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Vedder Sells Off Love Boat Captain Guitar

The guitar PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER used to write LOVE BOAT CAPTAIN has sold for $8,000 (GBP4,000) at a fundraising auction for legal costs to help jailed youths the West Memphis 3 defend themselves...

Vedder Surprises Film Fans With Gig

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER stunned movie fans at two INTO THE WILD screenings in Seattle, Washington on Monday and Tuesday night (24+25Mar08) when he showed up to perform for them. The rocker, who penned...

Vedder Auctions Off Concert Seats To Raise Cash For The West Memphis Three

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER is auctioning off concert seats and meet-and-greet sessions on his upcoming debut solo tour to raise cash for the defence fund of the West Memphis Three. The rocker is a...

Vedder To Go Solo On Spring Tour

EDDIE VEDDER is to leave PEARL JAM behind for his first solo tour in April (08). The rocker will perform tracks from the Into The Wild and Body Of War soundtracks as well as rarities...

Pearl Jam Tape Song For Obama

Rockers PEARL JAM have recorded a new track in support of U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA. The Seattle, Washington band has taped Rock Around Barack, an amended rendition of Bill Haley + The Comets' classic...

Vedder Wins First Globe

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER picked up his first Golden Globe award on Sunday night (13Jan08) for one of the songs he penned for pal SEAN PENN's INTO THE WILD film. Vedder's prize was announced...

Vedder Fears Ticket Price Hike

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER fears he'll have to increase concert ticket prices after years of fighting to keep them low - because fans keep stealing his songs. The rocker was one of the leading...

Vedder: 'Fatherhood Made Me More Angry'

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER is still waiting for fatherhood to mellow him, insisting being a dad has made him angrier than ever. The 42-year-old rocker expected middle age and parenthood to end his angst,...

Vedder Joins Crowded House At Seattle Festival

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER wowed fans at a music festival in Seattle, Washington on Saturday (01Sep07), when he took the stage to perform with CROWDED HOUSE. Vedder made his unannounced appearance at the city's...

Vedder To Perform Film Songs At Toronto Festival

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER will perform the songs he wrote for the soundtrack of documentary BODY OF WAR at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on the sixth anniversary of 9/11. The Alive...

At+t Apologise For Pearl Jam Censorship

LATEST: American communications firm AT+T has apologised to PEARL JAM and their fans after the group's performance at Illinois festival Lollapalooza was censored on Sunday (05Aug07). The rockers were singing a cover of Pink Floyd's...

Censoring Of Pearl Jam Song 'Wrong'

The company which provided a webcast of Pearl Jam's set at the Lollapalooza festival has said the censoring of some politicised lyrics was wrong.Singer Eddie Vedder had his performance aired with a brief delay to...

By on 10 August 2007

Pearl Jam Upset About Censorship Mistake

Rockers PEARL JAM have fired back at the bosses of communications firm AT+T after an over-eager censor cut singer EDDIE VEDDER's GEORGE W. BUSH blast from their live Lollapalooza webcast on Sunday (05Aug07). Fans watching...

Pearl Jam Turn Political At Lollapalooza

Veteran rockers PEARL JAM turned political during their closing set at U.S. music festival Lollapalooza on Sunday (05Aug07), launching a blistering attack on oil giant BP and calling for an end to the War in...

Pearl Jam And Iggy Conclude Lollapalooza

Legendary surf rockers Pearl Jam concluded Chicago's Lollapalooza festival yesterday with a two-hour set.The band played a huge number of tracks from their extensive back catalogue to a tired and somewhat groggy crowd.Chicago's mix of...

By on 06 August 2007

Vedder Kicks Off Lollapalooza

A surprise appearance by PEARL JAM legend EDDIE VEDDER kicked off the Lollapalooza music festival on Friday (03Aug07) when he appeared on stage with BEN HARPER at Chicago's Grant Park. The rock veteran was introduced...

Vedder Pens Solo Album For Penn Film

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER is to release his first solo album as a film soundtrack for pal SEAN PENN's new movie INTO THE WILD. The Alive rocker has reportedly written solo tracks for the...

Pearl Jam To Testify On Behalf Of Festival Families

U.S. rockers PEARL JAM will testify in a bid to help the families who lost their loved ones at the 2000 Roskilde Festival in Denmark. Nine people were crushed to death in front of the...

Venice Rock Festival Scrapped After Storms

Rock acts PEARL JAM, AEROSMITH, IRON MAIDEN and the SMASHING PUMPKINS have seen their festival slots in Italy scrapped this weekend (16-17Jun07) after storms ravaged the site. As many as 20 people were injured in...

The Police Confirm New Dates As Tour Gets Underway

The Police have confirmed two new US shows as part of their reunion tour, which kicked off in Vancouver yesterday.A date at Madison Square Garden in New York has been added for October 31st and...

By on 29 May 2007

Gordon-levitt Used Pearl Jam To Get Into Dark Space

Former child star JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT used the music of PEARL JAM to find his dark new movie character. The former 3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN star plays a mentally disabled character caught up with a...

Rem Reunite For Hall Of Fame

Drummer Bill Berry joined his former REM bandmates last night as the group was inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The reunited group, consisting of Berry  who left in 1997 ...

By on 13 March 2007

Vedder's Lesson In Rock For Robbins Jr

TIM ROBBINS and SUSAN SARANDON's teenage rocker son MILES was joined onstage by a very special guest on Saturday (10MAR07) - PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER. Miles, 14, was performing bass for his band THE...

R.e.m. Joined By Berry For Hall Of Fame Induction

Rockers R.E.M. were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in New York yesterday (12MAR07) - and were joined by original member BILL BERRY. Berry - who left the LOSING MY RELIGION band...

Richards And Vedder To Induct Hall Of Fame Honorees

ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS and PEARL JAM singer EDDIE VEDDER will help induct honorees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 12 March (07). Richards will induct the RONETTES, one week before...

Densmore Considers Full Doors Reunion - With Vedder

A full THE DOORS reunion could be possible this year (07) if PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER agrees to perform with the rock legends again. Vedder joined the three existing members of the group for...

Depeche Mode, Marsalis And Chili Peppers Claim Playboy Prizes

DEPECHE MODE have been inducted to Playboy's Hall of Fame in the magazine's annual Music Poll, while jazz great BRANFORD MARSALIS and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS won the readers' votes. Marsalis claimed the Jazz Artist...

Velvet Revolver: 'Rubin Collaboration Was Uninspired'

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER became "uninspired" working with super-producer RICK RUBIN, accusing him of not giving the band enough attention in the studio. The SLITHER band had hired Rubin to produce their second album LIBERTAD, but...

Armstrong And Pearl Jam Help U2 Close Tour

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG and PEARL JAM joined forces with U2 to help the Irish supergroup close their Vertigo world tour in Hawaii on Saturday night (09DEC06). The band kicked off their Vertigo...

Pearl Jam Thrill Surf Fans With Secret Hawaii Show

PEARL JAM stunned fans in Hawaii last night (30NOV06) by performing an unannounced set as part of the opening night of the Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational surfing competition. The group's secret show at the Waimea...

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