1. Play Ball: Asher Roth & The Baseball Project Talk 2014 San Francisco Giants' Season

    April 06, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Asher Roth and Scott McCaughey of the Baseball Project, R.E.M. and Minus 5 rep one of Major League Baseball's strongest fan bases April is upon us and that means the return of Major League Baseball. To preview the new season, Billboard.com sp ...

  2. Scott McCaughey

    Scott McCaughey

    0 Albums, 0 Songs

  3. Yep Roc Label To Celebrate 15 Years With 3-Day Concert With Nick Lowe, Robyn Hitchcock, Jon Doe, Others

    May 16, 2012 2:48 PM EDT Yep Roc Records will celebrate 15 years with a three-night birthday party. The indie label's Yep Roc 15 concerts will be held October 11-13 at the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, North Carolina, and feature artists from throughout the label� ...

  4. R.E.M.'s Stipe Presents 'Collapse' Short Films at SXSW

    March 17, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Stipe's impetus for R.E.M. 's Collapse Into Now Film Project aren't all that lofty. He just wants "to try to reimagine what an album is in 2011." "The challenge to me is, 'What is an album, and how can we e ...

  5. R.E.M. Calls 'Collapse Into Now' Their Best Album in 20 Years

    February 09, 2011 10:19 AM EST 0 0 0 R .E.M. 's Michael Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck are apparently as excited as their fans about their upcoming 15th studio release, "Collapse Into Now." Bassist Mills calls the 12-track collection "our best record since 'O ...

  6. R.E.M. / May 29, 2008 / Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl)

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Wow." It's a word that pops up a lot in the 2008-era R.E.M. milieu.It's repeated in the lyrics of two new songs from the band's recently released 14 studio album, "Accelerate," a fact that led bassis "Wow.&qu ...

  7. Hitchcock, Partridge Working On Collaborative Album

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new DVD, another album with the Venus 3, a collaboration with XTC's Andy Partridge and a box set will be keeping Robyn Hitchcock busy for the coming year, and beyond. A new DVD, another album with the Venus 3, a collaboration with XTC's ...

  8. Hitchcock Clears Archives, Preps New Album

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I Wanna Go Backwards" is more than just the title of Robyn Hitchcock's upcoming boxed set. It's a theme that will stretch into next year -- until he releases a new album with his latest band, the Ven "I Wanna Go Backwards&q ...

  9. R.E.M. Reluctant To Pin Down New Album Direction

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R.E.M. is "two-thirds to three-quarters of the way through" its next album, according to the group's Mike Mills, which means it's on target for a 2008 release, most likely some time in the spring. But R.E.M. is "two-thirds t ...

  10. R.E.M. Wraps Dublin Run With New Tunes, Rarities

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R.E.M. finished its weeklong residency at Dublin's Olympia Theatre last night (July 5) with a set that featured 11 new songs as well as older, much more obscure material, some of which hadn't been pla R.E.M. finished its weeklong residency ...

  11. Original R.E.M. Members Rock Club Show, Hit The Studio

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's shaping up to be a banner week for the original four members of R.E.M., who have reconvened to rehearse for a three-song performance at their Saturday (Sept. 16) induction into the Georgia Music It's shaping up to be a banner week for ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Robyn Hitchcock, John Anderson, Tapes 'N Tapes

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock gets an assist from R.E.M./Minus 5 principals Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey and Bill Rieflin on his new album, "Ole! Tarantula." Singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock gets an assist from R.E.M./Minus 5 principal ...

  13. Minus 5 Rocks With Wilco, Decemberists

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Enduring rock collective the Minus 5 will on Feb. 7 release its next studio album, "The Gun Album." Enduring rock collective the Minus 5 will on Feb. 7 release its next studio album, "The Gun Album." The Yep Roc set features core ...

  14. Hot Product

    July 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alejandro Escovedo A Star-Studded Tribute A top-shelf roster of artists has pitched in for "Por Vida," a tribute album for singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo due this week via Or Music. The set also boasts a previously unreleased track b ...

