Pearl Jam Announce New Album ‘Gigaton,’ North American Tour
Pearl Jam have announced their 11th studio album, Gigaton, which arrives March 27 via Monkeywrench/Republic.
Gigaton follows Pearl Jam’s 2013 album, Lightning Bolt. Gigaton is available for pre-order now at pearljam.com. The first single, “Dance of the Clairvoyants,” will be released in the coming weeks.
“Making this record was a long journey,” explains guitarist Mike McCready in a press release. “It was emotionally dark and confusing at times, but also an exciting and experimental road map to musical redemption.”
He added, “Collaborating with my bandmates on Gigaton ultimately gave me greater love, awareness and knowledge of the need for human connection in these times.”
Pearl Jam also announced plans to embark on a tour of North America in support of Gigaton. The 16-date tour kicks off on March 18 in Toronto and wraps with a two-date stint in Oakland April 18-19.
The North American tour is in addition to the band’s previously announced European summer tour.
Pearl Jam North American Tour Dates:
March 18 – Toronto @ Scotiabank Arena
March 20 – Ottawa @ Canadian Tire Centre
March 22 – Quebec City @ Videotron Centre
March 24 – Hamilton, Ontario @ FirstOntario Centre
March 28 – Baltimore @ Royal Farms Arena
March 30 – New York @ Madison Square Garden
April 2 – Nashville @ Bridgestone Arena
April 4 – St. Louis @ Enterprise Center
April 6 – Oklahoma City @ Chesapeake Energy Arena
April 9 – Denver @ Pepsi Center
April 11 – Phoenix @ Gila River Arena
April 13 – San Diego @ Viejas Arena
April 15 & 16 – Los Angeles @ The Forum
April 18 & 19 – Oakland @ Oakland Arena
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