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Former REM singer Michael Stipe plays surprise debut solo gig in New York - watch

Former REM singer Michael Stipe plays surprise debut solo gig in New York - watch

Stipe played six-song set as support to Patti Smith

Michael Stipe publishes blog on the 20th anniversary of coming out as 'queer'

Michael Stipe publishes blog on the 20th anniversary of coming out as 'queer'

The former REM frontman wrote: 'I am proud to be who I am'

Michael Stipe reveals first new music since REM split

Michael Stipe reveals first new music since REM split

Singer has soundtracked friend Tom Gilroy's film 'The Cold Lands'

REM to release three brand new songs

REM to release three brand new songs

'We All Go Back To Where We Belong', 'A Month Of Saturdays' and 'Hallelujah' were recorded this summer

The Strokes, The Futureheads, Zane Lowe react to REM's split

The Strokes, The Futureheads, Zane Lowe react to REM's split

The band have announced they're quitting after 31 years and 15 albums

R.E.M. announce their split

R.E.M. announce their split

The band call it a day after 31 years

REM's new album to feature Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith and Peaches

REM's new album to feature Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith and Peaches

'Collapse Into Now' will be released in early 2011

REM's 'Everybody Hurts' tops poll of 'songs that make men cry'

REM's 'Everybody Hurts' tops poll of 'songs that make men cry'

The Verve, U2 and Bruce Springsteen also feature in the Top 10 list

REM finish recording new album

REM finish recording new album

The as-yet-untitled studio effort is due out in spring 2011

WHEN COURTNEY MET MICHAEL

WHEN COURTNEY MET MICHAEL

Day one of our extract from [a]NME[/a]'s exclusive interview with [a]Courtney Love[/a] and [a]Michael Stipe[/a] together for the first time...

LOVE: HE HELPED ME OUT OF SHITTY RUT

LOVE: HE HELPED ME OUT OF SHITTY RUT

Pictures and soundclips from the star meeting of the year

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