We have just launched a mini site for ACCELERATE today which you can access by clicking on the banner on the left-hand side of the main page at remhq.com. The site features artwork, track list details, information on pre-ordering, Supernatural Superserious audio and video, tour information, and more. We
National Public Radio will webcast and broadcast (and possibly podcast!) R.E.M.’s performance at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q on Wednesday, March 12. The web/broadcast, set for 8pm (CT), is one of two SXSW 2008 Showcase Concerts, and will also include performances by supporting bands, Dead Confederate, Johnathan Rice, Papercranes, and Summerbirds
ACCELERATE Pre-Release Party Benefitting Community Connection of Northeast Georgia & Family Connection/Communities in Schools
TICKETS are $10.00 advance ( $1.50 processing fee via Athensmusic.net) – $15.00 at the door
Event begins promptly at 8:15 p.m.
Preview of full ACCELERATE album
Live auction featuring R.E.M.-signed Gretsch guitar & other items
Special videos screening
Videos from the “Supernatural Superserious” Mashup project are rolling in at the You Tube page set up for submissions. Click on the play button below to watch the videos submitted thus far. If you are currently working on one, be sure to post it to the group so
Check out CNN.com’s story on the Supernatural Superserious video director by clicking HERE.
R.E.M. has added seven European festival dates to their 2008 tour in support of ACCELERATE, set for release on April 1st.
The festival dates are as follows:
3rd: Belgium–Werchter Festival
5th: Spain–Bilbao Live â08 Festival
6th: Spain–Doctor Loft 05.00 Festival, Castello dâEmpuries,
8th: France–Le Nuits de Fourvieres (Theatre Romain), Lyon
12th: Ireland–Oxegen, Dublin
R.E.M. will appear on the acclaimed PBS live music television series Austin City Limits next month. The concert, which takes place on March 13 during this yearâs annual SxSW Music Conference, also marks the first taping of the 34th season of the show. The televised broadcast will air on
Tickets for the European leg of R.E.M.’s 2008 tour in support of ACCELERATE go on sale to the public tomorrow at 9AM UK time (10AM European time). The following shows will be included in tomorrow’s on sale:
24th: UK: London, Royal Albert Hall
2nd: Holland: Amsterdam, Westerpark
During the last week of January, R.E.M. spent several days in New York where they filmed a video for Supernatural Superserious, the first single from ACCELERATE. The video was shot by director Vincent Moon (ninetynights.com) who captured the band spontaneously performing the song in various locations around the city. In
Michael did a brief phone interview with Zane Lowe of BBC Radio 1 yesterday evening which is now archived on their web site. Please click here to listen to the show.
R.E.M. will kick off their 2008 European Tour in support of ACCELERATE in July in Amsterdam. The tour will be preceded by a special engagement at the Royal Albert Hall in London, one week prior to the release of Accelerate, on March 24th.
Word just in that Supernatural Superserious will be played on Jonathan Clarke’s Out of the Box show on Q104.3 NYC at 9pm ET tonight; you can “tune in” online and listen to R.E.M.’s new single (which you can also listen to on remhq.com) here.
The Seattle rockers are in…