For some time now rumors have been circulating that grunge super group Pearl Jam will release a new album in 2017. Now we have it straight from the horses’ mouth. Front man Eddie Vedder has confirmed that they will be releasing a new album in April 2017 followed by a massive worldwide tour that will begin at the end of 2018. Fans are ecstatic.
Every time there is a rumor that Pearl Jam is releasing a new album or a new set of songs, the earth shakes. That is because they are still one of the biggest rock bands on planet Earth and their army of fans goes wild with happiness. The earth trembles when the horde of fans descend at the venue of any of the band’s live concerts. A live concert performance by Pearl Jam is a life changing event, something that needs to be seen to be believed. The good news for their fans is that Pearl Jam is planning to release a new studio album in April 2017. There has been talk about Pearl Jam’s new album and Pearl Jam’s new songs 2017 for a while but now this has been confirmed by their front man Eddie Vedder. Pearl Jam’s new album in 2017 has not been given a name yet by the band, but they are working on it.
Silence Is the Key
Right now they are not touring so some songs have been recorded. According to sources, the band has been working in the studio and as many as eight songs have already been put on tape. Sources add “It’s still in the early stages. They got security on the doors to ensure no-one hears a whisper.” Given the band’s past record on secrecy, we are inclined to believe it.
Being American, Being Aggressive
Any doubts about Pearl Jam’s new songs being recorded went away when the front man and main vocalist Eddie Vedder spoke to the media. Vedder said “It’s been a difficult record and it’s like sometimes the harder something is, then the more valuable it becomes. It’s easily the best stuff we’ve done but also some of the hardest stuff. It’s very aggressive, because again, it’s kind of a product of what it’s like to be an American these days. It’s pretty aggressive, especially when you turn it loud.”
Wait For the Album
Unfortunately for the fans Pearl Jam will not play any of the new tracks in their live concerts or release them in any form. Vedder says “We want them to be heard for the first time when the record comes out.” So all you Pearl Jam lovers out there, you will have to wait till the new record comes out to hear just what Pearl Jam have been up to in the last few years since they released their previous record.
Last Band Standing
The name of the album has not been decided yet but Vedder is working on something on the lines of Soundgarden’s hit single “Superunknown.” Vedder spoke about the ideas in his mind regarding the new album title “I was thinking of the word ‘un-owned’ — not owned by anybody. The sky is un-owned. The moon is un-owned. We’re un-owned. We want to remain un-owned. The title was ‘Superun-owned.”
Worldwide Tour Planned
Don’t lose heart. April 2017 isn’t that far away. It will be here in a short while, and you will have your hands on Pearl Jam’s new album, and you can listen to their new songs as much as you want. Arguably the greatest grunge band of it’s time [Nirvana fans will kill us] Pearl Jam will follow up their new album with a new tour that will begin at the end of 2018. Rumors are that it will be a worldwide tour and a long one of that. No problem, the earth will tremble again.