Pearl Jam

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    November 6, 2014
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    September 26, 2013

    Title Fight Embraces the '90s

    Walk into the chain clothing store Forever 21 and you'll see mannequins sporting faded, high-waisted denim, a Nirvana t-shirt and a red lumberjack flannel tied around the waist. In vintage stores, old Pearl Jam shirts and grungy looking pants that are actually from the 90's are being sold for big bu ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    MTV VMAs: A Sexual Retrospective

    We're not sure why parents are in an uproar over Miley's VMA performance since sexual content has been a staple on MTV for over twenty years. Let's look back on controversial VMA performances from twenty and ten years ago. See also: The Funniest 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Tweets

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    April 25, 2013

    Top 10 Concert Highlights From Gibson Amphitheatre

    Yesterday's news that the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City will be closing in September was met with mixed reaction. Haters weren't too fond of the venue's location, (frankly who wanted to navigate through thousands of clueless tourists?) nor the ridiculous parking fees. But one thing that was ... More >>

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    April 24, 2013

    The Gibson Amphitheatre To Close Its Doors

    The storied L.A. venue announced today that it will officially close in September following a special grand finale concert honoring its history. The full press release is available below...

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    Flight to Mars Jam for a Cure

    Pearl Jam's Mike McCready fights Crohn's disease with some help from his UFO tribute band

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    May 10, 2012

    Flight to Mars

    Constellation Room

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    May 10, 2012

    Vendetta Red

    Detroit Bar

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    May 2, 2012

    Stone Gossard on Brad, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and When That New Pearl Jam Album Is Coming Out

    When the Seattle sound exploded in the early '90s and went on to define a generation, Stone Gossard was one of the people most responsible for the sound. As the rhythm guitarist of Pearl Jam, Gossard wrote some of the band's biggest hits. His other, lesser-known band, Brad, has done pretty well fo ... More >>

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    April 18, 2012

    On the Line: Peter Serantoni of Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen, Part Two

    Heckling his team, chatting it up with passers-by and speaking his mind, the gregarious Peter Serantoni is not at a loss for words when we discuss life outside of work. We even manage to squeeze an additional recipe for tomorrow's segment. For something a little more comprehensive, there's always pa ... More >>

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    March 14, 2012

    Pearl Jam Working on New Album, Says Mike McCready

    ​Big news, Pearl Jam fans! In a phone interview last Friday, guitarist Mike McCready told the Weekly that Pearl Jam has officially began work on its tenth studio album. "We started yesterday," McCready said. Contrary to other reports, McCready said the band began work on the album only Thursday la ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Five Most Skewed Moments In Grammy History

    ​This Sunday night, the Grammy Awards will once again be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 54th version promises to be an eventful night with confirmed performers like The Beach Boys, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift, the night promises to b ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    3hree Things: A Box Full Of Cassettes And Shame

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​I'm not gonna lie. I didn't spend my formative years as a music listener (late-80's/earl ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012


    House of Blues

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    December 14, 2011

    John Doe of X on Being Influenced by the Rolling Stones and Writing Brand New Material with Exene

    X​Being at the forefront of the southern California punk movement as well as having a critically acclaimed solo career has kept John Doe of X busy for the past three decades. Fresh off a South American tour with Pearl Jam and right before X's show Wednesday night at Coach House in San Juan Cap ... More >>

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    November 1, 2011

    3hree Things: On Pearl Jam Twenty

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​Pearl Jam was one of a very tiny handful of bands that made me want to start playing in a rock ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Pearl Jam Gets Its Own Dogfish Head Beer

    Dogfish Head​Now we can all drink like rockstars. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pearl Jam and its debut album Ten, those crazy brewers at Dogfish Head are releasing Faithfull Ale, a beer inspired by the grunge gods. The Belgian-style golden ale, which clocks in at 7-percent alcoho ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    It's Pink Floyd Week on Jimmy Fallon

    ​More than any other reissue of collectors' box sets and unreleased music, Pink Floyd's campaign with EMI, Why Pink Floyd? is being presented with the most hoopla. The campaign launches tomorrow, also with unreleased music from the archives and complete studio recordings remastered. How is EMI cel ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Pearl Jam's Ten Club: Are They Eddie Vedder's Copyright Police?

    ​We don't condone the violation of copyright law. But if you try to upload a video on YouTube featuring a live Pearl Jam or Eddie Vedder performance, chances are your account will be blocked due to a copyright claim filed by a third party. At least that's what happened when I attempted to upl ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    All the Bands We Love are Old: Metallica, Pearl Jam, Rage Against the Machine, No Doubt

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​This year, Metallica is celebrating its 30th anniversary. (Apparently, there will be a week-long celebration in San Francisco this December.) Rage Against the Machine and Pearl Jam are 20 years old this year too. No Doubt is 25. After the jump, watch clips of these b ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    Eddie Vedder at The Terrace Theater in Long Beach Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Eddie VedderJuly 6, 2011Terrace Theater, Long BeachWhen I first heard Eddie Vedder was releasing an album composed solely of ukulele songs, I  wondered if we were about to watch the venerable grungeman do a David Lee Roth-style scissor kick over the proverbial s ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Eddie The Great To Play Really Tiny Guitar (Top Five Pearl Jam Songs We Hope To Hear Tonight)

    ​ We were lucky enough to see the marvelous Eddie Vedder at the legendary Beacon Theater in New York a couple of weeks back during his latest solo tour, this time promoting his new album Ukulele Songs. You might be wondering why the former grunge king would ever succumb to tour and highlight ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Six Surprises from the New Pearl Jam Documentary

    ​ Along with reissues of their early records, Pearl Jam is releasing a documentary this year by their old friend, director Cameron Crowe (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Almost Famous). Filled with behind-the-scenes footage and performance clips from the 1990s to present day, the film also reveal ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    'Beavis and Butt-Head' Return to MTV This Year

    ​​It's true. Creator Mike Judge's animated series is returning to MTV later this year. The network announced on Wednesay that Beavis and Butt-Head will return with all-new episodes after a 14-year hiatus. Judge will provide the voices for both characters. Exciting, right?

