Michael Stipe

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

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

R.E.M. announce their split

The band call it a day after 31 years

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

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

WHEN COURTNEY MET MICHAEL

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

LOVE: HE HELPED ME OUT OF SHITTY RUT

Pictures and soundclips from the star meeting of the year
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