R.E.M.

Peter Buck (R) and Michael Stipe of R.E.M. (Anthony Correia/Getty Images)

R.E.M. Announce 131-Song Rarities Collection, ‘Complete Rarities’

Some bands don’t even have 131 songs in their entire discographies. R.E.M. has that amount on one rarities collection alone.

05/20/2014

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Lou Reed’s Influence: 8 Classic Covers of His Songs

Brian Eno’s famous quote about the Velvet Underground is stitched into the band’s legacy: “The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band.” Whether or not that […]

10/28/2013

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R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ Gets Deluxe Reissue Tribute

Having put out deluxe reissues of much of their output on I.R.S. records, R.E.M. is now turning to their Warner Brothers catalog for anniversary editions. And this year, their major label debut, 1988’s Green, turns […]

03/07/2013

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What’s In The Box? R.E.M. ‘Document,’ 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Need a last-minute gift for the rock fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help, with rundowns of this […]

12/21/2012

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The Song You’ll Be Hearing All Day Today

It’s Dec. 21st – or the end of the world for true believers – and you won’t be able to get through the day without hearing this popular REM song, so you might as well learn the lyrics!

12/21/2012

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R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Releasing Vinyl-Only Solo Album This Friday

This Friday, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck will release his first solo album, following the group’s disbanding in 2011. However, only 2,000 lucky fans will be able to get their hands on the limited-edition, vinyl-only release.

10/03/2012

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R.E.M.’s ‘Document’ Gets 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

R.E.M.’s 1987 album, “Document,” will get the 25th anniversary treatment on September 25

08/08/2012

This Week In Rock History: R.E.M., The Beatles, Motley Crue

This week in 1981, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]R.E.M.[/lastfm] made its first recordings at Bombay Studios in Smyrna, Georgia. The band recorded eight songs that day, including “Radio Free Europe”; three of them would eventually appear, in different […]

02/09/2011

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