Peter & Scott to Guest with Eyelids in Portland, Aug. 24

Portlanders: the Eyelids upcoming record release show at Mississippi Studios on August 24th in PDX will feature guest appearances throughout the evening by a whole host of luminaries including Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Jay Gonzalez, Jonathan Segel, Victor Krummenacher, & Patterson Hood. Eyelids main man Chris Slusarenko gives us the lowdown below: “Eyelids wanted to pull out the … Continued

ATL Collective to “Relive” Automatic For The People on August 10

Make your plans to join Atlanta music nonprofit ATL Collective on SAT 8/10 as they relive Automatic for the People at the Atlanta History Center. Their musical guests for this show are a collective of artists from Athens and ATL: Palace Doctor, Thayer Sarrano, Reuben Bidez,Aslyn, The Tin Man + many more. Tickets available at

Peter’s Twitter Statement

Peter’s Twitter Statement: It has recently been brought to my attention that somebody calling himself Peter Buck has been impersonating me on Twitter. There are a couple of legitimate Peter Bucks out there; one seems like a cool surfer dude and another owns the Subway sandwich chain. Neither of them has mentioned R.E.M. The particular … Continued

Michael Speaks On The Future of Masculinity And Well-Being

MICHAEL STIPE ON THE FUTURE OF MASCULINITY AND WELL-BEING “I set out on this fantastic adventure, and it actually worked out,” former R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe says, a bit surprised himself. In this candid conversation, Stipe talks about who he became after his band got famous, why he decided to speak up about his … Continued

The Baseball Project Rock the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Social Media: Special guests @BaseballProject are our @MLB All Star Week house band at the museum – featuring inductees Peter Buck & Mike Mills playing songs about America’s favorite pastime ⚾️ you’ll never hear a cooler song about box scores ��”

“Circus Envy” From Dublin July 4, 2007

Written in 1994. Performed in Dublin, July 4, 2007. “Circus Envy” (Live at the Olympia). Watch the full, previously-unreleased live video: By Vincent Moon and Jeremiah. Happy 4th of July. #Monster25

NPR Cleveland Catches Up with Mike

Have a listen to Mike’s interview with NPR Cleveland as he gets ready to play some dates with the Baseball Project:

Flashback to Glasto ’99

Looking back 20 years ago to the anniversary of the band’s performance at Glastonbury ’99 with this gem of a clip: and a review from James Young at the The R.E.M. Timeline 25 June 1999 – Glastonbury Festival, England By James YoungAs a Glastonbury festival regular of 3 years now, REM headlining Friday night was … Continued

The Minus Five Head to Jersey City Tonight

After a smashing sold out show in Philadelphia last night The Minus 5 is set to rock The White Eagle Hall tonight June 27 in Jersey City NJ. By all accounts Mike and Peter seem to be having a good time! Scott too. Ticket info: 

Michael Interview in La Repubblica

Italian newspaper La Repubblica has an interview with Michael this month including images from his book of photography. Here’s the lead excerpt: “Eighteen songs are already ready. For five years I’d had a clean break from music. Now I’m writing, composing and recording all by myself and for the first time.” In a Bolognese courtyard … Continued

Peter Stops By R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME

Peter joined the Scotts on R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME last night and also made another surprise appearance during Clusterfest you can read all about at here Photo from Scott Aukerman’s Instagram page @scottaukerman (Peter pictured with Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott)