman ruin to a German metal band taking over Madison Square Garden, this list has it all.
The man credited with coming up with the band’s name is gone too soon.
In honour of the anniversary of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s passing
Grab your Ray Bans and backwards Fedoras, a Beastie Boys musical will be opening in London next month, under the iconic title of the groups seminal 1986 debut Licensed to Ill. Set to be staged at the Camden People’s Theatre, the show will follow the group as they rise to fame, with the lives of
Dogs can so easily become the centre of our universe, and, as it turns out, they can also become some of the biggest names in the rap game thanks to a new project by Australian photographer Adam Jackman-Moore, appropriately titled The Pug Life. Mr Jackman-Moore, who goes by the name A-Dawg (because of course he
Fresh from a starring role in Noah Baumbach’s new film While We’re Young, Beastie Boys‘ Adam Horovitz, aka Ad-Rock, is now taking a new role in the love advice game, taking part in Rookie‘s popular Ask a Grown Man series. Horovitz fielded a number of love-related questions traipsing such territory as first kisses, breaking up
Official footage has emerged of a January Korn performance in London where the band were joined onstage by members of Slipknot to perform an explosive cover of the Beastie Boys classic Sabotage. As as evident in the video below, Slipknot jumped onstage with Korn at London’s Wembley Arena a couple of weeks ago during their
A previously unreleased music video for the Beastie Boys‘ collaboration with Nas, Too Many Rappers, has surfaced online. The video for 2011’s Hot Sauce Committee Part Two track, was directed by Roman Coppola but was never officially released. As pointed out by Pitchfork, the video surfaced on the website of film editor Neal Usatin who
The Beastie Boys have revealed that they promised the late Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch that they wouldn’t make any more music after he passed away, nor agree to license any of their past music for promotional use. Long-time Beastie Boys member Michael Diamond, aka Mike D, commented on the band’s future during court proceedings relating to
Benjamin Gibbard, frontman of Death Cab For Cutie, Ad-Rock of seminal New York rap group Beastie Boys, and electronic jazz experimentalist Flying Lotus have each produced scores for films to be screened at the upcoming 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah this month. As Rolling Stone reports, Gibbard has provided the musical accompaniment
Music video legend and the director of Being John Malkovich, Where The Wild Things Are, and Adaptation, Spike Jonze revealed in a recent interview his one-time plans to make a feature film co-written and starring members of equally legendary New York hip-hop crew, Beastie Boys. Jonze met Michael “Mike D” Diamond, Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz, and
Seminal hip-hop crew the Beastie Boys have officially filed suit against US toymaker GoldieBlox, as part of an ongoing copyright dispute with the company. The suit follows an open letter written by GoldieBlox owner Debbie Sterling, addressed to the band, as an attempt at a peaceful resolution. The controversy began last month, when a GoldieBlox
US toymaker GoldieBlox, who were previously reported as being besieged by legendary hip-hop group Beastie Boys‘ legal team, before the band revealed that they were the ones being threatened with a suit, have written a letter to the rap crew saying they are “ready to stop the lawsuit.” “We don’t want to fight with you.
The surviving members of seminal New York hip-hop group Beastie Boys have written an open letter to US toy manufacturer GoldieBlox, setting the record straight on a copyright dispute between the two parties, with the Beasties saying that it is the toy company who is suing them. “Like many of the millions of people who
US toymaker GoldieBlox, who manufacture toys designed to spark creativity and scientific thinking in young girls, have been threatened with legal action by the lawyers of legendary hip-hop group Beastie Boys, after the company used a cut from their debut album in one of their advertisements. The so-called ‘Princess Machine’ ad, which has since gone
Yoko Ono took her late husband’s former bandmate’s lead when producing her latest music video for Bad Dancer, from her recent LP, Take Me To the Land of Hell. Sir Paul McCartney enlisted Sean Penn and Johnny Depp for his Queenie Eye video and Ono has likewise rostered an all-star cast. The stars featured in
New York City’s Palmetto Playground has been renamed Adam Yauch Park in honour of the late Beastie Boy, marking a year since the hip hop legend’s passing. The Brooklyn playground is just a few blocks from Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch‘s childhood home and was reportedly where he learned to ride a bike. City officials held a
The Beastie Boys are attempting to get a lawsuit dropped that was brought against them by record label TufAmerica. Filing the lawsuit one day before the passing of Beastie Boy member Adam Yauch, TufAmerica are attempting to sue the Beastie Boys for sampling 80’s R&B act Trouble Funk’s tracks Say What and Drop the Bomb.