Brad's Shawn Smith To Issue Solo Disc

Shawn Smith, singer with Pearl Jam guitarist Stone

Gossard's side project, Brad, says he will issue a solo

album on the new 818 Music label in June. The Internet label was

founded by producer/engineer Nick DiDia (Pearl Jam, Local

H, Rage Against the Machine). The site

(www.818music.com) also serves as a music store and MP3 page for

several of DiDia's personal favorites, including Queens of the Stone

Age.