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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 Nominations Announced: Pearl Jam, Tupac, Jane’s Addiction

posted by Oscar October 18, 2016

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The nominees for the 2017 class of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have been unveiled, featuring new notable new additions Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur on their first year of eligibility (both of their first records were released in 1991). Also nominated for the first time are Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode, Electric Light Orchestra, Bad Brains, and Joan Baez.

Kraftwerk, Janet Jackson, The Cars, MC5, and Journey return with another nomination. Nine Inch Nails and the Smiths are notably excluded from this year’s nomination list despite featuring on the list in the previous two years.

The 2017 inductees will be announced in December; fans can cast their vote on the Rock Hall website. See the full list of nominees below. Continue Reading

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Conan Announces The 2016 Bonnaroo Lineup; feat. Pearl Jam, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala

posted by Oscar January 19, 2016

Conan was given the task of exclusively announcing the lineup for the 2016 edition of Bonnaroo. Some of the lineup had already leaked last week but now we get confirmation for the acts hitting Manchester, TN from June 9-12. The headliners are Pearl Jam, Dead & Company (performing 2 sets, and LCD Soundsystem. Among the other performers that will play the festival are Tame Impala, J. Cole, Chvrches, Miguel, HAIM, Father John Misty, Band Of Horses, Purity Ring, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Blood Orange, Vince Staples, Fidlar, Natalie Prass, and Twin Peaks.

The comedians lineup is also quite good with Judd Apatow & Friends, Adam Devine (Workaholics), and a “Goddamn Comedy Jam” too.

Tickets go on sale this Friday. See the full lineup in the fest poster below.  Continue Reading

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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 Lineup Announced, feat. Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Chili Peppers

posted by Oscar January 19, 2016

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The 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been announced and it will be headlined by Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Neil Young. The top of the bill aren’t the only names to get excited about, with big names like Snoop Dogg, Paul Simon, Beck, Van Morrison, Julio Iglesias (wtf??), J. Cole, and My Morning Jacket also included on the roster.

Also headed to NoLA April 22-May 1 this year are Ms. Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monáe, Snoop Dogg, Gary Clark Jr., Mavis Staples, The Isley Brothers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and more.

See the full day-by-day schedule and ticket info on the festival’s website.

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Pearl Jam Announce 2016 Tour, Including Shows at Wrigley Field and Fenway Park

posted by Oscar January 19, 2016

Pearl Jam have announced that they will be returning to the road in 2016 for a 20+ date tour. The North American tour will feature festival stops like the New Orleans Jazz Fest on April 23rd and Bonnaroo Music Festival the weekend of June 09-12, plus multiple nights in New York’s Madison Square Garden, Boston’s Madison Square Garden, and Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

See the full tour dates below. Continue Reading

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Video: Pearl Jam Cover Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb” in Brazil

posted by Oscar November 12, 2015

Pearl Jam are currently out on tour in South America and while there the veteran rockers not only had to deal with the task of having to entertain a mass of people, but they also had to battle the torrential rain that’s affecting that side of the continent.

Amidst the storm in Brazil, Eddie Vedder and company performed a cool cover of Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb.” Check it out above.

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Video: Pearl Jam Covers John Lennon’s “Imagine” During S. American Tour Opener

posted by Oscar November 5, 2015

While in Santiago, Chile kicking off their South American tour Pearl Jam had one of those spine-tingling moments while covering John Lennon’s iconic song “Imagine.” The live rendition took a step in the direction of magical when the stadium turned down the lights, which led the crowd to illuminate their surroundings with candles, lighters, and cellphones.

Check out the beautiful moment above.

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Video: Pearl Jam Perform With Stephen Colbert on ‘The Late Show’

posted by Oscar September 24, 2015

Veteran Rockers Pearl Jam were last night’s musical guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and their appearance was definitely a momentous one. The storied band were on the show to play their song “Mind Your Manners,” but they also followed that up with a cover Neil Young’s classic “Rockin’ in the Free World” with a little help from Mr. Colbert himself. See that latter performance above.

See them play “Mind Your Manners” below. Continue Reading

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Eddie Vedder – “Imagine” Live in Portugal (John Lennon Cover)

posted by Oscar July 20, 2014

The conflict between Israel and Gaza has taken its toll in the Middle East with much of the world voicing their beliefs about it these last few days and one of the music world’s most active figures speaking out about it recently has been Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder. While on tour in Europe, Vedder has gone on a number of anti-war rants that some had interpreted as anti-Israel but he later went on to elaborate (on the band’s website) that his sentiments are against war itself.

During a stop in Portugal, Vedder covered John Lennon’s iconic peace anthem, “Imagine,” which he had also taken lines from within that message on the website. The powerful song worked perfectly to further voice those opinions of wanting to bring peace to the region, and musically it’s also a gem given Vedder’s particular voice.

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Austin City Limits 2014 Lineup feat. Eminem, Pearl Jam, OutKast

posted by Oscar April 22, 2014

ACL Fest has announced its 2014 lineup and its brought along some real heavy-hitters with headliners including Eminem, Pearl Jam, OutKast, Beck and Skrillex. Being on two weekends, October 3-5 and 10-12, Austin City Limits will also boast appearances from The Replacements, Childish Gambino, Lana Del Rey, Lorde (weekend 2 only), St. Vincent, AFI, Juanes and Iggy Azalea.

You can see the lineup announcement in the video above or see it all on the poster below.

Tickets available Tuesday, 4/22 @ 10am CT at http://www.aclfestival.com/ Continue Reading

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Video: Pearl Jam ft. Win Butler [Arcade Fire] – “Rockin’ In The Free World” (Live at Perth’s Big Day Out)

posted by Oscar February 4, 2014

Veteran rockers, Pearl Jam were performing “down under” at Perth’s Big Day Out festival and during their live rendition of Neil Young’s classic “Rockin’ In The Free World,” Arcade Fire lead singer Win Butler joined them onstage. Two of my favorite artists for sure, but definitely an unlikely pairing that I would have never figured would be possible. At least it all came out looking and sounding as cool as you can imagine.

See that performance above.

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Video: Pearl Jam – “Waiting For The Man” (Live) The Velvet Underground Cover

posted by Oscar October 28, 2013

The Lou Reed tributes keep rolling after losing the former frontman of The Velvet Underground. Last night Pearl Jam, who were performing at Baltimore’s First Mariner Arena, edited their set list a bit to include a live cover of the The Velvet Underground’s “Waiting For The Man.” The song is a real classic off of The Velvet Underground & Nico, and you can see Pearl Jam’s interpretation of the track in the video above.

Lou Reed died October 27th due to complications that stemmed from liver disease.