Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard Launches New Side-Project, Painted Shield
With the band’s Gigaton touring plans pushed back to 2021 now, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard has launched a new group with former PJ drummer Matt Chamberlain, vocalist Mason Jennings and keyboardist/vocalist Brittany Davis: Painted Shield.
The quartet have unveiled the debut single from this project, I Am Your Country, with a full self-titled album arriving via Stone’s Loosegroove label on November 27.
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“I love making music, and I especially love collaborating with other musicians,” he says. “That’s the fun part, when you experience synchronicity between the music and the people you’re involved with.
“I’ve been a huge fan of both Stone and Matt for years,” adds Mason. “I listen to a lot of electronic and heavy rock music, but most of what I do is my voice and an acoustic guitar. I was excited by the idea of bringing that intimate side of what I do to this mega sound they were creating.”
Stream I Am Your Country below:
Catch Pearl Jam live at the following dates next year:
16 Amsterdam, Holland – Ziggo Dome
17 Amsterdam, Holland – Ziggo Dome
20 Landgraaf, Holland – Pinkpop Festival
23 Berlin, Germany – Waldbuhne
26 Imola, Italy – Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari
29 Zurich, Switzerland – Hallenstadion
1 Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter Festival
4 Stockholm, Sweden – Lollapalooza Stockholm
6 Copenhagen, Denmark – Royal Arena
14 Budapest, Hungary – Budapest Arena
16 Frankfurt, Germany – Festhalle
18 Paris, France – Lollapalooza Paris
21 Vienna, Austria – Wiener Stadthalle
23 Krakow, Poland – Tauron Arena
25 Prague, Czech Republic – O2 Arena
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