1. 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…

  2. 'Pearl Jam Twenty' Soundtrack: Cameron Crowe Track-By-Track

    September 20, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Pearl Jam has not been shy about digging into its archives in the years running up to its current 20th anniversary bonanza. The elaborate reissue of its classic 1991 debut, heavy on extras, came in 2009, and earlier this year the Seattle group released a similarly value-added dual rerelease…

  3. 'Pearl Jam Twenty' Book Excerpt: '1994'

    September 13, 2011 7:15 PM EDT Pearl Jam celebrates 20 years of music making this month with the 1-2-3 punch of Cameron Crowe's Sept. 20 March Pearl Jam announces its intention to keep ticket prices for its upcoming summer tour below $20. In doing so, the band challenges what it feels are unjust service fees being…

  4. 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&…

  5. 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…

  6. 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 …

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. Pearl Jam: The 'Backspacer' Q&As

    September 08, 2009 6:38 AM EDT "Backspacer," Pearl Jam Frontman Eddie Vedder The new album, "Backspacer," seems especially personal. I guess we end up being conduits for whatever's around us. You don't really think about it while it's happening, but then you look back on this group of…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. Pearl Jam, "The Fixer"

    July 24, 2009 7:04 PM EDT The last time Pearl Jam checked in with the lead single from a new album, Eddie Vedder was snarling that a "war has taken over" atop an assault of guitars on "Worldwide Suicide." Three years on, the veteran Seattle band returns with "The Fixer" (from its…

  19. Q&A: Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament

    March 24, 2009 11:17 AM EDT As Pearl Jam's blockbuster 1991 debut, "Ten," gets a re-release on March 24 so deluxe that it would be fairer to call it a complete reimagining, the veteran Seattle band's bassist and co-founder Jeff Ament sat down with Billboard to talk about what went into the four…

  20. Pearl Jam Raids Vaults For 'Ten' Reissue

    December 10, 2008 9:59 AM EST Pearl Jam has unearthed a host of unreleased tracks and special surprises from its vaults for a deluxe reissue of its fabled 1991 debut album, "Ten." Four different editions will be available March 24 from Epic; pre-orders begin today (Dec. 10) at PearlJam.com. Each version includes…

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