1. Pearl Jam's Gossard Preps Solo Effort, Shows

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's solo work season in the Pearl Jam camp. Following the recent release of bassist Jeff Ament's "Tone," guitarist Stone Gossard plans to release his second solo project in the coming months. It's solo work season in the Pearl Jam camp. Following the recent release…

  2. Behind The Scenes At Sub Pop 20

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During "the Grunge Years," the former Rolling Stone scribe gave us "Singles," a valentine to the Seattle scene with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Je Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During …

  3. Green River Reunion Powers Sub Pop Party

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It was the birthday present everybody wanted from the start, as proto grunge band Green River reunited for its first major show in 21 years yesterday (July 13) as part of Sub Pop Records' 20th anniver It was the birthday present everybody wanted from the start. Stone Gossard and Jeff…

  4. Green River Taps Archives For Sub Pop Reunion

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Green River has gone deep into its back catalog in anticipation of its reunion performance Sunday (July 13) in Seattle as part of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary bash. Green River has gone deep into its back catalog in anticipation of its reunion performance Sunday (July 13) in Seattle as…

  5. Pearl Jam Reteams With Brendan O'Brien For New Album

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has started recording its ninth studio album with producer Brendan O'Brien, guitarist Mike McCready told Seattle radio station KISW yesterday (May 1). Though only "four or five" songs are be Pearl Jam has started recording its ninth studio album with producer Brendan…

  6. Billboard Names 2008 'Green 10' Artists

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Going green has become top of mind for artist big and small in the past few years, via everything from carbon offsets to philanthropy. Going green has become top of mind for artist big and small in the past few years, via everything from carbon offsets to philanthropy. Billboard has…

  7. Sub Pop Celebrates 20th With Seattle Bash

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sub Pop Records will celebrate its 20th birthday with a July 12-13 party at Seattle's Marymoor Park, featuring performances by bands from throughout the indie label's storied past and present. Sub Pop Records will celebrate its 20th birthday with a July 12-13 party at Seattle's…

  8. Pearl Jam Recharges For Summer Tour

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After playing just two shows in 2007, Pearl Jam will return to the road this summer for a 10-date tour beginning June 11 in West Palm Beach, Fla. The dates come in conjunction with the group's previou After playing just two shows in 2007, Pearl Jam will return to the road this summer for…

  9. Musicians Rock For Barack On Super Tuesday

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST With primary voters going to the polls in 22 states on this Super Tuesday, a wave of artists as disparate as the Grateful Dead, Will.I.Am, OK Go and members of Pearl Jam are rallying support for Democ With primary voters going to the polls in 22 states on this Super Tuesday (Feb. 5), a wave…

  10. Brad Regroups For NYC Benefit, New Album, Reissues

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Seattle band Brad hasn't played live in three years, but its Oct. 17 concert in New York is about much more than shaking off the cobwebs. Seattle band Brad hasn't played live in three years, but its Oct. 17 concert in New York is about much more than shaking off the cobwebs. In…

  11. Billboard Bits: Beyonce, Bob Marley, Bragg/Brad

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fans who missed Beyonce's summer tour, the Beyonce Experience, are in luck: A live DVD from the outing will arrive Nov. 27 via Columbia. The disc captures a performance at Los Angeles' Staples Center. Fans who missed Beyonce's summer tour, the Beyonce Experience, are in luck: A…

  12. Vedder To Perform At 'Body Of War' Premiere

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will perform at the world premiere of the documentary "Body of War" on Sept. 11 at the Toronto International Film Festival. Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will perform at the world premiere of the documentary "Body of War" on Sept. 11 at…

  13. With No Album On Horizon, Pearl Jam Touring For Fun

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has "no set date" for returning to the studio to follow-up last year's self-titled album for J, but the group couldn't pass up a series of "pretty cool offers" on the live front this summer, Pearl Jam has "no set date" for returning to the…

  14. Pre-Grunge Seattle Band Malfunkshun Reforms

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Although it never recorded a full-length album or toured outside Washington state, Seattle band Malfunkshun is often cited as an important band amid the grunge family tree. Although it never recorded a full-length album or toured outside Washington state, Seattle band Malfunkshun is often…

  15. New Photo Book Captures Pearl Jam's Formative Years

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The volume, which focuses on the first half of the band's career, is available beginning today (Oct. 11) via Pearl Jam's Web site. As tipped here in January, never-before-seen images from photographer Lance Mercer form the basis of the new book "5X1: Pearl Jam Through the Eye…

  16. Pearl Jam Tells Its 'Story' At VH1 Taping

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A few hundred lucky fans packed into New York's Avalon on Wednesday night to witness Pearl Jam tape an episode of the VH1 series "Storytellers," which will premiere July 1 on the music channel. A few hundred lucky fans packed into New York's Avalon on Wednesday night to…

  17. Jam On

    April 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them when we were trying to shrink," Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder says with a laugh, reflecting back on the extraordinary early years of the S "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them when we were…

  18. Pearl Jam's 'New' World Order

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eddie Vedder chuckles when he looks back on the early years of Pearl Jam's lifecycle and how the group balanced the pressures of success: "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them wh Eddie Vedder chuckles when he looks back on the early years of Pearl Jam's…

  19. The 'Pearls' Of Pearl Jam

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eddie Vedder and Stone Gossard discuss some of their favorite songs from Pearl Jam's new self-titled album. "Gone" : A mid-tempo Vedder rocker chronicling a man desperate for a fresh start. Vedder: "[We were in Atlantic City and] I wanted to play a song the next night. I…

  20. Billboard Bits: Andre 3000, Pearl Jam, Radio 4, Jim Dickinson

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Andre 3000, Radio 4, Jim Dickinson, Pearl Jam Cartoon Network has set a fall premiere date for the series "Class of 3000," created by OutKast's Andre 3000. The show stars the artist as Sunny Bridges, a graduate of a performing arts school in Atlanta who drops a…

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