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The White Stripes, Metallica and More to Appear on Bonnaroo’s Virtual Roo-Ality

Metallica, Dave Matthews and Friends, The White Stripes, James Brown and My Morning Jacket are among the 13 headline acts topping the bill with live…
Katherine Turman / September 16, 2020

Beastie Boys to Release New Greatest Hits Compilation Album

They've released a retrospective photo book and film, so it makes perfect sense that the Beastie Boys are prepping a musical accompaniment to it.
Daniel Kohn / September 3, 2020

Beastie Boys Story Release Date Is Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Less than a week after the trailer for the Beastie Boys Story was released, the doc's theatrical release has been pushed back to a later date…
SPIN Staff / March 18, 2020

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The 35 Greatest Concerts of the Last 35 Years

We know, we know — the best concert of all-time is your friend’s obscure indie-punk band playing a sweaty neighborhood basement back in ‘94. We admit…
SPIN Staff / November 28, 2020

The Most Influential Artists: #12 Beastie Boys

As part of our 35th anniversary, we’re naming the most influential artists of the past 35 years. Today, we’re at #12. From New York City,…
Daniel Kohn / November 25, 2020

Public Enemy Roll Back the Years With Beastie Boys, Run-DMC in ‘Public Enemy Number Won’ Video

Public Enemy recently released their first album with Def Jam in a number of years with What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down? They…
Daniel Kohn / November 11, 2020

Public Enemy Join Forces With Beastie Boys’ Ad Rock, Mike D and Run-DMC for ‘Public Enemy Number Won’ Video

Public Enemy's first album with Def Jam in an eternity (OK fine, 20--plus years) is out now. Chuck D, Flavor Flav and company enlisted legends…
Daniel Kohn / October 29, 2020

Beastie Boys License Music in Commercial for First Time

While other musical acts have been OK with licensing their music to advertisements, the Beastie Boys were the complete opposite -- until now.
Emily Tan / October 19, 2020

Watch the Beastie Boys’ Final-Ever Show at Bonnaroo

Don't let the flurry of activity in the past few years fools you, it's been over 11 years since the Beastie Boys last performed live.
Daniel Kohn / September 25, 2020

Beastie Boys’ Aglio E Oglio EP Is Now on Streaming Services

A year after Ill Communication was released (in 1995), the Beastie Boys went back to their hardcore roots by releasing Aglio E Oglio. The EP, which featured eight songs…
Daniel Kohn / September 10, 2020

Public Enemy Recruits Mike D, Ad-Rock, Run-DMC, George Clinton and More for New LP

Days after announcing their new album, What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?, Public Enemy just revealed who they collaborated with on the new…
Emily Tan / September 1, 2020

Rick Rubin and Beastie Boys Revisit the Early Days on Broken Record

When Rick Rubin first met the Beastie Boys, he was still a student and DJ at New York University. But after meeting Ad-Rock, Mike D,…
Emily Tan / June 23, 2020

Quarantine Classic Concerts: Tibetan Freedom Concert

Rock ‘n roll and politics have a long, intertwined history -- and it’s hard to find a better example than the Tibetan Freedom Concert.
Sean Moltisanti / June 4, 2020

Ad-Rock and Mike D Respond to Call for New Beastie Boys Music

With the release of their documentary, Beastie Boys Story on Apple TV+ on April 24, the Beastie Boys sat down with LL Cool J on…
Emily Tan / April 22, 2020

Beastie Boys Story: Watch the Spike Jonze-Directed Documentary Trailer

The trailer for the anticipated Beastie Boys documentary has been released. Directed by longtime Beasties collaborator Spike Jonze, the Beastie Boys Story trailer starts…
SPIN Staff / March 12, 2020
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