BEASTIE BOYS MEMOIR TO COME OUT THIS YEAR
The Beastie Boys will publish their long-awaited memoir later this year, according to Rolling Stone. Mike "Mike D" Diamond and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, have been working on the memoir since 2013. Their publisher said that the pair wanted to make the book a "multidimensional experience." The Beastie Boys were formed in 1981 and disbanded in 2012 following the death of member Adam Yauch from cancer at the age of 47.
ORIGINAL CANDLEBOX LINEUP REUNITING FOR ONE-NIGHT HOMETOWN SHOW
The original lineup of Candlebox will reunite for a one-night-only special concert at the Paramount Theatre in the band's hometown of Seattle on July 21st. Singer Kevin Martin, guitarist Peter Klett, bassist Bardi Martin and drummer Scott Mercado will perform their debut album in its entirety from start to finish at the show to commemorate its 25th anniversary. Candlebox's self-titled debut album sold more than four million copies in the U.S. Kevin Martin remains the only original member in the band's current lineup. The current lineup of Candlebox will kick off a North American tour on January 25th in Grand Rapids, Michigan.