Pearl Jam announce second Melbourne show for 2024 Australian tour

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Pearl Jam announce second Melbourne show for 2024 Australian tour

Credit: Danny Cinch
Words by Staff Writer

Pearl Jam have just added an extra Melbourne date to Dark Matter World Tour amidst high demand.

Responding to an overwhelming surge of excitement following last week’s announcement of the Dark Matter World Tour 2024, Pearl Jam has unveiled an additional stadium date for Melbourne and a second date for Sydney.

Marking their highly anticipated return after a decade, Pearl Jam’s extended tour will now feature a second electrifying night at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, scheduled for Monday, November 18 and a second night at Giants Stadium, Sydney on Saturday November 23.

The Dark Matter World Tour, set to coincide with the release of Pearl Jam’s new album “Dark Matter” on April 19, 2024, promises to be an unforgettable experience for fans across Australia. With special guest appearances by iconic band PIXIES, the tour is a celebration of music and camaraderie, offering audiences a chance to witness two legendary acts share the stage.

Pearl Jam’s Dark Matter World Tour in Australia 2024

  • Wednesday, November 13: Heritage Bank Stadium, Gold Coast
  • Saturday, November 16: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne
  • Monday, November 18: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne (NEW SHOW)
  • Thursday, November 21: Giants Stadium, Sydney
  • Thursday, November 23: Giants Stadium, Sydney (NEW SHOW)

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Pearl Jam announce 2024 Australian tour and new album ‘Dark Matter’

The band’s previous album, “Gigaton,” took many by surprise with its raw, hard-hitting sound. According to the Associated Press, “Dark Matter” is set to push the boundaries even further, with SPIN describing it as “tailor-made for chanting and fist-pumping.”

Produced by multi-GRAMMY® award-winning producer Andrew Watt, “Dark Matter” promises to be a sonic journey unlike any other. The album was crafted during an intense three-week session at Shangri-La Studios in Malibu, where the band members, including Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, and Matt Cameron, immersed themselves in the creative process.

Reflecting on the album, Vedder expressed his excitement, stating, “We’re at this time in our lives when you could do it or you could not do it, but we still care about putting something out there that is meaningful and we hopefully think is our best work.”

Ament echoed Vedder’s sentiments, highlighting the importance of the atmosphere created by producer Andrew Watt. “A lot of that had to do with the atmosphere Andrew set up. He has encyclopedic knowledge of our history, not only as a band and how we wrote songs, but as players.”

The album’s cover art, a stunning display of light painting, was crafted by Alexandr Gnezdilov, adding a visually captivating dimension to the release.

As anticipation mounts and excitement reaches fever pitch, Pearl Jam’s Dark Matter World Tour promises to be an unparalleled celebration of music, uniting fans old and new in an unforgettable live experience.

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