Find the best quotes by Jack Irons.
‘Yield’ was completed in 1997 and released in 1998. In the spring of 1997, I had made a decision to stop taking medications that I…
We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power had gone out in the building. Eddie had a lighter and kept us…
In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle. Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts, Monkey Wrench Radio, along…
I remember wearing overcoats, hiding in the bushes outside of Abbey Road Studios, waiting for the traffic to clear. As it did, we would drop…
I had wanted to play drums since the age of 9 when I saw a drum set in the window of a music store for…
I could not finish the rest of the tours the band had planned. I was replaced by Matt Cameron. The next years of my life…
I began the process of recording myself seriously in the fall of 1999. If I could finish an album of my own music, I would.…
After wrestling with myself for six months, I began medical treatment. During that time I started a band with some friends of mine called Jack’s…
We got a chance to go and play in some places that the usual European tour by an American band didn’t go to.
We completed and released ‘No Code’ in 1996. We began some off and on touring for that release.
I remember a tour where we played 50 cities in 56 days. We also went to Europe a couple of times.
I finished the recordings I had started with Eleven. Matt Cameron joined for the rest of those sessions.
I began hearing rumors of apossible recording session with Neil Young. I was a huge fan of Neil’s.
I began both auditioning with Pearl Jam and recording for Eleven. In the fall of 1994, I joined Pearl Jam.
It was about this time that I began experiencing the beginnings of my battles with an anxiety disorder. We were touring a lot and there…
Explore More Topics →