Manic Street Preachers’ Nicky Wire “deeply regrets” controversial Michael Stipe comments

The bassist was previously slammed for his 1993 comments about Stipe

R.E.M. share original 1981 mix of ‘Sitting Still’, so we had a chat with their producer

"In some ways, that session feels like it was the earliest days of electricity," producer Mitch Easter says of the Hib-Tone version of the classic

R.E.M. mark MLK Day with video of Michael Stipe reading Martin Luther King’s ‘Strength To Love’

The frontman reads directly from the 1963 collection of King sermons in the clip

Michael Stipe shares fresh insight into his upcoming new solo album

“I can’t play an instrument, so that makes composing for me that much more thrilling"

R.E.M.: every single album ranked and rated

15 (mostly) brilliant records in ascending order of greatness