Beastie Boys Win $1.7 Million in Monster Trial
The Beastie Boys have won $1.7 million in their trial against Monster Beverage Corp.
The Beastie Boys had sought up to $2.5 million for copyright infringement and false endorsement. Monster countered that it owed no more than...
The Beastie Boys Settle GoldieBlox Lawsuit
The Beastie Boys finally settled their lawsuit with GoldieBlox (the toy company that parodied their song "Girls" in a viral ad).
The settlement will include an apology from GoldieBlox, to be displayed on the company's website, as...
The Return of Beastie Boys and GoldieBlox
When GoldieBlox pulled the parody of the Beastie Boys' song "Girls" from their toy commercial, I thought that would be the end of it. I was wrong. The Beastie Boys have now sued the toymaker for copyright and trademark...
Follow-Up: Toy Company Removes "Girls" Ad
GoldieBlox has pulled their "Girls" ad and written an open letter to the Beastie Boys, which can be found below.
We donít want to fight with you. We love you and we are actually huge fans.
When we made our parody version of your...
Beastie Boys "Girls" Now Involved in Copyright Lawsuit
I made a comment in the news post about the Beastie Boys' song "Girls" being used in a pretty awesome commercial, that it was one of the rare times the band has allowed this to happen. Looks like I spoke too soon. According to a...
Beastie Boys Go Viral in Commercial
The Beastie Boys had long held they wouldn't license their songs for TV commercials -- but it looks like they've made an exception. Check out the commercial for the Rube Goldberg toy the "Princess Machine" featuring The Beastie...
Adam Yauch Recorded Music With The Beastie Boys In Fall
Rolling Stone has posted an interview with Michael 'Mike D' Diamond of the Beastie Boys discussing Adam Yauch's life and his last few weeks. Included in the interview is the fact that Yauch recorded new music with the band last...
Linkin Park Cover The Beastie Boys
Linkin Park covered The Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" in the middle of "Bleed It Out" at their benefit concert this past Friday at the House of Blues in LA. You can see it in the replies.
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"We give you death by '45! It's what we call your last time out!"
In Memorium: Adam "MCA" Yauch (Drew Beringer)
Whether He Is We, Her, Him, or Someone Else, This Has To Stop. (Jack Appleby)
Beastie Boys Members Comment On Adam Yauch's Passing
Adam Horovits and Mike D. of the Beastie Boys have issued statements regarding the passing of their bandmate, Adam "MCA" Yauch. They are below.
I know, we should have tweeted and instagrammed every sad, happy and inspired...
In Memorium: Adam "MCA" Yauch
This past Friday, the music scene as a whole lost a true visionary, activist, and legend in Adam "MCA" Yauch, one of the co-founders of Beastie Boys. I wrote a small afterword on the hip-hop pioneer in my blog, as well as...