Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe Explains Why He’s Participating In Moogfest Instead Of Boycotting North Carolina

Erstwhile R.E.M. frontman and prodigious beard grower Michael Stipe hasn't been making much music lately, but he's debuting his first solo composition at Moogfest in…
Peter Helman | May 19, 2017 - 7:22 pm

Michael Stipe Shares Beard Care Tips

The hallmark of Michael Stipe's post-R.E.M. life has been a gargantuan beard that makes him look like a weary deep sea fisherman. So when Stipe…
Chris DeVille | May 17, 2017 - 9:28 am

Moogfest Announces Rare Michael Stipe Solo Composition And Audio-Visual Installation

Since R.E.M. broke up six years ago, former frontman Michael Stipe has done a whole lot of beard-growing and made very little new music. So…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 1:29 pm

Watch Michael Stipe, Stephen Colbert, & James Franco Sing A 2016 Version Of “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It”

Michael Stipe was a guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about what he's been up to since R.E.M. last performed together…
Collin Robinson | December 16, 2016 - 9:18 am

Watch Michael Stipe Join Patti Smith At Democracy Now!’s 20th Anniversary Concert

Patti Smith performed at Democracy Now!'s 20th anniversary event in NYC last night. She dedicated the first of the two songs she played, "Peaceable Kingdom,"
Peter Helman | December 6, 2016 - 9:35 pm

Watch R.E.M. Reminisce About “Shiny Happy People” And Times Square Knishes On Sunday TODAY

R.E.M. just released a deluxe 25th anniversary edition of Out Of Time, the 1991 album that catapulted them into pop stardom. To promote the reissue,…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 6:20 pm

Michael Stipe Says He Wants To Return To Music

With the 25th anniversary deluxe reissue of R.E.M.'s Out Of Time due out later this week, Michael Stipe has been giving a few interviews, first…
James Rettig | November 14, 2016 - 2:03 pm

Alec Baldwin Interviews Michael Stipe On Here’s The Thing

Voracious selfie taker Michael Stipe sat down for a rare interview with Alec Baldwin for his WNYC show Here's The Thing. (He also recently talked…
James Rettig | November 8, 2016 - 4:40 pm

Michael Stipe Shares Video In Support Of Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning, a transgender soldier in the US Army, was imprisoned after leaking classified information to WikiLeaks. She has been held at the US Disciplinary…
Collin Robinson | September 14, 2016 - 10:17 am

Michael Stipe Reflects On And Shares Video From His David Bowie Tribute Performance

New York City's Carnegie Hall hosted a tribute concert for the late David Bowie at the beginning of April and Michael Stipe was among the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2016 - 10:26 am

Michael Stipe, Miley Cyrus, Amanda Palmer, Sean Lennon, & Other Artists Endorse Bernie Sanders In New Video

Michael Stipe, Miley Cyrus, Amanda Palmer, Sean Lennon, Graham Nash, Harry Belafonte, and more artists and celebrities have expressed their support for Bernie Sanders as…
James Rettig | April 11, 2016 - 3:33 pm

Watch Michael Stipe Introduce Bernie Sanders At Coney Island Rally

Like many other musicians, Michael Stipe has been very vocal about his support for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders -- his Instagram in the past…
Peter Helman | April 10, 2016 - 8:40 pm

Michael Stipe, Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, & More Cover David Bowie At Carnegie Hall

Last night's Music Of David Bowie tribute at NYC's Carnegie Hall was announced in January hours before the world learned about the legendary musician's death…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Watch Michael Stipe Sing David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold The World” On The Tonight Show

Ever since R.E.M. parted ways a few years ago, Michael Stipe has mostly shied away from the spotlight. But he's taking part in this weekend's…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2016 - 8:42 am

Michael Stipe Will Make His Debut Solo TV Performance On Fallon Next Week

Michael Stipe has been playing surprise performances around NYC in recent months, and it seems he's ready to take his solo set to a much…
Chris DeVille | March 25, 2016 - 9:22 pm
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