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Pearl Jam say death of Chris Cornell has affected new album

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Pearl Jam’s new album has been affected by the death of Chris Cornell, according to a member of the band. Cornell, who fronted Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple Of The Dog, died in May 2017. His death was ruled a suicide. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament explained the band’s new material has been “slow going” in...

Mother of late teenager who inspired Pearl Jam’s ‘Jeremy’ speaks out for the first time

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The mother of Jeremy Wade Delle – the student who inspired Pearl Jam’s 1992 track 'Jeremy' – has spoken out about the song for the first time. 16-year-old Delle took his own life in front of his classmates in January 1991. Speaking of his death, Delle's mother Wanda Crane told WFAA “that day that he died did not define his...

Watch Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder cover The Smiths with Johnny Marr

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder joined Johnny Marr to perform a cover of The Smiths during the latter's performance at Ohana Festival yesterday (September 29). Buy The Smiths merch here The festival, which took place at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, California, also saw performances from the likes of Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Plague Vendor. During Marr's set, he told...

Eddie Vedder warned Bradley Cooper against making ‘A Star Is Born’

Bradley Cooper has revealed how Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder wasn't convinced that his big-screen reboot of A Star Is Born would be a good idea. The film, which is set for release next month, has seen Cooper touted as an early Oscar contender for his acclaimed turn as rocker Jackson Maine and his first time behind the camera. But despite awards...

Chad Smith supergroup – featuring Chris Martin, Duff McKagan and more – to play at Will Ferrell’s charity show

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Chad Smith has formed a formidable supergroup consisting of musicians from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N' Roses, Pearl Jam and Coldplay to play at a charity show which has been organised by Will Ferrell. The Chilis drummer has assembled the band - who will go by the name Chad Smith’s Super Mega Funktastic Jam Rock All Stars - in...

Watch Pearl Jam perform ‘Evil Little Goat’ for the first time ever

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Pearl Jam performed their track 'Evil Little Goat' for the first time ever during a recent show in Chicago. Check out the footage below. The Eddie Vedder-fronted band are currently embarking on their Home X Away tour. So far, the stint has seen them surprise the crowds with covers of David Bowie, Chris Cornell, The White Stripes, The Beatles and...

Watch Dennis Rodman make a surprise appearance during Pearl Jam’s Chicago show

Dennis Rodman proved to be an unexpected guest at Pearl Jam's Chicago show on Saturday night. As they played a huge homecoming show at Wrigley Field, the grunge icons were joined onstage by Rodman - who handed a ukulele to frontman Eddie Vedder. "There are two groups of people who have always supported me", Rodman told the crowd. "North Korea and...

Here’s Pearl Jam covering David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’

Pearl Jam covered David Bowie's 'Rebel Rebel' during their show in Chicago last night (August 18). Check out footage below. Eddie Vedder and co. were performing at the city's Wrigley Field venue, where they are due to play again this evening (August 19) and tomorrow (August 20). Read More: Pearl Jam rock for freedom and equality in the free world...

Pearl Jam respond after facing criticism for poster depicting Donald Trump’s rotting corpse

Pearl Jam haver esponded after they faced backlash for a recent gig poster that depicted the White House on fire, with Donald Trump's rotting corpse being slowly devoured by a bald eagle on the White House lawn. The poster was designed by bassist Jeff Ament and artist Bobby Brown, ahead of the iconic grunge band's show in Missoula, Montana on...

Here’s Jack White covering Pearl Jam in Seattle

This week saw Jack White perform in Seattle, where he paid tribute to hometown heroes Pearl Jam with a cover of their track 'Daughter'. White was performing at  WaMu Theater in the grunge icons' native Seattle, where he responded to their recent cover of The White Stripes' 'We're Going To Be Friends' with a rendition of the band's 1993 single from...