1. Lollapalooza Chile: Eddie Vedder Gives Spanish Speech and Dons Trump Mask, David Byrne Delivers Creative Set

    March 17, 2018 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eight years after its international debut, Lollapalooza in Santiago, Chile, returned more ambitious than ever, adding a third day to the schedule and more stages to the campus. With Pearl Jam as a headliner, David Byrne as a must-see and a lot of co ...

  2. Pearl Jam Delivers Touching Live Dedication to Parkland Survivors Before 'Can't Deny Me' performance

    March 14, 2018 3:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam played Lollapalooza Chile Tuesday night, with a setlist that included their brand new song “ Can’t Deny Me. ” In an onstage dedication preceding the tune, frontman Eddie Vedder highlighted the survivors of the Parkland shooting tragedy.  “ ...

  3. Pearl Jam Shares New Song 'Can't Deny Me': Listen Here

    March 10, 2018 8:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Update: The new track was released to the public today (March 13) and is now streaming in its entirety. The just-over-two-and-a-half-minute song was co-produced by the band and Brendan O'Brien and is set to appear on their forthcoming LP, accor ...

  4. Pearl Jam Tweets Frustration Over Lawmakers Who Won't Promote Gun Safety, Urges to #ThrowThemOut

    February 16, 2018 6:51 PM EST 0 0 0 In light of yet another shooting in the United States, music artists are using their platforms to stand up against gun violence. Pearl Jam took to Twitter Friday (Feb. 16) to ask their fans to join the movement #ThrowThemOut, which hopes to do exact ...

  5. Pearl Jam's Mike McCready Jams With Treehouse Foster Kids Youth on Original Song 'Try So Hard': Listen

    February 13, 2018 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam have made a long career of raging righteously on the stage and off, supporting a number of charitable endeavors over the years, from environmental organizations to Habitat for Humanity, the Red Cross, Rock the Vote and the Sweet Relief Mus ...

  6. Pearl Jam Announce First Seattle Shows in Five Years

    January 22, 2018 2:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Band promises at least $1 million in proceeds made from the concerts to help tackle homelessness in the city. Following the leak  of a number of baseball stadium tour dates on their official website,  Pearl Jam have confirmed two Seattle stadium gig ...

  7. Hear Pearl Jam's New Song From The Brie Larson Rom-Com 'Basmati Blues'

    November 30, 2017 4:10 AM EST 0 0 0 After being filmed in 2012 and then shelved for several years, the Brie Larson-starring romantic comedy Basmati Blues is finally coming out. It’s about a pretty young white woman, played by Larson, who saves an Indian village, and the trailer made a ...

  8. Pearl Jam Love the Cubs So Much They Made an 8-Bit Baseball Game: Play It Here

    November 28, 2017 11:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam recently released Let’s Play Two, a live album and concert documentary about their 2016 performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs’ championship season. To promote the film, the band has now released an 8-bit browser game. It’s ...

  9. Dillon Francis, Common & More Musicians Stand For Net Neutrality

    November 22, 2017 7:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Hey, you like surfing the web, right? Of course you do. You're reading this article, but imagine if in order to read this article you had to pay an extra fee? Or, imagine if your favorite blog shut down because it couldn't afford to pay hi ...

  10. Eminem, Pearl Jam, Prince, Lupe Fiasco & More: The 17 Best Presidential Takedown Songs

    October 13, 2017 5:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 From Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump, musicians have been ready to take on the commander in chief. Regardless of what the current president thinks about the First Amendment and the press' right to do their job, musicians have never been shy when ...

  11. Pearl Jam's Delivers Surprise Rooftop Show in 'Let's Play Two' Documentary Preview: Premiere

    September 28, 2017 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The film is out Friday showcasing the iconic rock band's 2016 concerts at Chicago's Wrigley Field. Pearl Jam visited Chicago last August for two shows at Wrigley Field. The concerts just so happened to coincide with the 2016 season that br ...

  12. Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and More to Play Lollapalooza Chile, Argentina, and Brasil in 2018

    September 27, 2017 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lollapalooza has announced one of the most star-studded lineups for its 2018 festivals in Chile, Argentina, and Brasil. Each location has been extended to include a third day of music, food and art. Legendary rockers Pearl Jam , Red Hot Chili Pepper ...

