Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, More Join Concert to Fight Climate ChangeThe climate advocacy group Pathway to Paris will stage the event at New York City's Carnegie Hall.
Radiohead's Controversial Israel Show Divides Rock CommunityWhile some artists speak out against the band's tacit endorsement of Israel, R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe has spoken out on Radiohead's behalf. 
Michael Stipe Sings 'It's the End of the Year as We Know It' on ColbertThe tune was called "It's the End of the Year as We Know It" and Stipe refused of sing the chorus-closing line "I feel fine."
Michael Stipe Pens Op-Ed Against Guns on CampusThe R.E.M. singer takes a stand against firearms at colleges in his home state.
Michael Stipe Performs Rare Solo David Bowie TributeStipe performed "The Man Who Sold The World," ahead of a planned Bowie tribute concert.
Watch R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe Return To The StageMichael Stipe had a rare live performance yesterday evening opening up for Patti Smith at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. His set was filled with covers ranging from Neil Young, David Bowie, John Lennon, and more. Take a look at two fan-shot videos of the performance below.
Michael Stipe Covers John Lennon in Rare Live PerformanceStipe also covered Neil Young and The Velvet Underground.
Elton John and Michael Stipe Come to the Defense of Transgender Prisoners"Transgender women in male prisons have an equal right to protection from violence and abuse in prison, yet they continue to face horrific injustices."
Michael Stipe Performs First Show Since R.E.M. Break UpAfter an interview with CBS This Morning a few weeks back, Michael Stipe expressed his interest in singing again, albeit, without his compatriots from R.E.M. Swiftly, he returned to the stage two nights ago.
Watch Stephen Colbert Attempt to Sell Michael Stipe at a Yard SaleStipe played a cameo as "elf on the shelf" or, as Colbert introduced him, Stipe on a shelf.
"That Will Never Happen... There's No Point" Michael Stipe Quells Any R.E.M. Reunion RumorsMichael Stipe appeared on CBS This Morning over the weekend to talk about R.E.M.'s new six-DVD box set REMTV and gave an update on the current state of R.E.M. as well as whether or not we'll ever get to hear him sing again.
Hear Michael Stipe's First Post-R.E.M. MusicPeter Buck and Mike Mills have been off exploring the world with their own music projects, but now we're getting the first piece of solo work from R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe after the band's dissolution. Surprisingly, it comes in the form of a wordless audio track created to score a piece of bonus footage.

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