Pearl Jam are now streaming their new album, Lightning Bolt, on iTunes. The album is being released on Tuesday, October 15th. You can stream the album here. Tomorrow and Wednesday the band will be on World Cafe with David Dye, in an exclusive interview by Judd Apatow. The World Cafe will run both days at 2PM ET and 8PM ET. After closing the Spectrum with four shows in 2009, and performing at Made in America in 2012, the band plays the Wells Fargo Center on Monday, October 21st and October 22nd.
“I feel so much more empowered when I’m onstage with the band,” says Katie Frank. “I can be timid when it comes to singing my songs.” Timid. Hearing that word comes as a bit of a surprise since, in person, … Read More
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