Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Original, Dead at 48
Co-founder of cross-genre innovators The Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch, has died at age 48. Since 2009, Yauch had been battling throat cancer after having found a tumor in his salivary gland. The group has not performed live together since that summer of diagnosis, yet have continued to create new material and will no doubt persist to be eternally relevant in music, solidified by the group’s April induction into the Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame. Read more via Rolling Stone.