Paste Presents: The Pearl Jam Takeover

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<em>Paste</em> Presents: The Pearl Jam Takeover

changing its name to Pearl Jam shortly thereafter. But since those first shows in 1990, the band has maintained a death-like grip on both its principles and its ability to bring the rock. With a new album due out on Sunday, Paste heads into the weekend with the Pearl Jam  Takeover—where its all Pearl Jam, all day long. We review the new album, Backspacersuper-impossible Pearl Jam quiz, read Stone Gossard's answers to our Twitter followers' questions and vote for your favorite Pearl Jam album in our poll. We have tour news, a guide to flannel, some news about Backspacerillustrated guide to help you sing like Eddie Vedder, and much more. So put on a flannel, grab a coffee and slack off like it's 1991.

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Watch a Documentary on the Making of Pearl Jam's Backspacer


How to Sing Like Eddie Vedder: An Illustrated Guide

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Watch a Grainy Highlight Reel From Former Point Guard and Pearl Jam Namesake Mookie Blaylock!

Backspacer Cover Artist Releasing a Children's Book

Plaid Jam: Channel Vedder & Co. Through Their Signature Print

Wailers and Wannabes: A Lexicon of Eddie Vedder Sound-Alikes

All Those Yesterdays: Brendan O'Brien Reminisces on the Evolution of Pearl Jam and the Making of Backspacer

The Super-Impossible Brain-Busting Pearl Jam Trivia Quiz

Poll: Which is the Best Pearl Jam Album to Date?

Listen to Songs From Pearl Jam's Backspacer

Why So Serious?: One Writer's Mostly-Failed Attempt to Find Humor in the History of Pearl Jam

An Expert Fan's Guide to Pearl Jam's Bootlegs

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