If ever a band proved you can play rock’n’roll and retain your integrity, that band was R.E.M. as the best R.E.M. songs prove.
In the series' first season, which aired in October, Michael Stipe explained the story behind iconic R.E.M. hit “Losing My Religion”.
R.E.M. released ‘Green’ to coincide with the US presidential election. Michael Stipe said they intended the album to be a gesture of hope and encouragement.
R.E.M. booked a five-night stand at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, lasting from 30 June to 5 July 2007, with advance billing referring to the shows as “public rehearsals”.
Proceeds from sales are going to US grassroots organizations aiming to get books into the hands of children who might not otherwise have them at home.
Artistically, ‘Automatic For The People’ arguably remains R.E.M’s high-water mark. It continues to attract plaudits from far and wide.
From Nirvana to Billie Eilish, here are some of the best SNL musical performances from late-night TV’s grandest show.
'Song Exploder' is based on the acclaimed podcast of the same name re-imagined by Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville.
The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes center stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
With their ‘Monster’ album, R.E.M. got back to making what guitarist Peter Buck described as a "real noisy rock’n’roll record”.
“It’s been so exciting to turn it into a television show, because it’s provided a chance to immerse yourself in the music – and the ideas behind the music – in a...
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
Arguably less immediate and less accessible than previous R.E.M. landmark albums, ‘New Adventures In Hi-Fi’ was a sprawling, “White Album”-esque affair.
‘Craft Recordings Presents: Shoplifting’ captures artists and tastemakers as they raid the acclaimed reissue label’s vinyl bins.
The compilation will go live on Friday, September 4 on Bandcamp for 24 hours only.