Pearl Jam released their second studio album Vs this week in 1993. The collection set the record for the most copies of an album sold in its first week, a record it held for five years and the album was number one on the Billboard 200 chart for five weeks.
This week in 1992, Pearl Jam came on the scene big time with their debut album “Ten” entering the music charts. The collection would hit #2 and hold that position for four weeks and sell more than 12 million copies.
The long-running saga between Pearl Jam and their former chief financial officer will soon come to an end. Rickey Charles Goodrich has pleaded guilty to felony theft charges related to the band in a Seattle court.
It’s often been said that Lou Reed’s influence was exceedingly disproportionate to his sales figures. That statement is proven by three of today’s biggest bands, which have performed his songs in the days following his death on Oct. 27.
Throughout their entire career, Pearl Jam have always paid tribute to the classic rock that inspired them, from covering the Who and Neil Young to lead singer Eddie Vedder joining Bruce Springsteen onstage at Wrigley Field last summer. Last night (Oct. 26) at the XL Center in Hartford, Ct., the grou…