The group's new memoir, the 'Beastie Boys Book', is due next week
The Beastie Boys Book is set to be published on Tuesday (October 30). The memoir, which has been compiled by the pioneering group’s two surviving primary members Ad-Rock and Mike D, promises to tell the story of the Beastie Boys “in their own words”.
- Read more: Beastie Boys – Rank The Albums
The full list of guest contributors to the memoir’s audiobook version has now been released, with plenty of prominent names being listed among the extensive collection of narrators.
As well as the aforementioned likes of Cocker, Poehler and Ferrell, such names as Kim Gordon, Snoop Dogg, Ben Stiller, Chloë Sevigny, John Stewart, Nas and Steve Buscemi have all also recorded parts of the Beastie Boys Book for its upcoming audiobook release.
See the full list of readers for the audiobook version of the Beastie Boys Book below.
Mix Master Mike
John C. Reilly
LL Cool J
Ad-Rock and Mike D will promote the upcoming memoir with a book tour, which will visit London for a one-off date on November 30.
In a recent interview, the duo also discussed the loss of their third member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch and their battles with bankruptcy. Addressing the task of writing about their bandmate’s death, Mike D said: “It’s really hard. It’s a tremendously sad thing. We never anticipated experiencing this incredible loss of our friend and partner dying, and dying the way he did. It’s still sad.