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  1. King Crimson's Bill Rieflin on Summer Tour, Bowie Cover, Band's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | RollingStone

    Talk to Bill Rieflin about the current state of King Crimson , the legendary rock band in which he served as one of three drummers on its surprising return to activity in 2014, and one word pops up repeatedly: "unprecedented." The term certainly suited the rejuvenated group's striking stage configuration, which featured Rieflin and fellow percussionists Gavin Harrison and Pat Mastelotto out front, backed by founding guitarist Robert Fripp, veteran saxophonist Mel Collins, seasoned bassist Tony Levin and a newcomer, singer/guitarist Jakko Jakszyk.


  2. Live + Bush Roll Out Chris Cornell Tributes at 2017 Rock on the RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WWBN-FM Burton

    Though a majority of the headlines went to Stone Sour 's Corey Taylor and Christian Martucci , who led the Chris Cornell tribute in the headline spot that Soundgarden were set to hold at Friday's Rock on the Range, those weren't the only salutes to the late vocalist. Both Live and Bush made a point to include room in their sets to pay homage to one of rock's great voices.


  3. Rock on the Range paid tribute to Chris CornellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Brooklynvegan

    Soundgarden was supposed to headline the opening night of Columbus, OH festival Rock on the Range before Chris Cornell's tragic death. Instead of finding a replacement at such short notice, the festival put together a tribute to Cornell, including a video of his isolated vocal track on "Black Hole Sun."


  4. Michael Stipe Explains Why He's Participating In Moogfest Instead Of Boycotting North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stereogum

    Erstwhile R.E.M. frontman and prodigious beard grower Michael Stipe hasn't been making much music lately, but he's debuting his first solo composition at Moogfest in Durham, North Carolina this weekend. Stipe is openly queer, and North Carolina isn't exactly known for its progressive values - around this time last year, artists like Bruce Springsteen , Pearl Jam , and Cyndi Lauper decided to cancel North Carolina shows to protest the state's discriminatory "bathroom bill," which prohibits transgender people from using bathrooms that don't match the gender on their birth certificates.


  5. Moogfest: Michael Stipe moves on from pop musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | HeraldSun.com

    Michael Stipe, known best for leading the pop band R.E.M. from 1980 to 2011, has taken his creative side in a new direction. He created an installation, "Jeremy Dance," which premiered during Moogfest, the music, art and technology festival happening this weekend in downtown Durham.


  6. BGT favourite's links to X Factor stars revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Daily Star

    Belting out REM's classic Everybody Hurts, the hopeful won four yes votes from Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams. While it's no secret the singer made it to bootcamp on The X Factor back in 2013, his links to ITV and SYCO are said to go even deeper.


  7. Passenger records train going through 8 stops with door openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Brookale Public Radio

    A New Jersey Transit train has traveled through at least eight stops with a door open and has been pulled out of service. A passenger captured video of it.


  8. Grammy winners Indigo Girls book Nottingham's Albert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Nottingham Evening Post

    They have sold 14 million records, collaborated with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Michael Stipe of REM and Joan Baez, are one of only a few duos to have hit the Top 40 every decade since the 1980s and won a Grammy. Now the Indigo Girls are to play their first UK dates in nine years, including a visit to the Albert Hall in Nottingham this summer.


  9. Graham Nash, Michael Stipe among artists contributing to Chelsea Manning benefit albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    Graham Nash is among the many musicians who have contributed songs to Hugs for Chelsea , a benefit album to support Chelsea Manning , who was released from military prison Wednesday morning after seven years of incarceration. Hugs for Chelsea includes Nash's song "Almost Gone," which the folk-rock legend co-wrote with Crosby, Stills & Nash touring keyboardist James Raymond about Manning in 2011.


  10. Michael Stipe Shares Beard Care TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Spin

    The hallmark of Michael Stipe 's post- R.E.M. life has been a gargantuan beard that makes him look like a weary deep sea fisherman. So when Stipe and former R.E.M. bandmate Mike Mills went on BBC show The First Time Witha , host Matt Everitt couldn't help but ask Stipe about his facial hair.


  11. REM look back on their meeting with David Bowie4:14 pm - May 17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | NME

    REM have shared their memories of the very first time they met David Bowie - saying that he was 'everything you'd expect times ten'. The defunct indie veterans were being interviewed by BBC 6 Music's Matt Everitt for 'The First Time', looking back on their career and inspirations.


  12. Don't call it a comeback - cult rockers The Dream Syndicate play Harrisburg on May 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | PennLive.com

    The Dream Syndicate Photo by Juan Carlos Quindos. The quartet led by singer/guitarist/songwriter Steve Wynn roared out of Los Angeles in the 1980s, part of the so-called "Paisley Underground," a wave of bands that included The Long Ryders, The Rain Parade and a little combo called The Bangles.


  13. Didn't Want to Drop $250 on a Moogfest Pass? Here's Some Free Stuff You Can Catch Anyway.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Independent Weekly

    ... represents Stipe's first-ever solo composition, promising to make Jeremy Dance something of a momentous event for R.E.M/Michael Stipe fans and a fascinating piece by an artistic polyglot for those unfamiliar with Stipe's storied musical past. One of ...


  14. Major Artists Release Chelsea Manning Benefit AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Today, as Chelsea Manning is released from prison following 7 years of incarceration, a group of prominent musicians have launched an online benefit compilation to show their support and raise funds to help cover Chelsea's basic living expenses as she transitions back into the free world. 100% percent of the proceeds from the digital album will go directly to Chelsea Manning, and will be deposited into a bank account set up by her sister.


  15. Moogfest tackles protest, empowerment this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Local Tech Wire

    Moogfest will seek to empower and explore creativity through a variety of concerts, workshops and events this weekend in downtown Durham. The annual festival devoted to art, music and technology has designated its main stage on opening night on Thursday as a Protest Stage with performances, talks and technology experiments.


  16. Your five questions about Moogfest answeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | HeraldSun.com

    Moogfest starts Thursday, May 18 and continues through Sunday, May 21 at various locations, drawing thousands of visitors to multiple venues in downtown Durham. This is the second year that Moogfest will be in Durham.


  17. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1993, Janet Jackson Made Her 'Way' to No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Billboard

    "That's the Way Love Goes" soared to the top of the Hot 100. Plus, remembering feats by Madonna, R.E.M. & Adele.


  18. Britain's Got Talent: Jamie Lee Harrison overwhelmed by standing ovation from judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Chronicle Live

    Low Fell singer/songwriter Jamie was the star act as Britain's Got Talent audition shows continued on Saturday with Simon Cowell a big fan Low Fell musician Jamie Lee Harrison admits he is "massively overwhelmed" after being given a standing ovation from both the audience and judges on Saturday's Britain's Got Talent . The 24-year-old singer/songwriter was the star turn as the ITV talent show aired its fifth week of audition shows after his version of REM's Everybody Hurts blew everyone away, particularly Simon Cowell who said Jamie was exactly what the show had been looking for.


  19. Britain's Got Talent: Newcastle singer Jamie Lee Harrison wows the judges and the crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | Chronicle Live

    Singer-songwriter Jamie Lee Harrison hit the high notes and blew the judges away on the latest episode of Britain's Got Talent . The 24-year-old from Newcastle drew a standing ovation and four yeses from the judges on Saturday's edition of the popular ITV show with his performance of REM's 'Everybody Hurts'.


  20. The Two Of Us ExploredRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Fluxblog

    Fluxblog is the very first MP3 Blog. It was founded by me, Matthew Perpetua , in 2002.