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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 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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Volbeat Announces “15” US Headlining Dates w Clutch

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The Press Release:
Today, multi-platinum Danish rock band Volbeat confirm 15 U.S. headlining dates on their “Rewind, Replay, Rebound World Tour” this April and May, bringing the tour to cities including Las Vegas, Nashville, Atlanta, Baltimore, and New York City (full dates below). Special guests Clutch will be direct support on all dates, with the exception of the May 2nd Hershey, PA show which will feature direct support from Gojira. The Picturebooks will open each night on this tour. Ticket pre-sales begin Tuesday, January 14th and general on-sales begin Friday, January 17 at 10am local time here. A limited number of VIP packages will also be available for purchase and include meet & greet and photo opps, exclusive merch items and priority check in with early entry to the show and early access to merch.

The band has previously announced European festival and headline appearances coming in June and July, following their sold-out 2019 European run. Tickets and more information about these dates are available here.

“We can’t wait to get back to the States and bring a full, headline-length Volbeat show to our U.S. fans,” said the band, “and we’re beyond ecstatic to have our great friends in Clutch and our new friends in The Picturebooks joining us for the ride. We will see you very, very soon!”
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Steel Panther Announces “Heavy Metal Rules” Headlining Tour

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Monday’s mean tour announcements and what better way to start than with the madness that comes care of the band Steel Panther. Take a look at the full press release and dates as the band reveals their “Heavy Metal Rules” headlining tour.

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The Press Release:
Hide your women, children and your pets!!! California’s greatest export and medical marvels Steel Panther are heading out on a national headline tour of the United States. The tour, called the Heavy Metal Rules Tour, kicks off in early October and runs through mid-December. The tour will be in support of the band’s recently announced 5th studio album Heavy Metal Rules. The 27-date trek will make stops in markets such as Orlando, FL; Boston, MA; New York, NY; Detroit, MI; and Chicago, IL to name a few. Steel Panther live is always the ultimate party and has developed them a loyal fanbase around the globe. Public on sale for all shows is July 19th and more information on all shows can be found at: https://www.steelpantherrocks.com/pages/tour.
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Greta Van Fleet Announces Fall North American Headline Dates

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Monday is generally “let’s announce a couple of tours” day and I wouldn’t have it any other way. There is SOOOOOO much good music happening out there and sometimes you never even expected what you ended up seeing and become a big fan. So it’s without question that GVF are rising stars in the Rock world and rightly so. The guys have been selling out everywhere and now had unveiled the news about some Fall tour dates. Dig in down below and know I shall return at the close with some more editorial.

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The Press Release:
Grammy-winning rock ’n’ roll band GRETA VAN FLEET today announces a three week Fall North American leg of its March of the Peaceful Army Tour. The tour is set to kick off in Kansas City on Saturday, September 21 and will include first-time visits to Kansas City and Irvine, and the band performing a blend of fan-favorites and some brand new tunes. Shannon and the Clams, a GVF personal pick, will support on all dates. Pre-sales for Peaceful Army Fan Club members begin Wednesday 5/15 , and the public on-sale starts Friday, 5/17 at 10 AM local time. Log on to http://www.gretavanfleet.com for all ticketing details.
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