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 the year of Parklife, Definitely Maybe, Ill Communication and the last days of Kurt Cobain.
XFM looks back at 2004 - the year of Golden Touch, Take Me Out and Hot Fuss.
Beastie Boys: Top Three Downloads
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Bear's Den: "We can't wait to see Kanye at Glastonbury"
"It's going to be so cool," say the trio, who will also appear at the festival.
The Twilight Sad unveil Robert Smith cover of their song
The Cure frontman has recorded a version of the Scottish band's There's A Girl In The Corner.
Bombay Bicycle Club: "The record industry needs to be proactive on streaming"
Jack Steadman claims that the music business "still has a way to go"…
Ian Curtis's house could still become Joy Division museum
A businessman has purchased the Macclesfield property and hopes to turn it into a permanent tribute to the late singer.
The 5 best new songs of the week (18 May 2015)
This week Catfish And The Bottlemen lead our list, with support from The Amazons, The Hearts, Kill It Kid and Vant.
The 5 best new songs of the week (11 May 2015)
Stereophonics, Girl Friend, Rebecca Clements and more line up for your inspection. Let us know what you think!
The 5 best new songs of the week (4 May 2015)
Circa Waves, Everything Everything, The Cribs and more for your May Day delectation.
The 5 best new songs of the week (27 April 2015)
A surprise new track from Elbow and summery new music from the likes of Lucy Rose, Benjamin Booker and more…
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week (20 April 2015)
This week our best tracks come from Courteeners, Jamie XX, Port Isla, Findlay and Eaves. It's delightful new music for you to wrap your ears around.
Reel Disasters: XFM's Worst Music Movies
Films about our favourite bands can be amazing, life-changing spectacles. But sometimes they can also be total rubbish - here's a list of some of the worst movies featuring some of the best bands.
Extra Track! XFM's favourite bonus songs and hidden tracks
To mark the bonus May Day Bank Holiday, XFM looks at the times when there's something extra with your vinyl...
The Indie Wonder Years - 2000
XFM looks back at the year of Since I Left You, One More Time, Rated R, The Hour Of Bewilderbeast and Kid A.
Great rock songs that reference classic literature
Feeling bookish? Then XFM has a selection of songs that pay homage to books, novels, anthologies and novellas.