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Pearl Jam, R.E.M. and More Demand Clearance for Campaign Songs

Pearl Jam, R.E.M. Sia, Lorde and more have joined forces with the Artists Rights Alliance to demand that the political parties "establish clear policies requiring…
Emily Tan / July 28, 2020

R.E.M Share Previously Unreleased Track to Benefit Hurricane Dorian Relief

R.E.M have shared the previously unreleased song "Fascinating" to benefit the non-profit Mercy Corps' hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, and Peter Buck…
Maggie Serota / September 12, 2019

R.E.M. Announce Deluxe 25th Anniversary Reissue of Monster

R.E.M. have announced a massive 25th reissue of their 1994 album Monster, the latest in the band's ongoing series of 25th anniversary archival reissues. The…
Maggie Serota / September 4, 2019

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Michael Stipe and Aaron Dessner Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on Tonight Show

A few months ago, Michael Stipe shared a demo version for "No Time for Love Like Now" from what appeared to be his home. A…
SPIN Staff / June 23, 2020

Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine Share Video for ‘No Time for Love Like Now’

A few months ago, Michael Stipe shared a video from quarantine of his new song "No Time for Love Like Now." Now, the song has…
Daniel Kohn / June 11, 2020

Iggy Pop, David Byrne and More Appear in Artist Maurizo Cattelan’s Bedtime Stories

Iggy Pop, David Byrne and other artists are collaborating on a new art project by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. Titled Bedtime Stories, the digital…
Emily Tan / May 15, 2020

Michael Stipe, Flea, Patti Smith and More Team Up For Pathway to Paris Livestream Concert

April 22 marked the 50th Earth Day, and to celebrate Pathway to Paris — a non-profit dedicated to finding solutions for climate change — is…
Katrina Nattress / April 26, 2020

Michael Stipe Performs ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on Late Show

A few weeks ago, Michael Stipe shared a demo version of "No Time for Love Like Now." On Tuesday night from quarantine, Stipe…
Daniel Kohn / April 8, 2020

Michael Stipe Shares Demo of New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’

Talk about a late-night surprise! Michael Stipe, who has been fairly active on social media by sending uplifting messages while singing R.E.M. songs, dropped a…
Daniel Kohn / March 29, 2020

Michael Stipe, Mike Mills Remember Late R.E.M. Bandmate Bill Rieflin

Michael Stipe paid tribute to late R.E.M. touring drummer Bill Rieflin, who died on Tuesday at the age of 59 due to cancer.
Daniel Kohn / March 25, 2020

Michael Stipe Shares Uplifting Message While in Quarantine

Michael Stipe has been Q.S.Q. (quasi self-quarantining) for over a week after being in contact with friends from Italy. While hunkering down, the R.E.M. singer…
Katrina Nattress / March 21, 2020

Michael Stipe Shares Coronavirus Avoidance Tips

Michael Stipe is sharing advice on how to handle the era of coronavirus. On Tuesday, the artist shared a video on Twitter and…
Jolie Lash / March 17, 2020

Michael Stipe Once Demanded to Donald Trump’s Face That He “Shut Up”

Donald Trump was not one of the shiny happy people after a previous run-in with Michael Stipe, according to the former R.E.M. frontman. Stipe, who…
Anna Chan / January 31, 2020

Michael Stipe Releases New Solo Single “Drive To The Ocean” to Protest Climate Change

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has released his second solo single. "Drive to the Ocean" follows "Your Capricious Soul," his first-ever solo song from back in…
Rob Arcand / January 4, 2020

Michael Stipe Reads Vedic Scripture, Buys Dog Food in Bulk, and Has Great Taste in Shelves

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe answered a series of vaguely impersonal questions about everything from his worst habits to his taste in art in a new interview with The New York Times'
SPIN Staff / October 28, 2019

12 Best Rock Star Cameos on The Simpsons

It's become a badge of honor for athletes, rockers, authors, astronauts, actors, politicians, and pop culture icons to get The Simpsons treatment. And on October…
Jolie Lash / October 13, 2019

Michael Stipe Releases First-Ever Solo Single to Protest Climate Change

Michael Stipe has released his first-ever solo single, "Your Capricious Soul." The track was announced on his website on October 2, and was released on…
Rob Arcand / October 5, 2019
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