Latest Rem News

Rem

Black Eyed Peas Knocked Off Top By Sugababes

The BLACK EYED PEAS have had their record breaking run at the top of the British singles charts ended by pop trio SUGABABES. The all-girl group's new single HOLE IN THE HEAD went straight...

20th October 2003

Berry Rejoins Rem

Former REM drummer BILL BERRY stunned fans of the American rockers at a gig on Friday (9OCT03), by reuniting with the band onstage. Berry, who retired from the band in 1997, travelled to Raleigh,...

13th October 2003

Michael Stipe On Shiny Happy People

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....

10th October 2003

British Sea Power To Open New Series Of Bbc2s Later With Joolz Holland

British Sea Power will appear alongside REM, Buddy...

26th September 2003

Stipe 'Thrilled' After Joining Radiohead Onstage

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...

26th September 2003

Rem Newlywed Gets Hollywood Bowl Reception

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...

12th September 2003

Rem Fight Off Madcap Prankster At Bowl Show

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. Mythical lounge...

11th September 2003

Radiohead + Rem Jam Together On Tour

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 IT'S THE...

1st September 2003

Starsailor Dismiss Oasis

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...

29th August 2003

David Gray And Morcheeba To Boost Tourism

Chart stars DAVID GRAY and MORCHEEBA have agreed to perform at a free concert in London's TRAFALGAR SQUARE - aimed at boosting tourism and the revamped landmark. The event on 31 August (03) -...

12th August 2003

Sesame Street To Release Music Album

SESAME STREET is releasing a commerative box set of musical stars' performances on the seminal kids TV show - including tracks by CELINE DION, BILLY JOEL and REM. The American show has featured a...

18th July 2003

Madonna For T 2004

The organisers of Scotland's T IN THE PARK music festival want MADONNA to headline next year's (04) event. REM, COLDPLAY and the FLAMING LIPS stole the show at this year's (03) bash over the...

14th July 2003

Rem Plan Anti-bush Festival Appearance

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...

10th July 2003

Stars Flock To Glastonbury

A galaxy of stars have flocked to the world-famous GLASTONBURY music festival in South England - including supermodel KATE MOSS and NOEL GALLAGHER. Sexy Kate turned up at the site sporting a hippy-chic look...

29th June 2003

Mccartney Surprises Glastonbury

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...

27th June 2003

Glastonbury Festival 2003 Opens Its Gates

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...

25th June 2003

Stipe Concentrates On Music, Not Charity

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...

25th June 2003

Stipe: I Struggle To Write Songs

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...

25th June 2003

Michael Stipe Hits Back At Ageist Comments

REM vocalist MICHAEL STIPE is sick of the music industry's ageist attitude towards musicians - because actors don't get the same treatment. The MAN ON THE MOON singer, 43, points out he is close...

24th June 2003

Rem Resolve Bill Berry Departure

REM would welcome departed drummer BILL BERRY back with open arms - if he could prove he wanted to rejoin the band. The drummer left the stadium rockers in 1997 after suffering a brain...

20th June 2003

Rem Tease Fans About New Album

Veteran rockers REM are teasing fans with the promise of a new album - their first since 2001 LP REVEAL. The band, who boast 14 studio albums across a 20 year career, are currently...

20th June 2003

Rem's London Misery

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 band worked...

19th June 2003

Michael Stipe: Remember Me For Haircut

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...

19th June 2003

Glastonbury's Peace Offering To Disappointed Fans

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...

5th June 2003

Rem Sick Of Embarrassing Shiny

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...

3rd June 2003

Rem To Play Low-key London Shows

REM are to play two 'club' shows at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY. The band will play the 4,500 capacity venue on 24 June and 25 June (03) as a warm-up for their headlining slot at...

1st May 2003

Rem Star: Our New Songs Rock

REM guitarist PETER BUCK has delighted fans by insisting the group's latest tracks are some of their best ever. Buck, who went through a court battle last year over an alleged air rage incident,...

30th April 2003

Simon Simpson

Sharp-tongued talent show supremo SIMON COWELL is to follow in the footsteps of U2, REM and 'N SYNC - by appearing in acclaimed animation series THE SIMPSONS. Cowell, a judge on US talent show...

29th April 2003

Danish Rock Stars Rally For Iraq

International rock stars last night contributed handsomely to the victims of the war in Iraq (12APR03) through a live telethon. During the show on national Danish TV, the ROSKILDE FESTIVAL's charitable fund donated GBP143,000...

13th April 2003

Rem To Release Compilation Lp

Rock supergroup REM will release their first 'BEST OF' album on 30 September (03) - and the record will contain the brand new track BAD DAY. The album will feature at least two new...

7th April 2003

Advertisement

Leaked "Batman vs. Superman" Trailer Generates Extra Publicity

As far as publicity goes, the leaked Batman vs. Superman trailer may...

Watch The Old Meet The New As 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Excites Fans [Trailer & Pictures]

Star Wars fans got what they’d been waiting for on Thursday, as the...

Jennifer Lopez To Pay Tribute To The Late Selena Quintanilla

Almost two decades after portraying Selena Quintanilla on the big screen...

George Clooney Travels Through Time In The Mysterious 'Tomorrowland' [Trailer + Pictures]

It's now time to get excited for what looks to be one of the most visually...

Advertisement

'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

Advertisement