R.E.M.

Michael Stipe and Mike Mills React to Former R.E.M. Drummer's Death

Versatile drummer Bill Rieflin, who played with R.E.M., King Crimson, Ministry and others, has died at the age of 59. Michael Stipe and Mike Mills are among those paying tribute.
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End of the Decade Anthems for Your New Year's Playlist

It’s the end of the decade as we know it, and we feel fine because we’re expecting another round of the roaring 20s. The robots haven’t completely taken over yet, and the predictions of doom and gloom that accompanied Y2K still haven’t happened. But it’s always a good idea to party like it’s your...
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R.E.M., Journey, Pharrell, Vince Gill Among Nominees for Songwriters Hall of Fame

The artists who penned some of the most beloved and influential songs in music history are taking their turn in the spotlight. R.E.M. , Journey , Pharrell and Vince Gill are among the two dozen 2020 nominees for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. There are two categories of nominees: those who are being...
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Former R.E.M. Singer Michael Stipe Announces First Solo Single

Former R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe has announced the upcoming release of his first solo single. “Your Capricious Soul” will be available digitally via MichaelStipe.com on October 5th. Fans can download the song for 77-cents, or pay more if they want to further help the cause it stands for. The...
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R.E.M. Releases Lost Track to Benefit Bahamas Hurricane Victims

R.E.M. is going deep into the vault to dig up a previously unreleased song for a good cause. The alt rock band from Athens, GA has shared “Fascinating” via Bandcamp . Fans can download the track for $2 with the proceeds going to hurricane victims in the Bahamas. The track first appeared on the...
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A Piece Of Rock History: The R.E.M. Tape That Started It All For The Metro

It's a tape worthy of being in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
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Misheard Lyrics: Did You Know You Were Singing in French?

Glossing over those lyrics you can’t quite figure out is a hilarious commonality we take for granted. Hearing someone confidently sing wrong lyrics is an opportunity ripe for the teasing, but can you blame them if said lyrics are in another language? Check yourself on these lyrics that are actually...
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Watch R.E.M.'s 'Automatic for the People' Anniversary Documentary

It's been 25 years since R.E.M. released the seminal 1992 album.
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