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IDW Publishing To Release “Pearl Jam: Art of Do The Evolution”

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The Press Release:
Twenty-two years after legendary rock band Pearl Jam debuted their Grammy Award-nominated “Do The Evolution” music video, its hypnotic and shocking imagery is perhaps even more relevant to social and environmental issues than during the band’s 1998 Yield tour. Directed by visionary comics legend Todd McFarlane (Spawn) and veteran animator Kevin Altieri (Batman: The Animated Series), this achievement in animation told a graphic and dark history of the world in four gripping minutes and is widely considered one of the best music videos of all time.

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Pearl Jam: Art Of Do The Evolution

In October, IDW Publishing (OTCQX: IDWM) will release Pearl Jam: Art of Do The Evolution, a 200-page, full-color hardcover revealing the full story behind the creation of this historic video. Lushly illustrated by the video’s striking animation cells with never before seen storyboards and designs from the video, the video’s co-producer, Joe Pearson, will guide readers through the fascinating process of bringing the band’s vision to life in this one-of-a-kind art book.
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Pearl Jam’s Acclaimed “Gigaton” Debuts As #1 Rock Album

While Pearl Jam needed to postpone the first leg of their “Gigaton” Tour (as noted HERE) based on the at the time encroaching Coronavirus, their brand-new album has been released and has some exciting news. Check it out down below

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The Press Release:
Pearl Jam’s Gigaton has been hailed “superb”, “fascinating and ambitious”, “inspiring and engaging”, “their finest studio hour” and “Pearl Jam’s best in a generation.” The critics and fans alike have praised the bands latest release and it has now bowed at #1 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart this week. Additionally, it landed in the Top 5 of the Billboard Top 200. Internationally the album debuted #1 in Italy and Austria, Top 5 in Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Canada, and Finland and Top 10 in the UK, Ireland, and New Zealand.
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Pearl Jam Postpones 1st Leg Of Upcoming “Gigaton” Tour

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The spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) across the nation and other parts of the world as well, have found mass gatherings of humanity at conventions and festivals being cancelled as we found being the case with the Emerald City Comic Con (seen HERE) and SXSW )seen HERE) and now it looks like Pearl Jam have cancelled the first leg of their soon to begin “Gigaton” Tour. Read on for the bands statement.

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The Statement:
As residents of the city of Seattle, we’ve been hit hard and have witnessed firsthand how quickly these disastrous situations can escalate. Our kids’ schools have closed along with universities and businesses. It’s been brutal and it’s gonna get worse before it gets better.

So we are being told that being part of large gatherings is high on the list of things to avoid as this global health crisis is now beginning to affect all of our lives.
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Pearl Jam Plays the Apollo Theater Exclusively for SiriusXM on March 26

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The Press Release:
SiriusXM announced today that Pearl Jam will perform at Harlem’s world-famous Apollo Theater in a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners on Thursday, March 26.

The exclusive concert marks the first time that Pearl Jam has performed at the iconic venue and their first concert in New York City in almost three years. The special event comes days before the band embarks on the U.S. leg of their Pearl Jam 2020 tour. The concert will take place just hours ahead of the release of the band’s new album Gigaton, which goes on sale at midnight.
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Pearl Jam Announces New Album “Gigaton” & Spring Tour

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The Press Release:
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.

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Gigaton is 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.”
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