R.E.M.

  • Michael Stipe Surprises Everyone With First Show Since R.E.M. Split
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    Michael Stipe Surprises Everyone With First Show Since R.E.M. Split

    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

  • Aussies Among Most Expensive Record Store Day Resales
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    Aussies Among Most Expensive Record Store Day Resales

    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

  • Three Quarters Of R.E.M. Momentarily Reunite
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    Three Quarters Of R.E.M. Momentarily Reunite

    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.

  • Listen: R.E.M’s Michael Stipe & Courtney Love Sing Pirate Shanty ‘Rio Grande’
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    Listen: R.E.M’s Michael Stipe & Courtney Love Sing Pirate Shanty ‘Rio Grande’

    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

  • R.E.M. Frontman Shows Disgust Towards YouTube Homoerotic Album Promo Removal
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    R.E.M. Frontman Shows Disgust Towards YouTube Homoerotic Album Promo Removal

    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. Release Two Live Songs For Fans As Holiday Special
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    R.E.M. Release Two Live Songs For Fans As Holiday Special

    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.

  • Listen: R.E.M New Song ‘We All Go Back To Where We Belong’
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    Listen: R.E.M New Song ‘We All Go Back To Where We Belong’

    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.

  • REM Release First Ever GIF Album Cover
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    REM Release First Ever GIF Album Cover

    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. To Release Final 40 Song Retrospective Album
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    R.E.M. To Release Final 40 Song Retrospective Album

    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

  • R.E.M. Break Up: Michael Stipe Shows Off His Penis (NSFW)
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    R.E.M. Break Up: Michael Stipe Shows Off His Penis (NSFW)

    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

  • REM Split After 31 Years
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    REM Split After 31 Years

    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.

  • Download new R.E.M. song for free
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    Download new R.E.M. song for free

    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

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