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
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.
10 Years Ago: R.E.M. Release Their First Live Album
R.E.M. were 27 years into their career when they put out their first live album, simply titled 'R.E.M. Live,' in October of 2007.
Michael Stipe Wrestles with Writer’s Block on ‘Man on the Moon'
The song was ready. Everything was there: Bass, drums, guitars. There was only one slight problem. It didn’t have a title, or lyrics, or vocals.
Meg Ryan, Miami and 10cc Make an Impact on ‘Star Me Kitten’
The famous actress Meg Ryan convinced R.E.M. to alter the title of the lusty 'Automatic' ballad, so they turned it into an in-joke.