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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Glastonbury Tackles Touts

The organiser of British super-festival GLASTONBURY has vowed to fight ticket touts threatening to ruin this year's (03) sell out event. The festival's 112,000 tickets sold out in less than 24 hours - prompting...

Kid Rock Blasts Peace Activists

Heavy metal singer KID ROCK has blasted celebrity anti-war demonstrators - claiming they're "retarded" for thinking they have the right to protest against the Iraqi conflict. The wildman boyfriend of former BAYWATCH babe PAMELA...

Rem Rock Back

Superstar rockers REM are to tour America for the first time in for four years. The group have been in self-imposed exile for the long break but have returned to the headlines because...

Rem Hit The Net With Anti.war Song

Rockers REM have posted an anti-war song, THE FINAL STRAW, on their official website. Singer MICHAEL STIPE says he and the band are praying for all the lives of all people involved in the...

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