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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

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13 Unexpected Songs To Say I Love You

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 […]

02/14/2013

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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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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, […]

09/21/2011

R.E.M. Finishes New Album, Fans High-Five Each Other

A band as influential and imaginative as [lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] has kept pretty quiet for the past couple of years. In fact, if it wasn’t for Michael Stipes moonlighting as [lastfm]Moby[/lastfm], we would have the band to be missing. […]

09/23/2010

Rock Powerhouses Say ‘No’ To Nuclear Weapons

Numerous big-name rockers give their stamp of approval on the upcoming anti-nuclear weaponry documentary Countdown To Zero.  The doc, produced by Oscar-winner Lawrence Bender (Inglorious Bastards) and directed by Lucy Walker (Devil’s Playgroud), covers the […]

07/22/2010

‘Countdown to Zero’: The Music Not the Bomb Will Bring Us Together

Bands like [lastfm]Pearl Jam[/lastfm], [lastfm]Weezer[/lastfm] and [lastfm]R.E.M[/lastfm] may be “the bomb” but they have gathered together to support global nuclear disarmament by  backing the anti-nuclear weapon documentary with the appropriately Pynchon-esque title, Countdown To Zero. Not just some […]

07/22/2010

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