"Dave was integral at the part when we were starting to take off," McCready said.
The guitarist says the timing isn't right, but he would love to write more songs for the supergroup.
Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready hosted his 14th annual Crohn's Disease benefit in Seattle over the weekend and he brought along a few famous friends.
The turn of the millennium found grunge icons Pearl Jam in a very introspective state.
If there's a lesson to be learned from Pearl Jam's antagonistic 2006 album, it's that sometimes you have to be angry before you can ever be happy.
Vedder and McCready joined Cheap Trick onstage during the Pearl Jam guitarist's 50th birthday party in Seattle last weekend.
Alice in Chains frontman Layne Staley and members of Pearl Jam, Screaming Trees assembled for just one album as Mad Season, but 'Above' took grunge to experimental new heights.
Pearl Jam were reconfiguring themselves as a band whose ambitions transcended traditional measures of success, and that meant making a record on their own shifting terms.
Adrift in mid-career doldrums, Pearl Jam grappled with devastating loss and political angst by releasing one of their most muscular and weird albums.
With a different name but an unmistakeable sound, Mookie Blaylock (aka Pearl jam) made a pit stop on their way to superstardom at Seattle's Off Ramp Cafe on October 22, 1990.