1. R.E.M. Bassist: Touring Behind New Album 'Just Doesn't Feel Right'

    February 25, 2011 1:45 PM EST After making a "statement" with 2008's rocking "Accelerate," R.E.M. had broader designs for its 15th studio album, "Collapse Into Now." "With 'Accelerate' we sort of made a statement record -- everything short, fast and loud -- and on this one…

  2. R.E.M. Calls 'Collapse Into Now' Their Best Album in 20 Years

    February 09, 2011 10:19 AM EST R .E.M. 's Michael Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck are apparently as excited as their fans about their upcoming 15th studio release, "Collapse Into Now." Bassist Mills calls the 12-track collection "our best record since 'Out of Time,'" the 1991 career…

  3. Pearl Jam Reissues 'Vs.' And 'Vitalogy' In 20th Anniversary Editions

    February 02, 2011 3:10 PM EST It's going to be a busy year, Pearl Jam fans. As part of its continuing 20th anniversary celebration which also includes a documentary, book, and mini-festival, Pearl Jam is re-releasing its classic 1993 and 1994 albums "Vs." and "Vitalogy" in four special expanded…

  4. R.E.M. 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 1:23 PM EST R.E.M. "Collapse Into Now" March 8 Michael Stipe and his band of alt-rock stalwarts are back with producer Jacknife Lee, who produced R.E.M.'s previous album, "Accelerate," from 2008. This time they've brought along a number of friends, including Patti Smith,…

  5. R.E.M. and Eddie Vedder Collaboration, 'It Happened Today,' Leaks

    December 21, 2010 11:41 AM EST While R.E.M. has already previewed its fifteenth studio album "Collapse Into Now" with the release of lead track "Discoverer" last month, a new collaboration with Pearl Jam 's Eddie Vedder has hit the web. "It Happened Today," the powerful fifth track from…

  6. New R.E.M. Album, 'Collapse Into Now,' Out March 8

    December 17, 2010 6:25 PM EST R .E.M. has announced a March 8, 2011 release date for "Collapse Into Now," their 15th studio album and follow-up to 2008's "Accelerate." The 12-track album was produced by Jacknife Lee, who recorded with the band in New Orleans and Berlin, Germany after working with…

  7. Billboard Bits: Gwyneth Paltrow to Sing 'F--k You' on 'Glee,' Bret Michaels Denies Tish Cyrus Affair

    November 03, 2010 5:40 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwyneth Paltrow to Perform Cee-lo's 'F--k You' on 'Glee' The Nov. 16 episode of " Glee " will feature an appearance from Gwyneth Paltrow, playing a substitute teacher who Mr.…

  8. Photos: Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Buffalo Springfield Rock Bridge School

    October 26, 2010 6:55 PM EDT It's not every day that Neil Young , Pearl Jam , Elton John & Leon Russell , Buffalo Springfield and a dozen other renowned rockers gather on the same stage for a weekend-long jam, but at the 24th Annual Bridge School Benefit (Oct. 23-24) in Mountain View, Calif., the pairings of…

  9. 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…

  10. Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder Marries in Hawaii

    September 20, 2010 2:45 PM EDT P earl Jam singer Eddie Vedder married his longtime girlfriend, model Jill McCormick, in a Hawaii wedding ceremony on Saturday (Sept. 18), Us Magazine confirms. Jack Johnson and Sean Penn, who tapped Vedder for his "Into the Wild" soundtrack in 2007, were among the guests in…

  11. Eddie Vedder, Johnny Depp and Patti Smith Rock Little Rock

    August 30, 2010 7:35 PM EDT Pearl Jam 's Eddie Vedder and the Dixie Chicks ' Natalie Maines were the two big headliners at the West Memphis Three benefit in Little Rock, Arkansas on Saturday night (Aug. 28). But lo and behold, some other famous faces showed up at Robinson Hall to lend their support to…

  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 Rides High "Amongst The Waves"

    July 15, 2010 3:26 PM EDT With all the speculation that Eddie Vedder's attempt at Portuguese at Pearl Jam 's European tour finale meant the band might call it quits ( they are not breaking up ), you might have missed a cool little benefit video the very much alive Seattle band released for current "…

  14. Pearl Jam / May 21, 2010 / New York

    May 23, 2010 2:57 PM EDT Long before the capacity crowd inside Madison Square Garden brought Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder to tears because they were singing and cheering along to "Better Man" so loud on Friday night (May 21), it was clear this wasn't going to be just any PJ show. In fact, it became…

  15. Eddie Vedder Guests At Who London Show

    March 31, 2010 1:32 PM EDT Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder made a surprise guest appearance at The Who 's concert in London, last night (Mar. 30). Vedder joined the legendary British band onstage at London's Royal Albert Hall venue as they performed their 1973 concept album "Quadrophenia" in full…

  16. Stooges, Genesis, ABBA Enter Rock Hall of Fame in NYC Ceremony

    March 15, 2010 11:00 PM EDT An English band steeped in harmony, a reggae pioneer, progressive rockers who thrived despite a defection, four Swedes who combined their nation's traditions with their rock heroes and a man who prowled a ballroom floor singing "I Wanna Be Your Dog" wouldn't seem to have…

  17. 'Hope for Haiti' Songs Climb Hot 100, Ke$ha Still No. 1

    February 04, 2010 11:00 AM EST After several of music's biggest stars showed their support for Haiti relief efforts, consumers are doing the same. Songs from the charity compilation "Hope for Haiti Now" scale the Billboard Hot 100, refreshed today, along with all Billboard sales and airplay charts, on…

  18. Billboard Bits: Eddie Vedder, Animal Colllective, Muse And More

    January 27, 2010 6:00 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder has released his stirring rendition of Bruce Springsteen 's "My City of Ruins" as a digital single, with the proceeds to benefit the Haitian relief…

  19. Pearl Jam Unveils 2010 European Tour Plans

    December 07, 2009 1:09 PM EST P earl Jam will return to Europe next summer for a series of headlining and festival appearances, beginning June 22 in Dublin. The group has announced seven dates so far, with four more shows to be revealed at a later date. In addition to Dublin, Pearl Jam will visit Belfast, Ireland; London;…

  20. Obama Salutes Bruce Springsteen, Dave Brubeck At Kennedy Center

    December 07, 2009 7:55 AM EST Nearly 40 years ago, a Kenyan father was visiting his son in Hawaii and took him to his first jazz concert. The boy was Barack Obama and the performer was jazz great Dave Brubeck . "I've been a jazz fan ever since," the president said Sunday, crediting the pianist and composer…

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