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Pearl Jam: Pump up the 'Jam

Paul Elliott, Kerrang!, 27 June 1992

12 months ago PEARL JAM were just another Seattle band. Singer EDDIE VEDDER had arrived from San Diego, guitarist STONE GOSSARD and bassist JEFF AMENT were still recovering from the break-up of Mother Love Bone, and Pearl Jam's debut LP Ten was about to be released Stateside. Now, on a tide of adulation, stupendous live shows (and ginger nuts) the band have passed Platinum status, as PAUL ELLIOTT discovers...

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