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Stone Gossard Reminisces About Pearl Jam’s Inception

Pearl Jam's first show was 30 years ago on Thursday. Crazy, right? To mark the occasion, guitarist Stone Gossard looked back at those formative years in…
Katherine Turman / October 23, 2020

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How The Living Became Seattle’s Greatest Lost Band

If you haven't heard of the Living, you're not alone. The Seattle-based band formed in the early '80s, recorded some songs in 1982 and that…
Daniel Kohn / April 13, 2021

Duff McKagan Drops ‘Two-Generation Stand’ From His Teenage Punk Band The Living

Before he was bassist for one of the biggest bands in the universe, Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan was a punk rocker in Seattle. And…
Katherine Turman / February 24, 2021

Stone Gossard Calls Eddie Vedder His ‘Muse’: ‘I Write Every Song For Eddie, Ultimately’

Stone Gossard and Eddie Vedder have been making music together for 30 years, and while some relationships may get stale after the three-decade mark, the…
Katrina Nattress / November 28, 2020

Stone Gossard and Mason Jennings on Why It Took Six Years to Complete Painted Shield

Before the pandemic, Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard had big plans for 2020. His band released their best album in years, Gigaton, and were gearing up…
Daniel Kohn / November 11, 2020

Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard and Mason Jennings’ New Band Painted Shield Release Debut Single ‘I Am Your Country’

Seven years ago, Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard linked up with former Pearl Jam drummer Matt Chamberlain for some instrumental demos. Now, the pair have reunited with some additional help…
Brenton Blanchet / September 9, 2020

Eddie Vedder on ‘Democratic Process’ While Recording Gigaton, Admiration for Bandmates

Eddie Vedder opened up on a variety of topics -- including working on new music during the global pandemic, why he finally joined Instagram and…
Emily Tan / September 4, 2020

Stone Gossard to Host Gigaton Track-by-Track on Pearl Jam Radio

Pearl Jam's Gigaton was released in March, which may as well be 30 years ago at this point. But, in the absence of a tour and almost…
Daniel Kohn / June 9, 2020

Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard Promises New Album Gigaton Has “Straight Ahead Rock Songs”

Were you confused by Pearl Jam's synth-y "Dance of the Clairvoyants"? Did the first single from Gigaton make you worry that the album might not…
Anna Chan / January 23, 2020

Every Pearl Jam Album, Ranked

During the mid- to late 1980s and early '90s, it seemed as though all of the most innovative bands had some sort of a connection…
Chris Harris / November 22, 2019

Revisit Our August 2001 Pearl Jam Oral History: Past Ten

When Pearl Jam's Ten came out a decade ago on August 27, 1991, pretty much nobody cared. Unlike Nirvana's Nevermind, which a month later revolutionized music faster than Kurt Cobain could pull…

Hear Stone Gossard Unravel on ‘I Don’t Want to Go to Bed’

Last week, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard shared "King of the Junkies," the sixth track off his upcoming sophomore solo album, Moonlander. According to Gossard, the song was inspired…
Kyle McGovern / May 29, 2013

Stream Stone Gossard’s ‘King of the Junkies,’ a Song About Hitler’s Drug Habit

For the past five weeks, Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard has been sharing songs from his upcoming solo album, Moonlander: "I Need Something Different," the title track,…
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

Stream Stone Gossard’s Benevolent, Rollicking ‘Both Live’

Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard has already shared two songs from his upcoming sophomore solo album, Moonlander (due June 25 via Pearl Jam's own Monkeywrench Records) — "I…
Kyle McGovern / May 1, 2013

Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard Talks Skyscraping Solo LP ‘Moonlander’

Last week, Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard announced the impending release of Moonlander, the 46-year-old guitarist's first solo outing in over a decade. Comprised of songs…
David Bevan / April 23, 2013
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