Watch Soundgarden Member Sing For Pearl Jam


Pearl Jam and Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron sang lead vocals at a Pearl Jam show for the first or second time on Tuesday in Rome. Cameron sang lead on a cover of KISS’ “Black Diamond”.

Eddie Vedder said, “We have something special for you tonight. I am so excited. It is not the first time but it might only be the second but it is a rare occurrence. We have Matt Cameron taking over on the vocals and Mike McCready.”

Watch video below.

01. Release
02. Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town
(Chats with audience in Italian. Something about the Rome concert being very important to him and it being 22 years since they played here (I think).
03. Interstellar Overdrive-(Barrett, Mason, Waters, Wright)
04. Corduroy
05. Why Go (says “why go to Rome” in first chorus)
06. Do The Evolution
(More Italian. Introduces Jeff as the writer of the next song)
07. Pilate
08. Given To Fly
09. Even Flow
(Mr. Mike McCready. We’re a much better group than we were 22 years ago. Because back then we didn’t have Matt Fucking Cameron. Sings “We love Matt Cameron, Yes we do” a few times. And for the first time in Rome Mr. Boom Gaspar)
10. Waste Reprise
11. Wishlist
12. Lighting Bolt
(We’d like to celebrate some woman tonight. The first is a great great woman and great song writer…a great friend of Mike’s and now a friend of the band, Brandi Carlile. It is called Not Today, no, Again Today. Not Again Today!)
13. Again Today-(Carlile)
14. Untitled (while playing the guitar Ed notes that the echo in the stadium makes it sound like there is another band playing “over there”. He says “Hello Ed,” and listens to the echo. He tells a story behind this song)
15. MFC
16. Immortality
17. Unthought Known
(We’d like to dedicate this one to a mountain. Mt. Etna. Mike McCready on guitar)
18. Eruption-(Van Halen)
19. Can’t Deny Me
(Ed busts out his Italian again and when he stumbles he manages to swear pretty well. He introduces Stone to sing the next song)
20. Mankind (Stone vocals)
21. Animal
22. Lukin
23. Porch (During the instrumental section Ed swings his guitar like a baseball bat. He also reflects light off the pick guard into the audience. Jeff swings a globe. EV runs to the SL wing of the stage and eventually goes to the barricade to sing)

Encore Break 1

Ed chats with crowd. He talks about being here many years ago and thanks the audience.

24. Sleeping By Myself
(Ed talks about how he learned something incredible in Padova. He learned three hundred and forty years ago, as of yesterday, the very first woman to graduate from university was Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia. Must have been such an incredible woman. That must have been like walking on the moon. Woman have been smarter than me for three hundred and forty years)
25. Just Breathe
(Speaks in Italian. He speaks in English for a bit to talk about how radically the US has changed for the worse and that when he gets back it won’t be same as when we left it. It seems he might be encouraging people to get involved in government and to vote.)
26. Imagine-(Lennon) (Imagine a world with no possessions, I wonder if he can. Imagine now walls or hunger..) (A sign shows on video screen for a group that is trying to help refugees and immigrants in Italy. Missed name. Slogan was “saving is not a crime.” )
27. Daughter / WMA (one minute tag [sings Hey Joe, Hey Joe, Rizzo, Rizzo [tribute to baseball player Joe Rizzo]. Improv lyric- life is best above the Spanish steps it means so much to feel at home walking the streets of Rome)
28. State Of Love And Trust
(We have something special for you tonight. I am so excited. It is not the first time but it might only be the second but it is a rare occurrence. We have Matt Cameron taking over on the vocals and Mike McCready)
29. Black Diamond-(Stanley) Kiss cover with Matt Cameron lead vocals. Mike sang intro verse
30. Jeremy
31. Better Man / I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend (40 second tag) /Save It For Later-(Charley, Cox, Morton, Steele, Wakeling) (1 minute tag)
Encore Break 2
(In Italian Ed intros song)
32. Comfortably Numb-(Gilmour, Waters)
33. Black (home is where the heart is home is wear the …home is where I feel at home)
34. Rearviewmirror
35. Alive (Ed’s guitar tech comes out and films Ed as he waves a Rizzo jersey during the chorus before the solo)
36. Rockin’ In The Free World-(Young) (Ed gets a pride flag that says Fuck Trump / Love Life and wears it for a bit. Audience sings Olé Pearl Jam while the band waves from the stage