After 31 years together, R.E.M. have announced that they are calling it quits. The legacy they leave behind includes 15 albums, over 25 millions albums sold worldwide, and a 2007 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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In July 2007, R.E.M. booked five nights of shows at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre and dubbed the performances as a “working rehearsal” as they tested out new tunes in front of small crowds of die-hards. Many of the songs from the concerts ended up on R.E.M.’s 2008 album Accelerate, and now the highlights from the five […]