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Hear Michael Stipe’s First Post-R.E.M. Music

Peter 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.

06/04/2014

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Nirvana Rock Hall Induction Featured Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent & Lorde

“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”

04/11/2014

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Rock Hall Announces Bruce Springsteen, Michael Stipe, Tom Morello as Presenters

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just announced most of the presenters for this year’s induction ceremony, taking place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 10. KISS, who have quite publicly announced that […]

04/01/2014

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R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ Gets Deluxe Reissue Tribute

Having put out deluxe reissues of much of their output on I.R.S. records, R.E.M. is now turning to their Warner Brothers catalog for anniversary editions.

03/07/2013

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Michael Stipe, The Edge & More Donate To Hurricane Sandy Relief

Michael Stipe is one of many fellow musicians, actors and designers participating in an auction from Re/Create New York for Hurricane Sandy relief. Others participating include Kanye West, Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore, Selena Gomez, Marc […]

01/09/2013

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What’s In The Box? R.E.M. ‘Document,’ 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Need a last-minute gift for the rock fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help, with rundowns of this […]

12/21/2012

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McCartney/Nirvana! Bruce/Bon Jovi! And Kanye’s Skirt: The 12-12-12 Concert Wrap-Up

Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi blew minds of New Jersey-ians. R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe came out of retirement. Eddie Vedder joined Roger Waters for a Pink Floyd classic. Kanye West wore a kilt – which soon got it’s own Twitter handle (and over 1,000 followers!). Jay-Z was a no-show. And, apparently, Paul McCartney has joined a new band… with the surviving members of Nirvana. It all was part of 12.12.12 The Concert For Sandy Relief benefitting the Robin Hood Foundation.

12/13/2012

Birthday boy Michael Stipe thinks about R.E.M.'s 10th-best song. (YouTube)

Top 10 R.E.M. Songs

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]R.E.M.[/lastfm] is still broken up and Michael Stipe is still getting older, adding another notch to his tribal birthday belt by turning 52 today. Let’s consider the top 10 R.E.M. songs of all time.

01/06/2012

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R.E.M. Break Up After 31 Years

R.E.M. have announced that they have officially broken up after an impressive 31 years of making music together. [Photos]: R.E.M.view gallery The band said in a statement on their website today, “As lifelong friends and co-conspirators, […]

09/23/2011

JACK’s Inside Track: REM

Another one bites the dust…no, wait—that’s QUEEN.  REM calls it a day—now we can get another Banyan record!  That Peter Buck…just don’t get him drunk on a plane.

09/22/2011

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