On Thursday, it was revealed that original Beastie Boys member John Berry had passed away. He was 52 years old.
It's said that the founding member died at 7:30 a.m. while in hospice care in Danvers, MA. It was Berry's father John Berry III who confirmed the news to Rolling Stone. Apparently, the musician suffered from frontal lobe dementia — which had gotten much worse in the past few months. How sad!
The guitarist is best known for coming up with the band's iconic name as a teenager while attending