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.

Today’s Stories from Ultimate Classic Rock:

Beastie Boys’ Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch Dead: Rockers and Friends React on Twitter
Tony Iommi and Ian Gillan Set to Release New WhoCares Disc
Bruce Springsteen Inspires Title, Lyrics of Country Star Eric Church’s New Single
Ted Nugent Explodes in Profane Rant on CBS News
Kiss Narrow In On Release Date for New Album ‘Monster’
Levon Helm Featured on All-Star Amnesty International Single
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony Airs on HBO This Weekend
Mick Jagger to Host ‘SNL’ Season Finale
Eddie Van Halen’s Dog Kody Gets His Own Facebook Page
Steven Tyler on ‘American Idol’: ‘The Top Five Has Never Been Better Than This’
Top 10 Beastie Boys Songs With Classic Rock Samples

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