Beastie Boys Ad-Rock thanks fans for support after Adam Yauch death
Published May 7 2012, 14:19 BST | By Tom Eames
Beastie Boys member Ad-Rock has thanked fans for the support since the death of bandmate Adam Yauch
Yauch - also known as MCA - passed away on Friday (May 4) at the age of 47
after a long battle with cancer.
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Ad-Rock - real name Adam Horovitz - took to the band's blog
to thank friends and family for their "love and support".
"As you can imagine, s**t is just fkd up right now (sic)," he wrote. "But I wanna say thank you to all our friends and family (which are kinda one in the same) for all the love and support.
"I'm glad to know that all the love that Yauch has put out into the world is coming right back at him. Thank you."
Yauch's death has been met with a host of tributes
, including performances by Coldplay
and Red Hot Chili Peppers
Watch the video for 'Sabotage' by Beastie Boys below:
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The Beastie Boys in the 1980s - Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz), Mike D (Mike Diamond), and MCA (Adam Yauch)