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Beastie Boys Representative Dismisses Live Reunion Rumours

The Sabotage hitmakers have been on an indefinite hiatus since the death of rapper Adam 'MCA' Yauch in 2012, but documents recently filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the...

Beastie Boys Win Sample Battle

A New York judge has thrown out a copyright lawsuit against the rappers, concluding that executives at TufAmerica, who filed suit the day before band member Adam Yauch died in 2012, had no...

Songwriter/guitarist Don Lanier Dies

Songwriter and musician Don Lanier has died at the age of 78.The Texas native passed away last week (23Jul14). Lanier began his lengthy career as a guitarist in Jimmy Bowen's Rhythm Orchids band and...

Beastie Boys Pledge Not To Make New Music Without Mca

The surviving members of the Beastie Boys have vowed not to record new music under the group's name after making a promise to late rapper Adam 'mca' Yauch before his death in 2012.The hip-hop trio...

Beastie Boys Fans Calling For New York Street Honour

Fans of the Beastie Boys are lobbying officials in New York to rename a street intersection featured on their 1989 album, Paul's Boutique, after the hip-hop trio.A petition has been set up on Change.org by...

The Beastie Boys Aren't Suing Goldieblox After All, But Goldieblox Are Still Suing The Beasties

GoldieBlox may have shot themselves in the foot if they wanted to appear as the victims in the ongoing saga surrounding their online advertising campaign that features the Beastie Boys song 'Girls.' After claiming that...

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Beastie Boys' Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Rap greats the Beastie Boys have been denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them over unauthorised sampling.Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz and Adam Yauch were named in legal action by record executives at...

George Strait To Record Five More Albums

Country music legend George Strait has signed a new five-album record deal at 61.The singer/songwriter announced his new McA Nashville deal at a gala honouring his 60 number one singles earlier this week (beg26Aug13)....

Beastie Boys Stars Team Up With Yoko Ono's Banmike D

Beastie Boys stars Ad-Rock and Mike D have teamed up with Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band for their first studio project since the death of bandmate Adam Yauch.The pair - real names Adam Horovitz and...

Garth Brooks Pays Tribute To Country Music Mogul Jim Foglesong

Country music star Garth Brooks has paid tribute to the mogul who helped launch his career following his death on Tuesday (09Jul13).Jim Foglesong was 90 when he passed away at a Nashville, Tennessee hospital after...

Adam Yauch To Be Honoured At Brooklyn Hip-hop Festival

Late Beastie Boy Adam 'mca' Yauch is set to be honoured with a special tribute at the 2013 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival in his native New York.The rapper lost his battle with cancer on 4 May,...

Mike D And Ad Rock To Tell The Beastie Boys Story In Memoir

A new book charting the story of the Beastie Boys, written by surviving members Mike D and Ad Rock, is to be published in 2015. The book will trace the rappers' origins as a New...

Bad Brains Dedicate New Album To Yauch

Punk icons Bad Brains are dedicating their new album to late Beastie Boys star Adam Yauch.The rapper produced the band's last album, Build a Nation, and frontman H.R. and his bandmates wanted to pay a...

Adam Yauch Skateboard Designs To Be Auctioned

Three skateboard decks designed and signed by late BEASTIE BOYS star Adam Yauch just weeks before his death are to be auctioned off in November (12) to raise cash for charity.Yauch, aka McA, wrote out...

Hey ‘Notebook’ Fans: Ryan Reynolds Married Blake Lively At ‘The Plantation'

Ryan Reynolds may not be a bearded Ryan Gosling, though he attempted to at least match the American actor by marrying wife Blake Lively at the Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant: where the romantic...

Why Is Emma Watson The Most Dangerous Celebrity On The Web?

Emma Watson has been named the “most dangerous” celebrity to search for online by internet security firm Mcafee. The American company said that Watson had become cyber criminal’s favourite celebrity to use as bait when...

Emma Watson Is Listed As Most Dangerous Female Celebrity

Emma Watson has been labelled as the 'most dangerous' celebrity' to search for on the internet with online criminals using her to trap users into downloading malicious material and disclose personal information.The 22-year-old 'Harry Potter'...

Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' Proves Successful Despite Public Criticism

The Newsroom, created by Aaron Sorkin, writer of The West Wing, enjoyed impressive viewing figures, as it's first season culminated Sunday night (August 26, 2012), reports The Washington Post.2.3 million tuned in for the finale's...

Adam Yauch's Will Filed: 'Don't Use My Music For Advertising!'

The late Adam Yauch, of The Beastie Boys, has left one last 'Sabotage,' to anyone hoping to use his music for their own purposes. The rapper, who died of cancer aged 47, in May this...

Beastie Boys Songs Banned From Adverts

Adam Yauch's will prevents his music being used in adverts. The Beastie Boys rapper - known as MCA - passed away from cancer in May aged 47, and his will lists a clause preventing his...

Adam Yauch's Will Forbids His Music To Be Used In Adverts

The will of Adam Yauch has revealed that the deeply missed former Beastie Boys member has forbidden his music or image being used in any form of advertising.The will, filed at Manhattan Surrogate court in...

Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy Drink Bosses Over Music Copyright

The Beastie Boys have filed suit against the bosses of a popular energy drink company over allegations of copyright infringement.The Body Movin' hitmakers lodged papers in Manhattan federal court in New York on Wednesday (08Aug12),...

Adam Yauch To Be Remembered On Memorial Walk

Fans of the Beastie Boys will get their chance to pay their respects to late hip-hop star Adam 'Mca' YAUCH this weekend (04Aug12) as part of a walking tour in Brooklyn, New York.The memorial Beastie...

'The Dark Knight Rises' Gets Standing Ovation At Special Preview

There is no denying that 'The Dark Knight Rises' has been one of the most anticipated films of the year, but with that has come a huge pressure on director Christopher Nolan, not least owing...

Sorkin’S ‘The Newsroom’ Renewed Despite Mixed Reviews

Aaron Sorkin’s latest drama ‘The Newsroom’ has been renewed for a second season by Hbo, despite earning average reviews for its first couple of episodes. It seems the network was happy enough with the solid...

'The Newsroom' Topples 'Game Of Thrones' In Ratings

Aaron Sorkin's latest project - 'The Newsroom' starring Jeff Daniels - has performed surprisingly well in the ratings, despite receiving mixed reviews from critics. The show follows an authoritative anchor named Will Mcavoy who strives...

Does Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' Live Up To Expectations?

Aaron Sorkin's much anticipated Hbo drama 'The Newsroom' debuted in the U.S last week, though it received a rough ride from critics - something 'The West Wing' creator has experienced little of in recent years....

The Newsroom: Is Aaron Sorkin's Drama Making Headlines?

Aaron Sorkin's new Hbo drama The Newsroom has debuted on US TV and it's proving to be quite a talking point, even if some of the critics haven't quite taken to the new series wholeheartedly....

Talent Agent To The Stars Lawrence Barnett Dies

Lawrence Barnett, the man who handled the careers of icons Marlon Brando, Judy Garland and Lena Horne, has passed away. He was 98.The talent executive died in Los Angeles on Monday (11Jun12). No further details...

Beastie Boys' Fun In The Studio

Beastie Boys ''had fun'' in the studio shortly before Adam 'MCA' Yauch's death.The musician passed away last month following a battle with cancer and despite being ill, he told his bandmates he wanted to make...

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