Ever since their 1991 debut album, 'Ten,' Pearl Jam's songs have served as a sort of cathartic outlet for fans. Their music -- a hard-rock pulse steered by punk instincts at first, more introspective in the later years -- certainly encourages fist-pumping, singalong action. But their lyrics, most penned by singer Eddie Vedd
Collectors and diehards that love anything "new but old" from Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are about to start drooling -- incessantly. Tapes from the singer's '88-'89 pre-PJ demo period have surfaced, but that's not all. Through the miracle of technology, they have been digitized and posted online for your listening pleasure.
Among the many musicians who fought on behalf of the West Memphis Three -- a trio of Arkansas men convicted as teenagers in 1993 for a series of child murders they did not commit -- was Eddie Vedder. The Pearl Jam frontman was instrumental in raising money and awareness, and thanks in part to his efforts, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin were freed in August 2011 after spending more than 18 years in prison.
In an exclusive video (below), Vedder talks about writing the ukulele ballad 'Satellite,' his contribution to the soundtrack for 'West of Memphis,' a new documentary about the case.
They participated in the live music event of the year, helping to raise millions for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, but the musicians who took the stage for last night's (Dec. 12) 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden didn't limit their donations to time and music.
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder will join Roger Waters to perform the Pink Floyd classic 'Comfortably Numb' at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert set to take place tonight Madison Square Garden in New York City, Waters revealed during an appearance last night on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.' Vedder, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Coldplay's Chris Martin were added to the concert's lineup late last month, joining a star-studded bill that also includes everybody from Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen to Kanye West and the Who.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder are among the artists added to the lineup of the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert set to take place in New York City next month. The two alt-rockers and Bon Jovi join a star-studded bill that already includes Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, the Who and several other artists.
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder never thought he'd find himself opening for Guns N' Roses, but this weekend at the 26th Annual Bridge School Benefit, he did just that. Vedder made a surprise appearance at the event on Saturday, Oct. 20, hitting the stage right before GN'R. That's a rock 'n' roll moment that could stop the world from spinning on its axis, if only for a second. And it was all for a good cause.