Live Review: Young the Giant at The Egyptian Room

Young the Giant

On Tuesday night, Young the Giant made their inaugural appearance in Indianapolis to a crowd of roughly 1,500 in The Egyptian Room at Old National Centre. Young the Giant, comprised of Sameer Gadhia on vocals, Eric Cannata and Jacob Tilley on guitar, Payam Doostzadeh on bass, and Francois Comtois on drums, played a 75-minute set [...]

Eddie Vedder Announces 2012 Solo Tour Dates


Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has announced yet another string of solo dates in support of his 2011′s Ukulele Songs. The 13-date trek kicks off April 14th in Las Vegas with stops in Phoenix, Tulsa, Houston and a appearance at this year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, before closing out May 16th in Orlando. [...]

A Decade Later Fan’s Death Still Haunts Eddie Vedder


In 2000, Pearl Jam played the Roskilde Festival in Denmark as part of their European tour.  During the show the organizers asked the band to stop playing due to crowd concerns, but they didn’t do so at first.  As a result, nine people were crushed to death and singer Eddie Vedder has said it was [...]

Album Review: Eddie Vedder – Ukulele Songs


This is the year of Pearl Jam’s twenty-year anniversary. But, from the sound of this nakedly-emotional album, Eddie’s got more than the band on his mind: he feels the undulations of love, all of the shifting, rollercoaster textures of emotion that it comes with– and not simply romantic love. This album’s exactly what it sounds [...]

Video: Grohl, Vedder Join Watt onstage during surprise performance


Mike Watt performed in Seattle Wednesday night with his band the Missingmen at the intimate venue Triple Door. But fans were pleasantly surprised when Eddie Vedder, Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear joined Watt onstage. Watch video from the show below. Vedder, Grohl and Smear accompanied Watt in  a impromptu performance of “Big Train,” from Watt’s [...]

Eddie Vedder Announces U.S Solo Tour Dates

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Eddie Vedder will kick off  a month-long U.S. solo tour in June in support of his  forthcoming solo album Ukulele Songs. The 17-date trek will kick off on June 15th at Providence’s Performing Arts Center and wraps up on July 15th at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall. Special guest Glen Hansard (The Swell Season, The Frames) will [...]

Pearl Jam Promise Big Anniversary Year

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Pearl Jam have big plans for 2011, which marks their 20th anniversary as a band. Although they’re not spilling the beans on everything they have in store this year, on PearlJam.com Eddie Vedder and pals bullet-pointed a few of the things fans can expect this year. Among the announcements: – They will be re-releasing deluxe [...]

Take A Listen: R.E.M’s “It Happened Today” featuring Eddie Vedder


All of you R.E.M fans that flocked to their website last week for a free download of their track “Discoverer” off their forthcoming album “Collapse Into Now” will be happy to know that if you pre-order the album on iTunes you will receive an instant download of “It Happened Today”, featuring Eddie Vedder. You can [...]