Pearl Jam Tickets
Pearl Jam rose from the ashes of Mother Love Bone to become the most popular American rock & roll band of the '90s. Pearl Jam is a Seattle, Washington-based rock band which is considered to be one of the most popular and influential artists of the 1990s. Along with Nirvana, Alice in Chains and Soundgarden, Pearl Jam helped popularize the grunge movement of the early 1990s. Moreover, they are also one of the few mainstream grunge bands that has remained active since their generation. Pearl Jam largely draws influence from such acts as Neil Young, The Who, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ramones, and The Rolling Stones. Pearl Jam was named #21 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.During the 80s Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament were part of Green River. They were pretty successful but disbanded in 1987. Gossard and Ament played with Mother Love Bone. At the end of the 80s the band got a contract and their debut album but Andrew Wood died just prior to that. more
Eddie Vedder listened to a demo and joined the band after recording the vocals. Dave Krusen joined and the band was named Mookie Blaylock after the basketball star. They changed their name because of trademark issues & became Pearl Jam.