Pearl Jam have announced details of their long-awaited 11th studio album, Gigaton.
The follow-up to 2013’s Lightning Bolt will be released on March 27 via Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records.
“Making this record was a long journey,” says guitarist Mike McCready. “It was emotionally dark and confusing at times, but also an exciting and experimental road map to musical redemption.
“Collaborating with my bandmates on Gigaton ultimately gave me greater love, awareness and knowledge of the need for human connection in these times.”
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First single, Dance Of The Clairvoyants, is scheduled for release soon.
The artwork for Gigaton features marine biologist Paul Nicklen’s photo Ice Waterfall, depicting the Nordaustlandet ice cap in Svalbard, Norway, melting high volumes of water.
Pearl Jam have also announced details of a North American headline tour, taking place in March and April, shortly before their UK and European run. Get your UK tickets here.
Pearl Jam North American tour 2020
18 Toronto, ON, Scotiabank Arena
20 Ottowa, ON, Canadian Tire Centre
22 Quebec City, QC, Videotron Centre
24 Hamilton, ON, FirstOntario Centre
28 Baltimore, MD, Royal Farms Arena
30 New York, NY, Madison Square Garden
02 Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
04 St. Louis, MO, Enterprise Centre
06 Oklahoma City, OK, Chesapeake Energy Arena
09 Denver, CO, Pepsi Centre
11 Phoenix, AZ, Gila River Arena
13 San Diego, CA, Viejas Arena
15 Los Angeles, CA, The Forum
16 Los Angeles, CA, The Forum
18 Oakland, CA, Oakland Arena
19 Oakland, CA, Oakland Arena
23 Frankfurt Festhalle, Germany
25 Berlin Waldbuhne, Germany
27 Stockholm Lollapalooza Festival, Sweden
29 Copenhagen Royal Arena, Denmark
02 Werchter Rock Werchter Festival, Belgium
05 Imola Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Italy
07 Vienna Wiener Stadhalle, Austria
10 London American Express presents BST Hyde Park, UK
13 Krakow Tauron Arena, Poland
15 Budapest Budapest Arena, Hungary
17 Zurich Hallenstadion, Switzerland
19 Paris Lollapalooza Festival, France
22 Amsterdam Ziggo Dome, Netherlands
Bands like Guns N’ Roses, My Chemical Romance and Green Day have been granted loans to support their crews and staff following cancelled and postponed tours.
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