Beastie Boys Halfway Through Next Album

Beastie Boys Halfway Through Next Album
If you weren’t too stoked on that recent instrumental Beastie Boys album, you weren’t alone. While our Noel Dix called it "pretty dope,” many Beastie Boys fans were hoping they’d return to their patented triple trouble on the mic. Fortunately, the Boys have revealed that they’re hard at work on their next full-length, and it should be a return to form.

"We're actually in the middle of recording it right now,” Adam Horovitz (Adrock) told Billboard. "We hope to have it out sometime next year. It's a lot of vocals, a lot of words — very wordy. And it's political, depending on what you call political. You know, if toilet talk and fart jokes are political, which they can be, in that sense yeah, very.”

In related news, Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot, the basketball documentary directed by fellow Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, came out on DVD earlier this week.

Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot trailer