Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt Details

Michael Nelson | July 11, 2013 - 3:05 pm

The last Pearl Jam internet “countdown” ended with the announcement of a fall tour. It was followed immediately by the start of a new Pearl Jam internet countdown, which was goosed along by teasing updates on Twitter. I can’t tell you how dispiriting I find these things to be — they’re a cynical strategy for maximizing coverage of press releases. But maximize they do! And here we are. The just-concluded Pearl Jam internet countdown has “unlocked” details of the band’s new album, Lightning Bolt, their 10th, and their first since 2009’s Backspacer. I’m kinda excited to hear this thing, because I actually liked Backspacer more than most, I think. (I had it ranked above some fan favorites on our own Countdown of Pearl Jam’s albums.) Anyway, Lightning Bolt is due out 10/15, and will be preceded by first single “Mind Your Manners.” There’s a video announcement, as well as tour dates, below.

Pearl Jam North American tour dates:

10/11 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Consol Energy Center
10/12 – Buffalo, NY @ First Niagara Center
10/15 – Worcester, MA @ DCU Center
10/18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
10/19 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
10/21 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
10/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
10/25 – Hartford, CT @ XL Center
10/27 – Baltimore, MD @ 1st Mariner Arena
10/29 – Charlottesville, VA @ John Paul Jones Arena
10/30 – Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Arena
11/01-03 – New Orleans, LA @ Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
11/15 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Arena
11/16 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Chesapeake Energy Arena
11/19 – Phoenix, AZ @ Jobing.com Arena
11/21 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
11/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Sports Arena
11/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ Sports Arena
11/26 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
11/29 – Portland, OR @ Rose Garden Arena
11/30 – Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena
12/02 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
12/04 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
12/06 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena

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