R.E.M.

  1. Chart Moves: R.E.M. Gets 'Unplugged' With 18th Top 40 Album, Billy Joel's 'Russia' Concert Returns

    May 30, 2014 11:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Coldplay secured the largest sales week of the year , as the band's "Ghost Stories" album debuted at No. 1 with 383,000 copies sold in the week ending May 25 (according to Nielsen SoundSc ...

  2. R.E.M. Remembrances: 31 Chart Milestones of Their 31-Year Career

    September 22, 2011 6:30 PM EDT Life's Rich Pagent Collapses Into Now: Top (From Left), REM's Bill Berry, Michael Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck in 1984. Below in 2011 without Bill Berry who left the band in 1997 (Top: Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage) After more than ...

  3. Web Trends: Web Ablaze with R.E.M. Breakup, Radiohead Tour

    September 21, 2011 5:38 PM EDT Google Trends: 14. r.e.m. People are searching about R.E.M. announced breakup. Twitter Music Trend: #REM : People are talking about R.E.M.'s announced breakup. Michael Stipe : R.E.M. member who is speaking about the group's breakup. Digg ...

  4. R.E.M. Break Up: 'Our Deepest Thanks for Listening' (Update)

    September 21, 2011 1:41 PM EDT Seminal alternative rock group R.E.M. ,once arguably the biggest band in the world, called it quits Wednesday (Sept. 21) after 31 years and 15 albums together. In a simple statement on their website , the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers behind landma ...

  5. IRS Records to be Relaunched by EMI, Crush Management

    June 15, 2011 2:10 PM EDT EMI, Crush Management Relaunching IRS Records Nearly fifteen years after I.R.S. Records closed its doors, the once-iconic label is being re-launched by EMI Music North America and New York-based company Crush Management. The new arrangement comes ...

  6. New R.E.M. Album, 'Collapse Into Now,' Out March 8

    December 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. has announced a March 8, 2011 release date for "Collapse Into Now," their 15th studio album and follow-up to 2008's "Accelerate." The 12-track album was produced by Jacknife Lee, who recorded with the band in New Or ...

  7. In The City Day 2: Bertis Downs Talks New REM Album

    October 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "What we need is a revolution. What we've got is an erosion," former Warner Music U.K. chairman Rob Dickins told delegates during an impassioned opening address at day two of U.K. music conference In The City. Speaking alongside Ber ...

  8. Bertis Downs, Rob Dickins To Appear At In The City

    August 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. manager Bertis Downs and former Warner Music chairman Rob Dickins have been confirmed as keynote speakers at this year's In The City music conference, to be held in the U.K. city of Manchester, Oct. 13 to 15. Downs has handled R.E.M. s ...

  9. Tupac Shakur, Willie Nelson, R.E.M. Among Inductees To National Recording Registry

    June 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Recordings by Tupac Shakur, Willie Nelson, R.E.M. and the 1959 original cast album of "Gypsy" are among the 25 eclectic inductees announced Wednesday to the Library of Congress's National Recording Registry. Under the terms of 2000& ...

  10. Reports: Cowell Recruiting Stars For Haiti Single

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Simon Cowell has lined up Rod Stewart, Leona Lewis and Michael Buble to sing on a charity single for victims of the earthquake in Haiti, according to U.K. press reports. The song is being coordinated by TV mogul Cowell. The "American Idol&quo ...

  11. R.E.M. To Release Dublin Live Album

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. is to release a new double live album entitled "R.E.M. Live At The Olympia". The Warner Bros. Records release makes its international bow Oct. 26 and a day later in the U.S. The two-CD set is produced by Jacknife Lee and features ...

  12. Merge Turns 20 With Curated Boxed Set

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT North Carolina indie Merge Records will celebrate its 20th anniversary with the release of SCORE!, a subscription-only boxed set. The series will feature 14 custom-curated discs comprised of material from the Merge catalog, along with original art ...

  13. Top Five Tours To See

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT While all the attention is focused on the superstar megatreks, there are always some tours that rise up and makes a lasting impression. These "sleeper" tours can take place at any level, indoors or out, clubs, arenas, theaters, ballrooms ...

