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    Ten

    Ten is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on August 27, 1991 through Epic Records. Following the disbanding of bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard's previous group Mother Love Bone, the two recruited vocalist Eddie Vedder, guitarist Mike McCready, and drummer Dave Krusen to form Pearl Jam in 1990. Most of the songs began as instrumental jams, to which Vedder added lyrics about topics such as depression, homelessness, and abuse. Ten was not an immediate success, but by late 1992 it had reached number two on the Billboard 200 chart. The album produced three hit singles: "Alive", "Even Flow", and "Jeremy". While Pearl Jam was accused of jumping on the grunge bandwagon at the time, Ten was instrumental in popularizing alternative rock in the mainstream. The album has been certified diamond by the RIAA in the United States. By 2011, it had sold around 9,900,000 copies in the U.S., and remains Pearl Jam's most commercially successful album. Guitarist Stone Gossard and bassist Jeff Ament had played together in the pioneering grunge band Green River. Following Green River's dissolution in 1987, Ament and Gossard played together in
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    2000-06-20: Arena, Verona, Italy (#19)

    6/20/00 – Verona, Italy is a two-disc live album and the nineteenth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the European leg of the tour on September 26, 2000. The album was recorded on June 20, 2000 in Verona, Italy at the Roman amphitheatre Arena di Verona. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it two and a half out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Steven Jacobetz called it "one to get in Pearl Jam's official bootleg series." It debuted at number 134 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
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    No Code

    No Code is the fourth studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on August 27, 1996 through Epic Records. Following a troubled tour for its previous album, Vitalogy (1994), in which Pearl Jam engaged in a much-publicized boycott of Ticketmaster, the band went into the studio to record its follow-up. The music on the record was more diverse than what the band had done on previous releases, incorporating elements of garage rock, worldbeat, psychedelia, and experimentalism. Although No Code debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, it left a large section of the band’s fanbase unsatisfied and quickly fell down the charts. Critical reviews were also mixed, with praise to the musical variety but the album being considered inconsistent. The album became the first Pearl Jam album to not reach multi-platinum status, receiving a single platinum certification by the RIAA in the United States. For its fourth album, Pearl Jam again worked with producer Brendan O'Brien, with whom they had worked on predecessors Vs. (1993) and Vitalogy (1994). No Code was the band's first album with drummer Jack Irons, who had joined the band as Vitalogy was being completed.
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    2000-08-29: Boston, MA, USA (#43)

    8/29/00 – Boston, Massachusetts is a two-disc live album and the forty-third in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the first North American leg of the tour on February 27, 2001. The album was recorded on August 29, 2000 in Mansfield, Massachusetts at the Tweeter Center. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it four out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Zac Johnson said, "By far one of the best releases in this series." It debuted at number 163 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
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    2000-10-25: San Diego, CA, USA (#64)

    10/25/00 – San Diego, California is a two-disc live album and the sixty-fourth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the second North American leg of the tour on March 27, 2001. The album was recorded on October 25, 2000 in San Diego, California at the San Diego Sports Arena. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it two and a half out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Steven Jacobetz called it a "flawed but psychologically revealing performance, which is absolutely essential for serious Pearl Jam collectors, or for anyone curious about the band's state of mind near the end of a hard year of touring." "Jeremy" from this show appears on the Touring Band 2000 DVD.
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    Vitalogy

    Vitalogy is the third studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on November 22, 1994 through Epic Records. Pearl Jam wrote and recorded Vitalogy while touring behind its previous album Vs. (1993). The music on the record was more diverse than previous releases, and consists of aggressive rock songs, ballads, and several experimental tracks. Vitalogy was packaged in a booklet that replicated material from a 1920s medical book of the same name. The album was first released on vinyl record, followed by a release in other formats two weeks later on December 6, 1994. Upon its CD release, Vitalogy became the second-fastest-selling album in the band's history, behind only Vs. The album has been certified five times platinum by the RIAA in the United States. In 2012, Rolling Stone magazine listed the album at #485 on its list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. For its third album, Pearl Jam again worked with producer Brendan O'Brien. The band wrote many of the songs during soundchecks on its Vs. Tour and the majority of the album's tracks were recorded during breaks on the tour. The first session took place late in 1993 in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the
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    2000-08-12: Tampa, FL, USA (#32)

