Bill Berry

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    April 28, 2012

    A Tribute to R.E.M. and 88.1 KDHX Benefit: Review, Setlist and Photo

    Back to Rockville: A Tribute to R.E.M. And 88.1 KDHX Benefit Off Broadway April 27, 2012 When R.E.M. announced its breakup last September, the music world was shocked but not really surprised. After all, the three remaining original members had been together for 31 years by that point, most of them ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    The Six Best R.E.M. Non-Singles

    ​When I was in seventh grade, before I knew anything about indie rock or Athens, Georgia, or Reagan-era politics, R.E.M. was my favorite band. I'm certainly not alone; the band was a landmark in many lives for both the music it created and the doors it opened up for young listeners. And like m ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    R.E.M Says Goodbye: The Great Beyond

    Courtesy of R.E.M. ​One of the most important bands in rock music has broken up. After 31 years together, R.E.M. has announced its retirement on its website with a humble, thankful note. The declaration shocked fans, who immediately bombarded social networks and entertainment news stories with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    New Album Releases: Lupe Fiasco, R.E.M., Kurt Vile, Bruce Cockburn and more

    (New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Bruce Cockburn's Small Source of Comfort​*Bruce Cockburn, Small Source Of Comfort American Noise reviewed Cockburn's latest, saying: "Personally, Bruce Cockb ... More >>

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    September 19, 2007
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    March 12, 2007

    Stipe Hunting

    Courtesy of They were so much younger then. I ran out of time before vacation to write a proper piece about this, but I would be remiss if I didn't at least acknowledge that R.E.M. — a.k.a. my favorite band since 1993 -- is being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame t ... More >>

  • Music

    December 1, 1999


    A-pickin' and a-grinnin' over a new musical discovery

  • Music

    August 18, 1999


    Riverport Amphitheatre; Thursday, Aug. 19

  • News

    May 19, 1999

    Sun Dance

    Sound advice on the summer's hottest concerts