Track: Calm Like A Bomb
Artist: Rage Against The Machine
Album: The Battle of Los Anglees
Stone: I saw Mike at a party when he was really drunk playing blues guitar and he was totally amazing. I had known Mike for a long time, since I was in 7th Grade, and he went through a transformation; found his own voice.
Mike: He said, “do you want to jam,” so we got together and we started playing upstairs in his parent’s attic. Jeff was playing with other people at the time. I said, “we’ve got to get Jeff, because you guys together are really great.” Jeff said he wanted to do it. All these songs came out of that time: Jeff had “Jeremy,” Stone had “Black,” “Alive.” I came up with “Yellow Ledbetter.” When Matt [Cameron] helped us out with drumming on the demos, I knew these songs were going to be good.
Mike and Stone reminisce about 1990
PSA: Eddie’s throwing out the first pitch and doing 7th inning stretch stuff at the Cubs game tonight. Somebody get ready to please make some gifs.
-Eddie Vedder, here.
”If only the world was one big Pearl Jam concert.”
all around me are familiar faces
i am so close of deleting this thing here you have no idea
You know you’re an efficient groupie when you meet a musician the night before you see them in concert, at a completely unrelated concert.
Jack White and Eddie Vedder go to the ballgame.
well, what can i say? bongos and bongos. i am so proud of myself. i am a bongoist. yes, i am a guitarist, but also a bongoist. bongos are great, man. you knock the bongo, your life changes. hypnotic. bongos. bon. gos. bon goes, hahaha. i also make jokes in my free time, while playing bongos. bongos are great, man. forget everything you heard about bongos. you heard bad things about them? well, it’s time to change your mind, because bongos? hypnotic. bongos. changed my life. true story. ask jeff. he knows, hehe.
• 23 July 2014 • 167 notes #thank you alex for bringing this back #i just remembered about this post yesterday and you know......bONGOS #ITS GUITARIST NOT GUITARRIST DUMBASS I FIXED IT #i am so stupid