  • Music

    October 7, 2010

    Full Moon Pearl

    [Locals Only] Irvine band experiments with a multitude of sound-and members

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    July 14, 2010

    Deciphering Kings of Leon: They're Just Like You And Me!

    ​Kings of Leon--also dubbed U2's successors, and "the next great arena band," are performing at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine tonight. After a 40 minutes of a round-robin press teleconference with singer/guitarist Caleb Followill and bassist Jared Followill, I realized that KoL ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

    Five Indie Sell Outs: Does Anyone Really Care Anymore?

    Andrew YoussefPearl Jam at the Gibson Amphitheater last September​There was a time when leveling the word "sellout" at a band was the equivalent of pinning a scarlet letter to a musician's leather jacket. For some of those bands who made it big in the '90s, fame was ostensibly a lamentable state o ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    Toody Cole of Pierced Arrows on Hanging with Eddie Vedder and Being Rock's Coolest Grandma

    Pierced Arrows perform at Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa, Thurs., March 25, 9 p.m. $10. 21 .​Fred and Toody Cole have been married since 1967 and have spent most of the past 25 years playing music together, first as the Rats, then as legendary Portland garage punks Dead Moon (legendary as in Pearl Jam of ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010

    Pioneering Garage-Punks Pierced Arrows Target Detroit Bar

    The Eddie Vedder-approved Fred and Toody Cole have finally become hip-in their 60s!

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    December 29, 2009

    Holiday Greetings From the Rohrabachers

    ​A certain longtime Orange County Republican who has lived within the congressional district of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) is steamed--STEAMED!--over being left off the distribution list for the holiday greetings above from the Rohrabacher family.You want outrage, teabagger: This G ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    Today in Music News: Red Hot Chili Peppers Robbed, Pearl Jam Headlines NOLA Jazz Fest, New Oasis Record

    Red Hot Chili Peppers robbed! The Stooges, Jimmy Cliff, Hollies, Genesis and ABBA to join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I'm just glad KISS--a band I loathe more than any other--didn't make the cut. Speaking of the Peppers, has guitar hero John Frusciante quit again?New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fe ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009

    Surfrider Foundation to Honor Pearl Jam, Incubus and...David Chokachi?

    ​"Forever and always, I'm always here!" Oh, sorry, didn't see you there.Today the San Clemente-based Surfrider Foundation announced the recipients of their "Keeper of the Coast Awards," and it's a fairly eclectic bunch: Pearl Jam, Incubus, and David Chokachi. Yeah, David Chokachi, the buff blond d ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Surfrider Goes Upcoast and Inland to Celebrate 25 Years, Honor Pearl Jam, Incubus, David Chokachi

    Future Keepers of the Coast awardees Pearl Jam.​Surfrider Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary not in Orange County where it's been headquartered for years or in the Malibu of its roots, but upcoast and inland to the big city that rhymes with "Moss Fangeles."

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    July 24, 2009

    Tomorrow: Fauxchella

    It's not often that Pearl Jam, the Rolling Stones, No Doubt, U2, the Cure, the Dave Matthews Band and Bruce Springsteen perform a free concert in Long Beach. In fact, it's never happened. Unfortunately, you can add tomorrow as just another one of those days when that dream bill won't come to fruitio ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009

    "Ten" is still "Alive"

    Holy shit! Last night I saw a commerical for the deluxe edition of Pearl Jam's debut Ten. I've been on this Earth for a mere 29 years, but suddenly I feel very, very, very old. This re-issue includes a remastered version of the record and a remix done by long-time PJ producer Brendan O'Brien, six bo ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    ALSO TONIGHT: Murder City Devils at the Glass House

    Seattle's Murder City Devils were only together for five years, between 1996 and 2001, but in that time managed to become beloved and successful figures in the world of garage rock, playing with the likes of At the Drive-In, Pearl Jam and Built to Spill. After reuniting for a few one-off shows aroun ... More >>

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    April 4, 2006

    Eddie Vedder wants you to Save Trestles

    Yesterday the Surfrider Foundation announced that Pearl Jam, a Seattle-based foursome who perform something called "grunge" music, will donate $1 from every ticket sold for their upcoming L.A. shows to the Save Trestles campaign. The money will be donated through the band's Vitalogy Foundation in th ... More >>

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    June 30, 2005

    Give a Hoot

    Dont miss these artists at Hootenanny

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    February 17, 2005

    Awe Yeah!

    Homework before rock with Smoosh

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    December 4, 2003

    Joyful Noises

    Pearl Jam, Springsteen and R.E.M. open their vaults

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    June 19, 2003
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    January 9, 2003
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    November 2, 2000
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    September 30, 1999

    Southwestern Lives!

    The trend is dead, but the flavor remains

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    September 30, 1999
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    June 3, 1999

    No Go Emo

    Give Until Gone/Driving by Braille/Fallopia/Niner
    Koos Art Cafe
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    February 25, 1999
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