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Jay Z Launches 'Made In America' Festival

2nd September 2012

Jay Z left today's acts at his masterminded 'Made in America' Festival with the impossible task of outperforming him as the rapper put on a stormer of a headlining set on the festival's opening day.With...

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Fascinating Fact 13749

13th July 2012

Pearl Jam star Stone Gossard will throw out the first pitch at Saturday's (14Jul12) Seattle Mariners baseball game as part of a tree-planting, environmental fundraiser.

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Pearl Jam Invite Superfan To Pick Setlist

6th July 2012

Frontman Eddie Vedder has made one Pearl Jam fan's dreams come true by flying him to a gig in Holland to pick out the band's setlist.Brian Farias, who has been to see his favourite band...

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Louis C.k. Defies Convention, Sell His Own Tickets

27th June 2012

American comedian Louis C.K. last year bypassed the usual routes taken to fund and distribute his own show, as he took on the production of an online show - coming away the victor by proving...

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Pearl Jam Pay Tribute To Joe Strummer At Isle Of Wight

24th June 2012

Rockers Pearl Jam paid a moving tribute to late music icon Joe Strummer at Britain's Isle of Wight festival on Saturday night (23Jun12).The grunge legends took to the stage to close the second night of...

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'Isle Of Wight Festival' Kicks Off Despite Rainfall Of Biblical Proportions

23rd June 2012

Festival-goers were forced to sleep in cars on gridlocked roads and in anchored boats too cautious to brave the vicious waters last night, as the Isle Of Wight Festival almost had to end before it...

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Feeder Open 'Isle Of Wight Festival' To Empty Field

22nd June 2012

Welsh rockers Feeder opened the ISLE OF WIGHT Festival on Friday (June 22, 2012), except, er, they weren't actually playing to anybody. More than 50,000 are still travelling to the festival as bad weather causes...

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Choas As 'Isle Of Wight' Festival Goers Seek Food And Shelter

22nd June 2012

The Isle Of Wight Festival goers were forced to camp out in their vehicles overnight due to the extreme heavy rainfall which practically reduced the Seaclose Park venue into a muddy swamp and left several...

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Stars Line Up For Jay-z's Festival

23rd May 2012

Pearl Jam, Odd Future and Skrillex have been confirmed for Jay Z's upcoming Budweiser Made In America music festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in September (12).The two-day event will also feature sets from Santigold, Janelle Monae,...

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Jay Z Recruits Pearl Jam For 'Made In America' Festival

22nd May 2012

Recently it was announced that Jay Z would be curating a festival line-up for Budweiser at their Made In America bash to take place in Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 1st and 2nd. Nothing...

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Drake And Pearl Jam Among Jay-z's Made In America Performers

22nd May 2012

Rockers Pearl Jam and hip-hop star Drake are among the performers set to headline Jay Z's recently announced Made in America Festival this September (12).The 99 Problems hitmaker announced the first annual Budweiser Made in...

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Jack White And Bennett Pen Love Letter To Public Radio Stations

10th April 2012

Jack White, Pearl Jam, Tony Bennett and John Mayer have written an open love letter to U.S. independent radio stations, praising them for "taking chances" in their bold music choices.The music stars joined other big...

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The Killers Inspired By Nirvana

9th April 2012

The Killers wouldn't have started if it wasn't for Nirvana.The 'Somebody Told Me' band's bassist, Mark Stoermer, didn't get into rock music until he heard the grunge group, and spent his formative years as a...

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Eddie Vedder Postpones Tour To Undergo Surgery

6th April 2012

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has postponed his upcoming U.S. solo tour so he can undergo surgery.The Alive singer suffered nerve damage in his right arm following a back injury earlier this year (12) and...

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Isle Of Wight Festival 2012: Lana Del Rey Headlining Big Top Stage

9th March 2012

The Isle Of Wight Festival has announced that Lana Del Rey will be performing at this year's event. She will be joining an impressive line-up that boasts The Vaccines; Noel Gallagher'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS; Kelis...

