1. Beastie Boys' Defense Says 'Paul's Boutique'-Suing Label Doesn't Actually Own Copyrights

    June 11, 2014 8:28 PM EDT The Beastie Boys might be finished producing new music, but the hip-hop group isn't done with copyright law. Amazingly, Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz and the late Adam Yauch appear poised to score their third big legal win this year. Just la ...

  2. Films Scored By Ben Gibbard, Ad-Rock Showing at Sundance Festival

    January 06, 2014 9:19 PM EST 5 1 1 Gibbard contributed a score to "Laggies," while Ad-Rock scored "No-No: A Dockumentary" When the Sundance Film Festival arrives next week in Utah, two films scheduled to be screened at the event will be of particular interest for ...

  3. Luscious Jackson Return After 14 Years Thanks to the Crowd (and PledgeMusic)

    October 16, 2013 4:47 PM EDT Following the release of 1999's "Electric Honey" on Capitol, New York alt-rock group Luscious Jackson called it quits. In the time since, the band members-singer/bassist Jill Cunniff, singer/guitarist Gabby Glaser and drummer Kate ...

  4. Morning Fix: WMG-Clear Channel's 'Groundbreaking' Deal; Twitter Files for IPO; E. Zoo Deaths Ruled Overdoses; Ray Dolby Dies

    September 13, 2013 8:01 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE WARNER MUSIC'S DEAL WITH CLEAR CHANNEL COULD BE GROUNDBREAKING FOR THE U.S. MUSIC BIZ (ANALYSIS) There's been a lot of confusion online about a groundbreaking new partnership between Cle ...

  5. Beastie Boys’ 'Paul's Boutique' Sampling Lawsuit: The Fine Print

    September 13, 2013 5:45 AM EDT A New York judge won't let the Beastie Boys off the hook in an illegal sampling lawsuit brought by TufAmerica, which owns rights to the musical compositions of Trouble Funk, an R&B group from the '80s. The copyright infringement la ...

  6. Beastie Boys' Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz On Adam Yauch's Death

    May 06, 2012 10:25 PM EDT Adam Yauch's Beastie Boys band member Adam Horovitz, aka Ad-Rock (originally King Ad-Rock), has taken to the band's blog to thank fans for their support in the wake of Yauch's death on Friday. Tributes For Beastie Boys' Adam &# ...

  7. Adam Horovitz of Beastie Boys Reacts to Yauch's Death

    May 06, 2012 10:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ad-Rock: "I'm glad to know that all the love that Yauch has put out into the world is coming right back at him" Adam Yauch's Beastie Boys band member Adam Horovitz, aka Ad-Rock, has taken to the band's blog to thank fans for ...

  8. Analysis: The Beastie Boys' Trailblazing Billboard Chart History

    May 05, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Beastie Boys' Billboard chart history is as eclectic as the group itself. The trio's (Mike Diamond, Adam Horovitz and the late Adam Yauch) "Licensed to Ill" album made history in 1987 as the first rap album to hit No. 1 on the ...

  9. Beastie Boys Blazed Billboard Chart History

    May 04, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 B eastie Boys ' Billboard chart history is as eclectic as the group itself. The trio's (Mike Diamond, Adam Horovitz and the late Adam Yauch) "Licensed to Ill" album made history in 1987 as the first rap album to hit No. 1 on the ...

  10. Rock Hall Presenters: John Mellencamp, Carole King, Chuck D, Bette Midler

    March 20, 2012 12:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Donovan Calls Mellencamp 'My Dear Friend,' Says He'll Perform With My Morning Jacket's Jim James Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, Carole King, Robbie Robertson and ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbon ...

  11. Ad-Rock to Score Father's Off-Broadway Play

    November 01, 2011 8:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Horovitz is about to pass the mic to his dad. The Beastie Boys MC, better known as Ad-Rock, will reportedly score off-Broadway play "Gloucester Blue." The play is the latest work of his father, Israel Horovitz, and debuts in New York ...

  12. April 25, 2009

    April 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Phil Collins announces his retirement from releasing albums and touring. 2007 – Singer-songwriter Bobby “Boris” Pickett dies from leukemia in Los Angeles at the age of 69. 2002 – Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes of TLC is killed in a car crash in Hondur ...

