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5 Facts About Soundgarden's 'Superunknown'

June 11, 2014

Soundgarden's fourth full-length, Superunknown, made it to Number One on the charts and eventually went five-times platinum, and its singles "Spoonman" and "Black Hole Sun" earned the group two Grammys. But despite its successes, it's still an intriguing...

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ACL Fest 2014: Eminem, Pearl Jam, Outkast to Headline

April 22, 2014

The annual Austin City Limits Music Festival has lined up a diverse set of headliners for its 13th installment. Eminem, Pearl Jam, Outkast, Skrillex, Beck, Calvin Harris, Lana Del Rey, Foster the People, the Replacements and Zedd are all set to headline...

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Rock Hall CEO Talks Fights and Kiss' Wrath

April 4, 2014

It's less than a week until the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and the organizations's President and CEO Joel Peresman is having trouble getting a good night's sleep. "Some nights I wake up at 4 a.m. and...

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Win Butler Jams With Pearl Jam

February 3, 2014

Lately, Pearl Jam's favorite song to have special guests join them on is Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World." Last year, Portlandia star and Sleater-Kinney alumna Carrie Brownstein and Annie Clark of St. Vincent...

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Pearl Jam Plot Fall U.S. Tour

May 21, 2014

Pearl Jam have announced a 12-city October U.S. tour, following a summer trek to Europe, that includes their appearance  at Austin City Limits Music Festival. Tickets for the shows go on sale May 30th. The 10 Best Pearl Jam Albums, as Chosen by...

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Campaign to Save Soundgarden, Pearl Jam Recording Console Launched

April 17, 2014

The mixing console used to record albums like Pearl Jam's Ten and Soundgarden's Louder Than Love is reportedly in desperate need of repairs, so its owners at Seattle's London Bridge Studio have launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise money to fix it...

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Pearl Jam's Ex-Accountant Gets Jail Time

March 2, 2014

A former financial manager for Pearl Jam was sentenced to 14 months in prison for embezzlement on Friday, the Seattle Times reports. Rickey C. Goodrich, who pleaded guilty to theft charges in December, stole $380,000 dollars from the band. 15 Insanely...

2013

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Temple of the Dog Reunite

December 10, 2013

Pearl Jam's 20th anniversary concerts at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley in 2011 featured guest appearances by Liam Finn, Dhani Harrison, John Doe, Julian Casablancas, Glen Hansard, Josh Homme and members of Mudhoney. But it wasn't until the encores that they...

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Sleater-Kinney Reunite at Pearl Jam Show

November 30, 2013

Pearl Jam wrapped up their concert at Portland's Moda Center last night by making a little local history. For the final number, the band brought out Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss to join in on a cover of Neil Young's "Rockin' In the...

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Pearl Jam's 'Lightning Bolt' Shows Coming to SiriusXM

November 15, 2013

Pearl Jam fans will be able to listen to concerts from the band's current Lightning Bolt tour on SiriusXM's Pearl Jam Radio, the broadcaster's channel 22, beginning today. The channel will air the band's Pittsburgh concert from October 11th tonight...

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The Head and the Heart Aim High

October 31, 2013

The Head and the Heart were as surprised as anyone by the success of their 2010 debut. The album sold 280,000 copies after being picked up by Sub Pop; the Seattle folk-rock crew spent the next two-plus years playing festivals and opening for acts like...

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Pearl Jam Play 'Lightning Bolt' on 'Fallon

October 26, 2013

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon wrapped up its weeklong Pearl Jam celebration last night with a second and final visit from the band. After performing their new single "Sirens" the night before, Pearl Jam launched into "Lightning Bolt," the title track off...

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McCready, Bentley, the Roots Play 'Alive'

October 24, 2013

Dierks Bentley picked one of Pearl Jam's highest-profile songs for his contribution to a week celebrating the band's music on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Bonus: he got to perform it with help from Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready, backed by a selection...

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On the Charts: Pearl Jam Bolt to Number One

October 23, 2013

Pearl Jam and Paul McCartney both landed nicely on the charts in their first weeks, but neither one could reverse the dismal overall trend of dwindling album sales (down six percent) and single sales (down four percent). The big question of this holiday...

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Pearl Jam Bring Hits and Deep Cuts to Seattle

December 7, 2013

Seattle rockers Pearl Jam closed out the North American leg of their Lightning Bolt tour last night with a performance for the ages. It had been over four years since the band last staged a concert in their hometown, and the city’s patience...

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Pearl Jam Jam With Carrie Brownstein

November 18, 2013

Pearl Jam unleashed a powerful six-song second encore when they stopped at Dallas over the weekend on their Lightning Bolt tour, pulling out favorites "Alive," "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town," "The Real Me," "Do...

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Voodoo Fest Highlights

November 4, 2013
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On the Charts: Katy Perry Roars Out of the Gate

October 30, 2013

Every week I lament that album sales are dropping, even online, and the top-charting albums are making debuts with disturbingly low sales numbers. But maybe record labels don't even care. They're making up the difference with streaming! Or at least they...

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Pearl Jam Ring 'Sirens' on 'Fallon'

October 25, 2013

It just wouldn't be Pearl Jam Week without Pearl Jam, and the rockers obliged last night by performing "Sirens" on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The song is the latest single from their new album Lightning Bolt, which is what prompted Fallon to spend...

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