Stipe played a cameo as “elf on the shelf” or, as Colbert introduced him, Stipe on a shelf.
Peter Buck and Mike Mills have been off exploring the world with their own music projects, but now we’re getting the first piece of solo work from R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe after the band’s dissolution. Surprisingly, it comes in the form of a wordless audio track created to score a piece of bonus footage.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”
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.
McCartney Teams With Nirvana Members, Bruce Springsteen Delivers, Kanye Wears A Skirt: 12-12-12 Concert Wrap-Up
Apparently Paul McCartney has joined a new band… with the surviving members of Nirvana and Kanye’s now wearing s kilt. It all was part of 12.12.12, The Concert For Sandy Relief.
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 […]
The breakup of R.E.M. may have surprised music fans last year, but the Athens, Ga. trio was calm and collected on their last press waltz, saying things like, “Splitting up now feels perfect.” Now guitarist […]