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Watch the electrifying first trailer for Spike Jones’ ‘Beastie Boys Story’ documentary

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“Now here’s a little story that I’ve got to tell"

Fight for your right: Beastie Boys announce documentary directed by Spike Jonze

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"It was a real privilege to get to reunite with them"

Spike Jonze gearing up to release Beastie Boys photo book

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It'll be packed full of 'Sure Shots'

Beastie Boys are reissuing four of their classic records on colour vinyl

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Beastie Boys have announced special limited edition reissues of four of their classic releases. Set to be released on October 4, each record will be pressed onto 180-gram translucent colour vinyl. The four Beastie Boys releases in question are 'Paul’s Boutique' (released in 1989), 'Ill Communication' (1994), the 'Root Down' EP (1995) and 'To The 5 Boroughs' (2004) — three of which...

Shoe Shot: Beastie Boys launch vegan trainers with Adidas

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Beastie Boys have launched a new pair of vegan trainers with Adidas. The sneakers celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Beasties' classic album 'Paul's Boutique'. While many Adidas trainers are made from leather, the Beastie Boys footwear is made from off-white canvas. It features grey stripes, with Beastie Boys' logo on the tongue and heel of the footwear. https://youtu.be/JhqyZeUlE8U The trainers are currently...

One giant leap: 12 of the best Moon tunes to celebrate 50 years since the Moon landing

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This weekend marks 50 years since NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong boldly took mankind's first step on the surface of the Moon, so make sure you toast one to Buzz Aldrin, the oft-forgotten Michael Collins (who, despite going all the way into space, didn't actually get to join his esteemed colleagues for a casual lunar stroll) and the late Armstrong...

Beastie Boys to celebrate 30th anniversary of ‘Paul’s Boutique’ with new digital EPs featuring rare unheard material

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Beastie Boys' classic record 'Paul's Boutique' celebrates its 30th birthday next week (July 25), and the band are lining up a host of special releases to mark the occasion. Six new digital EPs will be released over the course of the next month, featuring 21 rare remixes and B-sides that will be digitally released for the first time. Read more:...

The huge hits that bands have axed from their live shows

As a band, it must be difficult when one of your biggest hit singles begins to drag you down or drive you round the bend. When it suddenly becomes too taxing to perform a particular song; when the very same banger that has catapulted you into fame is suddenly more annoying than being haunted by an ever-present swarm of...

Listen to 12 Beastie Boys rarities as band celebrate 15th anniversary of ‘To the 5 Boroughs’

Beastie Boys have shared 12 new rare tracks as the band celebrate the 15th anniversary of 'To the 5 Boroughs'. You can stream the new tracks below. Read more: Beastie Boys Live & Direct in London – a very special evening of dad jokes, nostalgia and tears Posting on social media yesterday (June 14), the band wrote: " To the 5...

Watch a new Beastie Boys documentary celebrating 25 years of ‘Ill Communication’

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A new Beastie Boys documentary has premiered online, celebrating the 25th anniversary of their album 'Ill Communication' - watch the short film below. The pioneering New York group's fourth studio album featured such tracks as 'Sure Shot', 'Sabotage' and 'Get It Together', and is widely considered by fans to be a key release in their back catalogue. Read more: Beastie Boys...