Like any year-end list, this wasn't an easy one to compile. Of course, stellar documentary pieces by way of Cameron Crowe (Pearl Jam Twenty) and James Moll (Foo Fighters: Back And Forth) made the job a little easier, as did the fact that AC/DC, Slash and Rush continue to be among the best live acts on the planet.
At 49 – an age when so many veteran rockers put themselves on the summer tour greatest hits treadmill – Young is still rocking with a fury, opening new vistas in his amply celebrated 30-year, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career.
Who better to cap off a week of celebrating Pink Floyd on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon than Pearl Jam? Seattle's finest took the stage on Fallon this past Friday night to perform a cover of Pink Floyd's "Mother," which of course comes from their landmark double album, The Wall. You can check out video of the performance below.
If you thought Pearl Jam were resting on their laurels in putting out a 20th anniversary film and soundtrack album, think again. According to PJ bassist Jeff Ament, the band have made significant strides in completing work on a new studio album, which will be the follow-up to 2009's Backspacer.
Last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Pearl Jam debuted a brand new track. Titled, "Olé," the track sounds like something straight off Vitalogy -- a hard, fast-paced rocker ala "Spin the Black Circle."
Pearl Jam have announced that they will be releasing a two-disc set of live tracks along with B-sides, demos and rarities to coincide with the theatrical release of their documentary, Twenty. The track listing for the Twenty soundtrack -- which will be released on September 19 -- can be found below.
Arguably the most successful of the four main grunge bands from the early ‘90s, Pearl Jam is still one of today's more successful rock bands. The band was founded by bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard, both of whom were in the bands Green River and Mother Love Bone.