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Bob Dylan Sells Out To Universal Music

by Paul Cashmere

And just when you thought 2020 couldn’t throw up any more surprises Bob Dylan has become a complete sell-out. Dylan has sold the publishing rights to his songwriting catalogue in a deal said to be worth around $300 million to Universal Music.

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Ben Lee, Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ben Lee Pays Tribute To R.E.M. With Nightswimming

by Paul Cashmere

Ben Lee has offered fans a taste of R.E.M. to mark the 40th anniversary of the first R.E.M. concert. Ben has covered ‘Nightswimming’.

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R.E.M.’s Very First Setlist From 5 April 1980

by Paul Cashmere

R.E.M. played their first show 40 years ago this week on 5 April 1980 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Athens, Georgia.

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Bill Rieflin and Michael Stipe

R.E.M., King Crimson, Nine Inch Nails Drummer Bill Rieflin Dies Aged 59

by Paul Cashmere

Bill Rieflin, drummer for King Crimson and formerly with R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and Ministry, has died of cancer at the age of 59.

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Mike Mills of REM photo by Ros O'Gorman

R.E.M. Investigate Legal Ways To Stop Their Music Being Used At Trump Rallies

by Music-News.com

R.E.M. are determined to stop U.S. President Donald Trump from using their songs at his campaign rallies.

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Michael Stipe Is Happy He Never Hid His Personal Life

by Music-News.com

Michael Stipe is proud he never pretended to be straight to further his music career.

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Michael Stipe Releases His Debut Solo Song ‘Your Capricious Soul’

by Paul Cashmere

Former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe is releasing new music. ‘You Capricious Soul’ is Michael’s first official solo song.

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R.E.M. To Release 9 Disc BBC Collection

by Paul Cashmere

R.E.M. will release a massive 9 disc box set of sessions, concerts and interviews conducted at the BBC.

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The Tea Party Jeff Martin at the Forum Theatre in Melbourne on Saturday 4 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Australia To Honor America’s R.E.M.

by Noise11.com

R.E.M. will be honored in Australia with an all-star tribute band performing the catalogue of R.E.M. across the nation.

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Arthur Buck

Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck Are Arthur Buck

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck, (of R.E.M. fame) will release their debut album, Arthur Buck, on June 15th, 2018 via New West Records.

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R.E.M. Reveal Automatic For The People Documentary

by Music-News.com

As Athens, Georgia rock icons R.E.M.’s landmark Automatic For The People celebrates its 25th anniversary, the band has reissued the newly-remastered album on a variety of formats.

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REM Automatic For The People 25th anniversary

R.E.M. Debut Their Great Lost Track ‘Devil Rides Backwards’

by Paul Cashmere

R.E.M. will officially release their “great lost track” ‘Devil Rides Backwards’ on the 25th anniversary expanded edition of Automatic For The People.

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REM Automatic To The People

R.E.M. To Expand Automatic To The People

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

R.E.M. are honoring the 25th anniversary of their landmark Automatic For The People by rereleasing the multiplatinum album in a variety of formats, the most extensive of which is the Deluxe Anniversary Edition that contains the very first commercially available music mixed in Dolby Atmos, delivering an immersive and engaging experience.

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R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe Ready To Go Back To The Studio

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

In the five years since the breakup of R.E.M., lead singer Michael Stipe has only made a couple of appearances. Instead, he has spent time working on his art, including brass and bronze sculptures.

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R.E.M. Contribute ‘World Leader Pretend’ To Anti-Trump Site 30Days30Songs.com

by Paul Cashmere

R.E.M. have donated their 1988 ‘Green’ album track ‘World Leader Pretend’ to the anti-Donald Trump site 30days30songs.com.

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R.E.M. Release 4Disc Edition Of ‘Out Of Time’ For 25th Anniversary

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

R.E.M.’s biggest album, Out of Time, is about to get the deluxe reissue treatment on November 18 via Concord/Bicycle Music.

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Ken Stringfellow

Watch Ken Stringfellow’s ‘Ken The Movie’ Trailer

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Ken – The Movie is a new film project by award-winning writer-director Claudia Rorarius. The musician Ken Stringfellow (The Posies, R.E.M., Big Star) will play the lead character in his first-ever acting role.

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R.E.M. To Reissue Early Works On Vinyl

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

R.E.M. has teamed with Capitol/UMe for the July 29 reissue of three of the band’s I.R.S. Records releases: Lifes Rich Pageant, Dead Letter Office, and Eponymous.

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Matt Bellamy Talks About LA’s Shiny Happy People

by Music-News.com

Muse frontman Matt Bellamy thought all the happy people in Los Angeles were fake when he first arrived there.

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Michael Stipe Plays Surprise Solo Show For Patti Smith

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Michael Stipe of R.E.M. was the surprise opening act for Patti Smith in New York on Monday night.

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Neil Young A Letter Home

Neil Young, R.E.M. Lead New Releases For May 23 2014

by Gavin Ryan

Neil Young and R.E.M. lead the new releases for week commencing May 23, 2014.

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REM Unplugged

R.E.M Release Complete Unplugged Sessions Album

by Paul Cashmere

R.E.M. appeared twice on MTV’s iconic ‘Unplugged’ program, once in 1991 and again in 2001. Those sessions have finally been released at ‘R.E.M. Unplugged 1991/2001 The Complete Sessions’.

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James Franco Directs New R.E.M. Videos

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

James Franco has been all over the place lately.

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REM, R.E.M.

R.E.M. Orders Fox News To Stop Playing Their Song

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It is not unusual for an artist to ask a political candidate, usually of the opposite persuasion from their personal beliefs, to stop playing their recordings during a campaign. R.E.M. has gone a step further and demanded that the Fox News Network stop playing Losing My Religion on their network.

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Big Star at SXSW

Artists To Perform Big Star’s Third At SXSW

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Members of R.E.M., The Posies, The Replacements and more perform Big Star’s Third album on the second anniversary of Alex Chilton’s death.

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R.E.M. Deliver Final Fan Club Holiday Singles

by Andrew Tijs

After breaking up earlier this year, R.E.M. have delivered their final ever fanclub singles.

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REM, R.E.M.

After R.E.M. Michael Stipe Won’t Go Solo

by Paul Cashmere

It is unlikely Michael Stipe will ever start a solo career despite the recent break-up of R.E.M..

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REM, R.E.M.

REM Farewell Fans With Final Compilation

by Paul Cashmere

REM fans are yet to hear three new tracks that will surface of their most comprehensive compilation ever, the 2CD ‘Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982-2011’ due next month.

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Michael Stipe has definitely been laying low in the last couple of years since the breakup of R.E.M. He made a quick appearance with Chris Martin at the Concert For Sandy Relief in 2012 and just four other short sets, rarely longer than five or six songs, since that time.

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