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Stay In And Rock Out: A Playlist To Get You Through Quarantine

You're probably stuck at home with little to do, no gigs to go to and no parties to attend, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun. We've put together a completely inappropriate playlist of...

Songs To Play When You Feel Like There's No Way Out [Playlist]

The last few days have been difficult for a lot of people as we come to terms with the loss of British TV presenter Caroline Flack. She took her own life following a relentless assault...

Five Bands We'd Love To See Reunite!

With the massive headline news that the Spice Girls have (eventually) decided to reunite once again, nailing on a huge stadium tour of the UK next summer, it got us thinking – what other bands...

7 Times Politicians Tried To Use Pop Songs Without Permission

After Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler had to write a second cease-and-desist letter to Donald Trump asking him to stop playing their songs during his rallies this week – having already called him out for doing the...

Michael Stipe Not Ready For Solo Record

Michael Stipe still isn't ready to make a solo album.The 58-year-old singer - whose band REM disbanded in 2011 - was ''surprised'' at how comfortably he settled back into the recording studio while producing Fischerspooner's...

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...

Kanye West Upstaged By Wailingdaughter

Kanye West's daughter was the star attraction at his New York fashion show.The 'Stronger' hitmaker debuted the second season of his Kanye West x Adidas Originals Collection at the Skylight Modern yesterday (16.09.15) but all...

R.e.m. Stars Incensed Over Donald Trump's Use Of Song

Trump upset Neil Young earlier this summer (15) when he walked out onstage to one of the rocker's hits and now he's facing the wrath of Michael Stipe and his bandmates for making...

Paul Weller Hits Out At Touts Selling His Music Online

Paul Weller has refused to take part in the annual Record Store Day in future because of ''touts'' who sold his music at inflated prices. The singer released a one-off 7-inch record 'Flame Out' for...

George Clooney Saluted At Britannia Awards In Los Angeles

Hollywood star George Clooney was the toast of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (Bafta) Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (09Nov13) as he picked up one of the evening's top prizes.Julia...

Unlikely Bunch: Rem, James Franco And Lindsay Lohan Make A Music Video.

James Franco has directed a video for REM's song 'Blue', featuring Lindsay Lohan and iconic fashion photographer Terry Richardson. A couple of weeks ago we told you about the video that Idris Elba had made...

Lindsay Lohan Avoiding Bad Reviews

Lindsay Lohan refuses to acknowledge bad reviews.The 26-year-old actress has reportedly banned her family and friends from discussing professional reviews of her new TV movie 'Liz & Dick' in front of her because she is...

Eminem, Coldplay & Beyonce Hits Given African Makeovers For New Album

Hits by Eminem, Coldplay and Beyonce have been given an African makeover for a new charity album to benefit climate change and disaster relief projects.The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mumford & Sons, Plan B, Bruno...

Two Door Cinema Club Set To Release Second Album ‘Beacon’

Irish rockers Two Door Cinema Club have already caused stir among music fans across the world with the successful live shows and platinum certified debut album 'Tourist History', but now they are set to really...

Gone But Not Forgotten; R.e.m.'S Legacy

Much has been written in the past few days regarding R.E.M.'s split after 31 years and 15 albums. While the majority of tributes and retrospectives have looked at their musical influence, there is another legacy...

The Strokes And The Futureheads Mourn R.e.m. Split

Rockers from The Strokes and The Futureheads are leading tributes to R.E.M. after the band announced it's splitting after 31 years together on Wednesday (21Sep11).Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck and bassist Mike Mills announced the...

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...

Mickey Rourke's Freida Warning

Mickey Rourke told Freida Pinto she was too young to be at the Oscars.The 'Wrestler' star approached the 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress at the prestigious awards ceremony last February - during which Freida's film won eight...

Black Eyed Peas' 'Intense' Album

The Black Eyed Peas' new album is "high intensity dance'.'The E.N.D' - which stands for 'The Energy Never Dies' - sees the group return to the fast-paced sound which made their name.Rapper Will.I.Am explained: "This...

Sophie Ellis-bextor Wants Successful Love

Sophie Ellis-Bextor wouldn't date an unsuccessful man.The 'Murder on the Dancefloor' singer, who is married to The Feeling star Richard Jones, insists she couldn't be happy with someone who didn't have their own career.When asked...

Stipe: 'I Wear Make-up To Hide Away'

MICHAEL STIPE uses his eccentric stage make-up as a mask because he's terrified of revealing his true personality. The REM frontman, famed for his colourful face paints, admits it covers a "basic insecurity" and hates...

Wenn Music Review 2005

By Stephen Cunningsworth From marriage to divorce, natural disaster to fundraising, and convicted criminals to falsely accused superstars, 2005 gave us another non-stop 12 months of music industry mayhem. Michael Jackson had the world on...

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...

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...

Coldplay Meets Rem

COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN joined REM onstage in London last night for a surprise duet at a benefit show for fair trade. The singer leapt onstage unnannounced and helped REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE perform...

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....

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...

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