Michael Stipe

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

Brian Eno, Iggy Pop, Nile Rodgers, Arcade Fire, & More Share Eulogies For David Bowie

Celebrities have offered an outpouring of support in the wake of the news of David Bowie's passing. Brian Eno, who Bowie famously worked with on…
James Rettig | January 11, 2016 - 11:31 am

David Bowie Tribute Concerts Set For NYC

A few hours before we learned of David Bowie's death, The New York Times announced that New York's Carnegie Hall would host a David Bowie…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2016 - 9:07 am

Watch Michael Stipe Play A Surprise Solo Set, Cover The Doors

There are lots of good reasons to go see Patti Smith play a New York show if you get a chance, but here's an extra…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 8:44 am

R.E.M. To Trump: Go Fuck Yourself

What is it with Republican presidential candidates and using very non-Republican musicians' songs without permission? First Donald Trump announced his campaign with Neil Young's "Rockin'
Peter Helman | September 9, 2015 - 9:07 pm
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