Pearl Jam's ninth studio album, Backspacer, has revitalized the band -- and they're displaying newfound energy on their current North American tour.
SPIN.com has trailed them on their trek, from the Aug. 21 opener in Toronto, onto Chicago, San Francisco, and most recently two triumphant hometown Seattle sets, collecting the best images from each show in this gallery.
Visit our sister site SPINEARTH.tv to watch superfan Zack Newman's video blog from the Pearl Jam tour.
Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »