It’s a very sad day for music fans everywhere today, as Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys lost his three-year long battle with cancer. You’ll find stories on his life and music from throughout our network of sites listed below.

In less tragic news, Ted Nugent went a little overboard with his language during a nationally televised interview, Kiss revealed that their next book is going to way 100 pounds, and yet another Van Halen marks their territory on Facebook.

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