R.E.M

Rock Band REM Calls It Quits After 31 Years

After 31 years of making music together, alternative rock band R.E.M. has split. The band announced the news in a post on their official web site. They wrote: “To our Fans and Friends: As R.E.M., and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band. We walk away […]

R.E.M. Reveal New Album Will Be Called “Collapse Into Now”

Best-selling rock band R.E.M. have revealed that the title of their 15th studio album will be Collapse Into Now. The album will be released in Spring 2011 by Warner Bros. Records. BBC Radio 6 broke the news on its Twitter feed after R.E.M.’s manager Bertis Downs revealed the title at the In the City conference.   R.E.M., which is […]

R.E.M. LAUNCHES FIRST-EVER IPHONE/IPOD TOUCH APPLICATION

As part of its ongoing desire to give fans multiple ways to hear their music in the digital age, R.E.M. have launched a new iPhone/iPod Touch application that will be available to users free of charge. R.E.M. iPhone is the official app that enables fans to stay up-to-date on all the latest R.E.M. happenings direct from the […]

R.E.M. THIS IS NOT A THEATRICAL RELEASE

Warner Bros. Records and R.E.M. have teamed up with theatrical distributor Cinema Purgatorio to present a series of sneak preview screenings of the band’s concert documentary This Is Not A Show: Live at the Olympia in Dublin. The 60-minute film, which includes concert and backstage footage shot at the Irish capital’s Olympia club by noted French […]

R.E.M. TO RELEASE LIVE DIGITAL EP

BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– R.E.M. will release a live digital EP, entitled Reckoning Songs From The Olympia, through iTunes and all digital service providers on July 7th, 2009. The EP features live versions of four songs from the band’s beloved second album Reckoning that were recorded during R.E.M.’s “working rehearsals” at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre in July […]