1. Pearl Jam’s ‘Vitalogy’ at 20: Classic Track-By-Track Album Review

    November 22, 2014 11:52 AM EST It was an undeniably tumultuous year for Pearl Jam in 1994. A time of great flux during which the spotlight of fame glared ever more strongly on the Seattle band as it faced the suicide of Nirvana ’s Kurt Cobain , opted to battle Ticketmaster and changed drummers. It was into this…

  2. Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard Talks Solo Album; Debuts 'Your Flames' Track

    May 07, 2013 12:50 PM EDT Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam says that band's next album is "almost done," but while the guitarist has been certainly busy with both PJ and his other band Brad in recent years, he shares that now certainly felt right for his new solo album, "Moonlander," whose latest…

  3. Pearl Jam Rocks for Montana Senator, Hits Romney's 47% Comment

    October 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT In Missoula, Band Raises Money for Embattled U.S. Senator Jon Tester Pearl Jam teamed up with U.S. Senator Jon Tester to play its only U.S. arena gig of 2012 in Missoula, Montana's tiny Adams Center Sunday night (September 30), focusing on politics both local and national by mixing vocal…

  4. Pearl Jam & Jay-Z Rock Together to Cap Made In America Fest: Photos & More

    September 03, 2012 10:30 AM EDT Pearl Jam's mash-up with Jay-Z, Run-D.M.C.'s reunion, Ron Howard hanging out, and more from the inaugural Philly fest. Pearl Jam' s inspired live mashup with Jay-Z brought his inaugural Made In America festival to an unforgettable close in Philadelphia on Sunday night …

  5. Pearl Jam Itching to 'Finish an Album This Year'

    May 01, 2012 1:50 PM EDT Stone Gossard Talks PJ Followup to 2009's 'Backspacer,' Plus Brad Album, Eddie Vedder's Recover + More With a new Pearl Jam album "between half and three-quarters done" (plus more shows likely), and a tour and just-released album from his long-running band Brad…

  6. Death Cab for Cutie's Walla & Pearl Jam's Gossard Talk Public Radio Music Month

    April 27, 2012 5:00 PM EDT More than 100 artists, from a variety of genres, generations and levels of success, came together this month to sign a "love letter" to public radio. Among them are members of Death Cab for Cutie , Pearl Jam , Dave Matthews Band , Iron and Wine , the Roots and the Black Keys . A lot…

  7. Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard: Brad Is No Side Project

    April 04, 2012 2:00 PM EDT It may not be of the same magnitude as Pearl Jam's recent celebration, but Stone Gossard is hoping 20 years and five albums of Brad -- including the upcoming "United We Stand" -- will assure fans that his "other" band is no mere side project. "It's a little…

  8. Pearl Jam, Cameron Crowe Talk 'Pearl Jam Twenty' Doc At TIFF

    September 11, 2011 6:54 PM EDT Love. Understanding. Commitment. Luck. Ask Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready how the band has managed to thrive for twenty years, and he'll tell you this is the recipe. Less than an hour after the Saturday (Sept. 10 ) premiere of Cameron Crowe's deep-diving doc chronicling the band&…

  9. Pearl Jam Fest Wows With Chris Cornell/Temple of The Dog, Multiple Guests

    September 04, 2011 5:29 AM EDT In an epic kickoff to the band's two-day festival celebrating its 20th anniversary, Pearl Jam 's nearly three-hour rarities-studded set at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley Music Theater Saturday (Sept. 3) tapped a rich vein of Seattle rock history when Soundgarden 's Chris…

  10. Pearl Jam's 'Jimmy Fallon' Debut Will Be Twice as Nice

    August 22, 2011 2:45 PM EDT "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" has a double Pearl Jam treat in store in early September. As part of its ongoing twentieth anniversary celebration, the Seattle band will be the musical guest on the NBC show on both Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. In addition, Cameron Crowe -- who directed the …

  11. Pearl Jam Launches Satellite Radio Station for 20th Birthday

    October 21, 2010 5:40 PM EDT P earl Jam is celebrating its exact 20th birthday tomorrow (Oct. 22) with the launch of an Sirius XM radio station devoted to the band's enormous catalog of live, studio and unreleased material. Pearl Jam Radio, which will be found at Sirius channel 17, XM channel 39 as well as at Sirius…

  12. For Pearl Jam's 20th Birthday, A Bridge School Gig

    August 23, 2010 5:46 PM EDT P earl Jam fans, save the date: guitarist Stone Gossard says the closest thing to a 20th birthday gig for the band will be a slot on the bill of Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, Calif. on Oct. 23 and 24. "The only thing we've got going on in October…

  13. Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard Talks Brad, PJ & More

    August 23, 2010 5:00 PM EDT On a sunny Friday afternoon (Aug. 20) in a quiet corner of Manhattan's downtown-cool Tribeca neighborhood, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard sat down to chat about the tour and years-in-the-making new album, "Best Friends?," by his long-running other band, the soulful, funky…

  14. Soundgarden Treats Seattle To Reunion Club Gig

    April 17, 2010 6:41 PM EDT Nineties Seattle rock megastars Soundgarden reconvened at its hometown's Showbox at the Market club Friday night (April 16) to play its first show exactly 13 years and seven days since its 1997 break up. After a ticket scavenger hunt on Twitter @Soundgarden and figuring out that the…

  15. Pearl Jam Unleashes U.S. Concert Dates

    March 11, 2010 1:30 PM EST Before they head off to Europe in June, Pearl Jam will augment its support of recent album "Backspacer" with a short run of dates in the midwest and East coast beginning in early May and finishing up with a two-nighter at New York's Madison Square Garden on May 20 and 21. The…

  16. Pearl Jam Flows At Intimate "Austin City Limits" TV Taping

    October 04, 2009 6:42 PM EDT After frontman Eddie Vedder sat in with Kings of Leon at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on Friday (Oct. 2), Pearl Jam 's powerful 18-song set at KLRU's "Austin City Limits" PBS concert series taping on Saturday (Oct. 3), formed an impressive second piece of a…

  17. Chart Beat Thursday: Black Eyed Peas, Pearl Jam, Frank Sinatra

    October 01, 2009 2:43 PM EDT STILL HAVIN' A BALL: Days after the 2009 Major League Baseball season began, the Black Eyed Peas settled into the leadoff spot on the Billboard Hot 100, on the charted dated April 18. This week, as the campaign reaches its 162-game conclusion and October postseason glory beckons, the…

  18. Pearl Jam Debuts Strong, John Legend Talks Touring

    September 04, 2009 3:37 PM EDT In this Friday's edition of the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard, Pearl Jam debuts strong and John Legend talks about what goes into his live show. Pearl Jam's new song "The Fixer" had this week's highest debut on the Hot 100. The track, the lead…

  19. Pearl Jam / August 23, 2009 / Chicago (United Center)

    August 24, 2009 4:02 PM EDT The band may be best known for its ties to Seattle, but when Pearl Jam plays Chicago, make no mistake -- it's a hometown show for frontman Eddie Vedder . On this cool August Sunday night (Aug. 23), it only took three songs for Vedder to have the sold-out United Center's 21,000 fans…

  20. Pearl Jam: 'Back' To The Future

    July 31, 2009 1:08 PM EDT "Super poppy." "Just plain fun." "Surprisingly optimistic." "Catchy as hell." These are not adjectives often used to describe Pearl Jam , the 30 million-selling purveyor of angst-ridden guitar rock now approaching its 19th year of existence. And yet…

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