35 Years Ago: R.E.M.’s Small-Scale Ambitions Come Up Big on ‘Murmur’
Their debut album was perfectly titled: R.E.M. did indeed arrive like a murmur, something you heard in passing more than really saw coming.
10 Years Ago: R.E.M. Careens Into the Future With ‘Accelerate’
On April 1, 2008, R.E.M. released their fourteenth studio album, 'Accelerate.'
R.E.M. Fans Raise $82,000 in One Day for Stricken Touring Member
Supporters rush to help after Scott McCaughey suffers a ‘major’ stroke.
25 Years Ago: R.E.M.’s ‘Man on the Moon’ Video Finds Deliverance in a Truck Stop
For the second 'Automatic for the People' single, R.E.M. teamed with director Peter Care to film the dusty, iconic video for 'Man on the Moon.'
Minus 5, R.E.M. Guitarist Scott McCaughey Suffers Stroke
Scott McCaughey, the Young Fresh Fellows and Minus 5 frontman who has toured with R.E.M., suffered a stroke while on the road with Alejandro Escovedo.
R.E.M. Release Expanded NSFW Video for ‘Nightswimming’
An expanded and NSFW clip for "Nightswimming" appears on R.E.M.'s 25th anniversary edition of 'Automatic for the People.'
R.E.M.’s ‘Automatic for the People': The Story Behind Every Song
We've compiled links to all of our stories about the songs on R.E.M.'s 1992 album, 'Automatic for the People.'
R.E.M. ‘Find the River’ and Discover a Sweet Release: The Story Behind Every ‘Automatic fo…
A record that began with a message to the kids about control (“Drive”) ends with a song suggesting that we’re all powerless in the face of mortality.