Weekend Retrospective | The Stunt That Got Elvis Costello Banned From "SNL"

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A new season of "SNL" is set to begin tonight. Season 39 to be exact. In commemoration of this fact, the Daily Guru's Michael Springer came out with a story detailing one of the defining moments in Elvis Costello’s career as well as a notorious incident in one of the first five legendary seasons of "Saturday Night Live." It happened the night of December 17, 1977. Originally slated to appear were The Sex Pistols. When they had to cancel (visa issues), Lorne Michaels tapped a 23-year-old Elvis Costello an his band, The Attraction, to appear instead. Costello's debut album, My...

From the Basement | Beastie Boys On "The Scott & Gary Show"

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On January 29, 1984 Scott Lewis and Gary Winter hosted their second ever public access television show "The Scott & Gary Show" in New York. On that particular edition of their show a very young group of talented lads (and a lady) appeared. As Scott Lewis explains, he had just seen them open for the Dead Kennedys and the audience seemed to take a liking to them - so why not introduce them to the public-access-television-watching world. They were Michael, Adam, Adam and Kate and they called themselves Beastie Boys. Kate was Kate Schellenbach, punk rock drummer for alt, indie...

Mass Destruction Monday | Tough Guy by Beastie Boys

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Juxtapoz x Beastie Boys: Album Covers Through the Artist's Voices

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For their June issue Beastie Boys: A Visual History + Tribute to MCA, Juxtapoz Magazine pays tribute to Adam Yauch with the inside stories behind the designing of each of the group's album covers, from the artists themselves. via Dvr

Beastie Boys on Being Stupid

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Beastie Boys on Being Stupid PBS Digital Studios animator Patrick Smith illustrates a 1985 interview with the Beastie Boys as part of their Blank on Blank series. Watch, listen and learn. via DVR

Badd Stargazer

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Now available in store is the new mix CD from DJ Cutbird and hosted by B.O. Da Trio, "Badd Stargazer". Inspired by the late MCA of the Beastie Boys it pays tribute to MCA by blending Hip-Hop and Punk with both vintage and new tracks. Badd Stargazer showcases Cutbird's amazing sense for music and tempo as he takes you on an audio trip you won't forget. Check out more from the Japanese DJ at soundcloud.com/kraqshake

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