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Tag Archives: The Beastie Boys

Listen to Prophets of Rage cover Beastie Boys

Posted by on August 18, 2016

It’s hard to believe that three months ago, no one knew what Prophets of Rage was. At the end of May, the band consisting of Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Commerford with Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Cypress Hill’s B-Real announced that they were a thing. Since then, the band […]

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Rick Rubin talks about working with Slayer, Danzig, Kerry King’s dislike of Beastie Boys

Posted by on February 11, 2016

Given the body of work he’s amassed already, not to mention his long, flowing gray beard, it’s hard to imagine that Rick Rubin is only 52 years old. In his 32 years of producing, he cofounded Def Jam, then American Recordings and he produced everything from Slayer’s Reign in Blood to Adele and Johnny Cash. On the eve […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Shocking Moments Of 2012

Posted by on December 21, 2012

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been celebrating the best albums that came out in 2012. However, while the past year was packed with great music, 2012 also had its fair share of unbelievable moments. Some were joyous surprises, while others were downright horrifying. All in all, though, each moment resonated throughout the metal community. […]

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R.I.P. Adam Yauch Of The Beastie Boys

Posted by on May 4, 2012

As anyone with an Internet connection knows, the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch, aka MCA, passed away earlier today at the age of 47 after a battle with cancer. There’s really nothing to say. The trio were one of rap’s best-known bands, but also beloved by fans of any genre. To pay tribute to Yauch, here’s […]

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