    8/12/00 – Tampa, Florida is a two-disc live album and the thirty-second in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the first North American leg of the tour on February 27, 2001. The album was recorded on August 12, 2000 in Tampa, Florida at the Ice Palace. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it two out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Zac Johnson said, "While the quality of the show is better than any 'real' bootleg out there, in comparison with some of the other live shows in this series it's lacking." It debuted at number 181 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The song "Last Exit" was played after "Grievance", but the tape machines malfunctioned and the song was lost. A masterboard tape version of the song was added to the end of the album. "Evacuation" from this show appears on the Touring Band 2000 DVD.
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    2000-10-09: Chicago, IL, USA (#53)

    10/9/00 – Chicago, Illinois is a two-disc live album and the fifty-third in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the second North American leg of the tour on March 27, 2001. The album was recorded on October 9, 2000 in Rosemont, Illinois at Allstate Arena. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it four out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Steven Jacobetz said, "Overall, this night in the windy city was one to remember, and definitely a high-priority purchase in the 2000 bootleg series."
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    2000-11-03: Boise, ID, USA (#70)

    11/3/00 – Boise, Idaho is a two-disc live album and the seventieth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the second North American leg of the tour on March 27, 2001. The album was recorded on November 3, 2000 in Nampa, Idaho at the Idaho Center. The show features a particularly intense version of "Better Man". It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it two and a half out of a possible five stars. "Go" from this show appears on the Touring Band 2000 DVD.
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    6/16/00 – Katowice, Poland

    6/16/00 – Katowice, Poland is a two-disc live album and the sixteenth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the European leg of the tour on September 26, 2000. The album was recorded on June 16, 2000 in Katowice, Poland at the multipurpose arena Spodek. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it four out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Steven Jacobetz said, "A special and memorable night recognized by the band and fans alike as one of the best of the year." It debuted at number 103 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
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    Yield

    Yield is the fifth studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on February 3, 1998. Following a short promotional tour for its previous album, No Code (1996), Pearl Jam recorded Yield throughout 1997 at Studio Litho and Studio X in Seattle, Washington. The album was proclaimed as a return to the band's early, straightforward rock sound, and marked a more collaborative effort from the band as opposed to relying heavily on frontman Eddie Vedder to compose the songs. The lyrics deal with contemplative themes, albeit seen in a more positive manner compared to the band's earlier work. Yield received positive reviews and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200, but while like No Code the album soon began dropping down the charts, Yield eventually outsold its predecessor. The band did more promotion for the album compared to No Code, including a return to full-scale touring and the release of a music video for the song "Do the Evolution". The record has been certified platinum by the RIAA in the United States. The album is Pearl Jam's last release with drummer Jack Irons, who left the band during the album's promotional tour. For its fifth album, Pearl Jam
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    2000-06-08: Bercy, Paris, France (#10)

    6/8/00 – Paris, France is a two-disc live album and the tenth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the European leg of the tour on September 26, 2000. The album was recorded on June 8, 2000 in Paris, France at the indoor sports arena Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it two out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Zac Johnson said, "Unfortunately, Vedder's troubled voice and the band's inability to fully gel slow the set down, but it still stands as a fine representation of where the band was on that particular night."
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    2000-08-07: Atlanta, GA, USA (#29)

    8/7/00 – Atlanta, Georgia is a two-disc live album and the twenty-ninth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the first North American leg of the tour on February 27, 2001. The album was recorded on August 7, 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia at Philips Arena. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it three out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Zac Johnson said, "If it could have held its level of intensity, it would rank among the best in this series. Nevertheless it is still a terrific performance, one that fans will cherish."
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    2000-08-25: Jones Beach, NY, USA (#41)

    8/25/00 – Jones, Beach New York is a two-disc live album and the forty-first in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the first North American leg of the tour on February 27, 2001. The album was recorded on August 25, 2000 in Wantagh, New York at Jones Beach Amphitheater. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it four and a half out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Zac Johnson said, "The last show in Jones Beach proves to be one of those nights where everything falls into place: The band feeds off of the crowd's energy, and the audience pays them back in full. One of the better shows in this series by far." It debuted at number 159 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
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    2000-06-06: Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK (#9)

    6/6/00 – Cardiff, Wales is a two-disc live album and the ninth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the European leg of the tour on September 26, 2000. The album was recorded on June 6, 2000 in Cardiff, Wales at Cardiff International Arena. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it three out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Steven McDonald said, "Anyone looking to pick up a representative sampling of this overwhelming anti-bootleg series should have this one on their short list."
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    Binaural

