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Pearl Jam.

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Pearl Jam.

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Concerts

Photo of Buffalo Springfield

September 15, 2010 Buffalo Springfield is reuniting for Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concert.

Studio Sessions

John Doe and special guest Mike McCready of Pearl Jam perform at KEXP in Seattle.

February 10, 2014 Watch Pearl Jam's lead guitarist perform an old X song with John Doe, live in KEXP's studios.

Interviews & Profiles

Pearl Jam with writer and director Judd Apatow (third from right).

October 8, 2013 One of the world's biggest rock bands sits down with one of the most powerful men in Hollywood.

Pearl Jam's two-decade career is chronicled in Cameron Crowe's new film, Pearl Jam 20.

September 17, 2011 Director Cameron Crowe and Pearl Jam's manager discuss the staying power of the grunge band.

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Pearl Jam and Target made a deal with 800-some members of the Coalition of Independent Music Stores.

September 18, 2009 The rockers are experimenting with distribution for a new album, Backspacer.

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Discover Songs

May 4, 2006 Passionate hard rock from Pearl Jam; Seattle's next big act Mountain Con; A farewell release fro...

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December 9, 2002 A sneak peek at new work from Ry Cooder; Iceland's beautiful but elfish Sigur Ros; An All Songs ...

News

Photo of Buffalo Springfield

September 15, 2010 Buffalo Springfield is reuniting for Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concert.

Reviews

Pearl Jam; Danny Clinch

October 2, 2009 While Pearl Jam's new album seems burdened by expectations, Alice in Chains sounds liberated.

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More Stories

Pearl Jam (top left), Missy Elliott (top right), the cover of Nirvana's Nevermind (bottom right), PJ Harvey (bottom left), Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel (center).

July 9, 2013 This week, All Songs Considered examines the music of the '90s at its best, worst and weirdest.

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Pearl Jam.

October 9, 2013 The rock group continues its engaging discussion with comedy director and producer Judd Apatow.

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Pearl Jam.

October 8, 2013 The rock veterans talk with Judd Apatow about their new album in the first of two on-air interviews.

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Pearl Jam (from left: Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard and Matt Cameron) will release its 10th studio album, Lightning Bolt, on October 15.

July 11, 2013 Pearl Jam's rip-roaring new single will appear on the album Lightning Bolt, out in October.

NPR Artist Directory

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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