Interest: r.e.m.


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...


Rock Cellar Magazine
March 18, 2020
Michael Stipe Sings R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ in 4-Step Coronavirus PSA

As the world screeches to a halt over the coronavirus pandemic, a song re-entered the music charts this week: R.E.M.‘s 1987 classic “It’s The End of the World As We...


Rock Cellar Magazine
November 1, 2019
Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of R.E.M.’s 1994 Album ‘Monster’ — Listen

In 1994, R.E.M., released Monster, an album that became one of the landmark moments in the band’s iconic career. Today, Nov. 1, a special 25th anniversary edition of the album...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 29, 2019
R.E.M. Launches Website Allowing Fans to Compare Original 1994 ‘Monster’ LP to New 25th Anniversary Remasters

This Friday, Nov. 1, R.E.M.‘s iconic 1994 album Monster will be reissued to mark its 25th anniversary. The news was announced a while back and comes with anticipation, considering the...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 7, 2019
Hear Michael Stipe’s First-Ever Solo Song, ‘Your Capricious Soul’

R.E.M. called it quits in 2011, leaving many to wonder if front man Michael Stipe would embark on a solo career — and eight years later, he has premiered a...