See their new film next month PLUS listen to an unreleased live track from the soundtrack
The band's new film. PEARL JAM: TWENTY, will be released for one night only on 20 September in a few dozen cinemas in the UK (and around the world).
The film is directed by Cameron Crowe and it charts the band's whole career using a staggering amount of archive home footage that the band had collected over the past 20 years.
Says Crowe of the film: "When I set out to make this film, my mission was to assemble the best-of-the best from Pearl Jam's past and present and give audiences a visceral feeling of what it is to love music and to feel it deeply - to be inside the journey of a band that has carved their own path. There is only one band of their generation for which a film like this could even be made, and I’m honoured to be the one given the opportunity to make it."
The band also release a companion soundtrack and book on 19 September.
The soundtrack is a double CD containing live tracks and rarities from the band's whole career.
One of the songs from the film has been released online ahead of the soundtrack's release-
Cameron Crowe : "I asked Vedder about Andrew Wood. the late singer-songwriter of Mother Love Bone, whose passing left the place that Vedder would later fill. Though Vedder chose not to name the song, he did say there was one Wood composition he would be honored to sing 'one day.' He declined to say more."