r.e.m.

New Music: R.E.M. – “Shiny Happy People 1″ (Demo)

To celebrate Out of Time's 25th birthday, R.E.M. is putting out a deluxe reissue of the album, which includes 19 demo versions of the classic…
Charles Innis / November 11, 2016

R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” Demo Is Pretty Good

In the run-up to the 25th anniversary reissue of their 1991 album Out of Time, R.E.M. have shared an unheard demo version of "Losing My Religion." The lyrics are slightly…
Anna Gaca / October 15, 2016

Watch Michael Stipe Pledge Support for Chelsea Manning in Heartfelt Video

Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. soldier who's currently serving a 35-year sentence for providing classified documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, has been making headlines recently, amid alleged mistreatment…
Anna Gaca / September 14, 2016

Michael Stipe to Perform on ‘The Tonight Show’

Michael Stipe will perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (March 29), marking a return to late-night television for the former R.E.M.
Colin Stutz / March 27, 2016

Peter Buck Talks About R.E.M.’s Breakup in New Interview

Peter Buck, former guitarist for R.E.M., has described the quintessential '80s college radio rockers' 2011 breakup in a new interview with Rolling Stone. Writer and longtime R.E.M.
Anna Gaca / March 14, 2016

Watch Death Cab for Cutie Cover R.E.M.’s ‘Fall on Me’ With Peter Buck and Mike Mills

Death Cab for Cutie closed out the second weekend of the Todos Santos Music Festival, a benefit started by R.E.M.'s Peter Buck for community service non-profit the Palapa…
Rachel Brodsky / January 26, 2016

Members of R.E.M., Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, and More Pay Tribute to David Bowie in Concert

The first weekend of the Todos Santos Music Festival, the brainchild of R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, took place over the course of these last few days, and…
James Grebey / January 18, 2016

R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Announces ‘Warzone Earth’ Solo Album Featuring Krist Novoselic, Jeff Tweedy

R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck will release his latest solo album Warzone Earth on October 16 through Little Axe Records, as Pitchfork points out.
Colin Joyce / September 30, 2015

R.E.M. Hate ‘Orange Clown’ Donald Trump

Poor Donald Trump. (Well, not really, but you know what we mean). The former host of The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice can't catch a break from any…
James Grebey / September 10, 2015

R.E.M.: SPIN’s 1991 ‘Out of Time’ Cover Story, ‘Going for Baroque’

This story was originally published in the March 1991 issue of SPIN. In honor of SPIN's 30th anniversary, we've republished this piece as part of…

R.E.M.’s Mike Mills Waxes Nostalgic for Print News in ‘Stop the Presses’ Video

Comedy/music benefit compilation 2776 — a.k.a. the same group that enlisted celebrity help to raise money for OneKid One World — is back with a…
Rachel Brodsky / February 4, 2015

Michael Stipe Performed Solo Live For the First Time Since R.E.M.’s Breakup in 2011

Staying true to his word on CBS This Morning, last night Michael Stipe performed solo live for the first time since R.E.M.'s breakup in 2011. Playing…
Rachel Brodsky / December 30, 2014

Michael Stipe Says He ‘Will Sing Again,’ Won’t Reunite R.E.M.

Since R.E.M. broke up back in 2011, lead singer Michael Stipe hasn't been up to much musically, but in an interview with CBS This Morning,…
Colin Joyce / December 14, 2014

R.E.M. and Neutral Milk Hotel Want to Restore a Georgia Musical Landmark

Save the clock tower! Erm — help rebuild St. Mary's Steeple!The 145-year-old Athens, Georgia landmark — known to locals as the venue where R.E.M. played…
Rachel Brodsky / November 3, 2014

Relive R.E.M.’s Greatest MTV Moments With ‘REMTV’ Box Set

Earlier this year, former R.E.M. guitarist Mike Mills promised that the band wouldn't simply be emptying the vaults of all their unreleased material, but after…
Colin Joyce / September 27, 2014
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