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Beastie Boys Denies Rumors They'll Play Live Shows Again

July 03, 2015 10:07:44

'There will never be Beastie Boys live performances without Adam Yauch,' a rep for the group says, denying reports suggesting surviving members Mike D and Ad-Rock are planning live reunion.

Beastie Boys Awarded More Money From Monster in Copyright Case

June 17, 2015 11:06:35

Originally demanding more $2.4 million from Monster Energy drink to cover legal fees, the groups' surviving members Ad Rock and Mike D have been awarded $668,000.

Beastie Boys Demands Additional $2.5M From Monster in Copyright Violation Case

January 20, 2015 01:01:01

Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond, the surviving members of the rap trio, seek more money from the energy drink company to cover legal fees in the case that started in 2012 and finally ended in 2014.

Monster Energy Drink Sued Again for Using Beastie Boys Music

September 25, 2014 03:09:35

Capitol Records and Universal-Polygram International are suing Monster Energy Drink for $1.2 million months after Beastie Boys won a $1.7 million copyright infringement lawsuit against the company.

Beastie Boys Wins $1.7M in Copyright Lawsuit Against Monster

June 06, 2014 08:06:52

The rap group, who initially sought $2 million, will receive $1.7 million from the energy drink company who included five Beastie Boys songs in their promotional ad without permission.

Beastie Boys' Lawyer Demands $2M From Monster in Copyright Infringement Case

June 05, 2014 04:06:59

In his closing argument, the lawyer Kevin Puvalowski says that the use of his clients' songs in Monster's online ad is 'absolutely egregious.'

Mike D: Beastie Boys Is Done After Adam Yauch's Death

June 04, 2014 03:06:27

The surviving member of the rap group makes it clear that he and Adam 'Ad Rock' Horovitz will never make new music as members of Beastie Boys following Adam 'MCA' Yauch's passing in 2012.

Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock Testifies During Copyright Trial Against Monster

May 28, 2014 03:05:27

Monster, who was sued for $2M after illegally featuring the group's songs in their ad, says that damages shouldn't exceed $125,000.

Beastie Boys Suing Toy Company GoldieBlox for the Use of 'Girls'

December 12, 2013 11:12:01

Two surviving members of the rap group claim that the toy company has committed 'unlawful acts of copyright infringement' by featuring 'Girls' in a video advertisement.

GoldieBlox Removes Beastie Boys' Song From Viral Ad, Plans to Dismiss Lawsuit

November 29, 2013 11:11:39

Founder Debbie Sterling explains that when her company posted the ad, they didn't know that Adam Yauch had requested not to let anyone use Beastie Boys' songs in advertising.

Beastie Boys Fight Back Against GoldieBlox's Lawsuit Over Use of 'Girls' for Toy Ad

November 26, 2013 09:11:12

Despite being 'very impressed by... the message behind' the ad, the hip hop group says the video was made for commercial purpose and the company didn't ask for the band's permission to use their song.

Beastie Boys Writes 'Multidimensional' Memoir, Plans for 2015 Release

April 30, 2013 09:04:25

Mike D and Ad Rock will tell the oral history of the band in a memoir unlike any others to celebrate their 30-year career in music.

Beastie Boys File Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Monster Energy

August 10, 2012 11:08:01

The Boys file complaint against the energy-drink company for the unconsented use of 'Sabotage', 'So What'cha Want' and 'Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun'.

Adam Yauch Remembered in New York State Senate Resolution

May 18, 2012 08:05:15

The NY State Senate also 'pause in its deliberations' to pay tribute to the late member of Beastie Boys.

Video: Elton John Pays Tribute to Beastie Boys' Adam 'MCA' Yauch

May 11, 2012 10:05:13

The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker performs 'Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me' in honor of the late Beastie Boys rapper.

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