Contact Us

Pearl Jam Producer Rick Parashar Dies at 50

Rick Parashar
RickParashar.com

Rick Parashar, who produced Pearl Jam‘s ‘Ten’ and other notable albums, has passed away at the age of 50. Northwest Music Scene reports that Parashar died Thursday afternoon (Aug. 14) of natural causes stemming from a pulmonary embolism during which a blood clot moved from his leg to his heart.

In addition to producing Pearl Jam’s seminal debut disc ‘Ten,’ Parashar manned the knobs for such works as Temple of the Dog’s self-titled effort, Alice in Chains’ ‘Sap’ EP and Blind Melon’s self-titled album. Parashar even played multiple instruments on the Pearl Jam tracks ‘Black’ and ‘Jeremy,’ as well as a few Temple of the Dog songs.

In the 2000s, he produced Nickelback’s mega-selling ‘Silver Side Up’ disc and 3 Doors Down’s ‘Away From the Sun’ album, among other releases.

Rick and his brother Raj founded Seattle’s London Bridge Studio, which became a central location for the burgeoning grunge movement in the early ’90s.

We’d like to offer our condolences to Rick Parashar’s friends and family.

See the Rockers We've Lost in 2014

Watch Pearl Jam’s ‘Jeremy’ Video

Best of Banana 101.5

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://banana1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Friends With Benefits quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Friends With Benefits contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.