  14. R.E.M. Accelerates To Euro Chart Zenith

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M.'s "Accelerate" (Warner Bros.) gives the band a winning return to European Top 100 Albums, debuting at No. 1 as Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) snags a fifth week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Single ...

  15. George Strait Goes Straight in at No. 1

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country icon George Strait claims his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 and whopping 22nd chart-topper on Top Country Albums as "Troubadour" bows in the penthouse on both lists ... R.E.M. earns its best debut -- and highest chartin ...

  16. R.E.M. Brings London Apple Store Up To Speed

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. showcased its new album "Accelerate" (Warner Bros.) alongside obscure old songs during an intimate showcase for fans and media at the Apple Store on London's Regent Street. The gig on Wednesday (Mar. 26), part of the iTunes L ...

  17. Billboard Q&A: R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe recently spoke with Billboard about politics, touring, and the band's new album, "Accelerate." Long known for green activism and for making green music, Stipe also discussed the origins of his interest ...

  18. Music Goes Green

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT From artists remaking their studios to promoters with an eye on changing the world, the (recycled) pages of our second annual Green issue showcase every sector of the music business, blazing trails for concertgoers, music diehards and casual fans ...

  19. R.E.M. To Unveil 'Accelerate' On iLike

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Forget the traditional radio premiere: R.E.M.'s new album, "Accelerate," is set to debut on the social networking application iLike. The roll-out, the first of its kind for a major act, will allow fans to stream and share "Acce ...

  20. Modest Mouse, The National Opening R.E.M. Tour

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. has drafted Modest Mouse and the National as support acts for its upcoming tour of North American theaters and arenas, which begins May 23 in Vancouver. The outing comes on the heels of the April 1 release of R.E.M.'s new Warner Bros. ...

  21. U2's McGuinness To Keynote Midem Manager Summit

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST U2 manager Paul McGuinness will deliver a keynote speech at the inaugural international manager summit, to take place Jan. 28-29 during the Midem trade fair in Cannes. McGuinness and Bertis Downs, manager of R.E.M., are among the first names annou ...

  22. New R.E.M. Song Debuting In CNN Special

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased R.E.M. song, "Until the Day Is Done," will premiere tomorrow (Oct. 10) on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360." The song is synced to clips from the CNN special "Planet in Peril," which airs Oct. 2 ...

  23. Madonna, Beasties, Mellencamp Up For Rock Hall

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madonna, the Beastie Boys, John Mellencamp and Leonard Cohen lead a wildly disparate class of nominees for 2008 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They join Afrika Bambaataa, Chic, the Ventures, Donna Summer and the Dave Clark Five on ...

  24. Embrace's McNamara Joins Big Life Roster

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Big Life Management has signed Embrace guitarist and songwriter Richard McNamara to its roster of producers. EMI Music Publishing writer McNamara has several production credits for his own band's work in the past decade, including the 2005 si ...

  25. Van Halen, Patti Smith Inducted To Rock Hall

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Punk poet Patti Smith brought her earthy growl to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday (March 12), inducted as a member with the Ronettes, Van Halen, R.E.M. and the institution's first hip-hop act, Grandmaster Flash. Shy, and fighting bac ...

  26. Van Halen, R.E.M. Inducted To Rock Hall

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop outfit Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and influential girl group the Ronettes were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (March ...

  27. Jay-Z, Vedder, Richards Among Rock Hall Inducters

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Several superstar artists have signed on to induct artists into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a March 12 ceremony in New York. Jay-Z will induct Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, while Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder will induct R.E.M. and ...

  28. Legends Line Up For Hall Of Fame

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., Van Halen, Patti Smith, the Ronettes and Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame March 12 during a ceremony at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. To be eligible for induction, this ye ...

  29. R.E.M. Inducted Into Music Hall Of Fame

    September 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The four original members of R.E.M. gave a rare performance Saturday night (Sept. 16) as the group was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. The four original members of R.E.M. gave a rare performance Saturday night (Sept. 16) as the group ...

  30. R.E.M. Plots One-Off Berry Reunion, New Album

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Band to be inducted to Georgia Music Hall of Fame. R.E.M. will perform three songs with original drummer Bill Berry to celebrate its induction into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, to be held Sept. 16 in Atlanta. Berry has only played three times w ...

