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Elton John and Michael Stipe Come to the Defense of Transgender Prisoners

“Transgender women in male prisons have an equal right to protection from violence and abuse in prison, yet they continue to face horrific injustices.”


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Watch Stephen Colbert Attempt to Sell Michael Stipe at a Yard Sale

Stipe played a cameo as “elf on the shelf” or, as Colbert introduced him, Stipe on a shelf.


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Nirvana Rock Hall Induction Featured Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent & Lorde

“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”


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Rock Hall Announces Chris Martin, Tom Morello, Bruce Springsteen as Presenters

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just announced most of the presenters for this year’s induction ceremony, taking place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 10.


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Michael Stipe And Other Celebs, Designers Aid In Sandy Relief Auction

Michael Stipe is one of many fellow musicians, celebrities and designers participating in an auction for Sandy Relief.


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What’s In The Box? R.E.M. ‘Document,’ 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Need a last-minute gift for the rock fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help…


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Mike Mills of R.E.M. Remembers Zevon, Davy Jones, Plays Funk LPs on Atlanta’s DAVE-FM

Former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills guest DJed on Atlanta radio station DAVE-FM Thursday afternoon, talking about the early days of his former band, took phone calls from listeners, hung with a seminal figure from early […]


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R.E.M. Break Up After 31 Years

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]R.E.M.[/lastfm] have announced that they have officially broken up after an impressive thirty-one years of making music together. The band said in a statement on their website today, “As lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we […]


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R.E.M. Re-Issue ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ with Extra Goodies – Stream It Now!

R.E.M. will be reissuing their album Lifes Rich Pageant on July 12th. It was the first of R.E.M.’s albums to go gold, and spawned hits like “Fall on Me” and “Superman.” The reissue features remastered […]