It seems Donald Trump cares about intellectual property about as much as he cares about minorities and the working class with the reality television star once again in trouble over using someone’s music without asking – this time R.E.M.‘s End Of The World. Frontman Michael Stipe was quick to respond to the news with the
Ex R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe is back on the horse. The singer performed an unannounced six-song set opening for Patti Smith yesterday (AEDT) at Webster Hall in NYC, his first show after R.E.M.’s break-up in 2011. The singer, who in a recent interview with CBS This Morning promised that he would “sing again”, has stayed
Another Record Store Day has come and gone and hordes of happy music fans are now caressing their respective swag with a mixture of glee and pain from the right hand jab it took to cleave that Flaming Lips record from the bespectacled hipster who, if we’re speaking truthfully, saw it first. And while debate
After disbanding back in 2011, R.E.M. have reunited (well, three quarters of the band) to perform the group’s 1984 track (Don’t Go Back to) Rockville. During a solo show from R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck at the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia, former R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry and bassist Mike Mills joined Buck on stage.
To be honest, when I read that Johnny Depp had invited Courtney Love into the folds of his forthcoming sea shanties compilation Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys, I thought “Really?…Courtney?” but I must say, the results certainly speak for themselves. Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys
REM have sent a cease and desist letter to Fox News after the network allegedly used the band’s music without permission, reports NME.
R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe has spoken out about the recent removal of a clip advertising the band Perfume Genius’ new album Put Your Back N 2 It. The 16 second clip features two gay men holding each other romantically. The advert was deemed by YouTube managers as inappropriate, stating that it ‘violates our Adult Image/Video Content
R.E.M. has released two live songs recorded on the band’s final tour. They’re being given away as a part of an annual fan club holiday special. Normally they would be releasing things such as Christmas tracks, unreleased material, and even in their earlier days, CD’s, DVD’s, Vinyl and a split single VHS tape with Radiohead.
Fans of one of the last, great, decade-spanning rock and roll bands can’t believe it, or at least refuse to (I know I do). R.E.M. are really going to sleep with the rapid eye movements and calling it quits. Rolling Stone called them ‘the best band in the world’. These nice guys certainly and genuinely
R.E.M. are almost ready to release their final 40-song retrospective album, but radio streaming website NPR have made the full two discs of the album available for streaming just over a week prior to its official release. The album, called R.E.M., Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982 – 2011, will collect for
R.E.M called it quits last month, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still releasing news music. They are set to launch their greatest hits album Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982 – 2011 and the compilation will include 3 unreleased songs.
R.E.M. has released a special GIF album cover for their upcoming greatest hits release. The cover has been called the ‘first ever GIF album cover’ and the intent is to ‘usher in a new era of album artwork’.
R.E.M. have announced a final 40 song retrospective album after announcing their split last week. The album, called R.E.M., Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982 – 2011, will collect for the first time ever songs from the band’s entire back catalogue, including the pioneering American band’s years on both the IRS label
Ok so the break up might not end up being the most shocking R.E.M news you hear today after all. A video posted on Michael Stipe’s tumblr has him revealing “it” to the world in all “it’s” glory. The video appears to be a time lapse of him changing in and out of his clothes
R.E.M have officially announced an end to the band after 15 albums and 31 years together. R.E.M first came together in Athens, Georgia, in 1980 and they released their first single Radio Free Europe in 1981 on Independent label Hib-Tone.
R.E.M. have started working on a follow-up album to their latest release, Collapse Into Now, which was only just released in March.
R.E.M singer Michael Stipe has said he tried to interest Kurt Cobain in a collaborative project in order to prevent the Nirvana frontman from taking his own life.
With their forthcoming 15th studio album Collapse Into Now, due for release March 8 next year, indie godfathers R.E.M. have just released the first track off the album, Discoverer, for free download from their website. Grander is scope and scale than their work on 2008’s Accelerate and featuring and featuring shimmering piano’s and building guitar