LISTEN TO ACCELERATE ON ILIKE.COM


ACCELERATE premieres tomorrow, March 25th, one week before its street date, on iLIKE.com. The record will be streaming for an entire week, from March 25-March 31, so be sure to visit iLIKE.com and have a listen…

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NINE DAYS OF NINETY NIGHTS TO GO


It’s night 81 of NINETYNIGHTS.COM which means that ACCELERATE is a mere 9 days from release. R.E.M.’s 14th studio record continues to rack up impressive reviews in papers and magazines everywhere. With so many reviews and interviews to choose from, we’ve rounded up a

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FRIDAY ROUNDUP FROM LONDON


The band arrives this weekend in London for Monday’s big show at the Royal Albert Hall after a concert earlier this week at the Rolling Stone Club in Milan for an invited audience that included R.E.M. Fan Club members. While in London, R.E.M. will also play a set at

R.E.M. RADIO SHOW ON Q


Q Magazine’s web site, Q4music.com, has posted a very cool feature called the R.E.M. RADIO SHOW. The April issue of Q features a cover mount CD–the R.E.M. Jukebox–for which the band selected 15 tracks. In Q’s special R.E.M. RADIO SHOW, Peter, Mike, and Michael play

LONDON CALLING!


REMHQ can now confirm that R.E.M. will play a set at the London Apple iTunes Store on Wednesday, March 26th. The iTunes one-off will be the band’s second appearance in London during their two-week European promotional tour. There are a few competitions in the works for tickets, most notably

POSTCARD FROM SXSW


Wow! What a week we just enjoyed in Austin for South BY Southwest.

Among the highlights were:

-Playing our showcase at Stubbs, which was joined by a bunch of other great bands and the whole night carried live and now streaming on NPR.org. Bob Boilen, music

LIVE RADIO PREMIER OF ACCELERATE


Tonight (Thursday, March 13 at 8p-9p CST) the band will be part of a Live Radio Premier of a few songs off ACCELERATE. Below are the current participating stations, but check local listings to be sure.

WRXP / New York

KDLD / Los Angeles

KYSR / Los Angeles

WXRT / Chicago

WMMR / Philadelphia

WRFF /

POSTCARD FROM THE ROAD


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Well, after all the planning, we are rolling now. Langerado was a fun and wild show– and cold! A great bunch of firsts as Michael pointed out: first show of the last 4 years, first show as a 5 piece in 19

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R.E.M. LIVE FROM SXSW ON NPR.COM


We have two radio events this week, so be sure to tune in.

First, the band’s show at Stubbs in Austin Texas, part of the SXSW Music conference, is being webcast live on NPR.com and broadcast on many local NPR stations. Below are the stations we know of, but check local

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LANGERADO REVIEWS


Here are some reviews of the band’s set at Langerado. Click on the links for the entire review.

From The Palm Beach Post

“Michael Stipe is the man: There’s more to come in my review of REM’s passionate, weird, political and sexy show Saturday night (I’ll link it when it’s