  15. Minus 5 Brings Forth The 'Rock'

    December 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Seattle-based indie-rock supergroup the Minus 5 will rerelease the little-known album "In Rock" early next year on Yep Roc Records. Seattle-based indie-rock supergroup the Minus 5 will rerelease the little-known album "In Rock" e ...

  16. R.E.M. Begins Rehearsals With New Drummer

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R.E.M. is in the midst of preparations for its upcoming world tour, and according to a post by frontman Michael Stipe on the group's official Web site, the band has already rehearsed 70 songs. The tou R.E.M. is in the midst of preparations for ...

  17. R.E.M. Unwraps 'The Final Straw'

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Following the lead of the Beastie Boys, John Mellencamp, and DJ Shadow and Zack de la Rocha, R.E.M. has posted a new anti-war song on its official Web site. Following the lead of the Beastie Boys , John Mellencamp , and DJ Shadow and Zack de la Roch ...

  18. South By Southwest Diary: Day Two

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 South By Southwest Diary: Day Two Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the cours ...

  19. 'Down With Wilco' To Surface On Yep Roc

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The long-awaited collaboration between Wilco and part-time Seattle supergroup the Minus 5, originally slated for release by the now-extinct Mammoth Records, will finally see the light of day Feb. 25 v The long-awaited collaboration between Wilco and ...

  20. When Lightnin' Struck the Pine

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 CeDell Davis is a native of Helena, Ark., one of the true cradles of the Delta blues. CeDell Davis is a native of Helena, Ark., one of the true cradles of the Delta blues. He's been playing guitar and singing the blues in Arkansas for decades w ...

  21. Minus 5 To Tour With Extended Musical Family

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seattle-based rock outfit the Minus 5 is gearing up for a "four-ring circus tour" to hit select markets across the U.S. this summer. The group, which includes multi-instrumentalists Scott McCaughey an Seattle-based rock outfit the Minus 5 ...

  22. Wilco-Related Releases Set To Flood Market

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After waiting more than a year for the release of Wilco's fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," fans of the Chicago band will soon find a bevy of Wilco-related projects made available. As previ After waiting more than a year fo ...

  23. R.E.M., Vedder Surprise At Seattle Club Show

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R.E.M. played a surprise show last night (Oct. 23) at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe, which guitarist Peter Buck co-owns with his wife, Stephanie Dorgan. The event was announced as a benefit for the Washing R.E.M. played a surprise show last night (O ...

  24. R.E.M. Returns To Athens For Secret Show

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R.E.M. pulled off a top-secret, hush-hush concert in its hometown of Athens, Ga., on Tuesday night (Oct. 16), taking the stage at the Georgia Theatre in front of a less-than-packed house that had come R.E.M. pulled off a top-secret, hush-hush concer ...

  25. Reveal

    May 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 1998's lethargic, often emotionally distant Up, R.E.M. After 1998's lethargic, often emotionally distant Up, R.E.M. firmly reconnect on its 12th full-length recording—the first to offer full-band instrumentation since the departure o ...

  26. R.E.M. Celebrates 20 Years With 'Unplugged'

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There was much cause for celebration at the MTV studios in New York's Times Square Monday night (May 21), as two venerable acronymned institutions commemorated their 20th anniversaries: music channel There was much cause for celebration at the ...

  27. R.E.M. Confirms Free Toronto Show

    May 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R.E.M.'s promotional performance plans in support of its upcoming album are growing in North America. The band is set to play a May 17 free outdoor concert in downtown Toronto, just two days after War R.E.M.'s promotional performance plans ...

  28. R.E.M.'s Buck Rocks Out With Minus 5 In NYC

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck made an uncommon small club appearance last night (March 12) at New York's Mercury Lounge, playing bass with his colleagues in the Minus 5, a collective of noted Seattle mu R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck made an uncommo ...

  29. R.E.M.'s Peter Buck To Tour With Minus 5

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck will join his sometimes colleagues in the Minus 5 for a short U.S. tour and a March 13 appearance on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien." The dates, scheduled to begin in Seatt R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck will ...