Pearl Jam is an American rock band considered one of the most popular and influential artists of the 1990s. Their name is intimately tied to the rock scene of the early 1990s, and they are considered one of the Big Four of the grunge movement, alongside Nirvana, Alice in Chains and Soundgarden.
http://www.fivehorizons.com/archive/articles/gm082093_2.shtml and in the 8/20/93 issue of Goldmine within an article by Jo Ann Greene-->
Pearl Jam's history starts with the seminal grunge band Green River, which formed in 1983 out of a number of earlier Seattle bands, including Deranged Diction, Mr. Epp & the Calculations, March of Crimes, Spluii Numa, the Limp Richerds, and the Ducky Boys. Green River included Stone Gossard (of March of Crimes and the Ducky Boys), Jeff Ament (of Deranged Diction), Mark Arm (of Mr. Epp, Spluii Numa, and Limp Richerds, and later Mudhoney), Steve Turner (of Mr. Epp, the Limp Richerds, and the Ducky Boys, and later Mudhoney), and drummer Alex Vincent. Green River toured...
years active || 1990–present |
origin || Seattle, Washington, United States|
music genre || grunge music|
current members || Eddie Vedder|
|website || Ten Club (official site)|