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‘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.…
We got a chance to go and play in some places that the usual European tour by an American band didn’t go to.
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 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…
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