Beastie Boys Label Up For Sale

THE BEASTIE BOYS have put their troubled record label GRAND ROYAL up for auction on the internet.

MIKE D, MCA and KING AD-ROCK's 11-year-old label is up for a minimum bid of $10,000 (GBP5,550) on BID4ASSETS.COM.

The company released Beastie albums CHECK YOUR HEAD and ILL COMMUNICATION, as well as developing artists including AT THE DRIVE-IN, ATARI TEENAGE RIOT and LUSCIOUS JACKSON.

Grand Royal was declared bankrupt over two years ago (SEP01) after blaming, "mounting debts, decreasing assets and exceedingly harsh industry conditions."

14/01/2004 17:14

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