- Mini West Coast Tour supporting Alice in Chains.
- Eddie, Stone & Jeff were invited to appear in 'Singles' a movie by Cameron Crowe.
- They have a new name , PEARL JAM.
- March 11th, Pearl Jam entered the studio to record their debut album, 'TEN'.
- On April 16th, the Temple of the Dog album is released. A tribute to Andrew Wood.
- May, a three-song sampler featuring "Alive", "Wash", and the bandīs cover of "Iīve Got a Feeling", is sent to the Mother Love Bone and Soundgarden fan clubs.
- May 25th, Dave Krusenīs last show with Pearl Jam.
- Pearl Jam went to Dorking in England to mix 'TEN', on June.
- Matt Chamberlain is the new drummer, although for not too long.
- Mini East Coast Tour on July
. Pearl Jam shot the video of 'Alive' at the Rock Candy in Seattle on August 3rd.
- Dave Abruzzesse replaces Matt Chamberlain on drums, his first show was at the Mural Amphitheater in Seattle.
- August 27th, Pearl Jamīs debut album is released.
- Late September, Pearl Jam starts their Tour supporting 'Ten'.
- The Red Hot Chili Peppers invited them to be their support act.
- October 16th, first show opening for the Peppers.
- November 11th and 14th Pearl Jam played acoustic shows at record stores.
- December, Xmas Single featuring 'Let me Sleep' and 'Ramblings'.
- New Yearīs Eve, three great bands, Pearl Jam, Nirvana and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.