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Thursday, August 8 2013

Pearl Jam: 19 July 2013 - Chicago

When weather plays a factor in concerts, most people afterwards wonder about “what could’ve been.” And yes, Pearl Jam’s set list was supposed to be a behemoth. But instead, most left with the knowledge that while a marathon set would’ve been memorable, it wouldn’t have necessarily been special.


Monday, June 24 2013

A Place That’s Believable: An Interview with Stone Gossard

Pearl Jam. Temple of the Dog. Mother Love Bone. Stone Gossard's career is nothing short of iconic. With the release of his first solo album in 12 years, the man himself speaks to PopMatters about creating with his daughter, adjusting to social media, and the chances of a Temple of the Dog reunion.


Tuesday, April 2 2013

I Don’t Wanna Be a Soldier: An Interview with Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready

Mad Season only produced one album, but Pearl Jam's Mike McCready is still surprised by its legacy, and recounts its simple genesis: a project wherein he could try to keep his friends sober even as things began slipping away ...


Wednesday, May 16 2012

Willie Nelson: Heroes

At 79, Willie Nelson can still sing the hell out of the right song, but the songwriter is likely to be somebody else.


Monday, April 9 2012

Grunge: Straining to Challenge the Status Quo

Grunge: Music and Memory casts grunge as the unsure middle weight stepping into the ring against one pop music brawler after another. Down goes Michael Jackson, down goes Guns 'n' Roses, and while Springsteen is putting the finishing touches onHuman Touch/Lucky Town, Nirvana and Pearl Jam release the most influential albums of the decade.


Monday, November 7 2011

The Smashing Pumpkins: 10 October 2011 – Denver, CO

A classically Pumpkins evening, and perfectly Billy Corgan. He’ll do exactly what he wants, but he knows just what he has to do to pull you right in.


Monday, October 24 2011

Twenty Years of Rocking Out with ‘Pearl Jam Twenty’—Here’s to Twenty More

A lavish, beautifully illustrated slab of coffee-table gorgeousness that meticulously records the day-to-day life, travails and triumphs of one of the most successful rock acts of the last 20 years (or more).


Tuesday, October 4 2011

Pearl Jam: 11 September 2011 – Toronto

Pearl Jam, still kicking as one of America's great rock bands, are just beginning "Side B" of their career.


Monday, October 3 2011

Was Grunge the Last American Musical Revolution?

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind and Pearl Jam's Ten. In revisiting the grunge genre which altered the musical landscape two decades ago, the question arises: was this our last musical revolution?


Thursday, September 29 2011

The Year Alternative Went Massive and Defined a Decade

Above all else, musically 1991 will forever be remembered as the year alterna-rock conquered the masses. PopMatters explores how alternative became the dominant form of rock music in the '90s.


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Pearl Jam: Live on Ten Legs (Reviews) [3.Mar.11]
Pearl Jam on Austin City Limits (video) (Mixed Media) [22.Oct.09]
Pearl Jam: Backspacer (Reviews) [17.Sep.09]
Grunge Is Dead by Greg Prato (Reviews) [21.Apr.09]
Eddie Vedder (Reviews) [17.Aug.08]
Best Albums of 2006 (Features) [23.Dec.06]
Pearl Jam: Pearl Jam (Reviews) [1.May.06]
Pearl Jam: Rearview Mirror (Reviews) [22.Nov.04]
Pearl Jam: Lost Dogs (Reviews) [28.Jul.04]
Pearl Jam: Riot Act (Reviews) [9.Feb.03]
Pearl Jam: Arena di Verona (Reviews) [25.Sep.00]
Pearl Jam: Binaural (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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