  13. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-winning conductor who lent his musical expertise to Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby before founding the New York Pops and becoming the first "Tonight Show" bandleader 2005 - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-wi ...

  14. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '60s and '70s, dies in London of cancer. He is 64. Most produced such hits as the Animals' "House of the Rising Sun" and "We Gotta Get Out of T 2003 - Mickie Most ...

  15. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-winning conductor who lent his musical expertise to Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby before founding the New York Pops and becoming the first "Tonight Show" bandleader 2005 - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-wi ...

  16. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '60s and '70s, dies in London of cancer. He is 64. Most produced such hits as the Animals' "House of the Rising Sun" and "We Gotta Get Out of T 2003 - Mickie Most ...

  17. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Travis is named the best act in the world at the Q Awards 2000, presented in London. Badly Drawn Boy wins for best new act; Coldplay's "Parachutes" is named best album. The awards are vo 2005 - Skitch Henders ...

  18. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Tex Beneke, who took over the Glenn Miller Orchestra after the bandleader's death during World War II, dies at his home in Santa Ana. He is 86.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - ...

  19. Ill Documentary

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beasties celebrate the premiere of their fan-shot documentary. Left to right, Beastie Boys MCA (Adam Yauch), Adrock (Adam Horovitz), and Mike D (Michael Diamond) arrive at the March 28 premiere of their new film 'Awesome; I F***in' Sho ...

  20. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Kiss kicks off its Psycho-Circus tour with a Halloween extravaganza in Los Angeles that dazzles thousands of fans, many of whom arrive in costumes. Appropriately enough, the Smashing Pum 2001 - Having fully recovered from t ...

  21. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '60s and '70s, dies in London of cancer. He is 64. Most produced such hits as the Animals' "House of the Rising Sun" and "We Gotta Get O 2003 - ...

  22. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Having fully recovered from the flu that forced her to restructure the North American tour in support of her third Jive album, "Britney," Britney Spears' tour kicks off in Washington, D. 2001 - Having fully r ...

  23. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>A Houston jury sentences rap musician South Park Mexican (Carlos Coy) to 45 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl. Coy testifies that he is innocent in this case as w 2002 - A Houston jury sentences rap ...

  24. Beasties Address War On Iraq In New Song

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran rap trio the Beastie Boys have made a new song, "In a World Gone Mad," available for free download from their official Web site. The cut, the first new Beasties song to be released in more tha Veteran rap trio the Beastie Boys have ...

  25. Run-D.M.C. Announces Retirement

    November 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A day after Run-D.M.C.'s Jason "Jam Master Jay" Mizell was laid to rest in Queens, N.Y., the surviving members of the group -- Joseph "Run" Simmons and Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels -- were joined by hip- A day after R ...

  26. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Having fully recovered from the flu that forced her to restructure the North American tour in support of her third Jive album, "Britney," Britney Spears' tour kicks off in Washington, D. 2001 - Having fully r ...

  27. Pre-Rap Beastie Boys Performance Unearthed

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Long-silent New York thrash/punk label RATcage Records has resurfaced in Switzerland, and its new first batch of releases includes a rare recording of a 1982 concert featuring a pre-rap Beastie Boys, Long-silent New York thrash/punk label RATcage Re ...

  28. Revamped All Tomorrow's Parties Lineup Taking Shape

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The roster for the first North American installment of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival, postponed from October to March 15-17 on the campus of the University of California at Los Angeles, is takin The roster for the first North American ins ...

  29. Beasties Lead Anti-Violence Benefit In NYC

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys played their first show in more than two-and-a-half years last night (Oct. 28) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, at the first of two New Yorkers Against Violence benefits, which the The Beastie Boys played their first show in ...

  30. BS2000 Plans First North American Tour

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 BS2000, the side project of Beastie Boy principal Adam Horovitz and Amery "AWOL" Smith, will begin their first-ever North American tour on April 3 in Minneapolis. The short trek comes in support of th BS2000, the side project of Beastie Bo ...