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5th March 2014 -

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DJ Peanut Butter Wolf set up independent LA label Stones Throw Records in 1996 and it has since released a string of critically acclaimed artists that have helped to shape the music industry. Current artists...

Beastie Boys legal threats dropped

28th November 2013 -

 News

Beastie Boys have received a letter from a toy company which has backed down after threatening to sue them. The two surviving members of the group - Mike Diamond, aka Mike D and Adam Horovitz,...

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

26th November 2013 -

 News

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...

Beastie Boys Stars Among Mike Dancers In New Yoko Ono Vimike Deo

5th November 2013 -

 News

Beastie Boys bandmates Ad-Rock and Mike D are among the stars in Yoko Ono's video for her new single Bad Dancer.The rappers, who collaborated with Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band on the song, join Questlove,...

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

13th August 2013 -

 News

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...

Beastie Boys Star Mike D Has Big Plans For Sandy Food Truck

3rd April 2013 -

 News

Beastie Boys rapper Mike D is planning to make his free food truck a permanent fixture in an area of New York devastated by superstorm Sandy last year (12).The hip-hop star teamed up with top...

Beastie Boys Star Mike D Feeds New Yorkers On Thanksgiving

23rd November 2012 -

 News

Beastie Boys rapper Mike D spent his Thanksgiving holiday (22Nov12) volunteering in New York to help feed victims of superstorm Sandy.The star, real name Michael Diamond, spread a little festive cheer to residents of Far...

Gwyneth Paltrow celebrates 40th in New York

6th October 2012 -

 News

Gwyneth Paltrow has celebrated her 40th birthday with a third star-studded bash.The actress - who has already toasted the milestone at parties in Nice and London - was joined by a large group of her...

Beastie Boys Songs Banned From Adverts

10th August 2012 -

 News

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...

Beastie Boys Recorded Music Before Adam Yauch Death

24th May 2012 -

 News

The Beastie Boys recorded new music before the death of Adam ''MCA'' Yauch.Band member Mike D said they had been in the studio last autumn laying down tracks despite the musician's illness.However he insisted that...

Beastie Boy Mike D Struggling To Come To Terms With Adam Yauch's Passing

7th May 2012 -

 News

Beastie Boys rapper Mike D has been in a "blur of deep emotions" after losing his friend and bandmate Adam Yauch to cancer.Yauch, known as Mca, died on Friday (04May12) at the age of 47...

Beastie Boys Co-founder Adam Yauch Has Died

4th May 2012 -

 News

Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch has died. The 47-year-old rapper - who was diagnosed with a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node in 2009 for which he underwent surgery and radiation therapy -passed away...

Beastie Boys Co-founder Adam Yauch Has Died

4th May 2012 -

 News

Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch has died. The 47-year-old rapper - who was diagnosed with a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node in 2009 for which he underwent surgery and radiation therapy -passed away...

Mike D'antonio Blames Howard Jones For Departure

3rd May 2012 -

 News

Killswitch Engage bassist Mike D'Antonio has blamed former frontman Howard Jones' lack of "creative juices" for his departure from the band earlier this year (12).The rockers parted ways with the singer after nine years, with...

Axl Rose Booed At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony

16th April 2012 -

 News

Axl Rose was booed at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday (14.04.12) when his name was mentioned.The singer refused to attend the 27th Annual event in Cleveland, Ohio, where his...

Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chilli Peppers And Guns N Roses Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

15th April 2012 -

 News

Stars of the entertainment world assembled in Cleveland, Ohio to see the latest inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, now in its 27th edition. USA Today led the reporting on the five-and-a-half-hour...

Mike D Battled With Dental Pain To Record New Beasties Album

11th May 2011 -

 News

Beastie Boys star Mike D regularly broke down in tears during the recording sessions for the band's latest album because the drugs he was taking for painful dental work left him feeling "angry and angsty".The...

Beastie Boys Cried Through Recording

11th May 2011 -

 News

Beastie Boys Mike Diamond admits a weeping crisis delayed the release of ' Hot Sauce Committee Part Two'.Mike constantly found himself in tears while making the group's recently released album, however, not because of his...

Beastie Boys Promise 'Insane Party Record'

9th May 2011 -

 News

Beastie Boys think their next album will be the "most insane party record" ever.The group admit they have no long-term plans while band member Adam 'MCA' Yauch continues to receive treatment for cancer - which...

Beastie Boys Prepare 'Big' Video

7th January 2011 -

 News

Beastie Boys will release a "big" new video to introduce 'Hot Sauce Committee Part II'. The rap group have confirmed the second instalment in their 'Hot Sauce' series will be released before the first, and...

Beastie Boys' Altered By Adam Yauch's Cancer

27th November 2010 -

 News

Adam Yauch's cancer put Beastie Boys' songs about "farting and pooping" into perspective. The group had planned a distinctly immature record to follow up their 2004 album 'To The 5 Boroughs', but after the musician...

D'abo A Dad To Twins At 63

27th November 2007 -

 News

MANFRED MANN frontman MIKE D'ABO has become a dad to twins, at the age of 63. The Sixties rocker's wife Lisa gave birth to son Louis and daughter Ella at the Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in...

The Things They Say 4939

18th June 2007 -

 News

"We're going to do a medley of WE ARE THE WORLD, ARE THEY AWARE IT'S CHRISTMAS (sic) and NO NUKES." BEASTIE BOYS star MIKE D on the trio's plans for their upcoming Live Earth concert....

Manfred Frontman To Be A Dad At 63

12th June 2007 -

 News

Former MANFRED MANN frontman MIKE D'ABO is set to become a dad again at the age of 63. D'Abo's second wife Lisa is pregnant with twins and is expected to give birth next month (Jul07)....

Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That!

17th July 2006 -

 Movie Review

I guess the Beastie Boys are still cool, right? I mean, my kid brother was into them when he was 12, and that was around 1987. But "Brass Monkey" never gets old, really.To maintain relevance,...

Stipe Honoured As A Humanitarian

27th April 2006 -

 News

REM star MICHAEL STIPE was honoured for his humanitarian work in New York on Tuesday night (25APR06) as starry pals lined up to pay tribute. The SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE singer was the guest of honour...

Beastie Boys Give Video Cameras To Strangers

3rd April 2006 -

 News

The BEASTIE BOYS compiled their latest concert DVD by giving 50 fans in the crowd video cameras. The hip-hop group claims the spontaneous decision came to them after seeing an uploaded recording of one of...

Keep Your Eyes Open

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

If you've already seen Ultimate X or even Dogtown and Z-Boys, you've probably experienced more than enough extreme sports docu-fun. Tamra Davis (Half Baked) adds nothing we haven't already seen to this budding genre, though...

Fade To Black

8th March 2005 -

 Movie Review

In 2003, Brooklyn rapper Jay-Z (a.k.a. Shawn Carter) called it quits after an eight-year career. Compared to most rap artists, he ruled the charts and the airwaves for an eternity. His final album, "The Black...

Beastie Boys Give Political Entertainment

29th June 2004 -

 News

The BEASTIE BOYS have devised an online video game for their fans to play - with a strong political slant. The rap trio have launched a game called TRIPLE TROUBLE on the CAPITOL RECORDS...

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