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R.E.M., Dead Confederate, Widespread Panic & More Present Veterans’ Charity Compilation

November 13, 2011 drainu182 0


A group of notable musicians from Athens, Georgia, have joined forces to raise funds for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial (founded by Lois Pope) and the CSRA Wounded Warrior Care Project. The bands, which include REM, Widespread Panic (featuring Vic Chesnutt), Drivin’ n Cryin’, Bloodkin, Brute, Dead Confederate, The Whigs, Futurebirds, Ruby Kendrick, Hope for Agoldensummer and Gift Horse, have all contributed singles to raise funds for a planned memorial to disabled veterans on the Mall in Washington, …

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R.E.M. Release Animated GIF Album Cover And Album Trailer for Greatest Hits Album

October 6, 2011 drainu182 0

R.E.M. shocked the world with the news that they had decided to “call it a day as a band” via a statement on their website, and the beloved band announced that they will release their final album, R.E.M., Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982 – 2011, on Warner Bros. Records on November 15th, 2011. The album is a 40-song career-spanning retrospective that for the first time ever collects songs from R.E.M.‘s entire back catalog, including …

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R.E.M. To Release Career Spanning Greatest Hits Album

September 26, 2011 drainu182 0

After R.E.M. ignited the blogosphere on September 21st with the news that they had decided to “call it a day as a band” via a statement on their website, the beloved band have announced that they will release their final album, R.E.M., Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982 – 2011, on Warner Bros. Records on November 15th, 2011. The album is a 40-song career-spanning retrospective that collects, for the first time ever, songs from R.E.M.’s entire back …

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GIVEAWAY: R.E.M. – Lifes Rich Pageant (25th Anniversary Edition)

July 12, 2011 drainu182 0

Today marks the release of the 25th anniversary edition of R.E.M’s Lifes Rich Pageant. The classic album has been remastered and we want YOU to have it!

Usually, we’d just ask you to email us your name but you have to do a little bit of work this time.

Below, you’ll find a lyric from one of the songs on the album. Descramble/unscramble it and email us the correct lyric to theaudioperv@gmail.com (with the subject: GIMME SOME REM!) with …

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R.E.M. To Release 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’

June 30, 2011 drainu182 0

R.E.M. has teamed with Capitol/I.R.S. for the July 12 release of an expanded 25th Anniversary 2CD and digital edition of the band’s 1986 album, Lifes Rich Pageant. The new edition features the digitally remastered original album, plus 19 previously unreleased demo recordings cut prior to the album’s studio sessions. The commemorative release also adds new liner notes by music journalist and author Parke Puterbaugh, with the 2CD package presented in a lift-top box with a poster and four postcards. …

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R.E.M.’s New Album Collapse Into Now Released Today, Frontman Michael Stipe To Present Album Film Project at SXSW

March 8, 2011 drainu182 0

R.E.M. release their eagerly awaited new studio album, Collapse Into Now, today, March 8th, on Warner Bros. Records. The album has already received glowing praise from such media outlets as Spin, Rolling Stone (which said the band “roar back with Collapse Into Now”), and NPR, which wrote that the album “reaffirms R.E.M. as a vital, thoughtful, and gifted band with plenty left to say.”

Collapse Into Now found R.E.M., which is singer Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck

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R.E.M. To Premiere New “Mine Smell Like Honey” Video On Monday

January 28, 2011 drainu182 0

R.E.M. have announced that they will premiere the video for their new single, “Mine Smell Like Honey,” on AOL Music on January 31st. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album Collapse Into Now, due out March 8th, 2011, on Warner Bros. Records.

The video was directed by Dominic DeJoseph, who has directed music videos for R.E.M, including “Bittersweet Me,” and “New Test Leper” (co-directed with Lance Bangs) from New Adventures In Hi-Fi, tour films for Monster, as well …

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R.E.M. Announce First Single From Upcoming New Album Collapse Into Now

January 14, 2011 drainu182 0

R.E.M.’s new single, “Mine Smell Like Honey,” will impact radio on Tuesday, January 18th. The track, available for sale the same day, is the first single from the band’s upcoming new album Collapse Into Now due out March 8th, 2011, on Warner Bros. Records.

A deluxe version of Collapse Into Now, featuring three bonus tracks, is now available for pre-order at http://wbr.fm/rempreorder. The bonus tracks are live in the studio versions of three songs: “Discoverer,” “Oh My Heart,” and …

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New REM Album Due Next Spring

September 21, 2010 drainu182 0

R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck, and bassist Mike Mills have just finished recording their 15th studio album, which will be released in Spring 2011 by Warner Bros. Records. The band has re-teamed with Grammy Award-winning producer Jacknife Lee, who produced R.E.M.’s acclaimed previous album Accelerate. He is also noted for his work on albums by U2, Snow Patrol, The Hives, and indie stalwarts Kasabian, The Editors, Aqualung, and Bloc Party.

R.E.M. and Lee have been recording in New …