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. 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

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"