The R.E.M. and MTV film, R.E.M. By MTV, premieres on Palladia and VH1 Classic this Saturday, November 22nd at 9pm ET. The documentary was directed by Alexander Young and tells the story of the legendary band's history with MTV through interviews, live performances, and more. R.E.M. By MTV will be released as part of the six disc boxset REMTV on November 24th. The trailer for the film is posted below.
UPDATE (11/21): Another short preview of the film is now available to view via Pitchfork.
The six disc set REMTV compiles R.E.M.'s performances from MTV & VH1 spanning 1983 through 2008, plus includes the band's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, and tons of other rare live concert footage. Pre-order the collection here and watch a few performances from the boxset below:
Published November 20th, 2014 @ 7:56 PM