  13. Pearl Jam's Matt Cameron Announces Solo Album, Releases 'Time Can't Wait'

    September 12, 2017 5:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam and Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron has released “Time Can’t Wait,” the opening track from his forthcoming solo album Cavedweller . Cameron wrote, produced, sang, and played guitar on the new album. He also enlisted drummer Mark Giuliana ...

  14. Pearl Jam Announce Wrigley Field Concert Film 'Let's Play Two' Theatrical Release

    August 21, 2017 7:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 The band also shared a trailer for the new project. We’ve already seen a teaser trailer for  Let’s Play Two,  a forthcoming concert film documenting  Pearl Jam ’s 2016 performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs’ championship season. Monda ...

  15. Coming Around Again: Discussing the 'Jeremy' Video at 25, and the Story of Late Video Star Trevor Wilson

    August 04, 2017 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to the Coming Around Again podcast, part of the Pop Shop family, where host Andrew Unterberger and a variety of guests will be discussing notable anniversaries being celebrated in the music world. This week, Billboard senior contributor ...

  16. Watch the Trailer for Pearl Jam's New Concert Film 'Let's Play Two'

    August 03, 2017 8:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam took footage from their Aug. 21 and 22 performances at Wrigley Field last year to make a concert film, fittingly titled  Let’s Play Two . (Which, for non-sports fans,  is a reference  to Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks.) You can watch a te ...

  17. Pearl Jam's 'Jeremy' Video at 25: Director Mark Pellington Revisits Intense Shoot & Eddie Vedder's 'Possessed' Performance

    August 02, 2017 10:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was not exactly a recipe for legendary music video success: the director wasn't really a fan of the band, and they'd already shot a moody performance video  that they seemed perfectly happy with. But a weird thing happened on the way to ...

  18. Pearl Jam's 'Jeremy': The Untold Story of Video Star Trevor Wilson's Fascinating Life & Tragic Death

    July 31, 2017 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Trevor Wilson was the most iconic face of grunge who wasn't actually in a band. Not even Spencer Elden -- the naked baby on the cover of Nirvana's Nevermind -- was as immediately recognizable a stand-in for the angst and alienation of an e ...

  19. Paul McCartney Accidentally Punched Eddie Vedder in the Face | Billboard News

    Paul McCartney Accidentally Punched Eddie Vedder in the Face | Billboard News

    June 13, 2017 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beatles great Paul McCartney once gave the Pearl Jam frontman an accidental knuckle sandwich which drew blood. music , 2017 , The Beatles , paul mccartney , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , News , Pearl Jam , Eddie Vedder Videos Paul McCart ...

  20. Old Foes Pearl Jam & Ticketmaster Join Forces on Seattle Arena

    April 17, 2017 3:31 PM EDT What better place to call a truce with your former enemy than in your hometown? Pearl Jam and Ticketmaster famously fought over fees and the future of ticketing in the '90s, but now the band's manager has signed on with an alliance that ...

  21. Old Foes Pearl Jam & Ticketmaster Join Forces on Seattle Arena

    April 14, 2017 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 What better place to call a truce with your former enemy than in your hometown? Pearl Jam and Ticketmaster famously fought over fees and the future of ticketing in the '90s, but now the band's manager has signed on with an alliance that in ...

  22. Former Pearl Jam Drummer David Abbruzzese Calls Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Exclusion a 'Slap in the Face'

    April 13, 2017 5:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 By now, you’ve heard that former  Pearl Jam  drummer Dave Abbruzzese was not inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last weekend, because the Hall’s invitation included only the band’s original and current drummers. Abbruzzese complained about ...

  23. Pearl Jam Bassist's Rock Hall Ceremony Shirt Pays Respect to Musicians Not Inducted

    April 09, 2017 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam 's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was made memorable with an introduction by David Letterman , while bassist Jeff Ament's choice of attire made a statement. Ament  -- and his shirt -- politely paid respect to nearl ...

  24. David Letterman Inducts Pearl Jam Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Watch His Full Speech

    April 08, 2017 8:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Letterman stepped in to help induct Pearl Jam into the Hall of Fame after Neil Young had to bow out due to illness. After Neil Young had to cancel his appearance due to illness, David Letterman stepped in to help induct Pearl Jam into the Rock and R ...

