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Peter Buck Reveals How R.E.M. Once Sabotaged The Verve

It's Britpop Week here at Stereogum, and to help us celebrate, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has shared a story about his old band sabotaging the…
Sam Behrens | April 24, 2014 - 11:42 am
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Peter Buck Details R.E.M.’s Breakup And Current Status

Ever since R.E.M. called it quits in 2011, guitarist Peter Buck has kept busy. He's produced albums, played with bands like the Minus 5 and…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
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Watch Death Cab For Cutie Cover R.E.M. With R.E.M.’s Peter Buck & Mike Mills

The fifth iteration of R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck's annual Todos Santos Music Festival, which takes place in Baja California, Mexico and benefits the Palapa Society…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2016 - 7:07 pm

Watch Jeff Tweedy, Corin Tucker, & R.E.M.’s Mike Mills & Peter Buck Cover David Bowie

In conjunction with the non-profit education and aid organization the Palapa Society, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck brought the Todos Santos Music Festival back to Mexico for…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 7:34 pm

Dressy Bessy – “Lady Liberty”

Sweet-and-tart power-poppers Dressy Bessy have just announced that they'll be releasing a new album called KINGSIZED, their first since 2008's Holler And Stomp. The upcoming…
James Rettig | October 5, 2015 - 4:53 pm

R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Announces His “Best Solo Record” Warzone Earth Feat. Jeff Tweedy, Krist Novoselic

R.E.M.'s Peter Buck just announced the release of his new album, Warzone Earth, which he is calling his best solo work to date. Buck made…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 29, 2015 - 5:56 pm

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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The Minus 5 – “The History You Hate” (Stereogum Premiere)

Scott McCaughey's pop-rock collective The Minus 5 will return with a new album called Dungeon Golds next month. Longtime collaborators Peter Buck and Jeff Tweedy…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2015 - 12:43 pm

Watch First Aid Kit Cover R.E.M.’s “Walk Unafraid” With Peter Buck

On the soundtrack of the new movie Wild the rootsy Swedish sister act First Aid Kit cover "Walk Unafraid," a song from R.E.M.'s 1998 album…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 3:47 pm
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Tuatara – “Even Demons Fall In Love” (Feat. Peter Buck) (Stereogum Premiere)

We've been posting songs all summer by Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin's instrumental collective Tuatara, the band that recorded NPR's All Songs Considered theme song…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2014 - 9:44 am
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Tuatara – “Snakecharmer”

Tuatara is a band with a lot of pedigree: started by R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck, the Screaming Trees' Barrett Martin, Luna and the Chills' bassist…
James Rettig | July 22, 2014 - 7:57 pm

Tuatara – “The Skeleton Getdown”

Tuatara, the instrumental rock project led by Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin, will put out Underworld this year, a 20-song double album, their first record…
Miles Bowe | June 5, 2014 - 5:58 pm

Supergroup Super-Earth (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Krist Novoselic) Hit The Studio

In R.E.M., Sleater-Kinney, and Nirvana respectively, Peter Buck, Corin Tucker, and Krist Novoselic were part of three of the best and most seismically influential bands…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2014 - 10:43 am

Watch Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, And Mike Mills Cover Lou Reed On Letterman

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…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2014 - 11:59 am

Ex-R.E.M. Members Announce New Albums

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…
Miles Bowe | February 13, 2014 - 2:29 pm
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Watch Sleater-Kinney Reunite Onstage With Pearl Jam In Portland

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…
Scott Lapatine | November 30, 2013 - 12:16 pm
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Watch 3/4 Of R.E.M. Play “(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville” In Athens Last Night

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…
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2013 - 1:40 pm
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Watch Ben Gibbard Cover R.E.M.’s “Near Wild Heaven” With Peter Buck & Mike Mills

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…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2013 - 4:07 pm
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Peter Buck’s Solo LP Out Today

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
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2012 - 10:44 am

Peter Buck – “10 Million BC”

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…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2012 - 12:51 pm
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