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3 Count: Consent Decree

European Court of Justice rules caching web pages legal, DOJ to review ASCAP/BMI consent decrees and Beastie Boys put a dollar amount to Monster. The post 3 Count: Consent Decree appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Beastie Boys Want $2M From Monster For Copyright Infringement, Unauthorized Use Of Band’s Coolness

Listen, when someone’s got their own cool, it’s very bad manners to try to use some of that cool without asking permission first. Because clearly, we all own our personal coolness. Or at least we should, and that’s part of the reason the Beastie Boys are asking for $2 million from Monster for trying to benefit from that without permission.… [More]

The Beastie Boys almost named their first album ‘Don’t Be A Faggot’

4 months agoOdd : Death and Taxes

In light of Jonah Hill's recent controversy, a look at what was almost a historic fuck-up for the Beasties.

Mike D Confirms Beastie Boys Are Done, Ad-Rock Dances On Inside Amy Schumer

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last week, during the Beastie Boys’ court battle against Monster Energy Drink, Mike D said something we all already knew: After the death of Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys are done. Here’s what he said: “We have not been able to tour since MCA, Adam Yauch, died. We can’t make new music.” Honestly, this is [...]

Beastie Boys Are Officially Over, Mike D Confirms

It would have never been the same, but don’t expect any Beastie Boys albums in the future — Mike D has officially confirmed the group won’t go on without MCA. The Beastie Boys, founded in New York in the very early 80s, made music for decades — and maintained a solid fan base and consistent

Mike D Has Sad, Sad News For Beastie Boys Fans

First things first: when the New York Daily News caught up with Beastie Boys Mike D and Ad-Rock in Manhattan court last week–the two are fighting energy drink company Monster over illegal use of their music–the Big Apple tabloid found out, via given testimony, that the pair had rejected a big offer to let their song “Sabotage” be used in a recent Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.

Beastie Boys Deny Arnold Schwarzenegger Use of 'Sabotage'

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By DANIEL KREPS Arnold Schwarzenegger's film "Sabotage" quietly hit movie theaters in March, racking up negative reviews and $10 million at the U.S. box office – half its $35 million budget – before limping out of multiplexes. Show More Summary

Beastie Boys keep the beacon of integrity alight

4 months agoOdd : Death and Taxes

Mike D and Ad-Rock serve as a clear reminder that at the end of the day, it should be more about the band as people as opposed to a money making entity, and that perhaps some music is better left out of commercials.

The Beastie Boys Will Never Release New Music Under The 'Beastie Boys' Moniker Ever Again

4 months agoEntertainment / Music : BeatCrave

For anyone who’s followed the career arc of the Beastie Boys, this next little news bit will likely not come as much of a surprise: the band will never issue new music under the name “the Beastie Boys” ever again. The news came up while the two surviving members of the Beastie Boys, Adam Horovitz [...]

The Beastie Boys Turned Down ‘A Lot Of Money’ For Arnold Schwarzenegger To Use ‘Sabotage’

MichaelDiamondandAdamHorovitzhavebeenspendingtheirtimeincourtinNewYorkCityfortheirlawsuitagainstMonsterEnergyDrinks,regardingthecompany’srecentuseof“RuckusintheRockies”inapromotionalvideo.TheBeastieBoyshavelongvowedtoneverlettheirmusicbeusedforadvertisingpurposes,sowhenitcametoacompanysimplyignoringthat,MikeD.

Newswire: The Beastie Boys say they’ll never make music under that name again

As expected, the remaining two Beastie Boys say they won’t be making any more music together under that name. In the midst of testifying against Monster Energy Drink  (whom the group says used its music without permission in a promotional...Show More Summary

Beastie Boys Honor MCA, Vow to Never Record New Music...

In court last week, the Beastie Boys confirmed that they will not make new music after the passing of Adam Yauch aka MCA. The remaining Beasties, Mike D and Ad-Rock, are embroiled in a lawsuit against Monster Beverage Corp. for using their songs in promotional material without their permission. Show More Summary

Beastie Boys’ Mike D v. Monster Energy Drink

A lawyer went after the Beastie Boys' Mike D on the witness stand Monday, trying to undercut his claim that the band wouldn't let Arnold Schwarzenegger use their smash "Sabotage" for his box office dud of the same name.

Beastie Boys rejected Schwarzenegger’s request to use ‘Sabotage'

Michael (Mike D) Diamond said in Manhattan Federal Court on Friday that the band was offered "a lot of money" but turned down the offer.

Monster Beverage Responds to Beastie Boys Lawsuit

Monster Beverage Corp. released a statement regarding a lawsuit filed against its Monster Energy unit by the music group the Beastie Boys.

Monster Beverage Comments On Beastie Boys Trial Claims

Monster Beverage issued a statement on the Beastie Boys lawsuit, which sees the veteran hip hop group seeking over $2 million for using its songs in a video that was online for five weeks. Monster...

The Beastie Boys lawsuit against Monster Energy drink is in NYC court this week; Mike D takes the stand today

It has been a year of legal dealings for the Beastie Boys, with the band fighting for their right to keep their songs out of ads and promotional videos. After coming to an out-of-court agreement with kids toys manufacturers...

Beastie Boys Head To Court Against Monster Energy, Everyone Learns What “Dope” Means

After filing a copyright infringement lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink back in August 2012, the Beastie Boy are facing off against the beverage company in a New York City court this week. And because not everyone in the legal system is down with rap lingo, the players involved had to get down to brass monkeys — err, brass tax about … [More]

The Beastie Boys Take Monster to Court Over Ill License

The surviving Beastie Boys are fighting for their right to get paid this week. Adam "Ad Rock" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond, appeared in a New York court to demand more than $2 million from Monster Energy drink, which had used...Show More Summary

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