  25. 11 Unforgettable Moments From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Ceremony

    April 07, 2017 11:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2017 on Friday (April 7) night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Folk icon and social justice activist Joan Baez , string-augmented rock hitmakers Electric Light Orchestra , arena rock titans Jo ...

  26. Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder Talks Surfing, Story Behind 'Jeremy' In Rediscovered 1991 Interview

    April 05, 2017 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just before the Seattle band exploded, Vedder had a candid chat with a future Billboard contributor. On Sept. 18, 1991, just three weeks after Pearl Jam's debut album, Ten , came out on Epic/Sony, this neophyte music journalist living in Toront ...

  27. Pearl Jam Invite Snubbed Drummers to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

    March 13, 2017 2:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame on April 7. But not every existent member of the long-running band was to be included in the ceremony. Of the band’s five drummers employed over the years, only founding member Dave Krus ...

  28. Brandi Carlile 'Cover Stories' Album to Feature Adele, Dolly Parton, Pearl Jam & Others

    February 21, 2017 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Brandi Carlile will celebrate the 10th anniversary of her acclaimed T. Bone Burnett-produced 2007 debut, The Story , with an all-star tribute album titled  Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of The Story - An Album to Benefit War Chil ...

  29. Eddie Vedder to Play President Obama's Farewell Address

    January 10, 2017 4:24 PM EST 0 0 3 He will be joined by the Chicago Children's Choir. President Obama is making the most of his final days as president of the United States. Over the weekend, he threw an epic goodbye party at the White House, with guests such as Chance the Rappe ...

  30. Pearl Jam Donates $70,000 To Man Who Once Saved Eddie Vedder's Life

    December 29, 2016 9:53 AM EST 0 0 0 Eddie Vedder has been in a generous mood this holiday season. Earlier this week he donated $10,000 to a Maryland family after the mother posted online they were not only facing eviction but also had no money for holiday gifts. Now, it has been revea ...

  31. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Celebrate and Receive Congrats on Social Media

    December 20, 2016 1:22 PM EST 0 0 7 This year is ending in exciting fashion for Journey ,  Pearl Jam , Electric Light Orchestra and the rest of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017, who were revealed as official inductees Tuesday morning (Dec. 20), with Chic frontman Nile Rodg ...

  32. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Remains Narrow in 'Rock' Definition With List of 2017 Inductees

    December 20, 2016 7:57 AM EST 0 0 0 On Tuesday (Dec. 20), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame revealed the list of artists to be included in its 32nd class of inductees -- and in doing so, will likely set off another round of debates about the true definition of "rock and roll," ...

  33. Barbra Streisand's 'Magic' Tour Wraps With $46 Million Earned

    December 14, 2016 5:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Barbra Streisand takes the No. 1 slot on Billboard ’s latest Hot Tours recap (see list below) with $10.7 million in ticket sales earned at concerts in four U.S. markets during November and December. The sold out shows at arenas in Houston, Tampa, Ft ...

  34. How Cameron Crowe's Big Name Music Connections Helped Out on 'Roadies'

    June 24, 2016 5:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Roadies , the showtime series from Cameron Crowe that debuts June 26, isn’t just about the exploits of the road crew for a fictional rock band as they crisscross America on an arena tour. It also is an outlet for the director of such films as Almost ...

  35. North Carolina's Anti-LGBT 'Bathroom Bill' is Flushing the State's Music Business Down the Drain

    April 19, 2016 6:15 PM EDT With Pearl Jam and Boston joining Bruce Springsteen in canceling their respective North Carolina shows in protest of the state’s controversial Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act (HB2) law -- widely perceived as being anti-LGBT -- North Car ...

  36. Pearl Jam 'Take a Stand Against Prejudice' by Canceling North Carolina Concert

    April 18, 2016 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the lead of Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr and other musicians, Pearl Jam have canceled their upcoming concert in Raleigh, North Carolina, in opposition to a law in the state that says transgender people may not use a bathroom based on the ...

  37. Live Music's $20 Billion Year: The Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well Reunion, Taylor Swift, One Direction Top Boxscore's Year-End

    December 11, 2015 3:04 PM EST 0 0 0 Grateful Dead’s "Fare Thee Well" tops all, though Taylor Swift, U2, Billy Joel, Kenny Chesney perform well. As the sun began to set on Chicago’s Soldier Field, the positive vibe was palpable as more than 70,000 fans -- most of them clutchi ...

