Beastie Boys - Beastie Boys' Yauch Given Cancer All-clear

BEASTIE BOYS rapper ADAM YAUCH has been given the all-clear in his cancer battle, 18 months after he was diagnosed with the disease.
The star, aka MCA, put his career on hold after doctors found a tumour in his parotid gland in July 2009, and as a result, the band's album Hot Sauce Committee, Part 1 was delayed indefinitely.
Yauch proved he was on the road to recovery months after having the lump removed when he declared he was "feeling healthy, strong and hopeful", having adopted a strict vegan diet and turned to ancient Chinese medicine upon the advice of Tibetan doctors.
And his bandmate Mike D reveals the trio's plans to release the second part of Hot Sauce Committee this spring (11) are back on track now that Yauch has overcome his illness.
In an interview on BBC Radio 1, Mike D calls the news of the all-clear "a good thing", adding, "We're really happy about it."
And while the Beastie Boys' previously announced first project, Hot Sauce Committee, Part 1, is "still delayed", Mike D insists fans will be treated to some new music very soon.
He says, "The second one is coming out as originally scheduled."
The rapper claimed the Beastie Boys were "open" to touring to promote the upcoming release, but admitted it will all depend on how 46-year-old Yauch's health holds up.
Mike D continues, "We're still going to have to see how he's doing."


Contactmusic

Tags: Beastie Boys - Adam Yauch

Advertisement

More Beastie Boys

Fight For Your Right: Beastie Boys Collect $1.7M In Monster Copyright Battle

The Beastie Boys have been awarded $1.7 (£1.1) million in a case battling the unauthorised use of their music in adverts by the fizzy drinks...

The Beastie Boys Now Embroiled In $2M Copyright Dispute

Anyone following pop culture news of late will have noticed that copyright disputes are kind of The Beastie Boys’ thing of late. Following the GoldieBlox...

Why Isn't The Beastie Boys vs Monster an Open and Shut Case?

The Beastie boys have a pretty strong case against Monster Beverage Corp; the manufacturer and seller of caffeinated energy drinks is being sued by hip...

Beastie Boys Once Again Fight For Their Right... Copyright, That Is.

The Beastie Boys are involved in another copyright lawsuit this week (the previous one against GoldieBlox ended in March with a settlement for an undisclosed...

Advertisement

GoldieBlox Removes Beastie Boys Song From Video To Avoid More Legal Disputes

GoldieBlox has withdrawn the Beastie Boys song from their viral video to avoid a legal battle with the band. The Californian toy company, used their...

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...

Toy Company Versus The Beastie Boys: The Copyright Saga Continues

The viral GoldieBlox ad, which flipped a Beastie Boys song on its head is pretty admirable, but that doesn’t save it from violating copyright. This...

Best Ad We've Ever Seen Turns Beastie Boys Sexist 'Girls' Around [Video]

In the face of a generation of mute princesses, vacuous models, and shallow celebrities, toy company GoldieBlox have designed a range of fun yet challenging...

Advertisement

Comments

Beastie Boys Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Beastie Boys

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All