    Binaural is the sixth studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on May 16, 2000 through Epic Records. Following a full-scale tour in support of its previous album, Yield (1998), Pearl Jam took a short break before reconvening toward the end of 1999 to begin work on a new album. During the production of the album, the band encountered hindrances such as singer Eddie Vedder's writer's block, and guitarist Mike McCready entrance into rehabilitation due to an addiction to prescription drugs. The music on the record featured an experimental sound, evident on songs that used binaural recording techniques. The atmospheric tracks, mostly featuring somber lyrics dealing with social criticism, lead the band to convey these themes with images of nebulas in the album artwork. Binaural received positive reviews, and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. Although the record was certified gold by the RIAA, it became the first Pearl Jam studio album to fail to reach platinum status in the United States. The album's 2000 tour spawned a large collection of official bootleg releases. Similar to the process for Yield, the band members worked on material individually
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    Riot Act

    Riot Act is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released November 12, 2002 through Epic Records. Following a full-scale tour in support of its previous album, Binaural (2000), Pearl Jam took a year-long break. The band then reconvened in the beginning of 2002 and commenced work on a new album. The music on the record featured a diverse sound, including songs influenced by folk, art rock, and experimental rock. The lyrics deal with mortality and existentialism, with much influence from both the political climate after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the accidental death of nine fans during Pearl Jam's performance at the 2000 Roskilde Festival. The band supported the album with a politically charged concert tour in 2003. Riot Act was the band's last album of all-new material for Epic. The album received mostly positive reviews, and has been certified gold by the RIAA in the United States. Producer Adam Kasper was brought in to work with the band on its seventh album. Kasper had engineered other Pearl Jam albums, and was brought to produce following a suggestion by drummer Matt Cameron, who worked with Kasper on his previous groups
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    Vs.

    Vs. is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. After a relentless touring schedule in support of its debut album, Ten (1991), Pearl Jam headed into the studio in early 1993 facing the challenge of following up the commercial success of its debut. The resulting album, Vs., featured a rawer and more aggressive sound compared with the band's previous release. It was the band's first collaboration with producer Brendan O'Brien. Pearl Jam decided to scale back its commercial efforts for Vs., including declining to produce music videos for any of the album’s singles. Upon its release, Vs. set the record for most copies of an album sold in its first week, a record it held for five years. Vs. occupied the number one spot on the Billboard 200 for five weeks, the longest duration for a Pearl Jam album. The album has been certified seven times platinum by the RIAA in the United States. For its second album, Pearl Jam felt the pressures of trying to match the success of its debut album, Ten. In a 2002 interview, guitarist Mike McCready said, "The band was blown up pretty big and everything was pretty crazy."
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    2000-06-22: Fila Forum Arena, Milan, Italy (#20)

    6/22/00 – Milan, Italy is a two-disc live album and the twentieth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the European leg of the tour on September 26, 2000. The album was recorded on June 22, 2000 in Milan, Italy at the indoor sporting arena FILA Forum Arena. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it three out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Shawn Haney said, "The record can be dubbed as a solid live performance in front of quite a jubilant crowd of thousands." It debuted at number 125 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
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    2000-08-24: Jones Beach, NY, USA (#40)

    8/24/00 – Jones Beach, New York is a two-disc live album and the fortieth in a series of 72 live bootlegs released by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam from the band's 2000 Binaural Tour. It was released along with the other official bootlegs from the first North American leg of the tour on February 27, 2001. The album was recorded on August 24, 2000 in Wantagh, New York at Jones Beach Amphitheater. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting." Allmusic gave it one and a half out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Zac Johnson said, "The last quarter of the show really shines, but doesn't fully make up for the mistakes made during the majority of the concert." "Daughter"/"It's OK" from this show appears on the Touring Band 2000 DVD.
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    Live on Two Legs

    Live on Two Legs is the first major live album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on November 24, 1998 through Epic Records. The album has been certified platinum by the RIAA in the United States. Live on Two Legs consists of live performances of songs from different shows of the band's summer 1998 North American tour. Guitarist Mike McCready stated that the band released the live album due to the strength of Pearl Jam's shows on the tour. It debuted at number fifteen on the Billboard 200 album chart. Live on Two Legs has been certified platinum by the RIAA. "Daughter" features vocalist Eddie Vedder singing lyrics to Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World" (as the band continues a quiet jam to "Daughter") along with lyrics to Pearl Jam's own "W.M.A." towards the end of the song. The album contains Pearl Jam's rendition of the Young song "Fuckin' Up". Allmusic staff writer Stephen Thomas Erlewine gave the album three out of five stars. He said that "Pearl Jam still sounds good, but they lack the wild energy that distinguished their early years. Professionalism has its good points, however, and it's true that Live on Two Legs is eminently listenable, thanks in
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