Michael Stipe, CHVRCHES, and Coldplay contribute to Earth Day Benefit Compilation

"All proceeds will support organisations working on the frontlines of climate action"

REM’s Michael Stipe releases single ‘Future If Future’ on climate-friendly vinyl

The 12-inch bioplastic vinyl is the first of its kind to be made commercially available

Michael Stipe to release new climate-friendly vinyl in aid of EarthPercent

The split single, also featuring Beatie Wolfe, will come on the world's first commercially available bioplastic 12" record

Listen to Soccer Mommy’s dark cover of R.E.M.’s ‘Losing My Religion’

"I wanted to do a version on my own that was a little more solemn and dark"

Ken Stringfellow of the Posies and Big Star accused of sexual misconduct

Stringfellow, who has also played with R.E.M., "categorically" denies the allegations, which appear to have led to his bandmates' exit from the Posies

Michael Stipe confirms R.E.M. will never reunite

"We decided when we split up that that would just be really tacky and probably money-grabbing," the singer said

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe and Mike Mills take part in vaccination campaign

"Now that I’ve done what I can to protect myself and those around me, well, I feel fine"

R.E.M. announce 25th anniversary edition of ‘New Adventures In Hi-Fi’

The release, arriving as part of the band's 40th anniversary year, is being previewed by a new mix of 'Leave'

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

The bassist was previously slammed for his 1993 comments about Stipe