It’s going to be a great Spring if your a fan of the Beastie Boys who just announced that their new album Hot Sauce Committee: Part 2 will drop on May 3.
The album, the groups first since 2004 is the eighth full length release for the group and will go on sale one day earlier on May 2nd in the UK.
The new offering was slated for a 2009 release, however rapper Adam “MCA” Yauch was diagnosed with cancer that summer and the album was delayed despite his best efforts to continue working.
It was “MCA” who wrote on the groups website this week:
“Since the dawn of time, and perhaps even before, there was a silent order who were tasked with a mission. They held their secret tightly. On may 3rd the HOT SAUCE COMMITTEE PART TWO will be unleashed on the general public. Hold fast ye heathens.”
The 16-track album features a previously released single: “Too Many Rappers” featuring the rapper NAS and the following tracks: