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R.e.m. Drop Unreleased Song In Aid Of Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund

R.E.M. are donating all profits made from their previously unreleased track 'Fascinating' to the Mercy Corps' Hurricane Dorian relief fund and recovery efforts in the Bahamas. The 'Nightswimming' hitmakers - comprised of Peter Buck, Mike...

R.e.m. Won't Reform

R.E.M. insist there is ''nothing on this Earth'' that would make them reform.The 'Nightswimming' hitmakers - comprising Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe - went their separate ways in an amicable split in 2011...

Michael Stipe 'Saved' People With Song

Michael Stipe is proud to have ''saved'' lives with his music.The former R.E.M. frontman admits hearing how the group's song 'Everybody Hurts' has touched their fans' lives is as good as winning an Oscar for...

R.e.m. Star Mike Mills Releases Classical Concerto As First Solo Record

The Losing My Religion hitmaker's Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra was released on Friday (14Oct16) on composer Philip Glass's Orange Mountain Music label. Mills composed the piece for his...

Michael Stipe's Crippling Shyness

Michael Stipe has been in therapy ''for years'' to combat his shyness.The former R.E.M. frontman has always felt insecure alongside his well-read bandmates Peter Buck and Mike Mills and struggled in the early days of...

Michael Stipe Rules Out Rem Reunion

Michael Stipe insists R.E.M. will never reunite.The 'Losing My Religion' hitmakers - comprising Michael, Peter Buck and Mike Mills - went their separate ways in 2011 after over three decades together and the frontman insists...

R.e.m's Michael Stipe Releases New Material

Michael Stipe has released his first new material since R.E.M split in 2011. The 54-year-old singer has returned with an instrumental piece recorded to accompany bonus footage from his friend Tom Gilroy's film 'The Cold...

Mike Mills & Peter Buck Headline Sxsw Chilton Tribute

Former R.E.M. bandmates Mike Mills and Peter Buck remembered the late Alex Chilton on the second anniversary of his death at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Saturday (17Mar12).The two rockers joined...

Peter Buck To Release Solo Album

Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has started work on his first solo album.The musician is to be the first member of the 'Losing My Religion' group to release his own record following their split last...

R.e.m. Finished On 'Creative High'

R.E.M. were "not creatively out of gas" when they split. The 'Man on the Moon' rockers' bass player, Mike Mills, says their acrimonious split in September has seen them finish "on a creative high" and...

Charlize Theron Honored At Eventful Gotham Awards

South African actress Charlize Theron stole the show at the annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York on Monday (November 28, 2011), where she was honored with a special tribute prize alongside Gary Oldman...

Gary Oldman Confirms Tinker Tailor Follow-up

Gary Oldman will "revisit" his role as George Smiley in a 'Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy' sequel. The British actor - who was honoured at the Gotham Independent Film Awards with a special tribute prize last...

Ewan Mcgregor's Beginners Scores Upset At Gotham Awards

The Ewan Mcgregor movie Beginners and Terrence Malick's Palme d'Or winning 'The Tree of Life' shared the top prize for Best Feature Film at Monday evening's Gotham Awards in New York City (November 28, 2011)...

R.e.m. Planned Split Since 2008

R.E.M. had been planning their split since 2008. The 'Losing My Religion' rockers - Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe - first thought about the end of the group while touring their album 'Accelerator'...

R.e.m. Stopped Caring About Record Sales

R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills "doesn't care" about sales figures for the band's last four albums. The 'Orange Crush' rocker said sales weren't particularly important to him, as it was never the aim of the band...

Peter Buck's R.e.m. Release Panic

Peter Buck used to "panic" every time R.E.M. released an album.The guitarist - whose group announced in September they were to disband after 31 years - admits he has always been "driven and ambitious" and...

Michael Stipe Won't Go Solo

Michael Stipe's R.E.M. bandmate does not expect him to launch a solo career.The 'Everybody Hurts' group announced last month that they are to separate after 31 years together but bassist Mike Mills thinks the singer...

No Solo Album For Michael Stipe, Says Mike Mills

Former R.E.M. star Mike Mills is convinced singer Michael Stipe will shun offers to record a solo album in favour of a career in sculpture and photography.The Everybody Hurts hitmakers stunned fans last month (Sep11)...

R.e.m. To Release Final Three Tracks

R.E.M. will release three final tracks. The band announced they were splitting up after 31 years together last week, but will release the last tracks they recorded together alongside a greatest hits package.The songs, 'We...

Mike Mills: 'Time Is Right For R.e.m. Split'

R.E.M. star Mike Mills has spoken out about the band's decision to split after 31 years, insisting it's time for the existing three founding members to go their separate ways.In an exclusive Rolling Stone interview,...

Rem Thank Fans For 'Unbelievable Gift'

Rem, the American rock band who announced on Wednesday (21th August 2011) they were to split after 31 years together, have thanked fans for their continued support. In a statement released on their official website,...

Rem Officially Break Up After 30 Years In Rock Music

Rem, the American rock band best known for their seminal album 'Automatic for the People' and smash hit single 'Man on the Moon', have official broken up. The group, hailing from Athens, Georgia, announced the...

R.e.m. Split

R.E.M. have split up.The legendary 'Man on the Moon' rockers have announced they are to part ways after 31 years and 15 albums together. A statement on their website reads: "To our Fans and Friends:...

Ewan Mcgregor No Salesman

Ewan McGregor doesn't like selling films.The 40-year-old actor portrays a man who is wracked with grief after his father dies a short time after coming out as gay when he is 75 in 'Beginners', but...

Michael Stipe 'Ignorant Of Music'

Michael Stipe was "ignorant of music" for the first four years he was in R.E.M. The singer said he didn't even realise basic things about being in a band, such as the difference between the...

Michael Stipe Formed R.e.m. To Be 'Cool'

Michael Stipe didn't realise being a musician was such hard work when he founded R.E.M. The singer - who has just released the group's 15th studio album, 'Collapse Into Now', with bandmates Peter Buck and...

R.e.m. Not Worried About Losing Fans

R.E.M. don't worry about losing fans.The 'Losing My Religion' hitmakers want to test themselves creatively with each record they make, but know not all of their supporters will enjoy every one of their albums.Guitarist Peter...

Mike Mills Hates Listening To R.e.m. Music

R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills finds it difficult to enjoy his own band's music.The musician says he works so hard alongside singer Michael Stipe and guitarist Peter Buck to create their hits he can't distance himself...

R.e.m. Won't Tour With New Album

R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck doesn't believe the band should have to tour to sell their new album.The musician revealed that the 'Losing My Religion' hitmakers have no plans to play a series of concerts to...

R.e.m Name Guest Vocalists

R.E.M's latest album features Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith and Peaches. The band's fifteenth album, 'Collapse Into Now', features three guest singers alongside regular vocalist Michael Stipe and has been described by the band as a...

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