The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum


Beastie Boys

Induction category: Performer
Presented by: Chuck D

Biography

Adam Yauch aka MCA (vocals, bass; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012), Michael Diamond aka Mike D (vocals, drums; born November 20, 1966), Adam Horowitz aka ADROCK (vocals, guitar; born October 31, 1966) The Beastie Boys combined hardcore and ...

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Beastie Boys Highlights

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“We’re in the rock and roll hall of fame? That’s f----n’ crazy and awesome! While we are very proud of the music we make, we have to acknowledge the inspiration from our families, friends and musicians like the slits, bad brains, x-ray spex, the treacherous three and too many others to possibly name. And most of all, we give thanks to New York City and the world of musical influence it provided for us.”

- Statement from the Beastie Boys

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