Pearl Jam will release a new live compilation to celebrate their 12th anniversary, the band announced today. “Live on Ten Legs” will be released through Pearl Jam’s Ten Club and select digital and independent music retailers on July 18. A Ten Club pre-sale of the CD and vinyl versions began today on the band’s web site.
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Finally got a few minutes to edit some more clips from the interview with Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean. The last one is here with him talking about what he, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell and Howie Dorough have in store for fans Thursday night at Kent’s Showare Center. Meanwhile, here’s more of what Mr. AJ had to say.
Pearl Jam may be taking some time off, but not guitarist Stone Gossard. He’s about to drop a new CD called “Best Friends?” with his other band Brad, which also features Shawn Smith, Regan Hagar and Mike Berg.
To celebrate the album’s Aug. 10 release, Brad will play a couple of CD release parties on Aug. 10 at the High Dive and Aug. 12 at Easy Street Records’ Queen Anne location in Seattle. Tickets for the High Dive show are $15 each, and you can find details here. The Easy Street in store will …
Yesterday, speculation that Pearl Jam would be taking an unusually long break – or even hanging it up for good – ran rampant. That was after front man Eddie Vedder’s announcement that the band was going on hiatus during a show in Portugal. But band publicist Nicole Vandenburg dropped me a line to reassure that nothing unusual was going on. And it seems Vedder’s wording – as he addressed the crowd in Portuguese – had something to do with how people read into what he said.
(It’s) nothing serious. He says that at the end
Could Pearl Jam’s two-night stand in Seattle last year have been our last shots to see the band for a long, long time? Several sources, including Harms from Seattle’s KNDD-FM (The End, 107.7) in Seattle, are reporting that Pearl Jam is going on hiatus.
“Thank you for coming to our last show,” Eddie Vedder told a crowd at the Optimus Alive Festival in Lisbon Portugal. “Not our last ever, but our last in a long time.”
That’s the widely circulated translation of …
Flight to Mars, featuring Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, and resurgent Seattle rock band, Sweet Water, will play the eighth annual benefit fro Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America on April 23 at Seattle’s Showbox at the Market.
The show will benefit Chrohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Camp Oasis and advocacy for patients, causes near and dear to McCready who has suffered from Crohn’s disease – which causes inflammation of portions of the digestive track – for more than 22 years.
“It’s just a really painful, humiliating disease,” he told me in …
Pearl Jam’s bassist turned 47 today. Listen to my last interview with the guy here (it’s been a while, actually) or just click the video to see him unplugged and in action with Ed.