R.E.M

Michael Stipe takes selfie with beardy lookalike David Letterman

REM's Michael Stipe has compared his current heavy-bearded look to that of former late-night host David Letterman. Letterman, who has grown his facial hair since stepping down...

Stars of music and entertainment come out for Women’s March around the world

Yesterday (January 21) saw an estimated 2.9 million activists take to the streets of cities across the United States as part of the Women's...

Watch Michael Stipe sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Patti Smith at Chicago gig

Michael Stipe helped to wish Patti Smith a happy birthday at her gig in Chicago last night (December 30). On the day of her 70th...

Watch Michael Stipe, James Franco and Stephen Colbert update ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It’ for 2016

Michael Stipe has updated the lyrics of R.E.M. classic 'It's the End of the World As We Know It' to fit with the headlines...

Placebo, Anton Corbijn and more share playlists in tribute to REM

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of REM's seminal album 'Out Of Time', friends, fans and collaborators have shared exclusive playlists of their favourite tracks...

REM’s Michael Stipe says Trump voters were not ‘voting for racism’ but ‘trying to smash the machine’

Michael Stipe and Mike Mills of REM spoke of their fear of Donald Trump’s presidency during a Q&S session at the London Borderline last...

REM’s Michael Stipe says he wants to work in music again

Former REM frontman Michael Stipe has revealed that he is ready to return to music. Stipe has kept a relatively low-profile since the band split...

REM’s Michael Stipe blames media and Alec Baldwin’s ‘SNL’ impression for Trump rise

REM frontman Michael Stipe has spoken about what he deems as the reasons for Donald Trump's rise, blaming the media and Alec Baldwin's SNL impersonation...

Listen to R.E.M. and Sleater-Kinney supergroup Filthy Friends’ anti-Trump song, ‘Despierta’

Filthy Friends, the supergroup that features members of R.E.M. and Sleater-Kinney, have shared a new song, 'Despierta', which bashes the Republican candidate Donald Trump. The...

Listen to R.E.M.’s previously unreleased ‘Losing My Religion’ demo

It features slightly different lyrics to the version that became a huge hit in 1991
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