Pearl Jam announces a new album and corresponding North American tour

Pearl Jam is back! This past Monday, January 13, the band announced their upcoming new album, Gigaton, on Pearl Jam Radio (Ch. 22). The highly-anticipated eleventh studio album — the first since the band’s Grammy Award winner, Lightning Bolt, in 2013 — is set to release on Friday, March 27. On the heels of the announcement, Pearl Jam Radio went live to take calls from fans and get listener reactions during the Faithfull Forum call-in show. Hoping to join the conversation? Pearl Jam Radio is opening the phone lines yet again to chat all things Gigaton today, January 15 at 6pmtomorrow, January 16 at 9am, and Friday, January 17 at 11am (all times ET).

Gigaton will be released through Pearl Jam’s own Monkeywrench Records in partnership with Republic Records, featuring production from Pearl Jam and Josh Evans.

“Making this record was a long journey. It was emotionally dark and confusing at times, but also an exciting and experimental road map to musical redemption,” lead guitarist Mike McCready said in a statement. “Collaborating with my bandmates on Gigaton ultimately gave me greater love, awareness, and knowledge of the need for human connection in these times.”

You can pre-order the new album here.

The band will set out on Wednesday, March 18 for a 16-date North American tour spanning March and April. Tickets are available now — see when Pearl Jam will be hitting your city below!

Pearl Jam 2020 Tour Dates:

03/18 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
03/20 – Ottawa, ON @ Canadian Tire Centre
03/22 – Quebec City, QC @ Videotron Centre
03/24 – Hamilton, ON @ 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

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