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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

Michael Stipe Is Finally Releasing Some of That Solo Material He’s Been Teasing

Former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has announced that he will be releasing his first solo single, "Your Capricious Soul," via his website on Saturday, October 5, timed…
Maggie Serota / October 2, 2019

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

R.E.M.: Our 1986 Cover Story

This article originally appeared on the October 1986 issue of SPIN. Pretty Persuasion I can't imagine R.E.M. vocalist Michael Stipe trying to sell…
Barry Walters / August 10, 2019

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe Apparently Has 18 Solo Songs Ready To Go

R.E.M. officially broke up way back in 2011. And while most of the other members of the band have kept themselves busy with one musical…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 25, 2019

Here’s a Bunch of Great Quotes Courtney Love Gave to Her Famous Friends

Courtney Love: not fucking that guy, not getting a dog she doesn't want, not putting on weird smooth jazz. The Hole frontwoman and icon of…
Andy Cush / June 7, 2019

Watch Michael Stipe Debut New Solo Song “Your Capricious Soul”

Last night, R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe opened for Patti Smith with a surprise set at NYC’s newly reopened Webster Hall. There isn’t much video from that…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / May 3, 2019

Watch R.E.M.’s 2003 Performance of “Nightswimming” From Their Upcoming BBC Box Set

R.E.M.'s new monolithic box set R.E.M. at the BBC is due out on October 19. In addition to compiling recordings of broadcasts the band did…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 5, 2018

Michael Stipe Explains Why He’s Leaving Instagram: “I Think That We Deserve Better”

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe says that he's leaving the toxic world of Instagram and possibly social media in general. In a new interview with BBC…
Rob Arcand / September 2, 2018
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