Pearl Jam Announce Tour and New Album Gigaton

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Pearl Jam, April 2017 (Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
Pearl Jam, April 2017 (Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)

Pearl Jam have introduced their first studio album in over six years. It’s referred to as Gigaton and it arrives March 27 (by way of Monkeywrench/Republic). Gigaton follows Pearl Jam’s 2013 album Lightning Bolt. Check out the album cowl, which options Paul Nicklen’s {photograph} Ice Waterfall, beneath.

Pearl Jam produced Gigaton with Josh Evans. “Making this record was a long journey,” guitarist Mike McCready stated in a press launch. “It was emotionally darkish and complicated at occasions, but additionally an thrilling and experimental highway map to musical redemption. Collaborating with my bandmates on Gigaton in the end gave me better love, consciousness and information of the necessity for human connection in these occasions.”

The week earlier than releasing Gigaton, Pearl Jam will head out on a North American tour. Then, in June, they’ll play reveals in Europe and the United Kingdom. Find the band’s schedule beneath. Get tickets here. (Pitchfork might earn a fee from purchases made by affiliate hyperlinks on our website.)

Since releasing Lightning Bolt, Pearl Jam have been inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. They’ve additionally launched the live performance movies Let’s Play Two and Live at the Garden, shared a Live at Third Man document, and issued the 2018 single “Can’t Deny Me.”

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Pearl Jam:

03-18 Toronto, Ontario – Scotiabank Arena
03-20 Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Tire Centre
03-22 Quebec City, Quebec – Videotron Centre
03-24 Hamilton, Ontario – FirstOntario Centre
03-28 Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
03-30 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
04-02 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
04-04 St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
04-06 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena
04-09 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
04-11 Phoenix, AZ – Gila River Arena
04-13 San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
04-15 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
04-16 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
04-18 Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena
04-19 Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena
06-23 Frankfurt, Gemany – Festhalle @
06-25 Berlin, Germany – Waldbühne @
06-27 Stockholm, Sweden – Lollapalooza Stockholm
06-29 Copenhagen, Denmark – Royal Arena @
07-02 Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
07-05 Imola, Italy – Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari &
07-07 Vienna, Austria – Wiener Stadthalle %
07-10 London, England – Hyde Park
07-13 Krakow, Poland – Tauron Arena %
07-15 Budapest, Hungary – Budapest Arena %
07-17 Zurich, Switzerland – Hallenstadion %
07-19 Paris, France – Lollapalooza Paris
07-22 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome %
07-23 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome

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