1. Pete Seeger Turning 90 With Concert Celebrations

    March 18, 2009 12:49 AM EDT American music legend Pete Seeger turns 90 on May 3, but the celebrations honoring his musical legacy and social activism will go on throughout the year. Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the environmental group founded by Seeger in the 1960s, is marking the birthday and its own 40th anniversary…

  2. Stars Salute Neil Diamond At MusiCares Event

    February 07, 2009 12:02 PM EST Good times never seemed so good for Neil Diamond as they did last night (Feb. 6). The pop icon was named MusiCares Person of the Year at the annual fundraiser for the charity, which helps musicians who have fallen on hard times. "This is a great honor, of course," Diamond said at…

  3. Pearl Jam Pumped Up To Hit The Studio

    February 06, 2009 11:35 AM EST Pearl Jam is about to hit the studio for a two-week session in Los Angeles with producer Brendan O'Brien as it continues work on its ninth studio album, which the band plans to self-release in the United States. After laying down some instrumental beds last summer, additional demos were…

  4. McCartney, Vedder Sign On For NYC Benefit

    January 26, 2009 1:43 PM EST Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder, Sheryl Crow, Donovan, Paul Horn and Moby will perform April 4 at a New York benefit for the David Lynch Foundation. The event at Radio City Music Hall will further the foundation's goal to teach 1 million children the techniques of…

  5. Vedder, Grohl Set For Nick Drake Tribute Album

    January 19, 2009 2:53 PM EST Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Dave Grohl, Norah Jones and Jack Johnson are among the acts confirmed for a Nick Drake tribute album to be released by Johnson's Brushfire Records. The announcement was made during the MidemNet conference in Cannes, France, by David Schulhof, whose company,…

  6. Pearl Jam Rolls Out 'Ten' With Verizon

    January 08, 2009 11:37 AM EST Pearl Jam is rolling out tracks from the remastered version of its 1991 debut album, "Ten," exclusively through Verizon Wireless. A different song from the new edition, due March 24 from Epic/Legacy, will go live through V Cast Music with Rhapsody for 10 consecutive weeks, beginning…

  7. 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…

  8. Neil Finn To Rock With Radiohead, Wilco Mates

    November 17, 2008 3:09 PM EST Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Wilco 's Jeff Tweedy, John Stirrat, Glenn Kotche and Pat Sansone, Smiths/Modest Mouse guitarist Johnny Marr, Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, singer/songwriter Lisa Germano and his son Liam for a sequel of…

  9. Neil Finn To Rock With Radiohead, Wilco Mates

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, John Stirrat, Glenn Kotche and Pat Sansone, Smiths/Modest Mouse guitarist Johnny Marr, Soul Coughing bassist Sebastia Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Wilco…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its…

  11. Radio Plays Ball With Vedder's Cubs Song

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Chicago radio stations and sports bars have begun spinning "All the Way," a Chicago Cubs-themed ditty written by Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder at the request of Cubs legend Ernie Banks. Chicago radio stations and sports bars have begun spinning "All the Way," a Chicago…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD series, dies in Havana at the age of 78. The artist had returned three days earlier from a one-month tour o 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD…

  13. Eddie Vedder Scales Back At NYC Solo Show

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied on little more than his voice and guitar last night (Aug. 4) during the third show of his summer solo tour at New York's United Palace Theatre, offering a 28-song set f Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied on little more than his voice and guitar last…

  14. 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 …

  15. Eddie Vedder Plots East Coast Solo Tour

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As a complement to his first solo tour in April, which only visited the West Coast, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will head east for another round of dates later this summer. As a complement to his first solo tour in April, which only visited the West Coast, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder…

  16. Pearl Jam Benefit Raises $3 Million For Charity

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam packed arena-sized power into New York's 2,800-capacity Beacon Theater last night (July 1), rattling off an eclectic 26-song set list during a private show that raised $3 million for the Rob Pearl Jam packed arena-sized power into New York's 2,800-capacity Beacon Theater…

  17. Kiss, Ramones Members Guest With Pearl Jam In NYC

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam gave a nod to its classic rock influences last night (June 25) in New York, drafting Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley and Ramones bassist C.J. Ramone for guest appearances during the second of a t Pearl Jam gave a nod to its classic rock influences last night (June 25) in New York,…

  18. Pearl Jam Mixes Rarities, Hits, Politics At Bonnaroo

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam capped its headlining slot Saturday at Bonnaroo with an impassioned rendering of Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower," with frontman Eddie Vedder urging the sprawling throng to vote for ch Pearl Jam capped its headlining slot Saturday at Bonnaroo with an impassioned…

  19. Sonic Youth Sets Track List For Starbucks Compilation

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The album is due June 10 exclusively in Starbucks stores in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., as well as online. Sonic Youth has finalized the track list for its compilation " Hits Are for Squares ," due June 10…

  20. Ulrich Reveals Metallica Tour Plans at L.A. Benefit

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed last night (May 14) during an intimate Los Angeles benefit concert that the band will follow the September release of its new, as-yet-untitled album with a tour Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed last night (May 14) during an intimate Los Angeles…

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