For those New Orleans Saints fans who follow former safety Steve Gleason's journey, as he battles with ALS, you are most likely familiar with his organization Team Gleason. Back in February, we posted a story about Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready running in a New Orleans marathon in support of Team Gleason.
Pearl Jam are now in the homestretch of recording their next album and guitarist Mike McCready has some hefty expectations for what's to come. He told Seattle's KIRO Radio that he foresees the still untitled disc as being "way better than 'Backspacer.''
Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready will be running in the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Half Marathon this Sunday in support of Team Gleason. McCready and former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason became friends around two years ago when Gleason, who has ALS, went back stage at a Pearl Jam concert.
Fans anxiously awaiting the follow-up to Pearl Jam’s 2010 album ‘Backspacer’ will have to wait a little longer. Guitarist Mike McCready tells Spin.com that although there were reports the band was spending time together in the studio, they are currently in a ‘holding pattern.’
It was a Mike-heavy episode of ‘That Metal Show’ last night (May 5), with Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and German guitar god Michael Schenker of UFO fame making their debuts on the metal gab fest.
The Layne Staley-fronted band Mad Season were one of the most under-the-radar side projects of the ’90s, and now guitarist Mike McCready reveals that there is an unreleased album on the way, as well as a reissue of their debut album ‘Above’ and a live release.
Seeing that Matt Cameron plays drums for both Pearl Jam and Soundgarden these days, when Pearl Jam's Mike McCready joined Soundgarden on stage it might be kinda hard to tell who's show this actually was! But it turns out it was a Soundgarden show that Mike McCready joined in on. But what song did they play??? Was it a Pearl Jam song? Soundgarden song? Temple of the Dog song???