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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… More »

By: James Rettig / January 21, 2015

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… More »

By: James Rettig / December 31, 2014

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… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 5, 2014

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… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 18, 2014

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 splitMore »

By: James Rettig / November 12, 2014

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

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… More »

By: James Rettig / October 4, 2014

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

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 wa… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 25, 2014

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

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… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 21, 2014

Eddie Vedder Covers “Imagine” In Case You Missed His Open Letter

After Eddie Vedder declared himself anti-war and quoted John Lennon's "Imagine" in an open letter last week, he covered the famously anti-war song for the first time during a solo show in Portugal on Friday night. Before the song began, he said, "I think it is the most powerful song ever written. Which i… More »

By: James Rettig / July 20, 2014

Following Controversial Onstage Rant, Eddie Vedder Says He’s Anti-War Not Anti-Israel

At a recent Pearl Jam concert in Milton Keynes, England, during an extended jam on "Daughter," Eddie Vedder launched into an anti-war rant that some listeners perceived as an anti-Israel rant. Read the full text of his speech below -- or, to get the full effect, watch Vedder get fired up beginning at 4:10 i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 18, 2014

Watch Eddie Vedder Drink From A Fan’s Shoe

Pearl Jam concerts can be strange and unpredictable. Eddie Vedder might cover a song from Frozen, he might shave a fan's head onstage -- or he might drink wine from a fan's shoe, apparently, as several thousand people discovered at Pearl Jam's show in Stockholm on Saturday night. Reportedly, a girl in the… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 30, 2014

Pearl Jam Covered “Let It Go” At The Request Of Eddie Vedder’s Daughter

On Friday night, during a show in Milan, Pearl Jam, a band who plays a lot of covers, took a pretty extreme left turn, interrupting "Daughter" to briefly cover "Let It Go," the juggernaut power-ballad from the Disney cartoon Frozen. As it turns out, Eddie Vedder had a very good reason for singing the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 26, 2014

Hear Eddie Vedder Debut “I Won’t Hold On” In Sao Paulo

On Tuesday night, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder played a solo show at Citibank Hall in São Paulo, Brazil, and from the looks of the setlist, it must've been a pretty awesome set. Vedder played a bunch of Pearl Jam songs, brought out Glen Hansard for a generous handful of duets, and played a to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 9, 2014

Watch Bruce Springsteen & Eddie Vedder Cover AC/DC’s “Highway To Hell” In Melbourne

AC/DC are the single greatest gift Australia has ever given the world. This past weekend, Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band played Melbourne's Aami Park, and he paid his host country tribute by playing a triumphantly bar-rocking cover AC/DC's immortal "Highway To Hell." Special guest Eddie Vedder and Tom Morello both helped out. More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 17, 2014

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover The Velvet Underground’s “After Hours” In L.A.

During last night's Pearl Jam show at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena, Eddie Vedder took a break from the band's usual setlist to pay tribute to Lou Reed. Vedder crooned the Velvet Underground's "After Hours" with his usual huskiness to a loudly enthusiastic audience. He briefly introduced the song saying, "I just want to let… More »

By: Brie Roche lilliott / November 25, 2013

Watch Judd Apatow Interview Eddie Vedder

To promote Pearl Jam's new album Lightning Bolt, Eddie Vedder was interviewed by comedy director extraordinaire Judd Apatow. The interview, which we saw teased in Danny Clinch's short film isn't a laugh riot, though. Vedder and Apatow tackle serious business like Edward Snowden's leak of U.S. government documents, religion and evolution (baby!),… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 8, 2013

Preview Pearl Jam’s “Let The Records Play” While Watching Eddie Vedder Throw A Hatchet

Director Danny Clinch was behind both videos from Pearl Jam's upcoming Lightning Bolt so far as well as a promotional short film, and he ain't finished documenting the lead-up to the new LP. Clinch's latest promo for Lightning Bolt finds Eddie Vedder -- wearing a tanktop, a backwards batting helmet, and a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 30, 2013
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