Legal tussle continues over US toy maker's use of the song Girls.
Beastie Boys Biography
The legendary, multi-platinum selling trio are one of the world's longest running and most successful hip-hop acts.
Formed in 1981 by MCs Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "MCA" Yaunch and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, the Beastie Boys continue to enjoy worldwide ciritcal and commercial acclaim over 30 years later.
Mike D can foresee "making music" and reveals final demos with Adam Yauch.
XFM looks back at 2004 - the year of Golden Touch, Take Me Out and Hot Fuss.
Brown M and Ms, oxygen tanks and snakes - some bands' backstage demands are so bonkers that they've become urban myths.
Beastie Boys: Top Three Downloads
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