From Mark Ronson to Weird Al, here’s who we think should take the reins.
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 25, so naturally it’s time for a reissue. The reissue includes the entire album, along with a bonus disc from the Green tour’s November 10, 1989 date in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The breakup of R.E.M. may have surprised music fans last year, but the Athens, Ga. trio was calm and collected on their last press waltz, saying things like, “Splitting up now feels perfect.” Now guitarist […]
On January 4, 1960, local Athens artist and R.E.M. frontman [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Stipe[/lastfm] was born in Decatur, Georgia.
R.E.M. is on the comeback trail, with 15th album Collapse Into Now released next week alongside short films for each track. As stalwarts of American rock, does R.E.M.’s new material still hold the same excitement […]