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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…   Read Story »
Tom Waits, the legendary lounge singer turned iconoclast bluesman Cookie Monster genius freak, made his first concert appearance in five years Sunday at Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit in Mountain…   Read Story »
Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now in its 27th year, the 2013…   Read Story »
Heard through the wall of a neighboring apartment, you might confuse Tom Waits's music with Howlin' Wolf's. Then again, you could just as easily mistake it for a long-lost Harry Partch piece, an…   Read Story »
I'm not sure what, exactly, people are expecting when they shell out to see the Rolling Stones arena-tour extravaganza, but they probably aren't counting on appearances from voice-ravaged weirdo hero…   Read Story »
In 2006, the producer Hal Willner put together the compilation Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys, on which big-name artists tried their hand at singing old pirate songs. Next…   Read Story »
Whether you experience Christmas as a spiritual curative or a wretched crucible likely depends upon your capacity to enjoy the Yuletide season's truly disassociate spirit of insanity. Most of us may…   Read Story »
According to a tweet from the Decemberists' Colin Meloy -- that tweet's attached image is up top -- his band will star in the upcoming season of The Simpsons. On a related note, Tom Waits will be…   Read Story »
For a little while now, Tom Waits has been sending out cryptic email missives hyping something that was coming today. Plenty were hoping for a tour announcement, but nope: It's a new music video for…   Read Story »
Tom Waits is making the most of his week in NY, having played "Chicago" on Letterman Monday night and "Right Raised Men" on Fallon last night. Watch the Late Night performance below, along with…   Read Story »