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Our Pearl Jam Blogger Meets Mike McCready!

VIDEO! After three weeks on the road chasing his favorite band, superfan Zack Newman gets a big reward: 25 minutes of sit-down time with Mike McCready.

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // June 29, 2008

He’s bartered for rides, met hundreds of fans, logged thousands of miles, and posted almost 500 videos and photos that have been viewed over 200,000 times by Pearl Jam lovers worldwide. Tonight, Zack Newman got to live out a fan’s dream, interviewing Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready backstage at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

Watch the video interview with Mike in segments via the links below, or watch the entire, unedited version in our player further below. Then visit Zack’s main page for videos from the entirety of his Pearl Jam journey.

Zack’s Mike McCready interview, in segments:
Part One: New album news, Brendan O’Brien
Part Two: Lots of Neil Young talk, opening bands
Part Three: Side projects and touring
Part Four: Best and worst shows