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07.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Some bad news from the Beastie Boys camp�really, really bad news: The band has canceled all of its tour dates and delayed its upcoming album after doctors diagnosed Adam Yauch with a cancerous tumor. Full press release below:� Adam "MCA" Yauch of Beastie Boys was diagnosed last week as having a cancerous tumor in his left parotid (salivary) gland. Luckily it was caught early and is locali...
06.17.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Further dampening my enthusiasm for this year's Lollapalooza, which I still think lacks the major-event headliners of past years, is a splotchy schedule that tends to pit some of the most exciting mid-level acts against each other in the same time slot. On Friday, August 7, Bon Iver, Rye Rye and Heartless Bastards compete at 3 p.m., while Crystal Castles face Fleet Foxes in the 5 p.m. slo...
04.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
OK, deep breath... �Depeche Mode Tool The Killers Jane's Addiction Beastie Boys Kings of Leon Lou Reed Ben Harper and Relentless7 Thievery Corporation Snoop Dogg Rise Against Andrew Bird TV on the Radio Vampire Weekend The Decemberist...
11.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Jack Black got a little bit too into his Tenacious D act last night at the U.S. Cellular Arena, and while exposing his belly in service of comedy, the distracted actor took a nasty spill off the side of the stage. It wasn't one of those comical, Chris Farley falls, either. It made a chilling, microphone-echoed thump, and the audience briefly fell silent when it became clear Black wasn't joking. Bl...
Friday, Oct. 3, 2008

Tonight @ Cans - 7 p.m.

At the time it was a blow for many Beastie Boys fans when the rap group dropped their loyal, longtime turntablist DJ Hurricane in favor of fresh blood for 1998’s Hello Nasty, but the group’s new recruit, DMC World DJ Championships winner Mix Master Mike, quickly became an integral part of the Beastie’s turn-of-the-century formula. That he shared their love of old-school breaks and the wah-wah pedal certainly helped him fit in more easily...