I was on hand at the Los Angeles Q&A hosted by Cameron Crowe and signing for McCready’s book “Of Potato Heads and Polaroids: My Life Inside and Out of Pearl Jam”. It was during the interview that he spoke about the recent death of Cornell and later about the death of Staley
Longtime NBA fans Pearl Jam and Chicago sports fanatic Eddie Vedder have long been friends with former basketball player Dennis Rodman. when Pearl Jam released the album “No Code” the artwork consisted of 56 Polaroid photos that unfold into a 2×2 square including two of Rodman.
From their early songs like “King of Rock”, to the guitar driven “Rock Box” and of course the Aerosmith collaboration “Walk This Way”, Hip-Hop legends Run-D.M.C. have always been influenced by rock music. Looks like Rock N’ Roll has also influenced the fashion of music fanatic D.M.C. He ditched the Adidas jumpsuit and sneakers for a pair of black jeans and a rock band shirt.
Check out this really cool photo of Eddie Vedder, Jack White & Paul Simon enjoying a Seattle Mariners game on August 27, 2014. Looks like Vedder (lives in Seattle) & White (from Detroit) decided to switched jerseys for the game.
Pearl Jam headlined the final night of the Made In America Festival in Philadelphia when they were joined on stage by the person who actually organized the event Jay-Z.
We have done a few posts on really cool album cover remakes using legos. Today I just came across some awesome album cover re-makes using socks
Rockers Billy Corgan and Tom Morello are huge fans of the Chicago Cubs baseball team but Eddie Vedder might be the biggest Cubbies fan in the rock world. Vedder has attended the Cubs fantasy camp for several years and has even written a song about the Cubs. Here’s some photo’s of Vedder at the 2011 Cubs Fantasy in Mesa, Arizona.
Mad Season was a a short-lived Seattle super group featuring Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley and Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready with bassist John Baker Saunders and Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin filling out the groups line-up.
Chris Cornell once wore his own band’s Soundgarden shirt in concert. Well Cornell also proudly wore the band shirts of a few other Seattle bands. Here he is wearing a couple Pearl Jam shirts.
Is this the best concert line-up ever??? Red Hot Chili Peppers “Blood Sugar Sex Magik Tour” with Nirvana and Pearl Jam as support bands. The Smashing Pumpkins were on the first leg of the tour from October 16, 1991 thru December 14, 1991 with Pearl Jam instead of Nirvana.