Pearl Jam Tribute Band Changes Name After Legal Challenge

BOSTON, MA – SEPTEMBER 04: Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard and Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam perform at Fenway Park on September 4, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images).

After receiving a letter from the band, a Pearl Jam tribute band is changing their name. Originally called Pearl Jamm, the tribute received a cease-and-desist order from the Seattle band for the use of their name and merchandise. The band will now be called “Legal Jam,” to work off of their recent legal issues. In a statement, the band said, “A name doesn’t define us. We do what we do out of love and respect for Pearl Jam.”

We appear to have set the internet on fire this week and it’s time to extinguish the flames. A name doesn’t define us….

Posted by Legal Jam – formerly Pearl Jamm Tribute on Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Do you think it’s fair for Pearl Jam to take legal action against the tribute band? Have you ever seen a tribute band that was as good as the real thing?




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