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Friday, February 29, 2008

R.E.M. Prepare For Accelerate

R.E.M. are in a league all their own when it comes to music. For 3 decades they have made some of the most incredible records out there. Now they prepare to release their 14th studio album, "Accelerate" on April 1st

To celebrate, the band have created a special website that is updated daily with clips of the band and downloadable for fans. You can find these clips at

In true Michael Stipe fashion, R.E.M. is also taking some amazing bands on tour with them in support of the album. Here are the tour dates where The National and Modest Mouse will be opening

23 Vancouver - Deer Lake Park
29 Los Angeles - Hollywood Bowl
31 Berkeley - The Greek Theatre
03 Denver - Red Rocks Amphitheatre
06 Chicago - United Center
08 Toronto - Molson Amphitheatre
10 Raleigh - Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
11 Washington, DC - Merriweather Post Pavilion
13 Boston - Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
14 Long Island - Jones Beach Theater
18 Philadelphia - Mann Center for the Performing Arts
19 New York City - TBA
21 Atlanta - Lakewood Amphitheatre

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