R.E.M.

Michael Stipe and Mike Mills React to Former R.E.M. Drummer's Death

Versatile drummer Bill Rieflin, who played with R.E.M., King Crimson, Ministry and others, has died at the age of 59. Michael Stipe and Mike Mills are among those paying tribute.
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R.E.M's Michael Stipe Sings ‘It’s the End of the World…’ in Coronavirus Safety Video

“It’s the end of the world as we know it,” and Michael Stipe has some advice. The R.E.M. frontman sings the surging song in a new video and offers tips during the coronavirus crisis.
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End of the Decade Anthems for Your New Year's Playlist

It’s the end of the decade as we know it, and we feel fine because we’re expecting another round of the roaring 20s. The robots haven’t completely taken over yet, and the predictions of doom and gloom that accompanied Y2K still haven’t happened. But it’s always a good idea to party like it’s your...
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R.E.M., Journey, Pharrell, Vince Gill Among Nominees for Songwriters Hall of Fame

The artists who penned some of the most beloved and influential songs in music history are taking their turn in the spotlight. R.E.M. , Journey , Pharrell and Vince Gill are among the two dozen 2020 nominees for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. There are two categories of nominees: those who are being...
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Former R.E.M. Singer Michael Stipe Announces First Solo Single

Former R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe has announced the upcoming release of his first solo single. “Your Capricious Soul” will be available digitally via MichaelStipe.com on October 5th. Fans can download the song for 77-cents, or pay more if they want to further help the cause it stands for. The...
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R.E.M. Releases Lost Track to Benefit Bahamas Hurricane Victims

R.E.M. is going deep into the vault to dig up a previously unreleased song for a good cause. The alt rock band from Athens, GA has shared “Fascinating” via Bandcamp . Fans can download the track for $2 with the proceeds going to hurricane victims in the Bahamas. The track first appeared on the...
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Dan's Mini Mixtape: Week of January 8th, 2018

Submit your Mini Mixtape request each weekday on our Facebook, Instagram & Twitter pages. Have an idea for a Mini Mixtape theme? Email your idea to dan@995themountain.com . Friday 1/12 Theme: Guilty Pleasures Meatloaf "Paradise By The Dashboard Lights" Video of Meat Loaf - Paradise By The...
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Dan's Mini Mixtape: Week of December 25, 2017

Submit your Mini Mixtape request each weekday on our Facebook , Instagram & Twitter pages. Have an idea for a Mini Mixtape theme? Email your idea to dan@995themountain.com . Friday 12/29 Theme: New Year's Eve ​KISS "Rock N Roll All Night" Video of KISS - I Wanna Rock N Roll All Night - 1996...
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Dan's Mini Mixtape: Week of July 3, 2017

Submit your Mini Mixtape request each weekday on our Facebook , Instagram & Twitter pages. Friday 7/7 Theme: Earworms Toni Basil "Hey Mickey" Jimmy Buffett "Cheeseburger In Paradise" Paul Simon "You Can Call Me Al" Steely Dan "Bodhisattva" Thursday 7/6 Theme: 1974 Lynyrd Skynyrd "Don't Ask Me...
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Do You Recognize This Once Famous Rock Star?

The Guardian recently published an article on R.E.M. and you would never recognize vocalist Michael Stipe in 2016 with his long, grey beard if you were to pass him by on the street! (Photo by USA Today)
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