  38. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 20 Years Ago, Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men Began a Record Reign

    November 30, 2015 8:05 AM EST 1.294 k 0 104 In 1995, 'One Sweet Day' started its 16-week rule on the Hot 100. Plus, remembering chart feats by Rihanna, Elvis Presley & Pearl Jam. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboa ...

  39. Wilco Joins Pilgrimage Festival Line-up (Exclusive)

    May 05, 2015 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As a member of Better Than Ezra , Kevin Griffin is well aware of both how crowded the festival market is and the long odds of success for new events. “Like restaurants, most festivals fail, whether a musician is involved with it or a team of profess ...

  40. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1987, Belinda Carlisle's 'Place' Was at No. 1

    December 01, 2014 8:05 AM EST The solo Go-Go reigned at last with the pop gem 'Heaven Is a Place on Earth.' Plus, remembering key chart feats for Rihanna, Elvis Presley and Pearl Jam. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades o ...

  41. The Elaborate High-Security Tactics Behind Taylor Swift's Album Release

    October 31, 2014 10:39 AM EDT Special iPads and Sharkey the security guard kept album leaks (almost) in check. The prerelease security plan around Taylor Swift 's 1989 was not a complete success -- the album leaked three days before its Oct. 27 street date -- but it may h ...

  42. Pearl Jam, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler ‘Rockin’ the Big Day Out: Watch

    February 05, 2014 12:31 AM EST 8 1 1 Pearl Jam and Arcade Fire’s Win Butler have come together to bring the house down on Australia’s 2014 Big Day Out tour with a performance of “Rockin’ in the Free World”. Vedder, Butler and co. on Sunday gave a fitting rendition of Neil Young’s rock ...

  43. Beyonce Passes $100 Million in Ticket Sales

    November 22, 2013 3:34 PM EST Beyoncé earns the No. 1 Hot Tours ranking with $44.9 million in box office grosses from her fall tour through cities in Latin America and Australia, taking the Mrs. Carter Show world tour past the $100 million mark in box office sales since la ...

  44. Voodoo Experience 2013: 10 Best Moments From Pearl Jam, Macklemore and Others

    November 04, 2013 2:16 PM EST Perfect fall weather and big sets from headliners Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, and the Cure enthralled throngs of concertgoers during the Voodoo Music & Arts Experience's three days of music this weekend (Nov. 1-3) at New Orleans' ...

  45. Pearl Jam Earns Fifth No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    October 23, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam captures its fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Lightning Bolt" strikes atop the chart, selling 166,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Pearl Jam also previously topped the Billboard 200 wit ...

  46. Avett Brothers, Paul McCartney Heading for Top Five on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 18, 2013 8:13 PM EDT On next week's Billboard 200 chart, Pearl Jam should secure its fifth No. 1 album, while rock legend Paul McCartney is heading for the top five with his new effort, "New." Also aiming for the top five: Avett Brothers, with its lates ...

  47. UK Vinyl Sales Hit Highest Level in a Decade, Daft Punk Leads 2013 Sales

    October 18, 2013 2:16 PM EDT Releases from Daft Punk, David Bowie and the Arctic Monkeys have boosted sales of vinyl LPs in the U.K. this year. Year to date, almost 550,000 records have been sold, the first time since 2003 that the half-million mark has been crossed in Brit ...

  48. Polly Anthony, Former Epic and Geffen Executive, Dead at 59

    September 30, 2013 8:00 PM EDT Polly Anthony, the Epic Records president who helped break and/or worked with such artists as Macy Gray, Shakira, Celine Dion, Rage Against the Machine, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Pearl Jam, passed away at her home in Beverly Hills, ...

  49. Chili Peppers, Phoenix, Kendrick Lamar To Headline Atlanta's Music Midtown Festival

    September 19, 2013 3:25 AM EDT Imagine Dragon's Wayne "Wing" Sermon remembered hearing all the childhood stories drummer Daniel Platzman used to tell about the Music Midtown Festival. "He made it seem like an epic thing," said Sermon, the guitarist of t ...

Pages