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. […]


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 […]


‘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 […]


R.E.M. Readies 15th Album

The legendary [lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] has seen their share of highs and lows in their career, spanning three decades and 14 albums. But Michael Stipe and company aren’t done yet. Check out the info on the next [lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] […]


R.E.M. & Tupac Added To Library Of Congress Registry

The Library of Congress Recording Registry is adding a little flavor to its preserves by inducting 25 recordings including rapper [lastfm]Tupac Shakur[/lastfm] and the college radio-friendly [lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] to its records. What songs did the Library of Congress […]


R.E.M. Perform with Patti Smith in New Orleans

Music fans got a rare treat this past Saturday, as seasoned rockers [lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] joined punk legend [lastfm]Patti Smith[/lastfm] for an impromptu jam session at Tipitina‘s in New Orleans. Care to know what tunes got played?