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Rem Offer Up Art Posters

REM are giving their favourite unknown artists a big boost by including prints of their paintings in a new deluxe boxed version of their latest album AROUND THE SUN. The packages features the album...

Yorke Joins Charity Campaign

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has posed for a new charity photoshoot to raise awareness of the MAKE TRADE FAIR campaign. The singer joins ANTONIO BANDERAS, CHRIS MARTIN, JAMELIA and REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE for...

Thrills Caught Between U2 And Rem

Irish rock newcomers THE THRILLS are torn between supporting REM and U2 on their tours - or having a well-earned break. The WHATEVER HAPPENED TO COREY HAIM? fivesome are opening for REM in the...

Pearl Jam Star Launches Solar Power Initiative

PEARL JAM guitarist STONE GOSSARD is spearheading a drive to fund renewable-energy programmes in the 12 states visited by the recent VOTE FOR CHANGE TOUR. Acts including REM, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, Pearl Jam and...

Stipe Calls On Bono For Writer's Block Help

REM rocker MICHAEL STIPE credits pal BONO for helping him overcome a debilitating period of writer's block. The gay singer reveals he once struggled to find the right words while trying to pen lyrics...

Springsteen Sings For Kerry On Election Eve

Rock star BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will perform at Democrat JOHN KERRY rallies in the last days before the US Presidential election on 2 November (04). The guitar legend, dubbed The Boss, is set to...

Prydz Steals Number One Back From Williams

Swedish DJ ERIC PRYDZ has reclaimed the top spot in the British singles chart - his hit CALL ON ME has limited ROBBIE WILLIAMS' spell at number one to just one week. The little-known...

Stipe Stole His Dance Moves From O'connor

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE has revealed the secret behind his unusual dancing style - he stole it from SINEAD O'CONNOR. Stipe is amused by the interest in his "unique" onstage moves and cites the...

Vote For Change Tour Ends In Dc

America's top rockers including REM and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has toasted their success in registering new voters after their VOTE FOR CHANGE tour ended in Washington DC last night (11OCT04). Springsteen, REM, THE DIXIE CHICKS...

Stipe Conflicted On Political Rockers

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE detests other musicians expressing their viewpoints in songs - even though many of his own tracks have a strong political stance. Stipe, whose band is currently with BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and...

Rem's Stipe Happy To Have Freedom To Voice Dissent

REM's MICHAEL STIPE is relieved Americans can now voice their opinion and speak out against the current government. The LOSING MY RELIGION singer is taking part in this autumn's (04) VOTE FOR CHANGE...

Rem Star's Confusion After Plane Arrest

REM's guitarist PETER BUCK only "figured" out he was in a British prison cell when he woke up from his drunken stupor and asked a policeman guarding his door. The OUT OF TIME musician...

Williams And Rem Top British Charts

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS' comeback song has shot straight to the top of the UK singles chart. RADIO, the 30-year-old's first single in his homeland for two years, has knocked last week's (03OCT04) number...

Rem's Mills Proud Of New Album

REM bassist MIKE MILLS is proud of the veteran band's latest album, AROUND THE SUN, despite its lukewarm critical reception. The SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE rocker is "very confident" with the new disc, and considers...

Stipe: Law Should Play Me In A Musical

Rocker MICHAEL STIPE wants to sign up JUDE LAW or KYLIE MINOGUE to play him in a musical based on the life of his band REM. The SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE singer would love it...

Rem's Berry Loving His Retired Life

Former REM drummer BILL BERRY is "enjoying life" since quitting the band in 1997, as he has more time to indulge in his favourite pastimes such as cooking. Berry left the SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE...

Maines: 'I'm Still Ashamed Of Bush'

LATEST: DIXIE CHICKS singer NATALIE MAINES has gone public to attack PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH again - insisting she's still ashamed he comes from her home state of Texas. The LONG TIME GONE singer...

Stipe: September 11 Made Me Closer To My Father

The September 11 (01) terrorist attacks brought MICHAEL STIPE closer to his father - because it enabled the rocker to relate to his dad's experiences of war. The REM frontman's father was a US...

Stipe: 'I Came Out Over A Decade Ago'

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE has mocked the British tabloid press for making too much of his sexuality - insisting they were ten years late "outing" him. The GREAT BEYOND icon says he admitted...

Springsteen Adds Vote For Change Date

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is planning an unofficial hometown VOTE FOR CHANGE finale days after the all-star concert tour winds up in Washington DC. The rocker, his group THE E STREET BAND and wife PATTI SCIALFA...

Stipe Thrilled With Vote For Change Debut

REM leader MICHAEL STIPE has praised BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN for coming up with the VOTE FOR CHANGE concerts because he thinks the politically-charged star-studded concerts will make history. The STAND singer performed alongside Springsteen and...

Stone Hits Top Spot While Prydz Stays Put

Teen soul sensation JOSS STONE's second album MIND, BODY AND SOUL has gone straight to the top of the British charts. The 17-year-old singer's follow-up to her 2003 covers disc THE SOUL SESSIONS knocked...

Stipe Views U2 As Competition

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE feels his competitive streak appearing whenever he hears a new track by rock band U2. Although the LOSING MY RELIGION singer is friends with the Irish supergroup's frontman BONO,...

Stipe Inspired Hartnett's Photography Passion

Hollywood hunk JOSH HARTNETT credits rocker MICHAEL STIPE with inspiring his passion for photography. The VIRGIN SUICIDES star almost missed his calling as an actor to pursue his love of art at university, after...

Stipe Writes City Names On Clothes

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE writes the names of all the places he visits on his sweat shirt - so he can keep track of his extensive travelling. The AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE singer stencils...

Stipe's Brush With Death Inspires Musical Cars

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE has urged electric car manufacturers to install loud ringtones in the vehicles - after he was nearly killed by one. The MAN ON THE MOON singer was left shaken when...

Dixie Chick Maines Attacks Bush Again

DIXIE CHICKS star NATALIE MAINES is attacking GEORGE W BUSH again, insisting the American President has got to stop killing innocent people overseas. The country singer was caught up in a media fracas last...

Rem Hit Out At Bush's 'Dangerous' World View

REM's have hit out at American president GEORGE W BUSH's "dangerous" view of the world. Bassist MIKE MILLS insists the leaser has a Machiavellian approach to world politics - where the interests of...

Martin's Rem Embarrassment

COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN spent weeks of sleepless nights learning REM lyrics ahead of his collaboration with the band - only to forget his words when he joined them onstage. The British singer was...

Stars Fight For Myanmar's Freedom

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, STING and REM are teaming up for a charity album to help impoverished people in Myanmar. Profits from the sale of the double CD featuring 27 tracks will benefit the group...

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