Pearl Jam will release their much-anticipated eleventh studio album, Gigaton, on Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records on March 27, 2020 in the US. Internationally, the album will be released and distributed by Universal Music Group. Produced by Josh Evans and Pearl Jam, Gigaton marks the band’s first studio album since GRAMMY award-winning Lightning Bolt, which was released on October 15, 2013. Gigatonis available for pre-order now at www.pearljam.com. The first single, “Dance of the Clairvoyants”, will be released in the coming weeks.
“Making this record was a long journey,” explains 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.”
Gigaton’s cover features Canadian photographer, filmmaker, and marine biologist Paul Nicklen’s photo “Ice Waterfall.” Taken in Svalbard, Norway, this image features the Nordaustlandet ice cap gushing high volumes of meltwater.
In support of Gigaton, Pearl Jam will embark on their first leg of North American tour dates in March and April. The 16-date tour kicks-off on March 18 in Toronto and wraps with a two-date stint in Oakland April 18-19. Pearl Jam’s North American tour is in addition to the band’s previously announced European summer tour, which kicks off in Frankfurt, Gemany on June 23rd. Full details at: pearljam.com/tour.
Tues 23rd Frankfurt, Germany, Festhalle
Thurs 25th Berlin, Germany, Walduhne
Sat 27th Stockholm, Sweden, Lollapalooza Stockholm
Mon 29th Copenhagen, Denmark, Royal Arena
Thurs 2nd Werchter, Belgioum, Rock Werchter Festival
Sun 5th Imola, Italy, Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferri
Tue 7th Vienna, Austria, Wiener Stadthalle
Fri 10th London, BST Hyde Park
Mon 13th Krakow, Poland, Tauron Arena
Wed 15th Budapest, Hungary, Budapest Arena
Fri 17th Zurich, Switzerland, Hallenstadion
Sun 19th Paris, France, Lollapalooza Paris
Wed 22nd Amsterdam, Netherlands, Ziggo Dome
Thurs 23rd Amsterdam, Netherlands, Ziggo Dome