  31. Terrorist Attacks Force London Concert Cancellations

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41, Queen + Paul Rodgers, R.E.M. alter plans. Sum 41, Queen + Paul Rodgers, R.E.M. alter plans. News Paul Rodgers ...

  32. Terrorist Attacks Force London Concert Cancellations

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41, Prodigy, R.E.M. amongst those who change plans. Today's (July 7) terrorist bombings in London have forced the cancellation or postponement of a number of concerts in the city. They include Sum 41's show at Astoria, the Prodigy at ...

  33. R.E.M. Cancels Second U.K. Date Due To Flu

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. today (Fe. 22) cancelled a second concert on their U.K. tour because their bassist Mike Mills has the flu. R.E.M. today (Fe. 22) cancelled a second concert on their U.K. tour because their bassist Mike Mills has the flu. A statement on the ...

  34. R.E.M. Cancels Second U.K. Date Due To Flu

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. today (Fe. 22) cancelled a second concert on their U.K. tour because their bassist Mike Mills has the flu. R.E.M. today (Fe. 22) cancelled a second concert on their U.K. tour because their bassist Mike Mills has the flu. A statement on the ...

  35. R.E.M.'s 'Sun' Heats Up Europe

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Strong European chart showing for new R.E.M. album. Strong European chart showing for new R.E.M. album. News ...

  36. R.E.M.'s 'Sun' Heats Up Europe

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M.'s "Around the Sun" (Warner Bros.) enters European Top 100 Albums at No. 1. The veteran rock act amasses bestselling debuts in five territories: the United Kingdom (on sales of almost 70,000 uni R.E.M.'s "Around the ...

  37. R.E.M.'s 'Sun' Heats Up Europe

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Strong European chart showing for new album. R.E.M.'s "Around the Sun" (Warner Bros.) enters European Top 100 Albums at No. 1. The veteran rock act amasses bestselling debuts in five territories: the United Kingdom (on sales of almo ...

  38. On The Road

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Touring presence by such acts like R.E.M. and 50 Cent cues South Africa's maturing concert market. Read Ray Waddell's column. Touring presence by such acts like R.E.M. and 50 Cent cues South Africa's maturing concert market. Read Ra ...

  39. R.E.M Set For Inaugural South Africa Tour

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. will kick off a tour of South Africa on March 3, 2005 in Cape Town. It will mark the veteran rock band's first visit to the country. R.E.M. will kick off a tour of South Africa on March 3, 2005 in Cape Town. It will mark the veteran ro ...

  40. R.E.M Set For Inaugural South Africa Tour

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. will kick off a tour of South Africa on March 3, 2005 in Cape Town. It will mark the veteran rock band's first visit to the country. R.E.M. will kick off a tour of South Africa on March 3, 2005 in Cape Town. It will mark the veteran ro ...

  41. MySpace Offers R.E.M. Album Preview

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MySpace.com, a social networking portal, is presenting an exclusive online streaming preview of R.E.M.'s new album, "Around the Sun," ahead of its Oct. 5 release. The offering came about as a partners MySpace.com, a social networkin ...

  42. MySpace Offers R.E.M. Album Preview

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MySpace.com, a social networking portal, is presenting an exclusive online streaming preview of R.E.M.'s new album, "Around the Sun," ahead of its Oct. 5 release. The offering came about as a partners MySpace.com, a social networkin ...

  43. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., Jet, others contribute for Oxfam fund. R.E.M., Jet, others contribute for Oxfam fund. News ...

  44. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  45. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  46. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Springsteen, R.E.M., Fogerty among those on board. Springsteen, R.E.M., Fogerty among those on board. News ...

  47. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  48. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  49. New West Buys Vic Chesnutt Sets

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New West Records has acquired the first four albums by Athens, Ga., singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt and will reissue them June 15. New West Records has acquired the first four albums by Athens, Ga., singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt and will reissue t ...

  50. Dashboard's MTV2 Set Scores Big On iTunes

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential albums in their entirety, is making waves in the digital marketplace. MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential album ...

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