Album to bow on Sept. 20
Pearl Jam recently announced a series of North American tour dates in support of its ninth studio album, “Backspacer,” which is scheduled for release Sept. 20, with the first single, “The Fixer,” hitting the airwaves July 20. The band’s North American trek kicks off in the band’s hometown of Seattle on Sept. 21 and will wrap up in Philadelphia on Oct. 30. A four-night stand at L.A.’s Gibson Amphitheater will begin Sept. 30. Ben Harper and Relentless7 will open all dates except for the Philly shows.