REM's MICHAEL STIPE revealed the band almost quit for good when original
drummer BILL BERRY left in 1998.
The ORANGE CRUSH percussionist quit the band after suffering a brain
aneurysm in 1996, but his...
REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE says his band's smash international hit SHINY
HAPPY PEOPLE has a "limited appeal".
However, the 43-year-old singer refuses to disown the song because it is
important to so many fans....
REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE was left thrilled after getting the chance to
perform live on stage with his heroes RADIOHEAD last month (AUG03).
The SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE singer shared a stage with lead singer...
REM's HOLLYWOOD BOWL show in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (10SEP03) was
extra special for their keyboard player KEN STRINGFELLOW - it was his first gig
as a married man.
Stringfellow was wed after...
A joke almost turned into a nightmare onstage for rockers REM last night
(10SEP03) when a man purporting to be the real TONY CLIFTON threatened the
group's safety with a water fight.
RADIOHEAD singer THOM YORKE has joined his rocker pals REM onstage on the
first night of their North American tour together.
Thom appeared during REM's encore performances of E-BOW THE LETTER and
Fiery British rockers OASIS have been slammed by upcoming indie band
STARSAILOR - who claim they've become irrelevant.
Starsailor and the WONDERWALL rockers had a well-publicised falling out,
which culminated in a war of...
Rockers REM will launch a blistering attack on American President GEORGE W
BUSH at Scotland's T IN THE PARK festival this weekend (12/13JUL03).
The SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE band - who have labelled their native...
A galaxy of stars have flocked to the world-famous GLASTONBURY music
festival in South England - including supermodel KATE MOSS and NOEL
Sexy Kate turned up at the site sporting a hippy-chic look...
Former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will make a surprise appearance at
Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL today (27JUN03) - after turning down a
headlining spot at the event.
The expectant father is due to fly to...
The annual GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL has opened its gates to the first of the
thousands of revellers expected this weekend (27JUN03).
Eager festival-goers arrived early to make sure they secured a perfect
pitch for their...
MICHAEL STIPE has penned some of the most popular music of the last twenty
years - but the REM frontman insists he's not a natural songwriter.
However, the EVERYBODY HURTS superstar, whose band headlines...
REM rocker MICHAEL STIPE has backed off from his relentless charity
campaigning - because it distracts from his band's music.
SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE singer Michael had previously supported causes ranging
from handgun control to...
Recording early album FABLES OF THE RECONSTRUCTION in London was not the
pleasant experience rockers REM had hoped it would be.
Holed up in North London's LIVINGSTON STUDIOS, the now legendary stadium
REM rocker MICHAEL STIPE hopes to be remembered by future generations for
some of the outrageous haircuts he wore in the Eighties.
The SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE singer blames "losing his mind" for the resultant...
GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL organiser MICHAEL EAVIS has promised those who failed
to get tickets for this year's (03) event that they will have priority booking
next year (04).
The British farmer behind the legendary festival...
REM have ditched megahit SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE from their live set - because
it's their most embarrassing song.
The trio, who are rehearsing for their upcoming American tour, hope
they'll never perform the hit...