Pearl Jam announce new album Lightning Bolt
Pearl Jam will release their tenth studio album Lightning Bolt on Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records on October 14th distributed through Universal. Produced by Brendan O’Brien, Lightning Bolt marks Pearl Jam’s first studio album since Backspacer, which was released nearly four years ago in September 2009.
Lightning Bolt is available for pre-order now at http://www.pearljam.com and via iTunes. The first track from the album, ‘Mind Your Manners’, comes out August 26th and is released digitally today on iTunes.
Earlier this week, Pearl Jam announced a two-leg, 24-date North American tour. The first leg kicks-off in Pittsburgh on October 11th and wraps in New Orleans with the band's previously announced headlining performance at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience during the weekend of November 1st. The second leg of the tour commences in Dallas on November 15th and closes in the band’s hometown of Seattle on December 6th.
Pearl Jam’s North American Dates are in addition to the band’s previously announced upcoming sold out concerts in London, Ontario (July 16th and Chicago, IL (July 19th).