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Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York’s finest venues. (They also played Terminal 5.) During the run, the iconic punk band, with help from one of their famous friends, revived their take on the B-52’s “Rock Lobster,” one of the… More »

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 Nelson… 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 »

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Eddie Vedder Covers The Who With SNL’s 1994 Alumni

It's weirdly heartening to see that the various Saturday Night Live cast members of the early- to mid-'90s are all still close with one another.
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2016 - 10:07 am
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Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup

Conan O'Brien just announced the official 2016 Bonnaroo lineup on his show tonight. As rumored, the headliners are Pearl Jam, Dead & Company, and LCD…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2016 - 9:57 pm
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Pearl Jam Announce 2016 North American Tour

Pearl Jam have announced a 2016 North American tour, including stops at Bonnaroo (whose full line-up will be revealed tonight on Conan tonight) and New…
James Rettig | January 19, 2016 - 12:18 pm
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Pearl Jam Cover Eagles Of Death Metal’s “I Want You So Hard” A Week After Paris Attack

Just a week after a Paris Eagles Of Death Metal concert was targeted by terrorists in a tragic and horrific attack, Pearl Jam have paid…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Watch Pearl Jam Debut “Comfortably Numb” Cover In The Rain In Brazil

Pearl Jam have played many, many classic rock covers over the years, but one song they've never done as a band is Pink Floyd's "Comfortably
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2015 - 2:42 pm
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Eddie Vedder Celebrates His Beloved Cubs’ NLDS Win

Not too many predictions from the movie Back To The Future 2 have come true, but one seems a little more likely every day: The…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 8:51 am
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Ten Commandos – “Staring Down The Dust”

Ten Commandos is a grunge supergroup comprising Pearl Jam's Matt Cameron, Soundgarden's Ben Shepherd, Queens Of The Stone Age's Alain Johannes, and Off! member Dimitri…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 9, 2015 - 10:13 am
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Eddie Vedder Is Basically A Chicago Cub Now

The eternally cursed Chicago Cubs are currently enjoying a fairlytale season, with an extremely likable young team and a fun hashtag ("#wearegood"), along with the…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 11:34 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…
Caitlin White | July 10, 2015 - 11:23 am
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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
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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
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