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Last week, Neil Young released a new record called The Monsanto Years. It isn’t very good. It’s a cartoonish protest concept record revolving around the agriculture company Monsanto and GMOs. The other distinguishing factor of the album is that Young chose to record it with Promise Of The Real, a band led by Lukas Nelso… More »

In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there — beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have little to nothing to do with them now, whether they’re off The Bends or even something like “No Surprises.” First and foremost of those, of course, is “Creep,” from their… More »

Vitalogy was the dividing line between one understanding of Pearl Jam, the version that made them famous, and a different one. There are lots of schisms and permutations within the Pearl Jam fanbase. There are those fans that like everything, of course. There are those who were teens when Ten and Vs. became huge, and… More »

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Watch Eddie Vedder & Beyoncé Cover “Redemption Song” At Global Citizen Fest

At tonight's Global Citizen Fest in NYC's Central Park, Pearl Jam ended their 12 song set with covers of John Lennon, Bob Marley, and Neil…
Scott Lapatine | September 26, 2015 - 11:01 pm

Watch Pearl Jam & Stephen Colbert Cover Neil Young’s “Rockin’ In The Free World”

Pearl Jam have not been active in 2015. They haven't played any shows or released any music. Eddie Vedder has shown up at a whole…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2015 - 9:12 am

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Books Pearl Jam, The Arcs, Raury For Week 3

Stephen Colbert's Late Show is becoming quite the musical destination in its opening weeks. We've already seen an all-star Sly Stone cover and a stunning
Chris DeVille | September 10, 2015 - 4:59 pm

Watch A Peace Corps Volunteer Use Pearl Jam’s “Even Flow” To Teach 100 Ethiopian Kids English

When Pearl Jam's "Even Flow" first came out, the biggest question about it was: "What in the hell is he talking about?" Eddie Vedder's muttered…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 12:14 pm

Watch Grunge Supergroup’s Iggy & The Stooges Tribute In Seattle Last Night

Last night in Seattle, a quartet of local luminaries gathered on the rooftop of the famous local landmark Pike Place Market to pay tribute to…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2015 - 10:51 am

Zac Brown Is Becoming Country’s Grunge Ambassador

When did Zac Brown become the king of grunge? Country's grassroots superstar has been rubbing elbows with Seattle alt-rock royalty a lot in recent years:…
Chris DeVille | August 11, 2015 - 12:11 pm

Watch Big Brother’s Ridiculous Grunge-Themed Competition

As someone who obsessively (and sorta regretfully) followed Big Brother for about eight years, I can say without hesitation that pretty much all of their…
James Rettig | July 22, 2015 - 5:58 pm

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…
Caitlin White | July 10, 2015 - 11:23 am

Beyoncé, Pearl Jam, Coldplay Headlining 2015 Global Citizen Fest

Beyoncé, Pearl Jam (as speculated), Coldplay, and Ed Sheeran have been tapped to headline this year's Global Citizen Festival. This is the first year (out…
James Rettig | July 9, 2015 - 10:01 am

Pearl Jam Seemingly Confirmed For Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival will take place 9/26 on the Grand Lawn of New York's Central Park, and the yearly event seems to have added…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 7, 2015 - 10:15 am

Pearl Jam Tease Special Announcement, Possibly NYC Show

Pearl Jam are fans of teasing special announcements. Their 2013 tour was preceded by a countdown, as was their last album, so it’s never really…
James Rettig | July 2, 2015 - 3:58 pm

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…
Caitlin White | June 19, 2015 - 12:42 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 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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 15, 2015 - 10:57 am

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.
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2015 - 1:31 pm

Pearl Jam Tell Queens Fans Not To Hold Their Breath For Crowdfunded Concert

After a successfully crowdfunded Foo Fighters concert in Virginia, one Pearl Jam diehard fan was inspired to attempt his own effort. New Yorker Daniel Sheffer…
Caitlin White | May 1, 2015 - 11:04 am

Singles Band Citizen Dick Is Getting An Official Release For Record Store Day

Citizen Dick, the fictional grunge band featured in Cameron Crowe's 1992 film Singles, is getting a 7-inch release for Record Store Day. The vinyl will…
James Rettig | March 24, 2015 - 10:08 pm

Watch Grunge Supergroups Mad Season & Temple Of The Dog Reunite In Seattle

Two grunge supergroups reunited in their home base of Seattle last night for a special concert called Sonic Evolution. Mad Season performed for the first…
James Rettig | January 31, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Billy Corgan Disses Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters On Howard Stern

Billy Corgan was out here slagging off Eddie Vedder in last week's infamous "top two scribes" interview, and he continued his Pearl Jam diss campaig…
Chris DeVille | December 9, 2014 - 3:47 pm
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