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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 07: 2017 Inductee Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs onstage at the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center on April 7, 2017 in New York City. The event will broadcast on HBO Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00 pm ET/PT

Pearl Jam has had a busy past few days.

For starters, they dropped “Can’t Deny Me,” their first new song since 2013. The protest track was released exclusively to their Ten Club fan club members on Saturday (March 10.) An official release, however, has yet to be announced. In the meantime, fans can enjoy the preview below.

In other Pearl Jam news: Guitarist Mike McCready has been tapped by the charity MusiCares to receive their Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his work in helping those seeking treatment for addiction and substance abuse.

Per GRAMMY.com, McCready will receive the award at the MusiCares Concert For Recovery, which is taking place on May 10. So far, a number of big names have been booked for the show including Slash, Duff McKagan, Mike Ness, Chad Smith and Nancy Wilson.


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger who once did a presentation in a college public speaking course about why The Rolling Stones were better than The Beatles.  (She received an A.)

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights