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Nirvana Spotlight: Neil Young, Melvins, Beatles, And Sonic Youth Among Kurt Cobain’s Musical Influences

Was it the ferocious, edgy punk sounds of the [mp3com-artist]Melvins[/mp3com-artist] or the experimental noisemaking of New York City’s [mp3com-artist]Sonic Youth[/mp3com-artist] that had the biggest impact on the music of [mp3com-artist]Kurt Cobain[/mp3com-artist]? In this week’s MP3.com […]


Last.fm Trends: Into The Now With R.E.M.

R.E.M. is on the comeback trail, with 15th album Collapse Into Now released next week alongside short films for each track. As stalwarts of American rock, does R.E.M.’s new material still hold the same excitement […]


JACK’s Inside Track: R.E.M

Coming at you with another inside track from Remy Maxwell… what’s that smell? Honey?


Glee Cast To Take On R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion”

[lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm]‘s 1997 smash “Losing My Religion” will be featured on the upcoming edition of Fox’s hit teen musical show Glee.


R.E.M. Finishing New Album In Berlin

[lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] have confirmed that they are currently at work on their next album in a Berlin studio. According to the legendary group, they are hoping to release the new offering by spring 2011.


R.E.M. Debuts Previously Unreleased Demo

In preparation for the re-release of their 1985 classic Fables of the Reconstruction, [lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] has offered up a free stream of their previously unreleased track “Throw Those Trolls Away.” The stream is currently available through […]


R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Records With The Decemberists

[lastfm]R.E.M[/lastfm].‘s [lastfm]Peter Buck[/lastfm] has confirmed that he will appear on the upcoming new album from the [lastfm]Decemberists[/lastfm]. The guitarist reportedly sat in on five recording sessions with the Oregon-based indie group, and photos of the […]


Library Of Congress National Recording Registry Inducts R.E.M.

[lastfm]R.E.M[/lastfm]‘s 1983 track “Radio Free Europe” has been inducted into the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry, along with works by 25 other artists.


R.E.M. Releases New Old Track

In honor of its 25th anniversary, [lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] are re-releasing their 1985 college rock classic Fables of the Reconstruction. The reissue features a second disc of outtakes, demos, and previously unreleased tune from the Georgia rockers.


U2 And R.E.M. Songs Featured On American Idol

The final performance night of this season’s American Idol took place on Tuesday night and featured tunes from[lastfm] U2 [/lastfm]and [lastfm]R.E.M[/lastfm].