R.E.M. will debut unreleased material on new four-LP set

R.E.M. will debut unreleased material on new four-LP set

March 17 (UPI) -- R.E.M. will debut unreleased material on a new four-LP set in celebration of Record Store Day.
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BBC listeners name Frusciante best axeman

BBC listeners name Frusciante best axeman

LONDON, April 11 (UPI) -- Thousands of BBC listeners have chosen former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante as the best rock guitarist in 30 years.
REM to release rehearsal CDs

REM to release rehearsal CDs

DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. rock band REM has announced plans to release a two-CD set featuring live rehearsals recorded at Dublin's Olympia club in 2007, the BBC said.

Buck, Poehler to curate Merge Records set

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Seminal U.S. independent label Merge Records says it's readying a 20th anniversary CD box set curated by REM's Peter Buck and actress Amy Poehler.

R.E.M. surprises Hitchcock fans

LONDON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Rock Hall of Fame inductees R.E.M. made a surprise appearance at a Robyn Hitchcock concert at the Oxford Zodiac Theater in Oxford, England.

Original R.E.M. rocks wedding feast

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Hokey staples like "The Chicken Dance" were tossed aside when the original R.E.M. lineup took over the Athens, Ga., wedding reception of a friend.

REM headlines Isle of Wight festival

ISLE OF WIGHT, England, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- American band REM will headline the three-day Isle of Wight Festival that begins June 10, the BBC reported Wednesday.

Subway sandwich founder gifts rare ruby

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- The Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., has received a rare 23.1-carat ruby from Peter Buck, a nuclear scientist who co-founded the Subway sandwich chain.

R.E.M. worried that tour might hurt album

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The members of R.E.M. are concerned that their participation in the Vote For Change tour may alienate some people from their new album.

New album, tour coming in fall from R.E.M.

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- U.S. band R.E.M. is finishing up an album of new material to be released in the fall to be followed by a world tour, its label announced Friday.
Peter Buck

Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956 in Berkeley, California) is the guitarist and co-founder, along with Bill Berry, Mike Mills, and Michael Stipe, of the alternative rock band R.E.M.

Throughout his career with R.E.M., which was founded in 1980, Buck has also been an official member of various 'side project' groups. These groups include Hindu Love Gods, The Minus 5, Tuatara, The Baseball Project and Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3, each of which have released at least one full-length album. Additionally, another side project group called Full Time Men released an EP while Buck was a member; a current side project group called Slow Music plays semi-regular gigs.

Buck also has a notable career as a record producer (including releases by Uncle Tupelo, Dreams So Real, The Fleshtones, Charlie Pickett, and The Feelies), as well as a session musician (for the likes of The Replacements, Billy Bragg, and Eels.)

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