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Watch Eddie Vedder Play Pearl Jam’s Best Song With A Saxophonist At Hot Stove Cool Music Benefit

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder is well-known as an avid Cubs fan, and last night, Vedder brought out several members of the organization at a benefit concert dubbed “Hot Stove, Cool Music.” All the proceeds of the show are going towards The Foundation To Be Named Later, an organization that helps develop leadership skills i… More »

By: Caitlin White / July 10, 2015 - 11:23 am

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover The Ramones With Supersuckers

Last week Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder showed up to a Supersuckers gig at Seattle’s Tractor Tavern, a fact that is even more incredible if you know how small that venue is. At the 6/9 show Vedder and the band covered The Ramones’ “I Believe In Miracles.”

The song carried more… More »

By: Caitlin White / June 19, 2015 - 12:42 pm

Cameron Crowe Flop Aloha Has A New Eddie Vedder Song Sung By His 7-Year-Old Daughter

Cameron Crowe’s Hawaii-set new film Aloha has been catching a lot of flak for its “racial weirdness,” starting with the fact that the very white Emma Stone plays Asian American character Allison Ng — but perhaps the most unforgivable sin that the movie commits is simply not being very good. Still, it’s a Cameron Crowe… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 10, 2015 - 7:49 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder Sing “Better Man” For Letterman’s Third-To-Last Show

David Letterman is doing his last-ever Late Show on Wednesday, and during this final run of shows, he’s had some truly wonderful musical guests, including Tom Waits and Ryan Adams. Last night, for Letterman’s third-to-last show, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder did the honors, as we reported he would. (Tom Hanks was the main guest,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 19, 2015 - 7:55 am

Watch Eddie Vedder & Pete Townshend Play Their Songs Together At “Celebrating The Who” Tribute Concert

The Who embarked on an extensive 50th anniversary tour this spring, and just last week, Rolling Stone published a very candid interview with Pete Townshend in which the guitarist spoke about how much he doesn’t enjoy performing. That probably bummed out a lot of fans who spent loads of money to see their favorite band… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / May 15, 2015 - 10:57 am

Eddie Vedder Will Be One Of Letterman’s Final Guests

David Letterman will host his last Late Show on 5/20, and devotees have been eagerly awaiting news of who will perform and guest on the show in its final three days. It was announced today that Eddie Vedder will perform and Tom Hanks will make his 60th appearance on Monday night, 5/18, followed by Bill… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / May 14, 2015 - 4:28 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder Sing At Yet Another Cubs Game

Eddie Vedder has been a devoted Cubs fan for years — so much so that Topps put him on a baseball card earlier this year. And Vedder has made a regular ritual of showing up at Wrigley Field to sing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” during the 7th inning stretch since the ’90s. More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 13, 2015 - 1:31 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder Join The Sonics At Record Store Day Show In Seattle

Eddie Vedder joined the Sonics for a song during their Record Store Day performance at Seattle’s Easy Street Records. He did “Leaving Here,” a track from the band’s new album This Is The Sonics, which is their first album of new songs in 48 years. The show also featured some other special guests from the… More »

By: James Rettig / April 19, 2015 - 3:42 pm

Pete Townshend And Eddie Vedder To Play Who Songs At Chicago Cancer Benefit

Eddie Vedder will join Pete Townshend onstage at Chicago’s Rosemont Theatre on 5/14 at a benefit show for Teen Cancer America. The concert is billed as “An Evening Celebrating The Who,” and the duo will be joined by an all-star cast of backing musicians who tour with the Who, including Simon Townshend, Zak Starkey (Oasis),… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 14, 2015 - 3:12 pm

Jack White, Eddie Vedder, 50 Cent Get Their Own Topps Baseball Cards

Jack White is getting his own baseball card! And he’s not even sad! (Oh boy, remember that meme? How time flies…) According to The Detroit Free Press, White will appear on a First Pitch Insert card in the 2015 Topps Series 1 set. On the card, he’s rocking a vintage Detroit Tigers jersey for hi… More »

By: James Rettig / January 21, 2015 - 9:43 pm

Gawker Thread Unearths High School Yearbook Photos Of Eddie Vedder, Grimes, Beyoncé, More