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Katy Perry Donating Single Profits To Charity

16th February 2012

Katy Perry is donating proceeds from her new single to charity.The 27-year-old singer will give the profits from download sales of her current track 'Part of Me' to the MusiCares organisation, which provides financial, medical...

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Pearl Jam Donate Guitar To Burglary Victims

27th December 2011

Eddie Vedder and his Pearl Jam bandmates made one family's Christmas wish come true by donating a signed guitar to replace a special memento which was stolen in a burglary.The band handed over a signed...

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Pearl Jam To Join Petty & Springsteen At Isle Of Wight Festival

8th December 2011

Pearl Jam have completed the 2012 Isle of Wight Festival headliner line-up by confirming they'll close the Saturday night of the event in June (12).The appearance will be the second of eight shows the rockers...

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Pearl Jam To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival

8th December 2011

Pearl Jam will headline the Isle of Wight festival.The 'Even Flow' group join Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty for an all American bill of headliners at the event, which runs from June 22 to 24...

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Cameron Crowe Collects Signed Set Lists From Top Acts

29th November 2011

Moviemaker Cameron Crowe boasts an impressive collection of signed set lists from artists like Pearl Jam, Joni Mitchell and U2.The director, who started his career as a young Rolling Stone reporter, has his prized collection...

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Eddie Vedder & Marr Sign Up For Cult Tv Show Cameos

10th November 2011

Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder and ex-The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr are to make appearances on oddball U.S. TV comedy show Portlandia in 2012.Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, the co-creators and stars of the cult...

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Fascinating Fact 12243

16th October 2011

Rockers Pearl Jam can boast their own beer. Bosses at the Dogfish Ale Craft Brewery have created the Pearl Jam Twenty Faithfull Ale to mark the band's 20th anniversary.

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Pearl Jam Auctioning Guitar For Tennant

26th September 2011

Rockers Pearl Jam are auctioning off a signed guitar to raise money for former Nirvana promoter Susie Tennant as she battles cancer.The band is donating the Fender Squire Telecaster, autographed by Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament,...

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Foo Fighters And Pearl Jam Join Pink Floyd Tributes

23rd September 2011

Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam are among the bands who will pay tribute to legendary rockers Pink Floyd as part of a U.S. TV event.The two acts, along with Mgmt, The Shins and Dierks Bentley,...

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Kurt Cobain's Lyrics Were Inspirational Says Lil Wayne

19th September 2011

Kurt Cobain and Nirvana, who rose to global fame with their grunge breakthrough album 'Nevermind', have been described as an inspiration by New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne. Speaking after his Mtv Unplugged taping earlier this...

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Pearl Jam Celebrate 20th Birthday

13th September 2011

Pearl Jam have celebrated their 20th birthday with a sold-out gig in Canada.The 'Jeremy' rockers played a 150-minute greatest hits set at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, which ended with Neil Young collaborating with...

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Neil Young Joins Pearl Jam For Toronto Show

13th September 2011

Neil Young joined Pearl Jam onstage for their Sunday night (11Sep11) concert in Toronto, Canada.The rock veteran stepped out at the Air Canada Centre for an encore of his Rockin' in the Free World at...

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Cameron Crowe Shows Off Pearl Jam 'Holy Grail' Footage

9th September 2011

Filmmaker Cameron Crowe unveiled what he called "the Holy Grail" of the Seattle, Washington grunge scene movement of the early 1990s when he screened footage of Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder dancing with Kurt Cobain on...

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Arcade Fire, Matthews & Vedder Confirmed For Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit

7th September 2011

Rocker Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert will this year feature Arcade Fire, Dave Matthews and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder.Foo Fighters, Tony Bennett, Mumford & Sons, Beck, Diana Krall and Los Invisibles, featuring...

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Pearl Jam Celebrate 20 Years In Style With Festival Friends

5th September 2011

Pearl Jam heralded in their 20th year in style at the weekend with a star-studded festival in Wisconsin, which culminated with the rockers performing a three-hour set on Sunday (04Sep11).The group headlined both nights of...

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