Backing up the powerful anti-war statement he made last week, during a solo show in Portugal Pearl Jam‘s Eddie Vedder has performed a cover of John Lennon‘s Imagine for the very first time. “I think it is the most powerful song ever written,” Vedder said prior to the performance, “which is why I have never
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has released a statement defending the anti-war speech he gave at a performance in England’s Milton Keynes last week. Entitled Imagine That – I’m Still Anti-War, the statement reminds those who have been critical of Vedder’s stance that he’s not backing down. Footage has emerged (below) of Vedder telling the
Pearl Jam made headlines last week after covering the inescapable chart-topper Let It Go from the Frozen soundtrack. The band’s technophobic frontman Eddie Vedder has now taken to Twitter by proxy to explain the machinations behind the grunge legends’ inexplicable cover of the track. “So that clip of Pearl Jam doing the song from Frozen?
Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band‘s current Australian tour has already yielded plenty of highlights, including a cover of AC/DC‘s Highway to Hell, but fans in Melbourne were given an even bigger treat after Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder joined Springsteen on stage for two songs. Last week, fans at the Perth Arena let out
UPDATE: The third Soundwave 2014 lineup announcement has dropped — full details here. Will we be seeing a guest appearance from the one and only Eddie Vedder at Soundwave 2014? AJ Maddah seems to think so, taking to Twitter to suggest that the Pearl Jam frontman may drop by the Brisbane installment of the festival,
The next best thing to a Pearl Jam Big Day Out sideshow!
Eddie Vedder and Neil Finn have revealed their eagerly awaited contribution to the soon-to-be-released Crucible: The Songs of Hunters & Collectors tribute album, unveiling an unplugged rendition of the 1984 smash hit Throw Your Arms Around Me. The Pearl Jam front man and Crowded House vocalist have both been known to revert to the Hunters
Mushroom have been teasing an upcoming compilation album featuring Matt Corby, Missy Higgins and a fresh remix from The Avalanches this week and today that news just got even bigger – the album is a tribute to Aussie rock legends Hunters & Collectors. Crucible – The Songs Of Hunters & Collectors will see acts like
What do you do when Eddie Vedder wants to join your band onstage? If you’re Josh Homme of Queens Of The Stone Age, you get the Pearl Jam legend to bust out some cowbell and a few backing vocals, of course. The alt-rock icon joined QOTSA onstage at Lollapalooza in Chile to play Little Sister
A new collection of early demos from Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has made its way online. As reported by Antiquiet, the previously unreleased demos are believed to have been recorded around 1989-1990, meaning some tracks predate Pearl Jam. This new collection of demos have come to light thanks to Antiquiet getting their hands on
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has got back in touch with his ukelele mojo – releasing a video for a song off his solo album from last year which revolved around the instrument. Classic Rock reports the video for Sleeping By Myself shows a ukulele being built from start to finish, serving as somewhat of
Talk about getting three rock gods all in the one place at the same time.
Pearl Jam could possibly have their follow-up to 2009’s Backspacer ready to go by year’s end. At least that’s the speculation that has arisen from the comments of the band’s drummer Matt Cameron during a recent interview with Rhythm Magazine. Cameron, who nowadays pulls double duty with Pearl Jam and the reformed Soundgarden, is hopeful
Rolling Stone has reported that Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has recorded a new song in the name of charity.
Jimmy Fallon will release a new comedy album this June called Blow Your Pants Off according to AV Club. The album will include a number of guest musicians, who so far include Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney, and Justin Timberlake. Anyone who’s seen his Neil Young impression will probably know what to expect. Known
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder‘s new solo album is Ukulele Songs, a collection that sees him performing solely with the four-stringed beast. The record features contributions from Cat Power and Glen Hansard from the Swell Season, and includes covers as well as Vedder originals. The album’s first track is Can’t Keep, one of Vedder’s early
When Eddie Vedder picked up the ukulele for songs for the Into The Wild soundtrack, he balanced it very nicely with some more straightforward rock/singer-songwriter offerings. His insistence on the uke has continued, however, with his new album Ukulele Songs, which can now be heard via internet stream via NPR. Ukulele Songs features a number
Eight years after Eddie Vedder guested on Cat Power‘s album You Are Free, the kooky chanteuse will be adding her vocals to the Pearl Jam frontman’s forthcoming solo album, Ukulele Songs. Pitchfork reports that Cat Power, aka Chan Marshall, will guest on the song Tonight You Belong To Me. The album is due for a