A Gawker post yesterday asked readers to post high school yearbook pictures of famous people, and the response unearthed movie stars, politicians, reality TV notables and, most importantly, some music celebs. People who may have sat in the same room as them during biology sophomore year flocked to the comments to post pictures of Eddie… More »

By: James Rettig / December 31, 2014 - 9:17 am

Billy Corgan On Kurt Cobain: “He And I Were The Top Two Scribes, And Everybody Else Was A Distant Third”

We’ve gone way too long without a juicy, self-admiring Billy Corgan quote, but The Independent’s new interview with Corgan is full of them. Although it’s occasioned by the Smashing Pumpkins’ new Monuments To An Elegy, the interview largely focuses on events from 20 years ago. For instance, when reporter Nick Hasted mentions that Eddie Vedder… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 5, 2014 - 4:40 pm

Download Eddie Vedder’s Intimate, Covers-Filled Charity Show At Microsoft Last Month

Eddie Vedder played an intimate benefit show for EB Research, the charity he’s been vocally supporting lately, last month at Microsoft’s Seattle headquarters. The Pearl Jam frontman played songs by John Lennon, Cat Stevens, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Neil Young, Indio and, uh, Amanda Palmer, as well as many Pearl Jam originals and solo track… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 18, 2014 - 4:13 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder And Liam Gallagher Cover The Who At Tribute Concert In London

Last night, the Who celebrated their 50th anniversary with a tribute concert at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The band recruited a ton of singers to perform their songs, including Eddie Vedder and Liam Gallagher. Gallagher sang “My Generation” in his first live appearance since the split of… More »

By: James Rettig / November 12, 2014 - 9:37 am

Watch Temple Of The Dog Reunite At Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit

Temple Of The Dog reunited at Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit on Saturday night. Both Pearl Jam and Soundgarden were on the bill, so it was easy for Chris Cornell to come on stage during Pearl Jam’s set for a performance of “Hunger Strike” from their lone self-titled studio album. The last time the band… More »

By: James Rettig / October 26, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder’s Fundraising Video For The Devastating Skin Disease Epidermolysis Bullosa

Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder recently appeared in a video to shed some light on epidermolysis bullosa, a debilitating skin condition. “When I first heard about it, it was quite hard to grasp the intensity of the condition. It’s about the most insane skin disorder you can imagine,” Vedder said. “And when you realize it also… More »

By: James Rettig / October 4, 2014 - 11:24 am

Bob Dylan To Be Honored By Beck, Jack White, The Black Keys, Eddie Vedder At 2015 MusiCares Gala

Bob Dylan has been named as the 2015 MusiCares Person Of The Year by The National Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences, the same organization that gives out the Grammy Awards. He’ll be honored at a gala held on 2/6 (two days before the Grammys) in Los Angeles. Performers will include Beck, Jack White, the… More »

By: James Rettig / September 23, 2014 - 6:39 pm

Eddie Vedder Proves It’s Possible For A Rock Star To Enjoy A Cubs Game

We’ve all been having fun with that photo of Jack White at a Cubs game, looking furious that his life had taken such a turn. But if you’re a rock star at Wrigley Field, your evening doesn’t have to be barren and joyless. When White showed up at Wrigley on Tuesday night, he was there… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 25, 2014 - 8:50 am

Watch Cat Power Perform With Eddie Vedder In Portugal

Eddie Vedder sang backup on a couple of songs on Cat Power’s 2003 album You Are Free, and she repaid the favor when she showed up on “Tonight You Belong To Me,” a song from Vedder’s 2011 LP Ukulele Songs. This past weekend, Vedder played a solo set at Portugal’s Super Bock Super Rock festival… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 22, 2014 - 10:34 am

Krist Novoselic: Blame The Knuckleheads From Israel And Palestine, Not Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder has been out there waging heavy peace lately by way of onstage rants, blog posts, and “Imagine” covers. And although he’s taking flack for his comments on the Israel-Palestine conflict in some press outlets, his former grunge veteran Krist Novoselic has voiced his support for Vedder and his frustration with the situation i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 21, 2014 - 10:17 am
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