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Beastie Boy has Cancer!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by jady, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. jady


    Jul 21, 2006
    Modesto, CA
  2. Mazatleco17


    Mar 27, 2008
    That sucks, hope he gets better.
  3. Ripper


    Aug 16, 2005
    dude... he's 45?

    but on topic... as much as i dont care for their music as much as it get played... i do hope he gets better
  4. hover


    Oct 4, 2008
    I'm pretty bummed about this news for no other reason than being a big fan and for not wishing to see anyone suffer... and as such wish for him a speedy recovery.

    I haven't seen them play since the "Hello Nasty" tour, and they were excellent, and just seen like genuine likeable guys.

    Tough break but glad they caught it early. Best of luck to you Adam!
  5. ugly_bassplayer

    ugly_bassplayer Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2009
    Get well soon buddy.
    Big fan of a lot of their stuff.
  6. IconBasser

    IconBasser Scuba Viking

    Feb 28, 2007
    Fontana, California
    Oh no! I hope he gets well soon. His music has always been entertaining to me.
  7. undeadbass


    Jun 27, 2008
    New York, NY
    And of course, it's the bassist who gets sick. Hoping for a speedy recovery.
  8. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    I'm a big fan, and I hope he kicks it, but man I still can't get over how old these dudes look. :eek:
  9. IconBasser

    IconBasser Scuba Viking

    Feb 28, 2007
    Fontana, California
    he's 45? I woulda guessed 30-something. I don't know where you're getting "old" from
  10. curandero


    Feb 19, 2009
    Tucson, AZ
    Bummer. Always wanted to catch a show, but I always seem to miss em. Those guys are seriously awesome musicians.
  11. jwbassman

    jwbassman Supporting Member

    Aug 9, 2006
    Bummer man. I've always dug the Beasties. MCA is a good bassist too.
  12. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    Is that what Ebert had?
  13. UnsungZeros

    UnsungZeros The only winning move is not to play.


    This is MCA two years ago. He's 44 now. He looks old for his age.
  14. GregC

    GregC Questlove, Black Thought, Hamilton Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Yikes. I've been a fan for a long time, I recently bought the vinyl 20th anniversary :)eek:) remaster of Paul's Boutique. And Yauch was my favorite even before I learned he played bass. I hope he makes a full recovery.
  15. I grew up on the Beasties (I remember "Fight For Your Right to Party" from 1987). I hope he recovers. Things today aren't like they were in the 70's & 80's with cancer. Cancer used to be a guaranteed death sentence back in the day. People are beating it more and more these days. He may be able to beat this and keep on going for many years.

    Let's hope. Cancer is no way to go. :rollno: