1. Mother Love Bone Frontman Remembered In Film

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT To some, Seattle band Mother Love Bone is best known as the precursor to Pearl Jam, as both bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard were members. To some, Seattle band Mother Love Bone is best known as the precursor to Pearl Jam, as both bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard…

  2. Pearl Jam Halfway Home On New Album

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam is progressing on its eighth studio album in Seattle. Guitarist Mike McCready tells Billboard.com the band has "about 20-25" songs in the hopper, comprising "some ballads and some pretty har Pearl Jam is progressing on its eighth studio album in Seattle. Guitarist…

  3. Pearl Jam, Weapon Of Choice Mates Get Funky

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Weapon Of Choice bassist Lonnie Marshall and Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard have been long-time friends, and recently collaborated on several tracks together. Weapon Of Choice bassist Lonnie Marshall and Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard have been long-time friends, and recently…

  4. Pearl Jam, Presidents Go Back To 'School'

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, the Presidents Of The United States Of America, Bill Frisell and Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson have signed on for the Concert for the Northwest School, to be held March 18 at Seattle's Param Pearl Jam, the Presidents Of The United States Of America, Bill Frisell and Heart&…

  5. Pearl Jam In No Rush In The Studio

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam has begun work on its eighth studio album in its Seattle homebase. "We're recording but not really putting any pressure for something to actually come out of it," frontman Eddie Vedder told Pearl Jam has begun work on its eighth studio album in its Seattle homebase. …

  6. VFC Artists Fund Renewable Energy Projects

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beyond the political messages they carried, the artists who took part in the multi-state Vote for Change tour are looking to leave a lasting impression on the swing states they visited. Beyond the political messages they carried, the artists who took part in the multi-state Vote for Change…

  7. Vote For Change Finale Set For D.C.

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The star-studded finale of the Vote for Change tour has been nailed down for Oct. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. The star-studded finale of the Vote for Change tour has been nailed down for Oct. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C., after plans to hold it in Miami fell through.…

  8. Irons Travels To A New 'Dimension'

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT If it weren't for Jack Irons, two pillars of alternative rock may have never even gotten out of their rehearsal spaces. If it weren't for Jack Irons, two pillars of alternative rock may have never even gotten out of their rehearsal spaces. As a California teenager in the mid-1970s,…

  9. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Krist Novoselic, Zaa

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Pearl Jam, Novoselic, Zaa Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready will preview tracks from the group's upcoming double-disc concert set " Live at Benaroya Hall " via a live, one-hour radio broadcast beginning 8 p.m. ET Sunday (July 25). A band spokesperson confirms such…

  10. Vedder's Staley Tribute No Longer 'Lost'

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A song Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder wrote about Alice In Chains frontman Layne Staley on the day of his death will be released on "Lost Dogs," the group's upcoming double-disc rarities collection. A song Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder wrote about Alice In Chains frontman…

  11. Eclectic Acts Aid 'Live From Nowhere Near You'

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Members of Pearl Jam, Third Eye Blind, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Spoon and the Softies are among the contributors to "Live From Nowhere Near You," a benefit album for the Portland, Ore.-based homeless cha Members of Pearl Jam, Third Eye Blind, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Spoon and the Softies…

  12. Pearl Jam Eyes More Live Releases

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam recently wrapped its Riot Act world tour, but a host of live releases are on tap for the coming months. Pearl Jam recently wrapped its Riot Act world tour, but a host of live releases are on tap for the coming months. On Sept. 16, the band will release complete concerts from July 8…

  13. Breaking & Entering

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the Gotan Project, Garage A Trois, and Howie Day. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. SAY YEAH: Art-punk trio the Yeah Yeah…

  14. Pearl Jam Unveils North American Tour Plans

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam will kick off its 2003 North American tour April 1 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. As previously reported, the 48-date trek will play a mix of arenas and amphitheatres and is scheduled to wra Pearl Jam will kick off its 2003 North American tour April 1 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.…

  15. Pearl Jam Incites A 'Riot'

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. More than a decade after Pearl Jam attained stardom amid the Seattle-driven modern rock explosion, Eddie Vedder is quick to point out why the creative process continues to inspire him. "We have five songwriters," he says with a proud…

  16. 39ask

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions on Santana and Michelle Branch, Weezer, and Pearl Jam. BRANCH-ING OFF Keith, I saw a video with Carlos Santana and a young lady the other day. I did not get the name of the song or her name. I believe it is probably a new one. Would you happen…

  17. Pearl Jam Signs On For Who Benefit Show

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam will play its first show of the year Monday (Sept. 23), opening for the Who at Chicago's House of Blues. Pearl Jam will play its first show of the year Monday (Sept. 23), opening for the Who at Chicago's House of Blues. As previously reported , Pearl Jam frontman Eddie…

  18. Pearl Jam Reads The 'Riot Act'

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has settled on "Riot Act" as the title for its seventh Epic studio album, which, as previously reported, is due Nov. 12. The Eddie Vedder-penned first single "I Am Mine" goes to U.S. radio W Pearl Jam has settled on "Riot Act" as the title for its…

  19. Update: Pearl Jam Heads Back To 'Mine'

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has selected "I Am Mine" as the first single from its upcoming seventh Epic studio album, due Nov. 12, a week earlier than its original date. Pearl Jam has selected "I Am Mine" as the first single from its upcoming seventh Epic studio album , due Nov. 12, a week…

  20. Brad Explores 'Discovery Park'

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After two albums for Epic, Seattle rock outfit Brad has landed on Redline Entertainment for "Welcome to Discovery Park," released yesterday (Aug. 13). In support, the band will set off on its first U.S. tour in more than five years this…

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