Pearl Jam - Riot Act

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Album Review

Release date: 30 November 2001

Pearl Jam - Riot Act

Pearl Jam : Riot Act

Mystic comeback from Eddie Vedder's Seattle veterans

The moment that you realise the new Foo Fighters single is as good as the Great Lost Nirvana Classic that Lady Courtney's promised is the moment that you realise that what they called 'grunge' - as concept, sound, nostalgia trip - is spiritually dead and buried. Pearl Jam always seemed eager to slip the genre's yoke. But their string of irrelevant mid-'90s albums...

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  • Nov 12, 2002

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Pearl Jam News

Pearl Jam thank local authorities for letting in band member without passport at Open'er Festival

Pearl Jam thank local authorities for letting in band member without passport at Open'er Festival

Elsewhere, Afghan Whigs played 'Across 110th Street' in honour of the late Bobby Womack

Eddie Vedder drinks wine from fan's trainer – watch

Eddie Vedder drinks wine from fan's trainer – watch

Sweaty concoction glugged during Pearl Jam show in Stockholm

Pearl Jam cover 'Let It Go' from Disney's 'Frozen' during gig in Milan

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The band played a portion of the Oscar winning song during an extended version of their own track 'Daughter'

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