It's the end of R.E.M. as we know it.

The veteran rockers from Athens, Ga., have announced on their website that they are calling it quits.

The band, fronted by Michael Stipe, said they have decided to “call it a day” and that they walk away with “a great sense of gratitude” for all they have accomplished.

The band's original members included Mike Mills, Peter Buck and Bill Berry.


Their songs include “Losing My Religion,” “Man on the Moon” and “It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine).”

Earlier this year, they released their latest studio album “Collapse Into Now.”

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