Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe shares thoughts on paying tribute to ‘astonishing songwriter’ David Bowie

R.E.M. frontman recently covered two Bowie classics at New York City tribute events

Watch REM frontman Michael Stipe introduce Bernie Sanders at rally

Singer at a rally in Coney Island on Sunday (April 10)

R.E.M’s Michael Stipe will make his TV solo debut on Jimmy Fallon

The ‘Losing My Religion’ singer split with his band back in 2011

REM’s Michael Stipe covers John Lennon as part of Patti Smith support slot – watch

Stipe performed set of covers as he opened for Smith at the Beacon Theatre in New York last night (November 10)

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

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