The title of the new Pearl Jam album is Gigaton.
Thanks to a worldwide scavenger hunt in augmented reality, Pearl Jam revealed their new album title and cover art. The eleventh Pearl Jam studio album, coming almost seven years after Lightning Bolt, is named Gigaton and should be released on March 27th.
Below are some shots of the Gigaton cover artwork photographed by Patrick Kolan in New South Wales, Sydney.
The cover artwork is a shot by Paul Nicklen, one of the most acclaimed nature photographers worldwide.
What does the title mean?
A gigaton is a unit of mass measurement equivalent to a billion tons, in climatology it is used to estimate the amount of ice that is melting at the poles, an amount that has been drastically increasing throughout the last twenty years.
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Favorite song: Smile
Favorite album: Yield
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Dave Matthews Band, R.E.M., Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Björk, Smashing Pumpkins