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  • R.E.M. Releases “Automatic For The People” 25th Anniversary Reissue

    R.E.M. Releases “Automatic For The People” 25th Anniversary Reissue

    It’s been 25 years since R.E.M.’s iconic album Automatic For The People and Concord’s Craft Recordings is celebrating with a deluxe reissue. Available in three versions, the remastered album includes their hits “Nightswimming,” “Man on the Moon” and “Everybody Hurts.” While it’s a hugely important record to so many people, the band members didn’t necessarily... »

  • R.E.M. Releases MTV Unplugged Complete Sessions

    R.E.M. Releases MTV Unplugged Complete Sessions

    R.E.M. was the only band to ever headline MTV’s acoustic “Unplugged” series twice, and now both those performances — from 1991 and 2001 – are available in a . The 1991 performances features the entire original band — vocalist Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills and drummer Bill Berry, while the 2001 performance... »

  • R.E.M. Finish Work on New Album

    R.E.M. Finish Work on New Album

    Bassist Mike Mills and R.E.M. have announced that they have completed work on a new album, which will be due out sometime spring 2011. This will be the group’s 15th studio album, following 2008’s Acceleration. Though the group has been keeping the new album’s sound secret, they revealed in an online post that their recording... »