Interest: r.e.m.


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 29, 2021
Out Now: Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ by R.E.M. — Listen

Originally released in 1996, New Adventures in Hi-Fi was the tenth studio album from rock/indie band R.E.M. — and today, Oct. 29, the record has been revisited for a deluxe 25th anniversary edition. It's...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 18, 2021
Jason Isbell Keeps Promise to Georgia with ‘Georgia Blue’ Covers Album (ft. Brandi Carlile, Julien Baker, More)

On November 5th, 2020, singer-songwriter/musician Jason Isbell made a promise on twitter: “If Biden wins Georgia I’m gonna make a charity covers album of my favorite Georgia songs – REM,...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 24, 2021
R.E.M. Details ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ 25th Anniversary 10/29; Stream Alternate Version of “Leave” (Pre-Order)

Originally released in 1996, New Adventures in Hi-Fi was the tenth studio album from rock/indie band R.E.M. — and on Oct. 19, the record will be revisited for a deluxe...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 14, 2021
New ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ Tribute Album 9/23: Iggy Pop, Michael Stipe, Kurt Vile, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten with Angel Olsen, More

Sept. 23 will see the release of I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground & Nico, a star-studded compilation album honoring the legendary 1967 record. Officially detailed...


Rock Cellar Magazine
January 8, 2021
Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names

“Punctuation: The difference between knowing your shit and knowing you’re shit.”  “Take Me Away” by Blue Öyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult is one of the first bands to use an umlaut,...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 6, 2020
Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

This Top 11 Apocalypse Songs originally ran a few years ago — it’s been revamped and repurposed for 2020, when things seem … strange out there.  “Nuclear apocalypse – who...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 9, 2020
Michael Stipe Released a ‘Cat Edition’ of His New Song/Video, Using Green Screen Magic

Last week, Michael Stipe premiered a tender new demo recording of a song titled “No Time for Love Like Now,” a song the R.E.M. vocalist worked out with Aaron Dessner...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 8, 2020
Michael Stipe Singing His Soothing New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on ‘Colbert’ is the Balm for These Anxious Times

The color green is commonly associated with themes of healing, hope and calmness — after all, guests to television programs wait in a ‘green room’ prior to showtime. Green also...


Rock Cellar Magazine
March 30, 2020
Michael Stipe Premieres Demo of a ‘No Time for Love Like Now, a Collaboration with The National’s Aaron Dessner

Michael Stipe, longtime vocalist for R.E.M., is feeling creative right now — and over the weekend, the singer debuted a new solo song, a collaboration made with Aaron Dessner of...


Rock Cellar Magazine
March 24, 2020
Rest in Peace, Drummer Bill Rieflin (King Crimson, Ministry, R.E.M.): 1960-2020

On Tuesday night, news came down that Bill Rieflin, drummer and multi-instrumentalist known for decades for his work with R.E.M., Ministry and King Crimson, among other acts, had passed away...