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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

Peter Buck (R) and Michael Stipe of R.E.M. (Anthony Correia/Getty Images)

R.E.M. Announce 131-Song Rarities Collection, ‘Complete Rarities’

Some bands don’t even have 131 songs in their entire discographies. R.E.M. has that amount on one rarities collection alone.

05/20/2014

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Superstars Join Forces For Portland-Based ‘Super-Earth’

Because it’s 2014, a major hint was dropped via Twitter photo that a supergroup composed of  some major artists is currently recording in a Portland studio. Filmmaker Lance Bangs posted this tweet: Ex-R.E.M., Sleater-Kinney, Nirvana, Flipper, Swans, […]

05/06/2014

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Lou Reed’s Influence: 8 Classic Covers of His Songs

Brian Eno’s famous quote about the Velvet Underground is stitched into the band’s legacy: “The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band.” Whether or not that […]

10/28/2013

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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. And this year, their major label debut, 1988’s Green, turns […]

03/07/2013

Avenged Sevenfold "A Little Piece of Heaven" (Courtesy Warner Bros)

Make A Mix Tape Of Psychotic Love Songs

Don’t bother making a mix of mushy songs for your lover this Valentines Day. As we perused the annals of rock we realized there’s a myriad of music with a slightly different approach to displaying […]

02/12/2013

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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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R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Releasing Vinyl-Only Solo Album This Friday

This Friday, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck will release his first solo album, following the group’s disbanding in 2011. However, only 2,000 lucky fans will be able to get their hands on the limited-edition, vinyl-only release.

10/03/2012

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R.E.M.’s ‘Document’ Gets 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

R.E.M.’s 1987 album, “Document,” will get the 25th anniversary treatment on September 25

08/08/2012

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Shiny Happy Birthday To Michael Stipe

On January 4, 1960, local Athens artist and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]R.E.M.[/lastfm] front man[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Michael Stipe[/lastfm] was born in Decatur, Georgia.

01/03/2012

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