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Stream Kevin Devine’s R.E.M. cover from 7-inch split with Jesse Lacey

In the final installment of his Devinyl Splits series, Kevin Devine announced that he and Brand New’s Jesse Lacey would each be covering an R.E.M. song. Two weeks ago, we were blessed with Lacey’s version of “Bad Day,” and it was just that: a blessing. And today, Devine’s half of the split, which is him […]

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Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey covers R.E.M. for split release with Kevin Devine

Kevin Devine will release the final installment of his year-long Devinyl Splits series this Spring, and he’s tapped none other than Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey to share the honor. Listen to Lacey’s cover of R.E.M.’s “Bad Day” below, courtesy of The Fader. Both artists chose to cover R.E.M. for the split, with Devine opting […]

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R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe Played a Surprise Set in NYC, Covered Perfume Genius and Frank Sinatra

R.E.M. broke up in 2011. It was a sad time, the end of a profound musical reign, but somewhat deserved since the band worked so hard for decades. Earlier this week, though, frontman Michael Stipe returned to the stage and performed in concert much to the surprise of those in the audience. On Monday night, […]

R.E.M. set album release date, debut single

R.E.M. will release their new album, Collapse Into Now, March 8 via Warner Bros. Those interested can stream the album’s first single, “Discoverer,” here.

R.E.M. to release DOUBLE live album

From the press release: Burbank, CA – R.E.M. will release a brand-new double live album, entitled R.E.M. Live At The Olympia on October 27th, 2009 on Warner Bros. Records. The two-CD set, produced by Jacknife Lee, features 39 songs that capture the best moments from the band’s “working rehearsals” at Dublin’s fabled Olympia club during […]