iOS app Android app

Michael Stipe

Joan Jett May Front Nirvana During High-Profile Performance

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment

Classic rock may get a makeover at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, where reports indicate Joan Jett is poised to front Nirvana...

Stratosphere: A Conversation with Matt Sorum and Album Preview

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I'm focusing on my new project Kings of Chaos, which is my rock 'tribute' -- I would say, it's basically my new supergroup."

The Ultimate All-Star Concert Film: 12-12-12 on Hurricane Sandy's Anniversary

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.14.2013 | New York
Regina Weinreich

Who or what could upstage these musicians: Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Michael Stipe, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, The Ro...

Shred of Hope - a Fundraiser for Homeless LGBTQ Teenagers

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

It's estimated that there are more than 4000 homeless youth in NYC -- but at present, there are only 400 beds available for this population. 100 percent of the proceeds from Shred of Hope will go directly to the Ali Forney Center, the largest organization helping homeless LGBTQ youth.

Art Basel Hong Kong Debate (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

All photos by Vincent Fung and Desmond Cheung from HYPEBEAST On May 22, I headed to Hong Kong to perform, present, and premiere new work at a ...

WATCH: One Small Change Makes Sad Song Happy

Posted 01.22.2013 | Comedy

"I thought that I heard you laughing" takes on a whole new meaning when "Losing My Religion" is done in a major key. A Vimeo user who goes by Major...

WATCH: All Of Stephen Colbert's Christmas Carol Duets

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy

Last week, Stephen Colbert gave America a special treat: Four episodes of "The Colbert Report" that ended with joyous Christmas carols sung by Colbert...

'Romantic Loner' Gets A Star-Studded Screening

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Photos below are by Teri Slotkin On Thursday November 29th, I co-presented a private work in progress screening of my debut feature film, "Romantic ...

GUESS WHO

Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment

Michael Stipe is one of the world's most famous musicians. As the lead vocalist for R.E.M., Stipe was an instrumental force in the band's three decade...

Looking For Cindy Sherman: A Retrospective At MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.28.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

On the 6th floor of the Museum of Modern Art, Cindy Sherman is just where you want her, everywhere.

Michael Stipe: 'We Had To Put It Behind Us'

Rolling Stone | Posted 11.30.2011 | Fifty

"This is my last day of work," Michael Stipe says cheerfully, strolling through the Rolling Stone offices after giving one of his final interviews as ...

Imperfect Circle: R.E.M. Sums Up A Career In 40 Songs

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

I can think of few other artists who have changed their sound so radically, so many times. "Gardening At Night," from 1982, doesn't sound anything like "Everybody Hurts," from 1992.

Wait, R.E.M's Not Finished Yet!

Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment

After news of R.E.M.'s split in September, fans all over the world slung a stone-washed denim jacket over their shoulders and got into their cars to m...

PHOTOS: In Honor Of Bald And Free Day, Our Favorite Shiny-Topped Stars

Posted 10.14.2011 | Fifty

Untie that headscarf and remove that toupee -- Oct. 14 is "Bald and Free Day"! Today, we tip our hats to the bald and beautiful, saluting those of...

PHOTOS: Band Breakups That Shook The World

Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

The Sept. 21 breakup of R.E.M. shook '80s music fans to the core, with many calling the announcement "the end of the world as we know it" in reference...

Why R.E.M. Broke Up

Posted 11.26.2011 | Entertainment

It may be the end of the world for R.E.M., but they feel fine. (Sorry). The band, which called it quits last week after 31 years in the alternat...

R.E.M. Broke Up, But It's Not The End Of The World

Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

R.E.M. announced their break-up today, after 31 years as a band. It's sad news indeed, but you know what? They've put out 15 studio albums, 64 singles...

R.E.M. Breaks Up

Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment

It's the end of the world as we know it. More than thirty years after beginning their run, rock legends R.E.M. have broken up as a band. The gro...

"Lifes Rich Pageant" at 25

Tom Ruprecht | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Ruprecht

One day in the summer of '86 I got on my bicycle, rode to the record store and bought an album. If you're under 30, the only word you probably caught there was "bicycle", but hang with me a sec.

The Mission of Istancool

Pablo Ganguli | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment
Pablo Ganguli

In an ever increasingly interconnected world, our identity can suffer from a lack of strong direction. What you see in Tokyo is rebranded and skillful...

Celebrity Push Fails To Thwart TriBeca Garage Facility

Posted 06.16.2011 | New York

Celebrities in SoHo and TriBeCa will have to put up with a lot of garbage--and a big block of salt. From the New York Post: In a unanimous rulin...

Give A Little: Yesterday's Conversation with Taylor Hanson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.06.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

These are busy days for Hanson. For months, they've been planning the release of a new single called "Give A Little." A couple weeks ago, the schedule and trajectory were affected around the world as news about the tragedies in Japan emerged.

The Impact of SXSW on More Than My Liver

Brandon Deroche | Posted 05.30.2011 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

As it was hard to ignore the elephant in the room that was the Japan Tsunami, 2011 became the year that these talks manifested into something more tangible than ever before.

Collapse Into Now: A Conversation with R.E.M.'s Mike Mills

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

To me, all R.E.M. albums feel like concept albums because they are so rich and well thought out. Here, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills discusses the band's creative process.

James Franco To Direct R.E.M. Music Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michael Stipe has invited renaissance-actor James Franco and English filmmaker Sam Taylor-Wood to join him on a list of guest directors who will creat...