Pearl Jam join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame following heartfelt introduction from David Letterman

Sarah Ravits '90s Alternative, David Letterman, grunge, Grunge Rock, News, Punk News, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017, Seattle 0 Comments

Legendary grunge rock group Pearl Jam, which formed in Seattle in 1990, is now (finally) immortalized in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band was honored at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Friday night and celebrated the occasion with live performances of “Alive”, “Given to Fly”, “Better Man”, and Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World”. For “Alive”, Pearl Jam reunited …

Lightning Crashes: Live on Reuniting, Burying the Hatchet, and Throwing Copper

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The story of Live reads like the rock ‘n’ roll fantasy parents tell their children is “unrealistic”: A group of childhood friends from York, Pennsylvania, pursue their musical ambitions without any real illusion that it might result in selling, say, eight million copies of an album. But that’s what really happened when the band’s third album, Throwing Copper, became an alternative …