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Last night, on his Late Show, David Letterman announced his impending retirement, and the former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, randomly enough, was the one who broke the news via Twitter. Mills was…   Read Story »
It's been two and a half years since we said goodbye to R.E.M. but in recent days some of its former members have announced their next projects. First off, Peter Buck is due to put out his second…   Read Story »
Pearl Jam, who brought Carrie Brownstein onstage in Dallas earlier this month, did one better last night by reuniting the Portlandia star's former band Sleater-Kinney for the first time in seven…   Read Story »
Last night REM guitarist Peter Buck played Athens' 40 Watt Club, and the hometown fans were treated to something special: Former R.E.M. bandmates Mike Mills and Bill Berry joined Buck for a…   Read Story »
Here's an oddly plausible scenario for you: After the Postal Service reunion runs its course, Ben Gibbard does an Audioslave thing with the non-Stipe members of R.E.M. This is a little too easy to…   Read Story »
Way back in March, we reported that the former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck was working on a new solo album, and in a post on the R.E.M. website, Buck announced that the thing would be out today. He…   Read Story »
As previously reported, former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has been working on a solo album, and now we've got our first taste of it. As it turns out, Buck's solo song "10 Million BC" couldn't…   Read Story »
Hands up: Who had Peter Buck as the first R.E.M. member to go solo after last year's breakup? It's true! As Michael Stipe hangs with Muppets and Mike Mills perfects his golf swing, guitarist Buck has…   Read Story »
The Decemberists have announced a release date and title to their Hazards Of Love follow-up. It's called The King Is Dead, was recorded in a barn outside Portland, and it'll be out in mid-January.…   Read Story »
Quite an assemblage of fancy names for this new project from Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody, called Tired Pony, with members including R.E.M.'s Peter Buck and Belle & Sebastian's Richard Colburn,…   Read Story »