Finally! When you get an email like this, everything else ceases to exist… Enjoy the news from The Pearl Jam Front Office:
“Pearl Jam will release their much-anticipated tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt, on Monkeywrench Records on October 15, 2013. Produced by Brendan O’Brien, Lightning Bolt marks Pearl Jam’s first studio album since the highly acclaimed Backspacer, which was released nearly four years ago in September of 2009.
Lightning Bolt is available for pre-order now at pearljam.com. The first track “Mind Your Manners” will be released today worldwide on radio and as a digital single.
Check out this video of Pearl Jam in the studio making Lightning Bolt.
Earlier this week, Pearl Jam announced a two-leg, 24-date North American tour. The first leg kicks-off in Pittsburgh on October 11 and wraps in New Orleans with the band’s previously announced headlining performance at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience during the weekend of November 1. The second leg of the tour commences in Dallas on November 15 and closes in the band’s hometown of Seattle on December 6.