It’s a cool evening in the East Bay, but the temperature promises to rise inside the Oakland Arena, where Pearl Jam will rock out for a two-night stand.
In Pearl Jam’s moving performance of “Black” on MTV Unplugged, Eddie Vedder conveyed a personal struggle that that today interprets to issues beyond the self.
Earthling is a panoramic listen of all things Eddie Vedder, a showcase of defiance and loss, and above all, of acceptance, forgiveness, and perseverance.
Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings’ nine-date run of shows began with a solid two-hour engagement at the Beacon Theater in New York on 3 February.
Seeing Pearl Jam in 2021 feels like chicken soup for the soul for those who feel a religious sentiment about the ’90s alternative rock revolution.
The fifth and final part of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s, includes Portishead, Blur, Björk, R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails, and more.
Career suicide albums fall into two camps: those that were released ahead of their time, and those that set new standards in awful. The best thing that could be said about the later category is that these albums are oftentimes just as fascinating as an artist's best work.