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.
Some bands don’t even have 131 songs in their entire discographies. R.E.M. has that amount on one rarities collection alone.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
R.E.M.’s 1987 album, “Document,” will get the 25th anniversary treatment on September 25
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, […]
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. […]