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Beastie Boys Star Creates Man-bag Collection

The Sabotage star, real name Mike Diamond, has teamed up with Los Angeles-based accessories guru Clare Vivier to create Mike D. x Clare V., a collection for her brand Mike insists...

Beastie Boys Will Never Play Live Without Mca

Beastie Boys will never play live again.The 'Fight For Your Right' hitmakers have confirmed they'll never perform again, following the death of member Adam 'MCA' Yauch in 2012, aged 47 due to cancer.The news came...

Beastie Boys Legal Threats Dropped

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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...

Manfred Frontman To Be A Dad At 63

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)....

Stipe Honoured As A Humanitarian

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

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...

Beastie Boys Give Political Entertainment

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...

Beastie Boys Blast Bush Again

THE BEASTIE BOYS have slammed American President GEORGE W BUSH for "alienating the rest of the world" and refusing to work with other countries. The rap trio - AD ROCK, MIKE D and MCA...

Mike D: Paul's Boutique Was Passed Over

Rapper MIKE D was unsurprised the BEASTIE BOYS' classic album PAUL'S BOUTIQUE failed to sell well upon its 1989 release - because the record company was busy promoting a new DONNY OSMOND record. The...

Mike D Explains Twin Towers On Album Cover

BEASTIE BOYS rapper MIKE D has explained the band's decision to put the stricken TWIN TOWERS on the cover of their latest album - because the New York skyline doesn't look the same without them....

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Prince's Paisley Park Estate To Opened For Public Tours

Prince's Paisley Park Estate To Opened For Public Tours

From October 6th, the public will be able to take guided tours of Prince's sprawling home and studio complex in Chanhassen, Minneapolis.

Kit Harington And Maisie Williams Tease 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7

Kit Harington And Maisie Williams Tease 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7

Without giving away any spoilers, both the British actors hinted that season seven of 'Game of Thrones' would be eventful, shall we say.

Robin Thicke Launches Appeal Against 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Decision

Robin Thicke Launches Appeal Against 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Decision

Thicke and Pharrell were ordered to pay $5.3 million in March 2015 to Marvin Gaye's family after 'Blurred Lines' was found to have copied elements of...

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Johnny Depp Sends First Divorce Payment Straight To Charities

Johnny Depp Sends First Divorce Payment Straight To Charities

Depp cut the first installment of cheques in his divorce from Amber Heard, sending them directly to the charities she named.

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