Punk bands have short shelf lives. That's the conventional wisdom: that the pace and other physical demands of the genre are so intense that even the greatest punk practitioners can expect only five, maybe ten years on the road and charts. The Beastie Boys must have anticipated this when they morphed in the early 1980s from one of New York's silliest and intentionally juvenile hardcore/punk acts into one of the most influential, genre-blurring... More >>>