Fleet Foxes Singer Covers 'Corduroy'

October 23, 2013

Pearl Jam Week continued yesterday on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon when Fleet Foxes singer Robin Pecknold came on to perform a cover of "Corduroy" at the head of a stripped-down trio consisting of two guitars and drums. Pecknold's voice, airier than...


'Fallon' Celebrating 'Lightning Bolt' With Pearl Jam Week

October 12, 2013

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon will be devoting a full week to Pearl Jam just after the release of the band's 10th album, Lightning Bolt. The show announced on Friday that it will be celebrating Pearl Jam Week from October 21st through the 25th with a series...


Pearl Jam's 'Lighting Bolt' to Strike at World Series

October 11, 2013

Pearl Jam have knocked it out of the park. The rockers just signed a deal with Fox Sports that will place 48 of their songs throughout the channel's World Series programming this month. The baseball championship's coverage and promotions run from...


Pearl Jam Strike Early With 'Lightning Bolt' Stream

October 8, 2013

Pearl Jam strike early with the latest promotion for upcoming album Lightning Bolt. The album is now available for streaming on iTunes a week before its official release.  Lightning Bolt, the band's 10th studio album, comes after a long break, during...


Pearl Jam Doc Delves Into 'Lightning Bolt'

September 26, 2013

Pearl Jam's new record Lightning Bolt is set for release on October 15th, and now the band is offering a peek inside the record with a new short documentary directed by Danny Clinch. (He helmed the band's 2007 concert film Imagine in Cornice, as well...


Pearl Jam Serenade in New 'Sirens' Video

September 18, 2013

Pearl Jam have shared an official music video for "Sirens," the second single off their upcoming 10th studio album, Lightning Bolt (out October 15th). Reader's Poll: The 10 Best Pearl Jam Songs of All Time The stark clip, directed by filmmaker-photographer...


Pearl Jam Reveals 'Lightning Bolt' Track List

August 31, 2013

Pearl Jam shared the track list for their forthcoming new album, Lightning Bolt, on their website Friday. Before the full reveal, the band spent the week building up to it on Twitter by posting track titles along with accompanying illustrations and...


2013's Best Live Photos

August 26, 2013

Avett Brothers Cover Pearl Jam on 'Fallon'

October 22, 2013

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell paid tribute to his grunge brothers-in-flannel Pearl Jam on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon yesterday, performing "Footsteps" alongside the Avett Brothers. While Seth and Scott Avett picked out a sparse, simple arrangement...

Album Review

Lightning Bolt

October 15, 2013

Here's what Pearl Jam haven't done in the past decade: Broadway musicals, EDM remixes, VMA shucking-and-jiving. And more to the point, they haven't been making suck-ass, faded-glory, pro-forma LPs. Unlikely though it seems, the grunge survivors are now...


Pearl Jam Ignite Steel City With Tour Kickoff

October 12, 2013

Pearl Jam kicked off their 2013 tour with a high-octane two-and-half-hour show in Pittsburgh last night. Playing the Steel City for the first time in seven years, the band opened with the atmospheric "Pendulum," a cut from their forthcoming album, Lightning...


Pearl Jam Talk With Judd Apatow

October 9, 2013

Filmmaker Danny Clinch has played a big part in the rollout for Pearl Jam's upcoming LP Lightning Bolt, directing two videos (for "Sirens" and "Mind Your Manners") as well as a documentary about the making of the record. In that previously released short,...


Q&A: Eddie Vedder Talks 'Lightning Bolt'

September 27, 2013

Eddie Vedder is really trying to take better care of himself. "I quit drinking and smoking all the time," he says with a laugh. "I'm currently not drinking – because it's 11:00 in the morning." Sober or not, Vedder sounds pretty riled for a 48-year-old...


Premiere: Walking Papers With McCready

September 19, 2013

With "The Whole World's Watching," heavy hitters Walking Papers make clear that vitriol and art still go hand in hand. The band's special performance video of the song – which appeared on their recent album Walking Papers – was shot live at...


Vedder and Townshend Unplug 'Better Man'

September 17, 2013

Pete Townshend's 1999 show at the Chicago House of Blues was devoted almost entirely to tunes from his solo career and his deep catalog of Who classics but, midway through the night, he let special guest Eddie Vedder take the spotlight for an acoustic...


Fall's 19 Hottest Tours

September 9, 2013

Summer may be nearly over, but don't think for one minute that means the slew of killer live shows is coming to a close. This fall, everyone from Kanye West to Jay Z, Pearl Jam to Atoms for Peace, and Queens of the Stone Age to Nine Inch Nails are headed...


'Made in America' Doc Headed to Showtime

August 30, 2013

With the second year of the Jay Z-curated Budweiser Made in America festival set to take place this weekend on Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Showtime announced it will show a new documentary about the festival on October 11th. The first trailer...


Pearl Jam's 'Mind Your Manners' Video

August 23, 2013

Pearl Jam take the title of their October 15th album Lightning Bolt quite literally in their new video for "Mind Your Manners," the LP's first single. The chaotic clip, directed by Danny Clinch, features the band performing before a screen projecting...