Michael Stipe Sings 'It's the End of the Year as We Know It' on ColbertThe tune was called "It's the End of the Year as We Know It" and Stipe refused of sing the chorus-closing line "I feel fine."
This Day in Music History - May 20thThis is what interesting stuff happened on today's date in music history.
Michael Stipe Performs Rare Solo David Bowie TributeStipe performed "The Man Who Sold The World," ahead of a planned Bowie tribute concert.
Peter Buck Discusses R.E.M.'s Breakup"Michael [Stipe] said, 'I think you guys will understand. I need to be away from this for a long time.' And I said, 'How about forever?'"
R.E.M. to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz: "Go F--- Yourselves"Essentially, R.E.M. said, "I decline."
R.E.M. Need You to Help Save a Georgia Music LandmarkThe 145-year-old landmark has had $53,000 of its $250,000 raised so far, with 40 days left in the campaign.
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.
Lou Reed’s Influence: 8 Classic Covers of His Songs
R.E.M.'s 'Green' Gets Deluxe Reissue Tribute
What's In The Box? R.E.M. 'Document,' 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
R.E.M.'s Peter Buck Releasing Vinyl-Only Solo Album This FridayThis 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.
R.E.M.'s 'Document' Gets 25th Anniversary Deluxe EditionR.E.M.'s 1987 album, "Document," will get the 25th anniversary treatment on September 25